Hannah Potter Shepherd1

b. date unknown
     Her birth and death dates are unknown.1 Hannah Potter Shepherd married Luther Bissell, son of Isaac Bissell and Alathea Way, before 1811 Their other children were Levi, George, Franklin, Carrie and Lydia.1

Children of Hannah Potter Shepherd and Luther Bissell

Citations

  1. [S627] Adams Genealogy, 1969, Collection of A. Gulbransen.
Last Edited=17 Apr 2007

Isaac Bissell1,2,3

b. 5 August 1747, d. 19 June 1823
     Isaac Bissell was born on 5 August 1747 in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, now Litchfield County.1,3 He was the son of Isaac Bissell and Sarah Stone.2,3 Isaac Bissell married Alathea Way on 13 December 1770 in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, They had eleven other children.1,2,3 Isaac Bissell died on 19 June 1823 in Hartwick, Otsego County, New York, at age 75.1,2

Child of Isaac Bissell and Alathea Way

Citations

  1. [S627] Adams Genealogy, 1969, Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
  3. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Litchfield VR.
Last Edited=5 Jul 2007

Alathea Way1,2,3

b. 1748/49, d. date unknown
     Alathea Way was born in 1748/49.1 She married Isaac Bissell, son of Isaac Bissell and Sarah Stone, on 13 December 1770 in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, They had eleven other children.1,2,3 Her death date has not been found.
     Alathea was also known as Abiatha.1,2

Child of Alathea Way and Isaac Bissell

Citations

  1. [S627] Adams Genealogy, 1969, Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
  3. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Litchfield VR.
Last Edited=5 Jul 2007

Angelina Bissell1

b. March 1817, d. 1904
     Angelina Bissell was born in March 1817 in New York.1,2 She was the daughter of Luther Bissell and Hannah Potter Shepherd.1 Angelina Bissell married John Bess.1 Angelina Bissell died in 1904.1
     She and John Bess appeared on the 1850 Federal census of Townships 7 & 8, Macoupin County, Illinois, enumerated 7 November 1850.3 Angelina Bissell appeared on the 1900 Federal census of Staunton, Macoupin County, Illinois, enumerated 15 June 1900 along with son GIlbert..2

Citations

  1. [S627] Adams Genealogy, 1969, Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S678] 1900 United States Federal Census, IL, Roll: T623 325; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 75.
  3. [S669] 1850 United States Federal Census, IL, Roll: M432_118; Page: 319; Image: 393.
Last Edited=20 Jul 2006

John Bess1,2

b. 5 January 1811, d. 14 August 1853
     John Bess was born on 5 January 1811 in Kentucky.1,2 He married Angelina Bissell, daughter of Luther Bissell and Hannah Potter Shepherd.1 John Bess died on 14 August 1853 at age 42.1
     He and Angelina Bissell appeared on the 1850 Federal census of Townships 7 & 8, Macoupin County, Illinois, enumerated 7 November 1850.2 John Bess was a house carpenter.2

Citations

  1. [S627] Adams Genealogy, 1969, Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S669] 1850 United States Federal Census, IL, Roll: M432_118; Page: 319; Image: 393.
Last Edited=20 Jul 2006

Harmon Bissell1

b. circa 1812, d. date unknown
     Harmon Bissell was born circa 1812.1 He was the son of Luther Bissell and Hannah Potter Shepherd.1 His death date has not been found.

