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Margaret Foote (Bliss)

Birthdate: (95)
Birthplace: Springfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony,, BCA
Death: April 3, 1745 (95)
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nathaniel Bliss, of Springfield and Catherine Marshfield Gilbert Bliss
Wife of Nathaniel Foote, III
Mother of Sarah Olcott (Foote); Margaret Foote; Elizabeth Bliss Turner; Mary Rust; Nathaniel Foote, IV and 4 others
Sister of Samuel Bliss; Mary T. Holcombe (Bliss) and Nathaniel Bliss, Jr.
Half sister of Sarah Field; Thomas Gilbert; John Gilbert; Henry Gilbert, Sr.; Abilene Gilbert and 5 others

Managed by: Phil Harrigan Sheedy
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About Margaret Foote

Mary Bliss

b. 23 September 1651, d. before 1722

Mary Bliss|b. 23 Sep 1651\nd. b 1722|p43.htm#i1055|Nathaniel Bliss|b. 28 Dec 1622\nd. 8 Nov 1654|p43.htm#i1056|Catharine Chapin|b. 1626\nd. 4 Feb 1711/12|p38.htm#i926|Thomas Bliss|b. c 1590\nd. b 14 Feb 1650/51|p43.htm#i1064|Margaret Hulins|b. c 1595\nd. 28 Aug 1654|p46.htm#i1144|Deacon Samuel Chapin|b. 8 Oct 1598\nd. 11 Nov 1675|p38.htm#i933|Cicely Penny|b. 21 Feb 1601/2\nd. 8 Feb 1682/83|p38.htm#i934|

Relationship=7th great-grandmother of Norbert Raymond Bankert.


   Ancestor Chart for Norbert R. Bankert
    Mary Bliss was born on 23 September 1651 in Springfield, Mass..1 She was the daughter of Nathaniel Bliss and Catharine Chapin. She married (1), at age 19, Nathaniel Holcomb, age 22, son of Thomas Holcomb and Elizabeth (__?__), on 27 February 1670/71 in Springfield, Mass..2 She died before 1722 in Simsbury, Hartford Co., Conn..2

Children of Mary Bliss and Nathaniel Holcomb

   * Lieut. Nathaniel Holcomb+ b. 11 Jun 1673, d. 29 Sep 1766
   * Mary Holcomb b. 17 May 1675, d. bt Dec 1744 - May 1745
   * Sergt. Jonathan Holcomb b. 15 Feb 1678/79, d. 7 Oct 1761
   * Ensign John Holcomb+ b. 1680, d. 11 Jul 1744
   * Martha Holcomb+ b. 1682, d. 9 Jan 1717/18
   * Esther Holcomb+ b. Feb 1683/84, d. 1760
   * Margaret Holcomb b. c 1687, d. 27 May 1777
   * Catherine Holcomb+ b. 1689, d. Dec 1769
   * Sarah Holcomb b. 1691
   * Benjamin Holcomb b. 16 Feb 1697/98, d. 27 Jan 1758

The American generational descent from Thomas Sr. Bliss of Hartford to Harriet Beecher Stowe, Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, is

Gen. 1: Thomas Sr. of Hartford and Margaret (Hulins) Bliss;

Gen. 2: Nathaniel and Catherine (Chapin) Bliss;

Gen. 3: Margaret (Bliss) and Nathaniel III Foote;

Gen. 4: Nathaniel IV and Ann (Clark) Foote;

Gen. 5: Daniel and Margaret (Parsons) Foote;

Gen. 6: Eli and Roxana (Ward) Foote; Gen. 7: Roxana (Foote) and Rev. Lyman Beecher;

Gen. 8: Harriet Elizabeth (Beecher) and Prof. Calvin Ellis Stowe:

For links and details see the Descendancy Links of Laurence Overmire:


Harriet Beecher Stowe and Floyd Bliss Hanson are 6th Cousins Thrice Removed.

Author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (This book helped abolish slavery in the Southern State of the U.S., Abolitionist; When Harriet Beecher Stowe was introduced to President Lincoln in 1862 during the great Civil War, he remarked, "So you are the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war!".


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Margaret Foote's Timeline

November 12, 1649
Springfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony,, BCA
February 25, 1672
Age 22
Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
December 1, 1674
Age 25
Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
June 23, 1677
Age 27
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
November 24, 1679
Age 30
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
September 9, 1682
Age 32
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
February 13, 1684
Age 34
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony