Lester Kenneth BLISS, Sr

Male 1900 - 1956  (56 years)


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  • Name Lester Kenneth BLISS, Sr  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Suffix Sr 
    Born 08 Feb 1900  Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 1956  Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Baptist Hill/Evergreen Cemetery/Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2726  Purdy Family Tree | 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 1 Bernice GREGG,   b. 30 Oct 1905, Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Oct 1934, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1923  Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lester Kenneth BLISS, Jr,   b. 19 Dec 1925, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 2009, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F760  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Sarah MORGAN,   b. 26 Jun 1912, Luzerne, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 1968, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 23 May 1936  Luzerne, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lester Kenneth BLISS, Jr,   b. 19 Dec 1925, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 2009, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +2. G. KEIFER
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F759  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    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
    Ada Esther Fisher and Lester Kenneth Bliss Sr
    Ada Esther Fisher and Lester Kenneth Bliss Sr

    Documents
    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
    1900 US Census, Bristol, Ontario, New York, Sheet 10A
    1900 US Census, Bristol, Ontario, New York, Sheet 10A
    Dwelling 252, family 255
    Lester P Bliss
    Ada Bliss
    Lester K 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 place: United States
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