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Elizabeth Kintzing Kane Bissell
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Birth: 1826
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
Death: 1865
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

Old cemetery records do not show her first name. She is listed as "Mrs. Bissell" and entry states that she and her husband Gov. William H. Bissell were removed to Oak Ridge Cemetery from Hutchinson Cemetery on May 29, 1871. While her name was not mentioned, other sources indicate Elizabeth Bissell was the wife who died in Belleville and was buried with him. From his biography in the 1891 Biographical Album of Sangamon County, Illinois:

"He was twice married, the first time to Miss (Emily) James, of Monroe County, by whom he had two children, both daughters. She died soon after the year 1840, and Mr. B. married for his second wife a daughter of Elias K. Kane, previously a United States Senator from this State. She survived him but a short time, and died without issue."

Other biographies and books have said that the Governor's first wife was Emily Susan Jones and that she died in 1844. They indicate that his second wife was Elizabeth Kintzing Kane.

Family links: 
  Elias Kent Kane (1794 - 1835)
  Felicita Penelope Pelletier Kane (1799 - 1851)
  William Henry Bissell (1811 - 1860)
  Alida Kane*
  Thomas Kane*
  Maria Louise Kane Kinney (1818 - 1857)*
  Charles Delisle Kane (1820 - 1840)*
  DeWitt Clinton Kane (1821 - 1836)*
  Elias Kent Kane (1822 - 1853)**
  Elizabeth Kintzing Kane Bissell (1826 - 1865)
  John Kintzing Kane (1827 - 1867)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 12, Bissell Mound
Maintained by: BjJ
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Dec 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23564593
Elizabeth Kintzing <i>Kane</i> Bissell
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Elizabeth Kintzing <i>Kane</i> Bissell
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 Added: Mar. 30, 2014

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