Citations

  1. [S627] Adams Genealogy, 1969, Collection of A. Gulbransen.
Last Edited=20 Jul 2006

Willliam Henry Bissell1

b. 25 April 1811, d. 17 March 1860
     Willliam Henry Bissell was born on 25 April 1811 in Otsego County, New York.1 He was the son of Luther Bissell and Hannah Potter Shepherd.1 Willliam Henry Bissell married as his first wife Emily Susan James on 14 November 1840 in Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois.1 Willliam Henry Bissell married as his second wife Elizabeth Kent Kane on 26 November 1851.1 Willliam Henry Bissell died on 17 March 1860 in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, at age 48. He died while serving as governor of Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S627] Adams Genealogy, 1969, Collection of A. Gulbransen.
Last Edited=24 Apr 2005

Emily Susan James1

b. 12 December 1819, d. 15 October 1844
     Emily Susan James was born on 12 December 1819 in Monroe County, Illinois.1 She married Willliam Henry Bissell, son of Luther Bissell and Hannah Potter Shepherd, on 14 November 1840 in Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois.1 Emily Susan James died on 15 October 1844 in Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, at age 24.1

Citations

  1. [S627] Adams Genealogy, 1969, Collection of A. Gulbransen.
Last Edited=5 Aug 2004

Elizabeth Kent Kane1

b. date unknown, d. 4 December 1865
     Elizabeth Kent's birth date is unknown.1 She married Willliam Henry Bissell , son of Luther Bissell and Hannah Potter Shepherd, on 26 November 1851.1 Elizabeth Kent Kane died on 4 December 1865 in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S627] Adams Genealogy, 1969, Collection of A. Gulbransen.
Last Edited=17 Apr 2007

Isaac Bissell1

b. 13 March 1709, d. 1777
     Isaac Bissell was born on 13 March 1709 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony.1,2 He was the son of Isaac Bissell and Elizabeth Osborne.1 Isaac Bissell married Sarah Stone on 1 October 1746 in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, now Litchfield County.1,3 Isaac Bissell died in 1777.1

Child of Isaac Bissell and Sarah Stone

Citations

  1. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
  2. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Windsor VR.
  3. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Litchfield VR.
Last Edited=5 Jul 2007

Sarah Stone1,2

b. date unknown
     Her birth and death dates are unknown.1 Sarah Stone married Isaac Bissell, son of Isaac Bissell and Elizabeth Osborne, on 1 October 1746 in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, now Litchfield County.1,2

Child of Sarah Stone and Isaac Bissell

Citations

  1. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
  2. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Litchfield VR.
Last Edited=5 Jul 2007

Isaac Bissell1,2

b. 22 September 1682, d. 6 November 1744
     Isaac Bissell was born on 22 September 1682 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Bissell and Abigail Moore.1,2 Isaac Bissell married Elizabeth Osborne on 2 May 1706 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony.1,3 Isaac Bissell died on 6 November 1744 in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, now Litchfield County, at age 62.1

Child of Isaac Bissell and Elizabeth Osborne

Citations

  1. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
  2. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Windsor VR.
  3. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Litchfield VR.
Last Edited=5 Jul 2007

Elizabeth Osborne1,2,3

b. 17 December 1684, d. 13 January 1761
     Elizabeth Osborne was born on 17 December 1684 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony. She was the daughter of John and Abigail (Eggleston) Osborn.1,4,3 She married Isaac Bissell, son of Thomas Bissell and Abigail Moore, on 2 May 1706 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony.1,2 Elizabeth Osborne died on 13 January 1761 in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, at age 76.1,2

Child of Elizabeth Osborne and Isaac Bissell

Citations

  1. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
  2. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Litchfield VR.
  3. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Windsor VR.
  4. [S232] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson-Mowhawk Family Memoirs.
Last Edited=2 Aug 2007

Thomas Bissell1

b. date unknown, d. 31 July 1689
     Thomas's birth date is unknown. Thomas was born in England.1 He was the son of John Bissell and Unknown (?)1 Thomas Bissell married Abigail Moore on 11 October 1655 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony, Hartford County.1,2 Thomas Bissell died on 31 July 1689 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony.1,2

Children of Thomas Bissell and Abigail Moore

Citations

  1. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
  2. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Windsor VR.
Last Edited=5 Jul 2007

Abigail Moore1,2

b. date unknown, d. date unknown
     Abigail's birth date is unknown. She was the daughter of Deacon John Moore.1 She married Thomas Bissell, son of John Bissell and Unknown (?), on 11 October 1655 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony, Hartford County.1,2 Her death date has not been found.

