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Russell Bissell
Birth: Jan. 8, 1756
Death: Dec. 18, 1807

Revolutionary War Officer. He was born in the Colony of Connecticut and was a veteran of the Revolutionary War and the Indian Wars. While a member of the 2nd United States Infantry he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant on March 4, 1791 and to captain on February 19, 1793. On April 1, 1802 he transferred to the 1st United States Infantry and was promoted to Major when he returned to the 2nd Infantry on December 9, 1807. His regiment was stationed at Fort Kaskaskia when the Lewis and Clark expedition visited and recruited some of his men, including Sergeant Patrick Gass. His final assignment was as Commandant of Fort Bellefontaine, near Saint Louis, Missouri, where he died. (bio by: Tom Todd) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ozias Bissell (____ - 1822)
  Mabel Roberts Bissell (1727 - 1803)
 
 Spouse:
  Eunice Rockwell Bissell (____ - 1832)*
 
 Children:
  George Bissell (1784 - 1829)*
  Lewis Bissell (1789 - 1868)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leverett Bissell (____ - 1813)*
  Ozias Bissell (1752 - 1826)*
  Russell Bissell (1756 - 1807)
  Hannah Bissell Gilman (1758 - 1853)*
  Elijah Bissell (1759 - ____)*
  Anna Bissell Loomis (1763 - 1843)*
  Theodosia R. Bissell Landfear (1769 - 1856)*
  Daniel Bissell (1769 - 1833)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Son of Capt. Ozias Bissell & Mabel Roberts. Born Jan. 8, 1756 at Bolton, Tolland Cnty. Ct. Md. Eunice Rockwell, father of 2 sons & 2 daughters. Died at St. Louis, SL, Missouri.
 
Burial:
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 30, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 19243
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