Col. William Wallace Smith Bliss

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     Col. William Wallace Smith Bliss married Mary Elizabeth Taylor, daughter of Gen. Zachary Taylor and Margaret Mackall Smith, on 5 December 1848.

Cecil Blain Bliven

M, b. 8 January 1915, d. 18 June 2008
     Cecil Blain Bliven was born on 8 January 1915 at Conesville, Muscatine Co., IA. He was the son of William Blaine Bliven and Bertha Mae Lord. Cecil Blain Bliven married Erma Ester Landrum on 8 November 1936 at Wapello, Louisa Co., IA. Cecil Blain Bliven lived on 18 April 1940 at 322 Ralston Street, Fayetteville, Washington Co., IA, Assistant manager, retail tire store.1 He lived in 1971 at Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO. He married Ruby Wright on 15 November 1975 at Reno, Washoe Co., NV. Cecil Blain Bliven died on 18 June 2008 at age 93. He was buried in June 2008 at Green Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO, Findagrave #88695161.

Citations

  1. [S4350] 1940 Federal Census, Washington County, Arkansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 179.

John James Bliven

M, b. 28 April 1863, d. 17 September 1930
     John James Bliven was born on 28 April 1863 at Iowa. He married Bessie M. E. Atcheson. John James Bliven died on 17 September 1930 at Fredonia, Louisa Co., IA, at age 67. He was buried in September 1930 at Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA, Findagrave #69315740.

Child of John James Bliven and Bessie M. E. Atcheson

Lee Alfred Bliven

M, b. 15 September 1921, d. 10 June 1995
     Lee Alfred Bliven was also known as "Red". He was born on 15 September 1921 at Columbus Junction, Louisa Co., IA. He was the son of William Blaine Bliven and Bertha Mae Lord. Lee Alfred Bliven lived on 9 April 1940 at Alhambra, Los Angeles Co., CA.1 He began military service on 1 August 1944 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, WW II service, Enlisted. He married Agnes Ellen Hardacre, daughter of William Herbert Hardacre and Mabel F. Roberts, on 25 February 1945, One son and two daughters. Lee Alfred Bliven lived in 1971 at Estacada, Clackamas Co., OR. He died on 10 June 1995 at Twin Falls Co. (probably), ID, at age 73 Dates per SSDI, last residence Buhl. He was buried in June 1995 at Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA, Findagrave #7203163.

Citations

  1. [S1982] 1940 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, CA. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 377.

Marguerite Louise Bliven

F, b. 31 December 1924, d. 4 January 1999
     Marguerite Louise Bliven was also known as "Toots". She was born on 31 December 1924 at Louisa Co., IA. She was the daughter of William Blaine Bliven and Bertha Mae Lord. Marguerite Louise Bliven lived in 1971 at Gretna, Jefferson Par., LA. She died on 4 January 1999 at De Kalb, Bowie Co., TX, at age 74. She was buried in January 1999 at Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA, Findagrave #7420239.

Max LeRoy Bliven

M, b. 2 August 1919, d. 3 October 2011
     Max LeRoy Bliven was born on 2 August 1919. He was the son of William Blaine Bliven and Bertha Mae Lord. Max LeRoy Bliven married Mary Katherine Levell, daughter of Edward Levell and Katherine Kritzer, on 1 June 1946 at Jackson Co., MO. Max LeRoy Bliven lived in 1971 at Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO. He died on 3 October 2011 at age 92. He was buried in October 2011 at Green Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO, Findagrave #77644646.

Maxine Mae Bliven

F, b. 2 August 1919, d. 1921
     Maxine Mae Bliven was born on 2 August 1919 at Louisa Co., IA. She was the daughter of William Blaine Bliven and Bertha Mae Lord. Maxine Mae Bliven died in 1921 at Conesville, Muscatine Co., IA. She was buried in 1921 at Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA.