Children of Abigail Moore and Thomas Bissell

Citations

  1. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
  2. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Windsor VR.
Last Edited=5 Jul 2007

John Bissell1,2

b. circa 1591, d. 3 October 1677
     John Bissell was born circa 1591 in England.1,2 He married Unknown (?) in England.1 John Bissell died on 3 October 1677 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony.1,2,3

Child of John Bissell and Unknown (?)

Citations

  1. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
  2. [S1005] The Ricker Compilation (published), Windsor VR.
  3. [S1140] Merideth B. Colkert, Founders of Early American Families.
Last Edited=10 Dec 2014

Unknown (?)1

b. date unknown, d. 21 May 1641
     Unknown's birth date is unknown. Unknown was born in England.1 She married John Bissell in England.1 Unknown (?) died on 21 May 1641 in Windsor, Connecticut Colony, Hartford County.1

Child of Unknown (?) and John Bissell

Citations

  1. [S231] Henry R. Stiles, History of Ancient Windsor.
Last Edited=17 Apr 2007

Sarah Elms1

b. date unknown
     Her birth and death dates are unknown.1 Sarah Elms married William Grant, son of Alexander Grant and Susannah Morris.1

Child of Sarah Elms and William Grant

Citations

  1. [S638] Charmaine Ernst, "Email from Charmaine Ernst," e-mail to Ann Gulbransen, September 8, 2004.
Last Edited=17 Apr 2007

Sarah Elmira Grant1

b. 16 January 1832, d. 30 June 1859
     Sarah Elmira Grant was born on 16 January 1832.1,2 She was the daughter of William Grant and Sarah Elms.1 Sarah Elmira Grant married Silas Marion Morgan, son of Jesse Morgan and Mary Grant, on 10 March 1855 in McDowell County, North Carolina, They had three children.1 Sarah Elmira Grant died on 30 June 1859 in Buncombe County, North Carolina, at age 27. She died from complications of childbirth.1 She was buried in Hominy Baptist Church Cemetery, Candler, Buncombe County, North Carolina.2
     Sarah also went by the nickname Mira.1

Citations

  1. [S638] Charmaine Ernst, "Email from Charmaine Ernst," e-mail to Ann Gulbransen, September 8, 2004.
  2. [S653] Biography/Burial Data, online www.findagrave.com.
Last Edited=30 Oct 2011

Henry Allen Bragg1,2

b. 1 July 1800, d. 30 May 1863
     Henry Allen Bragg was born on 1 July 1800 in Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia.1,2 He married Frances Ann Armistead, daughter of Robert A. Armistead and Frances Heslope, on 15 February 1832 in Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama.3,1,2 Henry Allen Bragg died on 30 May 1863 in Hazelwood, near Arlington, Shelby County, Tennessee, at age 62.1,2 He was buried in Chambers Chapel Cemetery, Lakeland, Shelby County, Tennessee.4,2
     He and Frances Ann Armistead moved to Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee in 1848.1 Henry Allen Bragg and Frances Ann Armistead appeared on the 1850 Federal census of Ward 1, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, enumerated 16 August 1850.5 Henry Allen Bragg and Frances Ann Armistead moved to Hazelwood, near Arlington, Shelby County, Tennessee in 1855.1 Henry Allen Bragg and Frances Ann Armistead appeared on the 1860 Federal census of Eighth District, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, enumerated 10 October 1860. Their children Henry Talbot, Harriet Armistead, Isabella Graham, Mary Elizabeth, Frank Stribling, Fannie Cuthbert and Edward Valentine were listed as living with them.6

