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John Bliss

Birthplace: Daventry, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Daventry, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of William Bliss, Sr and Elizabeth Bliss
Husband of Agnes Bliss and Alice Smith
Father of Thomas Bliss; Agnes Alice Blisse; George Bliss; Elizabeth Bliss; Constance Blisse and 2 others
Brother of Robert Blysse; Thomas Bliss (Sr. in UK); Agnes Blisse and Anne Blisse
Half brother of Nicholas Bliss; William Thomas Bliss; Joane Blysse; Joyce Blysse and George Blysse

Occupation: blacksmith
Managed by: Private User
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About John Bliss

2-JOHN BLISSE. of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire (the son of William Blisse), was baptized February 2, 1562 at Daventry. He was a blacksmith at Preston Parva (a small village near Preston Capes) and was buried September 8, 1617 at Preston Capes. His first wife, by whom he had all but one of his children, is unknown. His second wife, who he married in 1614, was Alice Smith, and she was the mother of JOHN (born 1615-6). Alice was buried March 26, 1625 at Preston Capes. The children from his first marriage: THOMAS (the emigrant), GEORGE (the emigrant), ELIZABETH, CONSTANCE, AGNES (who married in 1629 to John Harding) and JOANE (who married in 1632 to John Payne). Thomas Blisse of Rehoboth may possibly have been born as early as 1585, but the weight of the evidence places his birth at about 1588. He appears "second in the ensuing genealogy because the compiler felt it more reasonable that his descendants appear throughout the genealogy next to the descendants of his brother George, who was born in 1591.

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John Bliss's Timeline

February 2, 1561
Daventry, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
February 2, 1562
Age 1
Daventry, UK
Age 26
Northamptonshire, England
April 1591
Age 30
Preston Capes, Northampton, England
Age 31
Daventry, Northamptonshire, England
Age 31
Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, England
Age 35
Age 38
Preston Capes, Northampton, England
August 1, 1614
Age 53
Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, England
March 17, 1616
Age 55
Preston Parva, Northamptonshire, England