Bliss Perry

25 November 1860–13 February 1954 (Age 93)
Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Bliss

When Bliss Perry was born on 25 November 1860, in Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Arthur Latham Perry, was 30 and his mother, Mary Brown Smedley, was 27. He married Annie Louise Bliss on 7 August 1888. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1937 and Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America in 1940. He died on 13 February 1954, in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bliss Perry
Annie Louise Bliss
Marriage: 7 August 1888
Constance Goodnow Perry
Margaret Smedley Perry
Arthur Bliss Perry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1888
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 24
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    Age 26
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Biless Perry in household of A L Perry, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Bliss Perry, "New Hampshire Death Certificates, 1938-1959"
    • Bliss Perry, "United States Census, 1940"

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