Mary Bliss

after 1805–1880 (Age 75)
Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Bliss was born after 1805, in Vermont, United States, her father, James Bliss, was 44 and her mother, Mahettable Johnson, was 38. She married Landen Martin in 1825, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Harrison Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died in 1880, in Harrison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Landen Martin
Mary Bliss
after 1805–1880
Marriage: 1825
Marinda Martin
Jasper Martin
Charles Martin
Emma Martin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1825Harrison, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 4
    Historical Information 1809 - Harrison, Indiana Territory, United States 1816 - Harrison, Indiana, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 25
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a cheerful person, from Middle English blisse ‘joy’. Compare Blissett .English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the village of Blay in Calvados, France, recorded in 1077 in the form Bleis. The village of Stoke Bliss in Worcestershire takes the second part of its name from a Norman family de Blez, recorded several times in the county from the 13th century.German: nickname for a cheerful person, from Middle High German blīde ‘happy, friendly’. It is also found in France.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (7)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Bliss - Published information: birth: after 1805; Vermont, United States
    • Mary Martin in household of Charles Martin, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Bliss, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

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