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Thomas Bliss

Male Bef 1618 - 1688  (> 70 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thomas Bliss was born Bef 23 Jan 1618 (son of Thomas Bliss and Margaret Snowe); died 15 Apr 1688, 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 30 Oct 1644, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut. Elizabeth died Aft Apr 1688. [Group Sheet]

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

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Bliss was born Abt 1590; died Bef 14 Feb 1651, 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 14 Apr 1616, St. John the Baptist, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. Margaret died Bef 4 Jun 1621; was buried 4 Jun 1621, St. Nicholas, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. [Group Sheet]


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