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William Gallop Bisson
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1843
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1907
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Husband of Elizabeth Holt Grant.

Father to:
William Grant Bisson,
William (infant) Bisson,
George Harold Bisson,
Ella Maude Bisson [Smith], and
Roland Gallop Bisson.

Son of
Jonathan Bisson and Abigail B. Gallop.

1850 U.S. Census Beverly, MA. JONATHAN BISSON age 42 Wife ABIGAIL B. [GALLOP] BISSON age 32, Mariner. Three Children: WILLIAM G. [GALLOP] BISSON age 17; ABBA B. BISSON [STANLEY] age 4; ELA M. BISSON [WOODBERRY] age 9. Living next door to Abigail B. Gallop Bisson's mother NABBY GALLOP age 64; and Nabby's son SAMUEL GALLOP age 36 Mariner, and Samuel's wife MARY K. GALLOP and their kids: Mary 7, Caroline L. 4, and SAMUEL GALLOP age 2 [see the 1880 Census below].

1850 August 20- BIRTH RECORDS Beverly, MA. Male child born to JONATHAN & ABIGAIL [GALLOP] BISSON.
[Could this be "GEORGE" BISSON from the next census below? The family oral history does not have any record of a George Bisson in this family, hmm?]

1860 U.S. Census Beverly, MA. ABBIE [ABIGAIL GALLOP] BISSON age 40, widow, value real estate $2,000, personal estate $3,000. Children: WILLIAM [GALLOP] BISSON age 17 shoemaker; ABBIE BISSON [STANLEY] age 13; ELLA [ELIZABETH M.] BISSON [WOODBERRY] age 11; GEORGE BISSON age 9; ANNA E. BISSON age 7.

1870 U.S. Census Beverly, MA. ABIGAIL BISSON age 50, widow estate worth $3,000, living in same house as MARY K. GALLOUPE age 52 and her 2 children: CAROLINE L. GALLOUPE 23 and SAMUEL GALLOUPE age 21. ABIGAIL's children: ELLA BISSON age 22 works in shoe factory; GEORGE BISSON age 19 mariner; and ANNA BISSON age 16.

1870 U.S. Census Beverly, MA. WILLIAM G. GALLOP] BISSON, age 28, works in shoe factory, estate worth $500. Wife ELIZABETH H. [GRANT] BISSON age 27. Child: WILLIE BISSON age 8.

1880 U.S. Census Beverly, MA. WILLIAM G. [GALLOP] BISSON age 37, flagman for railroad. Wife ELISABETH H. [GRANT] BISSON age 36. Children: WILLIE G. [WILLIAM GRANT] BISSON age 13; GEORGE H. BISSON age 7; ELLA N. BISSON age 3. Living with them is Elizabeth's brother ROBERT H. GRANT age 35 works in shoe shop, and his wife NANCY K. GRANT age 37. All born in Massachusetts.

1880 U.S. Census Beverly, MA. ABIGAIL BISSON age 60, widow. Daughter ANNA BISSON age 26, milliner. They are still living in the same house as MARY K. GALLOUP age 62 widow and her son SAMUEL GALLOUP age 32, a clerk in a shoe factory.

[1888 DEATH RECORDS for Fall River, Massachusetts. There is a GEORGE BISSON listed there, but it is type-written and refers us to another book by number, which is not accessible right now on Not sure if this is our same George.]

1900 U.S. Census Beverly, MA, 10 Harrison Avenue. WILLIAM G. [GALLOP] BISSON age 57,born April 1843, widower. His 2 sons and daughter: WILLIAM GRANT BISSON age 33 stock fitter shoe shop, born January 1867, married 14 years; ELLA M. BISSON age 23 born June 1877; ROLAND BISSON age 17 born Oct. 1882 clerk in drug store. Then is listed William Grant Bisson's wife and children: MARTHA R. [TARLETON] BISSON age 33 born Aug. 1866, married 14 years, 4 children with 3 living. HELEN F. BISSON [EVERETT] age 12 born Aug. 1887; KARL R. BISSON age 5 born Dec 1894; DORIS E. BISSON [BRESNAHAN] age 3 born Sept 1896.

1900 U.S. Census Beverly, MA. ANNA BISSON age 46 born June 1853 works as housekeeper. Her Nephew CHARLES STANLEY age 33 born June 1866, widower. Charles' 3 children: GUY STANLEY age 8, ALICE M. STANLEY age 7, ABBIE M. STANLEY age 6.

1920 U.S. Census Beverly, MA. Hale Street. ANNA E. BISSON age 66 is the single aunt of CHARLES E. STANLEY [son of ABBY BISSON STANLEY], age 53, widower, foreman in shoe factory. Charles' two daughters: ABBY STANLEY age 27 secretary in a dry goods store; and ALICE STANLEY age 25 were living there as well.
Family links: 
  Jonathan Bisson (1808 - 1852)
  Abigail Baker Gallop Bisson (1818 - 1882)
  Elizabeth Holt Grant Bisson (1843 - 1889)*
  William Grant Bisson (1867 - 1954)*
  Ella Maud Bisson Smith (1877 - 1936)*
  Roland Gallop Bisson (1882 - 1969)*
  William Gallop Bisson (1843 - 1907)
  Abby Baker Bisson Stanley (1846 - 1886)*
  Ella M. Bisson Woodberry (1848 - 1872)*
  Jonathan Bisson (1853 - 1853)*
  Anna Elisabeth Bisson (1853 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Central Cemetery
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Sub Division 12, Lot 5
Created by: Chris Enright Snyder
Record added: Feb 07, 2011
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William Gallop Bisson
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William Gallop Bisson
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William Gallop Bisson
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 Added: Aug. 8, 2015

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