Children of Henry Allen Bragg and Frances Ann Armistead

Citations

  1. [S639] "Thomas Patton Adams and Mary Elizabeth (Molly) Bragg Adans, their Ancestors, Descendants and Home," Mary Ormond Adams, 1990 Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S653] Biography/Burial Data, online www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S1091] Marriage Record.
  4. [S752] Henry Allen Bragg Tombstone, online at www.findagrave.com, contributed by anonymous, August 8, 2003.
  5. [S669] 1850 United States Federal Census, TN, roll M432_895, p. 14.
  6. [S670] 1860 United States Federal Census, TN, Roll M653_1273, p. 337.
  7. [S690] Brenda Watson, "Email from Brenda Watson," e-mail to Ann Gulbransen.
Last Edited=30 Dec 2014

Frances Ann Armistead1,2

b. 11 April 1812, d. 6 February 1879
     Frances Ann Armistead was born on 11 April 1812 in Loudoun County, Virginia.1,3 She was the daughter of Robert A. Armistead and Frances Heslope.2 Frances Ann Armistead married Henry Allen Bragg on 15 February 1832 in Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama.4,1,3 Frances Ann Armistead died on 6 February 1879 in Hazelwood, near Arlington, Shelby County, Tennessee, at age 66.1,2 She was buried in Hazelwood Cemetery, Hazelwood, near Arlington, Shelby County, Tennessee, In 1986, her body was moved to Chambers Chapel Cemetery in Memphis.1,5 She was buried in Chambers Chapel Cemetery, Lakeland, Shelby County, Tennessee, The biographical material on www.findagrave.com submitted by Breanda Watson says "The four graves marked with engraved stones) of Henry Allen Bragg, Francis Bragg, Harriet Armistead and Edward Valentine Bragg were symbolically moved (and new stones made) from the homeplace, Hazelwood, in Arlington to Chambers Chapel Cemetery in the 1990s due to changing land development of the property by Frank T. Bragg and Billy Armstrong."5,3
     Frances also went by the nickname Nancy.1 She and Henry Allen Bragg moved to Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee in 1848.1 Frances Ann Armistead and Henry Allen Bragg appeared on the 1850 Federal census of Ward 1, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, enumerated 16 August 1850.6 Frances Ann Armistead and Henry Allen Bragg moved to Hazelwood, near Arlington, Shelby County, Tennessee in 1855.1 Frances Ann Armistead and Henry Allen Bragg appeared on the 1860 Federal census of Eighth District, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, enumerated 10 October 1860. Their children Henry Talbot, Harriet Armistead, Isabella Graham, Mary Elizabeth, Frank Stribling, Fannie Cuthbert and Edward Valentine were listed as living with them.7 Frances Ann Armistead appeared on the 1870 Federal census of Eighth District, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, enumerated 23 August 1870. Her children Henry Talbot, Fannie Cuthbert, Edward Valentine, Isabella Graham and Mary Elizabeth were listed as living with her. Along with Mary Elizabeth's husband Major Thomas Patton Adams and son Sterling Fowlkes and Isabella's husband Frederick Theodore Sweet.8

Children of Frances Ann Armistead and Henry Allen Bragg

Citations

  1. [S639] "Thomas Patton Adams and Mary Elizabeth (Molly) Bragg Adans, their Ancestors, Descendants and Home," Mary Ormond Adams, 1990 Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S690] Brenda Watson, "Email from Brenda Watson," e-mail to Ann Gulbransen.
  3. [S653] Biography/Burial Data, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S1091] Marriage Record.
  5. [S752] Frances Armistead Bragg Tombstone, online at www.findagrave.com, contributed by anonymous, August 8, 2003.
  6. [S669] 1850 United States Federal Census, TN, roll M432_895, p. 14.
  7. [S670] 1860 United States Federal Census, TN, Roll M653_1273, p. 337.
  8. [S671] 1870 United States Federal Census, TN, roll M593_1560, p. 204.
Last Edited=30 Dec 2014

