Elisabeth Shue

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Elisabeth Shue

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    Samuel Bliss

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    • 11th Generation — 8th Great-grandfather of Elisabeth Shue
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 2018 
    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1642 
    • Birth Location:
    • prob. Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Death Date:
    • 23 Mar 1719/1720 
    • Death Location:
    • Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 10 Nov 1665 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • Although Samuel Bliss's age was recorded as 96 at his death in 1720, some sources claim this is unlikely and that he was born about 1642 based on circumstantial evidence.

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  • Sources for Samuel Bliss

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Springfield, Vol. 2, p. 1667, Birth record for son Thomas Bliss.
    • 2 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1879, Vol. 33, p. 320.
    • 3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1851, Vol. 5, p. 168.
    • 8 Beach, Moses S. and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry: Lineage of Richard Ely of Plymouth, England, Who Came to Boston, Mass., About 1655 . . ., New York: The Calumet Press (1902), 185, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 9 Bliss, Aaron Tyler, Genealogy of the Bliss Family in America, Vol. 1, Midland, Michigan: Published by the Author (1982), 32, 43-44, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
    • 10 Bliss, John Homer, Genealogy of the Bliss Family in America, From About the Year 1550-1880, Boston, Massachusetts: Printed by the Author (1881), 31, 37, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 11 Bowen, Harold King, American Ancestry: American Ancestors of Barbara Evelyn Bowen, Osceola, Missouri: H. K. Bowen (1944), 3, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 13 Ely, Heman, Records of the Descendants of Nathaniel Ely, The Emigrant, Who Settled First in Newtown, now Cambridge, Mass., Cleveland, Ohio: Short and Forman, Printers and Stationers (1885), 10, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 14 Reynolds, Cuyler, ed., Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River Valley, Vol. 3, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1914), 1221, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 16 Webster, William Holcomb and Rev. Melville Reuben Webster, History and Genealogy of the Gov. John Webster Family of Connecticut: With Numerous Portraits and Illustrations, Rochester, New York: E. R. Andrews Printing Company (1915), 39, Internet Archive (Digital Library).

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