Daughter of the Hon. S. B. Sherwood, Sally Sherwood married Clark Bissell April 29, 1811 at Greens Farms, CT. An heir on Deborah Sherwood's Greene County will, Abstracts from 1841-1850 , Sally was most likely a niece of Deborah (Hull) Brush Sherwood. Sally Bissell did not appear on the 1850 New Haven, New Haven, CT, U.S. Census with Clark Bissell. He was about 65, a lawyer, and lived at the Fontine Hotel. An additional source difficult to read, the online history of ancient Windsor, Connecticut: including East Windsor, South ... By Henry Reed Stiles, p. 543, indicated her death on 27 February 1856. -----
Hon. Clark Bissell was married in Greens Farms, April 29, 1811, to Sally, daughter of Hon. S. B. Sherwood, of Westport, and occupied first, in Norwalk, the Rogers' Main St. house, then the recent Cowles place, until their future home (on the Bissell corner at the lower end of the Green) should be completed. Dr. Emery Bissell [brother of Clark] owned the East Avenue premises known, in 1896, as the First Congregaional parsonage. Gov. Clark Bissell's children were and are, Rev. Samuel B. S., born Feb. 16, 1812; Edward C., born Aug. t, 1822: Geo. A., born Aug. 27. 1825; Marv E., (Mrs. Charles O. C. Betts) born Feb. 22, 1827, Charlotte C., (Mrs. Hon. (). S. Ferry) born I Dec. 18, 1H28, and Arthur Henry, born May seventh, ; 1831. The children of Dr. Emery and Mary (Hayes) I Bissell were: George, died voting; William E.: Henrv; Marv; Harriet; Julia. The two brothers, 1 Hon. Clark and Dr. Emery, resided near each other, I and were held in high personal and professional esteem. Their wives were of great character.excel . I lence and their children, the cousins, have been ad. I mirahle members of society. Samuel (Rev.), oldest 'son of Hon. Clark and Sally Bissell, gave high thought, excellent preparation and his high reputation to the claims of his sacred calling. His faithful and fruitful ministerial life was passed in Virginia and in his native Connecticut. He married, first, Fanny M., daughter of Renssalaer Havens, of N. Y.,and had Ellen A. (Mrs. Brayton Ives); Samuel S.; Kate Havens (Mrs. LeGrand Lockwood, Jr.;) Renssalaer; Clark; Fanny (Mrs. C. Cuyler Patterson); Morris J.; Frederick P.; Howard H. He mar. married, second, Fanny, daughter of James Miller, of Newark, N. I., and had James Miller ... (online Norwalk: v. 1 and supplement, Volume 1 By Charles Melbourne Selleck, 1896, p. 244).
Inscription: SALLY SHERWOOD, DAUGHTER OF THE LATE SAMUEL B. SHERWOOD AND WIFE OF CLARK BISSELL. BORN JULY 6, 1788. DIED FEBY 27, 1856. --- HER CHILDREN RISE UP, AND CALL HER BLESSED. HER HUSBAND ALSO AND HE PRAISETH HER.