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Descendants of Richard (1608-1684) and Mary (d. 1692) SISSON of Rhode Island

Fourth Generation

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184. James SISSON (Richard , James , Richard ) was born 11 Jul 1716 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 1798.

James married Hannah HOWLAND, daughter of Zoeth HOWLAND and Sarah, on 6 Dec 1750 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Hannah was born 1726 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

"Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Records" H.L. Peter Rounds, in: Massachusetts Town, Probate and Vital Records CD-ROM Broderbund, 1999, vol. 15, p. 182

"Will of ZOETH HOWLAND of Dart., cordwainer, dtd. 25 June 1752, prob.
4 May 1756. Wife Sarah. Sons: Daniel, Phillip & Prince Howland. Daus: Hannah Sisson & Mary Allen. Son Phillip to be exec. Witns: Beriah Goddard, Isaac Smith (both Quakers) & Susanna Goddard [15:24/5]."

They had the following children:

  471 F i
Louisa SISSON was born 11 Aug 1751 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died Feb 1754 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
+ 472 M ii Daniel SISSON was born 13 Dec 1754 and died 16 Sep 1795.
  473 F iii
Lovis SISSON was born 14 Feb 1757 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
+ 474 F iv Sylvia SISSON was born 3 Jul 1768 and died 16 Mar 1862.

185. Avis SISSON (Richard , James , Richard ) was born 6 May 1720.

Avis married George SHEARMAN, son of Peleg SHEARMAN and Alice FISH, in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. George was born Oct 1710 in South Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

  475 M i
Lemuel SHEARMAN was born 4 Feb 1743.
  476 M ii
Barnett SHEARMAN was born 11 Oct 1745.
  477 F iii
Grizzell SHEARMAN was born 17 Feb 1747.
       
Grizzell married Christopher SHEARMAN, son of Christopher SHEARMAN and Ann SHEARMAN, on 18 Feb 1779. Christopher was born 1 Nov 1759 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
  478 F iv
Susanna SHEARMAN was born 20 Apr 1748.
  479 M v
Daniel SHEARMAN was born 6 May 1750.
  480 F vi
Elizabeth SHEARMAN was born 21 Mar 1752.
  481 F vii
Mary SHEARMAN was born 7 Jan 1755.
  482 M viii
Noe SHEARMAN was born 6 Nov 1759.
  483 M ix
James SHEARMAN was born 20 Jun 1762.

186. Lemuel SISSON (Richard , James , Richard ) was born 21 Sep 1725 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 11 Nov 1813 in Nine Partners, Dutchess Co., New York.

According to records of the Ninepartners Monthly Meeting, Dutchess County, New York, Lemuel, Deborah, and daughter Saray (clear of marriage engagement) removed from West Port "for Acoaxet" to Nine Partners, New York, on 14 of "4m" [June] 1798.

Lemuel married Deborah WING, daughter of Edward WING and Sarah TUCKER, on 27 Sep 1745 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Deborah was born 22 Dec 1723 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

Birthdate from "Wing Family of America" by George W. Wing. Her Wing ancestry was: Deborah, Edward, Daniel, Daniel, Rev. John, Matthew.

They had the following children:

+ 484 M i Beriah SISSON was born 20 Jun 1746 and died 1820.
  485 F ii
Johannah SISSON was born 20 Mar 1748 in Westport, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 8 Aug 1812 in Washington Co., New York.
       
Johannah married Abraham SWIFT on 18 Mar 1775. Abraham was born 1745 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. He died 1831.
  486 F iii
Mercy SISSON was born 1751 in Westport, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 5 Jun 1809.
+ 487 M iv Job SISSON was born 17 Nov 1754.
+ 488 M v Lemuel SISSON Jr. was born 31 Mar 1757 and died 1819.
  489 F vi
Sarah SISSON was born 23 Jun 1760 in Westport, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

189. Lydia DEVOL (Sarah SISSON , James , Richard ) was born 30 Jun 1709 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 1788.

Lydia married David STAFFORD, son of Joseph STAFFORD and Sarah LAKE, on 22 Jul 1737 in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. David was born 6 Feb 1705 in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 5 Feb 1791 in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

  490 M i
Joshua STAFFORD was born 3 Mar 1749 in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 3 Oct 1809 in Farmington, Ontario Co., New York.
+ 491 F ii Thankful STAFFORD.

191. Hannah DEVOL (Sarah SISSON , James , Richard ) was born 13 Jan 1711/1712. She died 1776.

Hannah married John MOSHER on 10 Jan 1730/1731 in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. John was born 1703. He died 1782.

They had the following children:

  492 M i
Obediah MOSHER was born 1731.
  493 M ii
Dianner MOSHER was born 1733. He died 1743.
  494 F iii
Abigail MOSHER was born 1735. She died 1781.
+ 495 F iv Peace MOSHER was born 1738.
+ 496 M v Paul MOSHER was born 1740.
  497 F vi
Hannah MOSHER was born 1743.
       
