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Elizabeth Bliss

Female 1645 - 1689  (43 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elizabeth Bliss was born on 20 Nov 1645 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut (daughter of Thomas Bliss and Elizabeth); died on 10 Jul 1689 in Groton, New London, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Along with their son John, she and her husband died of an epidemic disease in 1689.

    Elizabeth married Edward Smith on 7 Jun 1663. Edward was born about 1637 in England; died on 14 Jul 1689 in Groton, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Smith was born on 16 Aug 1664.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Bliss was born before 23 Jan 1618 (son of Thomas Bliss and Margaret Snowe); died on 15 Apr 1688 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Norwich, New London, Connecticut
    • Baptised: 23 Jan 1618, St. John the Baptist, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
    • Alternate death: 15 Apr 1688, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut

    Notes:

    Came to New England with his father.

    Thomas married Elizabeth on 30 Oct 1644 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut. Elizabeth died after Apr 1688. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth died after Apr 1688.

    Notes:

    Possibly (according to Bennett, citation details below) Elizabeth Birchard.

    Children:
    1. 1. Elizabeth Bliss was born on 20 Nov 1645 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut; died on 10 Jul 1689 in Groton, New London, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Thomas Bliss was born about 1590; died before 14 Feb 1651 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1649

    Notes:

    First appears in Hartford around 1639. Not to be confused with the Thomas Bliss of Braintree and Rehoboth.

    From Michel L. Call and Gary Boyd Roberts, "Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Library Acquired by NEHGS," 1985:

    "According to [Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Library] projections, the largest family in America today is the posterity of Robert White (b. ca. 1560) & Bridget Allgar, with a Mormon posterity of 430,000 and an American posterity of 29 million. The next five families are Edward Griswold and Margaret, Joseph Loomis and Mary White (daughter of Robert and Bridget above), Gerard Spencer and Alice Whitbread, Thomas Ford and Elizabeth Charde, and Thomas Bliss and Margaret Hulins, each with a Mormon posterity of 270,000 and an American posterity of 18 million."

    Thomas married Margaret Snowe on 14 Apr 1616 in St. John the Baptist, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. Margaret died before 4 Jun 1621; was buried on 4 Jun 1621 in St. Nicholas, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Margaret Snowe died before 4 Jun 1621; was buried on 4 Jun 1621 in St. Nicholas, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.
    Children:
    1. 2. Thomas Bliss was born before 23 Jan 1618; died on 15 Apr 1688 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.