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|1||A Short History of Prairie Depot, Ohio|
From the Toledo Blade - Oct 19, 1985
|2||Bisbee - Besbeech Coat of Arms|
The Bisbee arms are based on the arms of Biss, the related name. Bisbee means Biss's place in early English. The first syllable of the name, even if obscure in meaning, usually is the fount and origin of the name; hence Biss. There is a parallel between Wisby and Wisbach, where the first syllable may mean white hair (indicative of wise) and Bisby - Bisbeech where the first syllable may mean gray hair, or pale blue or green. D.H. Reaney supports the gray-color origin of Biss. As for the second part of the name, beech is beech-tree or stream. So the choice of the Biss coat of arms with the distinctive addition of the set-square and rule seems appropriate.
The set square and rule used by draughtsmen and other persons who draw plans, builders perhaps, may have symbolized the work of the person who first used it. They may have been intended to be blue, as horizontal lines are the traditional way of indicating this color. The rose and crown, used a lot on Old English Inn signs, date from 1487 and has red and white petals which stem from the rival dynasties of Lancaster and York in the War of Roses, green leaves, and a gold crown. This is the official badge of England, though seldom used. So the Composition has a historical basis both as to heraldry and to symbolizing England.
This information was supplied by Mr. Peter Burnard, heraldry researcher, Surrey, England.
|3||Charles C. Bisbee of Monona County, Iowa|
From 1890 Monona County, Iowa History and a Biography by his great-great grandson
|4||Charles M. Morse, Sr. (1819-1895)|
Biography from "A History of the Town of Acushnet," by Franklyn Howland
Self-published, New Bedford, Mass., 1907
|5||Charles Mason Morse, Jr. (1851- )|
Biography from "A History of the Town of Acushnet,"
by Franklyn Howland, self-published, New Bedford, Mass., 1907
|6||Christopher C. Gooding - Pioneer|
Life and Times of Christopher Columbus Gooding (1824-1907)
|7||Colonel Andrew Bisbee (1836-1894|
From the Bisbee Family Connection© Newsletter
|8||Diary of Jessie D. Carr (1863-1924)|
Journal of her trip West with her Parents, 1887-88
|9||Edgar C. Bisbee - Biography|
"Compendium of History and Biography of Minneapolis and Hennepin County, Minnesota," Chicago: H. Taylor & Co., 1914.
|10||Edward M. Bisbee Short Biography|
From History of Dixon County, Nebraska, by William Huse, 1896, Press of the Daily News, Norfolk
|11||Ellsworth C. Warner - Biography|
"Compendium of History and Biography of Minneapolis and Hennepin County, Minnesota," Chicago: H. Taylor & Co., 1914, pp 346-7
|12||Fordyce W. Bisbee Visits Bisbee, North Dakota|
Newspaper Clipping from August 21, 1930
|13||Frank Jones Bisbee Family Article: "Views and Reviews... of Old Rockingham."|
Newspaper article describes the Frank Jones Bisbee family who moved to Hampton Falls, New Hampshire and restored an historic home.
|14||Gerald West Escapes Drowning|
Osage News, June 26, 1921
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|18||Hercules Passenger List (1635)|
List of passengers on the 1635 voyage of the ship "Hercules" from Sandwich, England, to Plymouth in "New England."
The Story of Henry Ford's Fiddler
|20||John Gould Bisbee Biography|
From "A Volume of memoirs and genealogy of representative citizens of northern California, including biographies of many of those who have passed away"
|21||Lee G. Kibbe|
Series of newspaper articles about the Miller of Solon Pond
|22||Luther Bisbee (1762-1856)|
Information from Cathy French, direct descendant of Luther Bisbee.
|23||Memories of My Grandfather, Lee G. Kibbe|
By Walter E. Kelley
|24||Petition of Jemima Allen Bisbee for Elisha Bisbee's Revolutionary War Widow's Pension.|
From documents at the National Archives
|25||Robert Cushman (1578-1625)|
Robert Cushman, a driving force behind the establishment of Plymouth Colony.
|26||The Bisbee Family Connection Charter|
Statement of purpose and listing of charter members of the Bisbee Family Connection
|27||The Congressman Who Twice Fought The Civil War|
From the Bisbee Family Connection© Newsletter
|28||The John Bisbee (I1829) Family As Told by Malvina Palmer, 1962|
A biography of the John Bisbee - Ardelia Small Family of Madelia, Minnesota. Shared by Eleanor Bisbee McCutcheon
|29||The Last Indian Raid On Kansas Soil|
Rev. Reuben E. Bisbee III family recollections.
Were they really Indians?
|30||Thomas Besbeech (1590-1674)|
From Frank Jones Bisbee, "Genealogy of the Bisbee Family, Descendants of Thomas Besbeech (Bisbee) of Scituate, Duxbury, and Sudbury, Massachusetts"
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|32||William Adolphus Bisbee|
A Newspaper Biography
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