Cissell family: John Cissell arrived in Md. in 1658 and married Mary __. Following his death in 1698 in St. Mary Co MdHis widow married ___Dant,John and Mary's children were John; William who married Catherine Joyner; Thomas married Frances___hedieddddied in 1724;Richard probably died young; Robert died Young,Robet died without issue in 1707; James married Mary __annd had a son Jamesand daus. Mary and Ruth.The son James married Elizabeth aand thheir son Ignatius came to Ky with the first groupto leave Md.He settled near what is now Holy Ccross.;The abbove Williaam who married Catherine Joyner. Their family was Arthur who died in 1750; Luke; John; Margaret who married --Thompsonand Ann who married a Barton.-Arthur (above) married mary__Their family was John who married Henrietta; James died in 1774; Eleanor; Margaret married a ThompsonAnn married a Thompson; Monica married Leonard Ppayne. This couple pion eered in Ky.The John Ccissell (above)tthat married Henrietta __ their family was John Cissell, Jrborn 1757 in Md died 1835 in Nelson Co,Ky, he married Susannah dau of Ricchard Thom[psonin 1775 in MdJoohn's and Ssusannah's family was Jaames married Ssusannah Hammett (my gg grandparents) dau of McKelvie Hammett;; Janet married Leonard Edelen son of Joseph aand Catherine Wathen of Pottinger's Creek;Ddorothy married Lewis also a son of Joseph EdelensAnn"Nanccy" married Benjamin Hagan; Jaames married Susannah Hammettaand their family wasJohn Jeffersonb 1807died1875 married Letitia Claytonin 1851 in Nelson Co.(my great grandpparents); James McKelvie marrie Martha Newman aand Lyddia Herrell; Aann Catherrine "nancy" married Thomas Sidney Hagan; Priscilla b. 1812 married Thomas Ballardson of Proctor Ballard; Letitia b 1813 married George Loyd Ballard son of James Ballard and Jane Thompson; Julina b 1814 marriedJohn Edelen ; Elizabeth Louiseb 1818 married James Madison Baallard also a son of Proctor Ballard and Susannah married Stephen Blandford.The original name of Cissell was Sitsyll. The family was ffirst recorded fighting with the Normans against the English.Dashiel Hammett the Playwright was a relative of the two Hammett sisters who married the Cissells.Hope you caan straighten this out.