William Blaine Bliven

M, b. 22 January 1893, d. May 1971
     William Blaine Bliven was born on 22 January 1893 at Louisa Co., IA. He was the son of John James Bliven and Bessie M. E. Atcheson. William Blaine Bliven married Bertha Mae Lord, daughter of Jeremiah Richard Lord and Lillie Mae Knickerbocker. William Blaine Bliven married Fannie M. Houseal. William Blaine Bliven died in May 1971 at Cairo, Louisa Co., IA, at age 78 Obituary (Findagrave.com):

Blaine Bliven Died Suddenly At His Fredonia Home Saturday, May 8
Blaine Bliven died suddenly at his home in Fredonia at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 1971, from a heart attack. He was 78 years, 3 months and 16 days of age.

He was born January 22, 1893, in Columbus Junction, the son of John J. And Bessie Atcheson Bliven. He married Bertha Lord, March 17, 1914 at Columbus Junction, who preceded him in death May 25, 1965. On August 13, 1966 at Columbus Junction he married Mrs. Fannie Houseal.

Mr. Bliven was employed for many years at the local button factory.

He is survived by his wife, Fannie; three sons, Cecil and max Bliven of Kansas City, Mo; Lee Bliven of Estacada, Oregon; and one daughter, Mrs. Walter (Marguerite) Smith of Gretna, La; four step-sons, Richard and Kenneth Houseal of Columbus Junction, Rolla Houseal of Burlington and John Houseal of Davenport; one step-daughter, Mrs. William (Margaret) Morgan of Columbus City; 23 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Arthur (Anna) Ewing of Muscatine and Mrs. Cecil (Margaret) Schlichting of Conesville.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and sisters and a daughter, Maxine Bliven.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home with Rev. Denley Ganfield officiating. Cecil Schlichting was organist. Casket bearers were Donald Bliven, Thomas Carey, Rex Carey, Keith Carey, Justin Dee Schlichting and James E. Van Auken.

Burial was in the Columbus City Cemetery.

He was buried in May 1971 at Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA.

Children of William Blaine Bliven and Bertha Mae Lord

Carl J. Blizzard

M, b. 7 January 1907, d. 26 July 1907
     Carl J. Blizzard was born on 7 January 1907 at Wyaconda, Clark Co., MO. He was the son of George William Blizzard and Florence May Stump. Carl J. Blizzard died on 26 July 1907 at Wyaconda, Clark Co., MO.

Charlotte Ann Blizzard

F, b. 26 November 1910, d. 25 October 2003
     Charlotte Ann Blizzard was born on 26 November 1910 at Carrollton, Carroll Co., MD. She was the daughter of Oliver M. Blizzard and Augusta Jane Houck. Charlotte Ann Blizzard married Marx David Forney, son of Raymond Thomas Forney and Alverta S. Krug. Charlotte Ann Blizzard died on 25 October 2003 at Hanover, York Co., PA, at age 92 OBITUARY:

Charlotte A. Forney, 92, of Hanover, Pa.
Charlotte Ann Forney, 92, of Hanover, Pa., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover, Pa.
Born Nov. 26, 1910, in Carrollton, she was the daughter of the late Oliver M. and Augusta Jane Houck Blizzard. She was the wife of the late Marx D. Forney.
She had been a receptionist at Revonah Spinning Mills.
Surviving are grandson Michael Trudel of Laurel; nephews Rick Blizzard of Westminster, John Blizzard of Union Springs, N.Y., and Gene Palmer of Florida; and niece Mary Blizzard of Indiana.
She was predeceased by daughter Sylvia F. Trudel.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hanover, Pa.
Arrangements are by the Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead.

Child of Charlotte Ann Blizzard and Marx David Forney

Dale R. Blizzard1

M, b. 22 July 1914, d. 23 September 1973
     Dale R. Blizzard was born on 22 July 1914 at Fresno, Fresno Co., CA.1 He was the son of George William Blizzard and Florence May Stump.1 Dale R. Blizzard married Martha Morris Tyndale, daughter of Harry Morris Tyndale and Ida Marie Gatch. Dale R. Blizzard died on 23 September 1973 at Fresno, Fresno Co., CA, at age 59 Newspaper Article (via Findagrave.com):

Services Are Scheduled For Trumpeter Dale R. Blizzard

Funeral services for Dale R. Blizzard, 59, of 5275 N. Second St., a native Fresnan, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Harry Palm Chapel. Burial will be in the Belmont Memorial Park. The family requests tht any remembrance be sent to the Heart Fund.

He was buried in September 1973 at Belmont Memorial Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA, Findagrave #126468870.

