George Henry Bissell

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George Henry Bissell

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    Sarah Gilman

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandmother of George Henry Bissell
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 81 
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    • Christening Date:
    • 19 Jan 1622 
    • Christening Location:
    • Hingham, Norfolk, England 
    • Death Date:
    • 26 May 1700 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 6 Dec 1646 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • Althought Sarah Gilman is often said to be the daughter of Edward Gilman, the evidence is purely circumstantial. More evidence is needed to confirm her parentage.

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  • Sources for Sarah Gilman

    • 2 Ames, Constance Le Neve Gilman, The Story of the Gilmans and a Gilman Genealogy of the Descendants of Edward Gilman of Hingham, England 1550-1950, Yakima, Washington: Shields Rainier Printing Company (1950), 37, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 4 Eldredge, Mrs. Jane Jennings, The Leavitts of America : A Compilation of Five Branches and Gleanings from New England to California and Canada, Woods Cross, Utah: Leavitt Family Association (1924), 46, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 5 Johnson, Paul Franklin, et. al., Genealogy of Captain John Johnson of Roxbury, Massachusetts: Generations I to XIV, Los Angeles, California: Privately printed by The Commonwealth Press, Inc. (1951), 12, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 6 Smith, Dean Crawford, The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton, 1878-1908: Part 3, The Ancestry of Henry Clay Bartlett, 1832-1892, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2004), 267, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 7 Williams, Alicia Crane, Early New England Families, 1641-1700, Vol. 1, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Socity (2015), 196.