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Samuel Bliss

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hartford, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Bliss, (Sr. in US, Jr. in UK) and Margaret Bliss
Husband of Mary Bliss
Father of Hannah Smith; Thomas Bliss; Mary Smith; Jonathan Bliss; Martha Ely and 7 others
Brother of Thomas Bliss (Jr. in US, III in UK); Mary Parsons; Sarah Terry; Nathaniel Bliss, of Springfield; Lawrence Bliss and 7 others

Managed by: David Bradbury Stewart
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Immediate Family

About Samuel Bliss

Special Note:

This Samuel Bliss was born 1624 in England, not 1647 in This is the Son of Thomas the other Samuel was the son of Nathaniel Bliss, of Springfield they are not that same person. This profile has and was being confused with this Samuel Bliss

He is the Uncle of the other Samuel.

Birth 1624 Posted by lorinorri

Death 1720


According to an article by Tom Bliss, Bliss Magazine, Vol 2,No 20 Dec. 2007, Samuel Bliss, son of Thomas and Margaret [Hulins] Bliss, was baptised 04 February 1638 at St. Mary de Crypt Church in Gloucester, England.

What the writer guessed was that Thomas Bliss Sr. came to Massachusettts in 1638 with some of his older children (probably Thomas and Anne from his first marriage), but his 2nd wife Margaret stayed in England with the baby Samuel and her other children after father was taken ill. When the rest of Thomas' family arrived in New England was not cited in the article.


According to Springfield records, Samuel arrived Springfield 1646, resided there 74 years and died in Springfield 1720.

Father Thomas Bliss(e) Mother Margaret Bliss(e) FAG 111672507

Samuel Bliss Born 1624 died 1720

Age 96

Marriage November 10, 1665 Mary LEONARD Father John Leonard Mother Sarah . died Died January 1, 1724

He received several grants of land from the town,--at Freshwater Brook and on the north side of Agawam River, at Ackanunset, at the latter place 35 acres.

He was Selectman in 1685, '92, and '99.

Children of Samuel and Mary

c1 Hannah b. December 20, 1666 m1 John HALEY m2 Simon SMITH

c2 Thomas b. February 8, 1668 m. Hannah CADWELL

c3 Mary b. August 14, 1670 m. Philip SMITH

c4 Jonathan b. February 5, 1672 m. Sarah EGGLESTON

c5 Martha b. June 1, 1674 Samuel ELY

c6 Sarah b. September 10, 1677 m. George WEBSTER

c7 Experience b. April 1, 1679 d. April 7, 1679

c8 Mercy b. July 18, 1680 m. John ELY

c9 Ebenezer b. July 29, 1683 m. Mary GAYLORD

c10 Margaret b. September 11, 1684 m. Samuel COLTON

c11 Esther b. April 2, 1688 m. Henry CHAPIN

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Samuel Bliss's Timeline

1638
February 4, 1638
Gloucester, England
1647
November 7, 1647
Hartford, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
1666
December 20, 1666
Age 19
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1668
February 8, 1668
Age 20
Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
1670
August 14, 1670
Age 22
Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1672
January 5, 1672
Age 24
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
1674
June 1, 1674
Age 26
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1677
August 10, 1677
Age 29