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Rachel Bliss (Carpenter)

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts
Death: January 5, 1778 (78)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ens. Abiah Carpenter and Mehitable Carpenter
Wife of Ephraim Bliss, Lieut.
Mother of Ephraim Bliss, died in infancy; Ephraim Bliss; Noah (Ephraim's Twin) Bliss; Rachel Burr; Abiah Bliss and 7 others
Sister of Abiah Carpenter, Jr.; Thomas Carpenter, Sr. and Sarah Chaffe

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About Rachel Bliss

Rachel CARPENTER (daughter of Abiah CARPENTER and Mehitable READ) was born 19 May 1699 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, and died 05 Jan 1778 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts. She married Ephraim BLISS on 05 Dec 1723 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, son of Jonathan Timothy Bliss.

Children of Rachel CARPENTER and Ephraim BLISS include

  1. Ephraim Jr. BLISS, b. 03 Jan 1726, Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, d. 02 Jul 1804, Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts

Possible alternate date of death: Jan 5, 1778


Married (Lt) Ephraim Bliss on 5 December 1723, per Rehoboth vital records.

Her birth and death also recorded in the published Rehoboth VR books.

Her children per the "Bliss Genealogy" were: Ephraim, Ephraim (again), Noah, Rachel, Abiah, Jonathan, Lydia, Keziah, Hannah, Jonathan (again), Abadial, and Benjamin.

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Rachel Bliss's Timeline

May 19, 1699
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts
January 23, 1725
Age 25
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA
June 3, 1726
Age 27
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA
June 3, 1726
Age 27
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA
March 6, 1728
Age 28
Rehoboth, Massachusetts, United States
January 26, 1730
Age 30
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA
September 8, 1731
Age 32
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA
July 3, 1733
Age 34
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA
February 7, 1735
Age 35
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA
February 16, 1737
Age 37
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States