Julian Alfred Lohmeyer1

b. 28 October 1904, d. 13 February 1977
     Julian Alfred Lohmeyer was born on 28 October 1904 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.1 He married Bessie McMillin Adams, daughter of Henry Bragg Adams and Mary Buford McMillin, on 30 August 1941 in Hardy, Sharp County, Arkansas.2,1 Julian Alfred Lohmeyer died on 13 February 1977 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, at age 72.1
     He appeared on the 1940 Federal census of Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee enumerated 8 April 1940.3

Child of Julian Alfred Lohmeyer and Bessie McMillin Adams

Citations

  1. [S639] "Thomas Patton Adams and Mary Elizabeth (Molly) Bragg Adans, their Ancestors, Descendants and Home," Mary Ormond Adams, 1990 Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S1091] Marriage Record.
  3. [S1095] 1940 United States Federal Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; Roll: T627_3968; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 98-241.
Last Edited=30 Dec 2014

Floye Garrison1

     Floye Garrison married John Sterling Adams, son of Henry Bragg Adams and Mary Buford McMillin, on 7 June 1942.1

Child of Floye Garrison and John Sterling Adams

Citations

  1. [S639] "Thomas Patton Adams and Mary Elizabeth (Molly) Bragg Adans, their Ancestors, Descendants and Home," Mary Ormond Adams, 1990 Collection of A. Gulbransen.
Last Edited=12 Sep 2004

David Kincaid Beane1

b. 29 May 1900, d. January 1973
     David Kincaid Beane was born on 29 May 1900 in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.1 He married Frances Elizabeth Feild, daughter of Roscoe Feild and Frances Graham Adams, on 4 May 1924 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.1 David Kincaid Beane died in January 1973 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, at age 72.1
     He appeared on the 1930 Federal census of Memphis, in Shelby County, Tennessee, enumerated 15 April 1930 in the household of Roscoe Feild and Frances Graham Adams along with his wife and daughter.2 David Kincaid Beane and Frances Elizabeth Feild appeared on the 1940 Federal census of Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee enumerated 10 September 1940.3

Child of David Kincaid Beane and Frances Elizabeth Feild

Citations

  1. [S639] "Thomas Patton Adams and Mary Elizabeth (Molly) Bragg Adans, their Ancestors, Descendants and Home," Mary Ormond Adams, 1990 Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S676] 1930 United States Federal Census, TN, Roll: 2275; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 217; Image: 1193.0.
  3. [S1095] 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll T627-3964, Page 10B, ED 98-135.
Last Edited=29 Dec 2012

Georgie Glynn Bledsoe1

b. 2 May 1904, d. 8 January 1992
     Georgie Glynn Bledsoe was born on 2 May 1904 in Vanndale, Cross County, Arkansas.1 She married Roscoe Adams Feild, son of Roscoe Feild and Frances Graham Adams, on 21 December 1929 in Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi.1 Georgie Glynn Bledsoe died on 8 January 1992 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, at age 87.1
     She appeared on the 1930 Federal census of Memphis, in Shelby County, Tennessee, enumerated 15 April 1930 in the household of Roscoe Feild and Frances Graham Adams along with her husband.2 Georgie Glynn Bledsoe and Roscoe Adams Feild appeared on the 1940 Federal census of Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee enumerated 3 April 1940. Their children Roscoe Adams were listed as living with them.3

Children of Georgie Glynn Bledsoe and Roscoe Adams Feild

Citations

  1. [S639] "Thomas Patton Adams and Mary Elizabeth (Molly) Bragg Adans, their Ancestors, Descendants and Home," Mary Ormond Adams, 1990 Collection of A. Gulbransen.
  2. [S676] 1930 United States Federal Census, TN, Roll: 2275; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 217; Image: 1193.0.
  3. [S1095] 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll T627-3970, Page 2A, ED 98-290.
  4. [S542] Obituary.
Last Edited=20 Jan 2016