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Daniel Bissell
Birth: 1769
Tolland County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1833
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

General Bissell was a military leader. When he was only 12 years old, he was a fifer with Connecticut's troops in the Revolutionary War. In 1788 he enlisted with the U.S. Army, commencing a military career which saw service along the frontier from New Orleans to Canada. As Captain Bissell, he came to Missouri in 1804 where he became a close friend of Daniel Boone. Bissell received the official transfer of the Spanish fort at New Madrid, Missouri; the post was commissioned to him by Captain Amos Stoddard as agent of the French Republic. In 1807 he was ordered to Fort Bellefontaine upon the death of his brother Major Russell Bissell. He was appointed Commander of Fort Bellefontaine & Military Governor of Upper Lousiana by President Jefferson in 1808. After retiring from active duty in 1812, he was prominent in the early affairs of St. Louis. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
Family links: 
  Ozias Bissell (1729 - 1822)
  Mabel Roberts Bissell (1727 - 1803)
  Deborah Sebor Bissell (1774 - 1843)*
  Elizabeth Sebor Bissell Morrison (1794 - 1876)*
  Mary Green Bissell Price (1797 - 1845)*
  Cornelia Richmond Bissell Douglass (1801 - 1871)*
  Leverett Bissell (____ - 1813)*
  Ozias Bissell (1752 - 1826)*
  Russell Bissell (1756 - 1807)*
  Hannah Bissell Gilman (1758 - 1853)*
  Elijah Bissell (1759 - ____)*
  Anna Bissell Loomis (1763 - 1843)*
  Daniel Bissell (1769 - 1833)
  Theodosia R. Bissell Landfear (1769 - 1856)*
*Calculated relationship
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 60
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6132979
Daniel Bissell
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Daniel Bissell
Added by: Connie Nisinger
Daniel Bissell
Added by: Connie Nisinger
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