Ruth Catherine BLISS

Female 1904 - 1988  (84 years)


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  • Name Ruth Catherine BLISS  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 24 Jun 1904  Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Buried Dec 1988  Baptist Hill/Evergreen Cemetery/Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 Dec 1988  Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I2725  Purdy Family Tree | Purdy Branch, Bliss Branch
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 

    Father Lester Philenzo BLISS,   b. 14 Feb 1875, Adrian, Bates, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1951, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Ada Esther FISHER,   b. 17 Sep 1878, Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1962, Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 23 Dec 1898  Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F597  Group Sheet

    Family Stuart Lorenzo PURDY,   b. 27 Jun 1905, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1998, Age: 93/Penn Yan, Yates, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1929  Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. R.E. PURDY
    +2. J.M. PURDY
    +3. K.S. PURDY
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F485  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Ruth Catherine Bliss and Helen Louise Bliss
    Ruth Catherine Bliss and Helen Louise Bliss
    Ruth Catherine Bliss and Helen Louise Bliss
    Ruth Catherine Bliss and Helen Louise Bliss
    Helen Louise Bliss and Ruth Catherine Bliss
    Helen Louise Bliss and Ruth Catherine Bliss
    Lester Philenzo Bliss Family
    Lester Philenzo Bliss Family
    Lester Kenneth Bliss, Helen Louise Bliss, (Aunt) Marian Ella Virginia Fisher, Ruth Catherine Bliss
    Lester Philenzo Bliss Family
    Lester Philenzo Bliss Family
    Standing: Lester Kenneth Bliss Jr, Helen Louise Bliss
    Sitting: Harlan Philenzo Bliss, Lester Philenzo Bliss, Ada Esther Fisher, Ruth Catherine Bliss

    Documents
    1930 US Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, sheet 11b
    1930 US Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, sheet 11b
    Dwelling 212, family 226
    James Purdy
    Matilda Purdy
    Clifford Purdy

    Dwelling 214, family 228
    Lorenzo Purdy
    Emma Purdy
    Stuart Purdy
    Ruth B Purdy
    1910 US Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, NY, sheet 1b
    1910 US Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, NY, sheet 1b
    Dwelling 19, family 19
    Lester P Bliss
    Ada E Bliss
    Kenneth L Bliss
    Helen L Bliss
    Ruth C Bliss
    Harlan Bliss
    Almeda Fisher
    Marion Fisher
    1920 US Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, sheet 4A
    1920 US Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, sheet 4A
    Dwelling 81, family 82
    Lester P Bliss
    Ada Bliss
    L Kenneth Bliss
    Helen L Bliss
    Ruth C Bliss
    Harlan P Bliss
    1915 NY Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, page 4
    1915 NY Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, page 4
    Lester P Bliss
    Ada Bliss
    Lester K Bliss
    Helen Bliss
    Ruth Bliss
    Harlan Bliss
    1925 NY Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, page 20
    1925 NY Census, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, page 20
    Lester P Bliss
    Ada E Bliss
    Helen L Bliss
    Ruth C Bliss
    Harlan P Bliss
    Elton G Bliss

    Histories
    Lester Philenzo Bliss Obituary
    Lester Philenzo Bliss Obituary
    The Daily Messenger
    Tuesday July 31, 1951
    Page 3 Col 3

    Deaths
    Lester P Bliss
    Lester P Bliss, 76, of Bliss Road, retired Canandaigua farmer, died in Thompson Hospital this morning, July 31, 1951, of a heart ailment following an operation. He had been hospitalized since July 18.

    Son of Philenzo P and Kate Totman Bliss, he was born February 4, 1875, in Audrain County, Missouri, then unsettled country, but returned to Ontario County with his parents when a year old.

    52 years ago in December he was married to Miss Ada FIsher, and they have resided in the town of Canandiagua 45 years. Mr. Bliss served as a Canandaigua tax collector for 12 years, was a Canandaigua Grange representative on soil conservation board at the time of his death, and was a member of the Congregational Church of Bristol Valley.

    Besides his wife he leaves three sons and two daughters, L. Kenneth Bliss, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Elton G. Bliss, Peoria, Il, Harlan P Bliss, Mrs. John Purdy, and Mrs. Stuart Purdy, all Canandaigua, two sisters and a brother, Mrs. Mabel Henish, Bristol, Mrs. Alice Wilder, Cleveland, Oh, and Gooding Bliss, Naples, 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

  • Sources 
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      Birth date: abt 1905 Birth place: New York Residence date: 1920 Residence place: Canandaigua, Ontario, New York

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      Birth place: United States
      Residence date: 1 June 1925
      Residence place: Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States

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      Birth place: United States
      Residence date: 1 June 1915
      Residence place: Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States

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      Birth date: abt 1905
      Birth place: New York
      Residence date: 1 Apr 1940
      Residence place: Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States