Hannah married Abiel TRIPP. Abiel was born about 1740.
+ 498 F vii Keziah MOSHER was born 1746.
  499 F viii
Sarah MOSHER was born 1751.
+ 500 M ix Edmond MOSHER was born 1755 and died 1831.

192. William DEVOL (Sarah SISSON , James , Richard ) was born 1716.

William married Abigail HICKS on 6 Mar 1737/1738. Abigail was born about 1716.

They had the following children:

+ 501 F i Sylvester DEVOL was born about 1740.
  502 M ii
Gideon DEVOL was born about 1740.
  503 F iii
Susanah DEVOL was born about 1740.
  504 F iv
Rhoda DEVOL was born about 1740.
  505 F v
Alice DEVOL was born about 1740.
  506 M vi
John DEVOL was born about 1740.
+ 507 M vii Pardon DEVOL was born 1743 and died 1808.

193. David DEVOL (Sarah SISSON , James , Richard ) was born 1722.

David married Hannah TRIPP on 13 Feb 1744/1745. Hannah was born 1722.

They had the following children:

  508 F i
Mary DEVOL was born about 1745.
  509 ii
Barnea DEVOL was born 1749.
  510 M iii
Daniel DEVOL was born 1756. He died 1844.
       
Daniel married Rhoda TABER on 22 May 1791. Rhoda was born 1762.
  511 M iv
David DEVOL was born 1778.
       
David married Mary BOWDITCH on 13 Aug 1750. Mary was born about 1780.

194. William SISSON (Jonathan , James , Richard ) was born 9 Nov 1723 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died before 2 Aug 1763 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

William was a Quaker of Dartmouth, Massachusetts. William died in 1763.  Lydia was appointed guardian of their children August 2, 1763. William was intestate with an inventory of L362-10-2d. On March 27, 1769 appraisers of William's estate gave the widow her 1/3, eldest son Nathaniel his double part and Mary Milk, Lydia, William, Content, Bathsheba and Elizabeth their part. Lydia's will dated April 30, 1789 proved October 5, 1790 mentions sons William and Nathaniel; daughters Mary Milk, Content Sisson, Lydia Howland, "Barshby" Tibbetts and Elizabeth Howland.

William married Lydia POTTER, daughter of Nathaniel POTTER and Mary DEVOL, on 3 Jan 1748 in Aponaganset Friends Meeting House, Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Lydia was born 7 Dec 1727 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 5 Oct 1790 in Dartmourth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

They had the following children:

+ 512 F i Mary SISSON was born about 1750 and died 18 May 1821.
+ 513 F ii Elizabeth SISSON was born about 1752 and died 27 Sep 1831.
  514 F iii
Lydia SISSON was born about 1754 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died after 1792.
       
Lydia married (1) Daniel HOWLAND, son of Samuel HOWLAND and Ruth DEVOL, on 3 Apr 1778 in Westport, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Daniel was born 3 Feb 1757.
       
Lydia also married (2) Stephen RUSSELL, son of Timothy RUSSELL and Roby, on 22 Jun 1796 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Stephen was born about 1754.
       
Lydia also married (3) Isaac SANFORD, son of William SANFORD and Rebecca, on 20 Mar 1799 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Isaac was born 2 Feb 1737/1738 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died after 1800.
+ 515 M iv Nathaniel SISSON was born 11 Jul 1756 and died 10 May 1840.
+ 516 M v William SISSON Jr. was born about 1758 and died before 1840.
  517 F vi
Bathsheba SISSON was born about 1760 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
       
Bathsheba married John TIBBETTS, son of George TIBBETTS and Kaziah BROWNELL, on 2 Mar 1777 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. John was born about 1755.
  518 F vii
Content Constant SISSON was born about 1762 in Dartmourth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died before 4 May 1813.

195. Jonathan SISSON Jr. (Jonathan , James , Richard ) was born 4 Jan 1724/1725 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 23 Jul 1805 in Westport, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

For sources on Jonathan's marriage to Hannah Howland, daughter of Samuel Howland and Sarah Soule, see the article "A Search for Soule: The David Sisson Link", by David Martin, The Mayflower Quarterly, Vol. 62, No. 2, pp. 112-117 (1996).

Jonathan's will was signed and attested to by witnesses on 21 Sept. 1804, filed Oct. 1, 1805, and probated by Judge Seth Padelford, judge of probate of wills in Bristol Co. It names his wife Hannah and children David, Sarah, Mary, George, Benjamin, Jonathan, Gideon, and William, and grandson Uriah (son of Jonathan's deceased son Silvanus).

Jonathan married Hannah HOWLAND, daughter of Samuel HOWLAND and Sarah SOULE, in 1746 in Westport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Hannah was born 27 Feb 1728 in Westport, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 24 Oct 1811.

