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Theresa S. Johnson Bliss
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Birth: May, 1842
Allegany County
New York, USA
Death: May 29, 1920
Chenango County
New York, USA

Theresa is believed to be the daughter of William and Cynthia HASKINS Johnson. She is enumerated in their 1850 household at Caneadea, Allegany Co., New York. She is aged 9 years and born in New York.

Theresa married Henry Bliss on 04 Jul 1864. Henry is believed to be the son of Daniel Bliss. Henry and Theresa are first enumerated in the 1865 NYS census at Albion, New York.

Theresa gave birth to at least 5 children, named Florence, Arthur, Walter, Nellie, and Henry Bliss.

By the time of the 1900 census Theresa and Henry are residing in Niagara Falls, New York, with their 2 sons, Walter and Henry.

In 1905, Theresa and husband Henry are inmates in the Women's Relief Corps Home, at Oxford, Chenango Co., New York. Their occupation is housework. They were both admitted from Niagara Falls, New York.

Theresa's husband Henry died, in 1909, at Niagara Falls. Theresa filed for a widow's pension and received a certificate in September 1909. Henry was a veteran of the American Civil War.

Theresa is enumerated in the 1910 household of son Arthur at Niagara Falls. She is again enumerated at Niagara Falls, in the NYS census of 1915.

Family lore relates that Theresa was an inmate at a Chenango County home when she died, aged 78 years. 
Family links: 
  William Johnson (1805 - 1860)
  Henry Kent Bliss (1835 - 1909)
  Arthur Daniel Bliss (1868 - 1944)*
  Walter Irvin Bliss (1870 - 1945)*
  Nellie Florie Bliss Pemberton (1874 - 1950)*
  Henry Ernest Bliss (1878 - 1931)*
  Anneliza Johnson Colburn (1833 - 1869)*
  Theresa S. Johnson Bliss (1842 - 1920)
*Calculated relationship
Mount Albion Cemetery
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# 111047835
Theresa S. <i>Johnson</i> Bliss
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Theresa S. <i>Johnson</i> Bliss
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Theresa S. <i>Johnson</i> Bliss
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