Biography of Samuel Bliss of Oakfield, NY

Samuel Bliss, of Gilboa, N. Y., son of Capt. Samuel and Keziah Bliss, of Rehoboth, Mass., was born in 1761. He served three years in the war of the Revolution under Capt. Coles. He married, September 17, 1790, Anna Mason, who was born September 5, 1768, and died January JO, 1840. He died in Gilboa, March 15, 1837. Their children were Susan. Harvey. Lydia, Anna, Samuel, Calvin H., Barnum, Susan, and Nathaniel F. Barnum Bliss was born March 20, 1805, and married, first, Mary Ann, daughter of Weeden and Hannah (Jones) Tripp, May i 5, 1828, and their children were Weeden T., John E., William, Anson T.,. Hannah L., and Julia A. He is now a retired farmer, and resides in Oakfield, where he has lived over 50 years. He has filled important offices for his townsmen. Mr. Bliss married, second, Eveline, daughter of William and Julia A. (Chatfield) Day, who was the mother of tw& children by her former husband, viz.: Levi C.. and Eveline Dunn. Mr. Bliss is an active man and has been a member of the Masonic Lodge since October 21. 1828.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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