John Hissem,son of Thomas Hissem born ca 1800,Pa. married first to Elizabeth Welker,daughter of Jacob Welker and Rosanna Hartman.John and Elizabeth had perhaps two children;William Hisham(?) and Jacob A. Hysham,1832..
His second wife was LUCINDA SIMPSON,daughter of unknown Simpson and Elizabeth Carroll,who later married Neal Guin..
John and Lucinda had Stephen Hiram Hysham,1835
Margaret Maria Hysham,1841
Margaret married Andrew Harkin,
Elizabeth married William H.Brooks and died 30 Nov.1861,Cox Creek Township,Clayton Co.Iowa
Margaret died 1923,Sheldon Iowa.
The name spelling has changed many times,and many do not know John Hissem had this second wife,I hope people with more info will post on all this family!