Albert Bliss

Birth
Marshfield, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Death 12 Jun 1889 (aged 77)
Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Readstown, Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 107235234 · View Source
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PVT, Co E, 12th WI Inf...Enlisted as a Private on 12 March 1864 in Company E, 12th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin. Mustered Out on 6 Jul 1865.

Son of David Bliss and Lucy Blanding of Marshfield, VT., b. in Marshfield, 12/26/1811. Married Sylvia _____who was b. in Scipio, NY, 9/19/1815. Albert was twice elected to the Legislature of Wisconsin, 1854 and 1857.

Albert Bliss, a native of Vermont, came to Readstown in 1854 from Grant County, Wisconsin, where he had lived several years. He opened a store that fall and the next year embarked in the hotel business. He was a resident of the town until 1883, when he removed to Viroqua.

Albert Bliss, who was the second merchant in the place, opened the first hotel in 1855. It was a commodious frame building and considered an honor to the village. The hotel is now run by the widow of his son Albert P Bliss.


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  • Created by: Jim Stevens
  • Added: 24 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107235234
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Bliss (26 Dec 1811–12 Jun 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107235234, citing Readstown Cemetery, Readstown, Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Jim Stevens (contributor 47249634) .