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Betsey Elizabeth Bliss Hill
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1833
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1919
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Daughter of Henry & Rebecca (Smith) Bliss, wife of Clark Hill, m. Nov 6, 1851. Died in Princeville Twp. Buried Feb 6, 1919.

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SOMETHING OF LIFE
OF LATE MRS. BETSY HILL

Betsy E. Bliss was born in Chautauqua Co., New York, July 26, 1833 and died at her home south of Monica on February 5th. 1919, aged 85 years, 7 months and 9 days.

When four and one half years old she came with her parents to the state of Illinois.

She was born of the Spirit on the fifth day of October 1848 in her 15th year, and Jesus came into her life so sweetly that she ever after loved His service.

She was united in marriage to Clark Hill who preceded her in death, departing this life for his heavenly home December 21, 1901.

To this union seven children were born. She is survived by three sons and one daughter, 29 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Mrs. Hill was the last of the charter members of the Mount Zion M.E. church. From childhood to death her life was made sublime in Christian service.

The funeral service was conducted by her pastor, Rev. L.P. Bear, assisted by her nephews, John and James Bliss, Thursday afternoon at the M. E. church in Monica and interment was in the Princeville cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Bliss (1790 - 1872)
  Rebecca Smith Bliss (1796 - 1878)
 
 Spouse:
  Clark E Hill (1830 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Maria Sophronia Hill Belford (1852 - 1886)*
  Milton L Hill (1872 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Solomon Bliss (1821 - 1896)*
  Esther Bliss Stowell Blanchard (1826 - 1922)*
  Betsey Elizabeth Bliss Hill (1833 - 1919)
  Reuben Henry Bliss (1836 - 1856)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Princeville Township Cemetery
Princeville
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Div A, Row 5
 
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22075979
Betsey Elizabeth <i>Bliss</i> Hill
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 Added: Oct. 24, 2011
 
 
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