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Henry Kent Bliss
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Birth: 1835
Chenango County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1909
Niagara Falls
Niagara County
New York, USA

Henry is enumerated in the 1850 household of his parents at Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., New York. He is aged 15 years and born in New York. Henry's father is Daniel Bliss, aged 70 years and born in Connecticut. David's occupation is Clothier. Henry's mother is Hannah M. Bliss, aged 54 years and born in New York. Daniel and Hannah are residing next door to Hosea Bliss, born circa 1826, in New York. Hosea may be their son.

Henry's parents may have migrated to Michigan before the 1860 census at South Haven, Van Buren Co., Michigan. Daniel Bless is aged 80 years and born in Connecticut; Hannah Bless is aged 64 years and born in New York.

Henry volunteered to serve with Union forces during the American Civil War. Henry enlisted 12 Sep 1864 at Rochester, New York, to serve one year. He was mustered in as private in Company C, 8th Regiment of New York Volunteer Artillery. Soon after war's end, he was mustered out with his company on 05 Jun 1865, at Munson's Hill, Virginia.
Note: some current (2015) Internet websites list an archive of Civil War letters written by Henry K. Bliss, named "Henry K. Bliss Collection", consisting of photocopies and transcriptions.

Henry is enumerated in the 1865 NYS census at Albion, Orleans Co., New York. He is aged 30 years and born in Chenango Co., New York. His occupation is Sawyer. Residing in his household is wife Theresa, aged 23 years and born in Allegany Co., New York. Also, residing in his household is mother Harriet, aged 70 years and born in Chautauqua Co., New York. Also, residing in his household is brother John W., aged 26 years and born in Chautauqua Co., New York. John's occupation is Boatman. Also, residing in his household is sister Elizabeth Youngs, aged 32 years and born in Chautauqua Co., New York, and her son, Joel Youngs, aged 5 years and born in Michigan.

Henry, Theressa and son Arthur are enumerated in the 1870 census at Middlebury, Wyoming Co., New York. Henry's occupation is Runs a Sawmill. All three were born in New York.

Henry, Theressa and four children are enumerated in the 1880 census at Albion, Orleans Co., New York. Henry's occupation is Works in Sawmill. Also, enumerated in Henry's household is his mother, Hannah M. Bliss, aged 84 years and born in New York.

Henry filed for a veteran's pension in 1889 and he was awarded a certificate for his service during the American Civil War.

Henry, Theressa and three children are enumerated in the 1892 NYS census at Albion, Orleans County. Henry's occupation is Laborer.

Henry, Theressa and three children are enumerated in the 1900 census at Niagara Falls, Niagara Co., New York. Henry's occupation is not listed. He is renting the family home.

In 1905, Henry and Theresa were both inmates at the Women’s Relief Corps Home, Oxford, Chenango Co., New York. Henry is aged 69 years; occupation is Housework; admitted from Niagara Falls.

Henry died aged 78 years. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hannah M Bliss (1796 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Theresa S. Johnson Bliss (1842 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Arthur Daniel Bliss (1868 - 1944)*
  Walter Irvin Bliss (1870 - 1945)*
  Nellie Florie Bliss Pemberton (1874 - 1950)*
  Henry Ernest Bliss (1878 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Albion Cemetery
Albion
Orleans County
New York, USA
Plot: 1491 MEADW
 
Maintained by: Paul E. Newell
Originally Created by: RobMinteer57
Record added: May 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111036029
Henry Kent Bliss
Added by: Paul E. Newell
 
Henry Kent Bliss
Added by: Mike Schreiner
 
Henry Kent Bliss
Added by: Mike Schreiner
 
 
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For my 3rd G Uncle.
- Craig Handy
 Added: Feb. 12, 2014
Thank you for your courage and sacrifices in keeping our country whole. Rest peacefully in God's loving care.
- Mike Schreiner
 Added: Jun. 5, 2013

- Shari
 Added: Jun. 4, 2013
 
 
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