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Margaret Lawrence Hulins Bliss
Birth: Jul. 15, 1595, England
Death: Aug. 28, 1684

Springfield records show that Margaret arrived in Springfield 1646 and resided there 38 years, until her death 1684.

Opinions differ about Margaret, her maiden name, her children and her arrival in Springfield. pport her birth date or her maiden name. The Bliss family history is a constantly changing as information, especially DNA is determined. There are some that are suggesting her maiden name was Hulins/Hulings or Lawrence and that her birth 1595 Jul 15. At one time there was a Bliss family monument however it's location has not yet been determined. It is probably a cenotaph monument as Margaret died in 1684 before headstones. According to the history of Springfield no remains or momuments for the majority of the dead buried in the Old Burying ground was able to be relocated to area cemeteries. Some of what was recovered was moved to Springfield Cemetery which opened in 1841, 157 years after Margaret's death.

Widow Margaret Bliss died 1684 Apr 28

Cenotaph marker at Springfield Cemetery when earth and 517 stones moved to mass grave in 1848 to make way for Railroad. There is no documentation to show or headstone in Springfield Cemetery to show Margaret was included in this relocation. There is documentation regarding a family monument created by her family which includes her name. The family may have elected to relocate her to a place where their family & monument currently rests.


Many are referencing old information on the internet. The Bliss family has changed their information. They are retracting that Thomas Bliss of Hartford is from Belstone and that Jonathan and George are not his brothers.


Margaret settled in Springfield 1645 and resided in town about 39 yrs

Married in Rodborough 1621 Oct 18 St. Nicholas Church, Goucester, England Thomas BLISSE

Margaret's family before her marriage
Father John HULINS/HULINGS


About her spouse, Thomas Blisse, Sen.

Thomas was a farmer, born in Gloucestershire, England about 1590. Numerous records point at Painswick area. He resided in Rodborough, Gloucestershire at one time. His son Nathaniel was born there.

Arrival in the United States was about 1635. They resided in Hartford, Connecticut as they are listed among the Founders of Hartford.

Thomas and his son, Thomas Junior names appear in a few other land records.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Bliss (1583 - 1650)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Bliss Scott (____ - 1705)*
  Ann Bliss Chapman (1617 - 1685)*
  Thomas Bliss (1618 - 1688)*
  Nathaniel Bliss (1622 - 1654)*
  Samuel Bliss (1624 - 1720)*
  Mary Bliss Parsons (1628 - 1712)*
  Lawrence Bliss (1628 - 1676)*
  Elizabeth Bliss Morgan (1637 - 1683)*
  Hannah Bliss (1639 - 1661)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
WID. MARGARET BLISS
SETTLED IN THIS TOWN 1645,
Died April 28, 1684
 
Burial:
Springfield Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Body relocated in 1848 to Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
 
Created by: M Cooley
Record added: Jun 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111672507
Margaret Lawrence <i>Hulins</i> Bliss
Added by: M Cooley
 
Margaret Lawrence <i>Hulins</i> Bliss
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Margaret Lawrence <i>Hulins</i> Bliss
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To a strong woman...
- a granddaughter
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
Rip 10th great grandmother.
- Evelyn
 Added: Oct. 26, 2014
My 10th great grandmother.
- To Whom Do We Belong
 Added: Aug. 7, 2014
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