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  • 2nd wife of John Bissell (c.1615 - 1665)
    In 1969 the eminent genealogist, Donald Lines Jacobus, wrote: May I try to set the record straight once again? [The immigrant] John1 Bissell [Sr.] did indeed die in 1677; there is no authority th...
  • Abigail Gaylord (1658 - 1723)
  • Abigail Phelps (1681 - 1750)
  • Abigail Bissell (1638 - 1688)
    (f/g) Abigail Holcomb Bissell Birth: Jan. 6, 1639 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Death: Aug. 17, 1688 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Abigail Holcomb, dau. of Tho...
  • Abigail Strong (1676 - 1749)

About the Bissell surname

Bissell Name Meaning. English: from Middle English buyscel, busshell, bysshell 'bushel', 'measure of grain' (Old French boissel, buissel, of Gaulish origin), hence a metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant or factor, one who measured grain. Bissell Name Meaning & Bissell Family History at

Bissell is a name in history on English soil dates back to the wave of migration that followed the Norman conquest of England in 1066. The name Bissell comes from a person involved in the measure and trading of corn.