They had the following children:

  519 F i
Sarah SISSON was born 13 Sep 1748. She died 1804.

Sarah never married.
+ 520 M ii Silvanus SISSON was born 27 Jul 1749 and died 26 Nov 1780.
  521 M iii
Humphrey SISSON was born 24 Apr 1752. He died 23 Jul 1754.
  522 F iv
Mary SISSON was born 20 Jun 1754. She died 1804.
  523 M v
Jonathan SISSON was born 5 Nov 1756. He died Jun 1763.
  524 M vi
George SISSON was born 14 Jan 1759. He died 1813.
+ 525 M vii Benjamin SISSON was born 11 Feb 1761.
+ 526 M viii Jonathan SISSON III was born 27 Apr 1764 and died about 1842.
+ 527 M ix Gideon SISSON was born 27 Jul 1766.
  528 F x
Mary SISSON was born 27 Aug 1768 in Westport, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 1804.
+ 529 M xi William SISSON was born 25 Oct 1770 and died 3 Jun 1844.
+ 530 M xii David SISSON was born 4 Apr 1774 and died 22 Feb 1840.

196. Mary SISSON (Jonathan , James , Richard ) was born 6 Oct 1726 in Dartmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 1775.

Mary is named in the Dartmouth Marriage Records:
"Mary Sisson, dau. of Jonathan Sisson of Dart. and Mary, dec;d Nicholas Howland, son Samuel Howland of Dart. and Sarah, dec;d; married 11/4/1750-51."

Mary married Nicholas HOWLAND, son of Samuel HOWLAND and Sarah SOULE, on 11 Apr 1751 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Nicholas was born 1 Jan 1725 in Dartmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

  531 F i
Mary HOWLAND was born about 1752.
       
Mary married Calvin SKINNER. Calvin was born about 1740.
  532 M ii
Benjamin HOWLAND was born about 1755.
  533 M iii
Joseph HOWLAND was born about 1755. He died in Saratoga, Saratoga Co., New York.
  534 M iv
Jonathan HOWLAND was born about 1755. He died in Canada.
  535 F v
Alice HOWLAND was born about 1755.
       
Alice married Jerathmeel WHITE. Jerathmeel was born about 1755.
  536 M vi
William HOWLAND was born 2 Feb 1772. He died 12 Feb 1832.
       
William married Diana SMITH. Diana was born about 1775.
  537 M vii
Reuben HOWLAND was born 11 Nov 1774.
       
Reuben married Margaret SPOONER. Margaret was born about 1775.
  538 F viii
Anne HOWLAND.

Anna's gravestone is in the Elm Street Cemetery in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts (thanks to Donald Mathison for information).
       
Anne married Jirch SHERMAN. Jirch was born about 1777.

199. John SISSON (Jonathan , James , Richard ) was born about 1732 in Dartmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

John married Naomi Mary SMITH on 23 Nov 1752 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Naomi was born about 1735.

They had the following children:

  539 F i
Roby Europa SISSON was born 13 Oct 1753.
+ 540 M ii Peleg SISSON was born 18 Jan 1756 and died 11 Aug 1836.
  541 M iii
Thomas SISSON was born 31 Jan 1758 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
       
Thomas married (1) Anna MC GREGOR. Anna was born about 1758 in Geneva, Ontario Co., New York.
       
Thomas also married (2) Sarah WILCOX. Sarah was born about 1760.
  542 F iv
Hope SISSON was born 9 Jul 1760 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died in Bristol, Ontario Co., New York.
       
Hope married Hooker LOW [scrapbook]. Hooker was born about 1760.
+ 543 F v Mary SISSON was born 30 Jun 1763 and died Mar 1837.
+ 544 M vi Stephen SISSON was born 8 Jun 1765 and died 25 Mar 1807.
  545 F vii
Rebeccah SISSON was born 22 May 1767 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
  546 F viii
Ann SISSON was born 12 Mar 1769 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
  547 M ix
Giles SISSON was born 17 Dec 1771 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

202. Stephen SISSON (Jonathan , James , Richard ) was born about 1745 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 1774 in Massachusetts.

Stephen married (1) Phebe BARKER, daughter of Joseph BARKER and Rebecca SMITH, on 21 Sep 1766 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Phebe was born 29 Aug 1745 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 21 Mar 1824.

They had the following children:

+ 548 M i Stephen SISSON Jr. was born 15 Jul 1767 and died 9 Mar 1843.
+ 549 F ii Ruth SISSON was born 26 Jun 1769.
  550 F iii
Judith Juda SISSON was born 7 Mar 1773 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
       
Judith married Oliver W. COOK on 21 May 1795 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

Stephen also married (2) Hopey SMITH. Hopey was born about 1750.

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