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Archives & Manuscripts

Thomas Bissell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-010
Includes genealogical data on the Bissell Family in the 17th century as well as two apprenticeship indentures, to patton ringmaking in Worcester County, England, dated 1704, and to farming in New Jersey, dated 1835.

Dates

  • 1640-1835

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Bissell, an English Quaker, was the earliest recorder of the Bissell family records. Born in 1643, he was the son of John Bissell. His grandson, William, son of John and Frances, was born in 1680 and was a patton ringmaker in Worcester County, England.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Friends Historical Association. Method of acquisition--Gift of.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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