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 John Bisbee

John Bisbee

Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 18 Sep 1839 (aged 72)
Burial Sumner, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 149680699 · View Source
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John Bisbee was 17 years old when his father and entire family moved from Bridgewater, Mass. to Sumner, Maine and settled. Later he moved to a farm of his own in Sumner between the two Labrador Ponds where he remained 48 1/2 years. He was both a farmer and blacksmith and known as "Uncle Johnny." He was not careful about his appearance; was a great bear and fox hunter.

Ichabod Bonney, Esq. of Buckfield married John and Sarah Philbrick of Buckfield 1 April 1792 in Sumner.

They had 11 Children all born in Sumner:
Elizabeth born 13 January 1794.
Celia born 26 August 1796.
John born January 1798.
Eliab born 23 June 1799.
Dorothy born 18 February 1801.
Rev. Charles born 18 November 1803.
Mary born 2 September 1804.
Desiree born 10 December 1806.
Jones born 2 February 1809.
Stephen born 2 March 1810.
Harriet born 18 November 1812.

Info from: Genealogy of the Bisbee Family: Descendants of Thomas Besbeech Bisbee of Scituate, Duxbury and Sudbury, Massachusetts by Frank J. Bisbee, page 95.

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He lived with Sarah, his consort 48 1/2 years on the same place.

AE 72 years




  • Created by: Richard Bragg
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149680699
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Bisbee (21 Feb 1767–18 Sep 1839), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149680699, citing Bisbee Cemetery, Sumner, Oxford County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Richard Bragg (contributor 48753683) .