Citations

  1. [S4334] 1920 Federal Census, Fresno County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 96.

Edward Blizzard1

M, b. circa 1864
     Edward Blizzard was born circa 1864 at Rome Twp., Jones Co., IA.1 He was the son of Isaac Norton Blizzard and Margaret Foreman.1

Citations

  1. [S13] 1870 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 401; FHL #545900.

George William Blizzard

M, b. 26 November 1882, d. 2 October 1952
     George William Blizzard was born on 26 November 1882 at Liberty, Gage Co., NE. He was the son of John Blizzard and Mary Etta Mitchell. George William Blizzard married Florence May Stump, daughter of David Stump and Elizabeth Davalt, on 28 September 1905 at Clark Co., MO. George William Blizzard died on 2 October 1952 at Fresno, Fresno Co., CA, at age 69. He was buried in October 1952 at Belmont Memorial Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA, Findagrave #157780738.

Children of George William Blizzard and Florence May Stump

Citations

  1. [S4334] 1920 Federal Census, Fresno County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 96.

Glen David Blizzard1

M, b. 8 May 1911, d. 12 February 1986
     Glen David Blizzard was born on 8 May 1911 at Fresno, Fresno Co., CA.1 He was the son of George William Blizzard and Florence May Stump.1 Glen David Blizzard married Leta Grace Sanborn, daughter of Frank D. Sanborn and Mary A. Mummert, after April 1940, Probably the marriage was after he completed his WW II service. Glen David Blizzard began military service WW II service, U.S. Army. He died on 12 February 1986 at Fresno, Fresno Co., CA, at age 74 OBITUARY

Glen D. Blizzard
Service for Glen D. Blizzard, 74, of Fresno will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lisle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Fresno Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Blizzard died Wednesday.
He was a lifelong resident of Fresno. He was a clerk for the Southern Pacific Railroad for 34 years.
He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Leta; a son, Conrad Sanborn of Fresno; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the chapel.
The family request that any remembrances be sent to the American Diabetes Association.

He was buried in February 1986 at Fresno Memorial Gardens, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA, Findagrave #141667818.

Citations

  1. [S4334] 1920 Federal Census, Fresno County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 96.

Isaac Norton Blizzard

M, b. circa 1840, d. before 11 June 1870
     Isaac Norton Blizzard was born circa 1840 at Ohio. He was the son of Philena (?)1 Isaac Norton Blizzard married Margaret Foreman, daughter of Jacob Foreman and Jane (?), on 23 September 1860 at Rome Twp., Jones Co., IA. Isaac Norton Blizzard died before 11 June 1870.

Children of Isaac Norton Blizzard and Margaret Foreman

Citations

  1. [S620] 1860 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 328; FHL #803328.
  2. [S13] 1870 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 401; FHL #545900.

John Blizzard

M, b. 26 March 1857, d. 31 May 1918
     John Blizzard was born on 26 March 1857 at Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., IA. He married Mary Etta Mitchell. John Blizzard died on 31 May 1918 at Wyaconda, Clark Co., MO, at age 61. He was buried in June 1918 at New Woodville Cemetery, Wyaconda, Clark Co., MO, Findagrave #84751071.

Child of John Blizzard and Mary Etta Mitchell

Noah Blizzard

M, b. 27 September 1911, d. 24 March 2003
     Noah Blizzard was born on 27 September 1911. He married Gladys Pauline Hayes on 22 February 1932. Noah Blizzard died on 24 March 2003 at Oil City, Caddo Par., LA, at age 91.

Oliver M. Blizzard

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     Oliver M. Blizzard married Augusta Jane Houck.

Child of Oliver M. Blizzard and Augusta Jane Houck

Willis Blizzard1

M, b. circa 1862
     Willis Blizzard was born circa 1862 at Rome Twp., Jones Co., IA.1 He was the son of Isaac Norton Blizzard and Margaret Foreman.1

Citations

  1. [S13] 1870 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 401; FHL #545900.

Erika Laura Bloch

F, b. 26 June 1910, d. 10 September 1976
     Erika Laura Bloch was born on 26 June 1910 at Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI. She married Orval West Lee, after her first marriage broke up in 1940, Erika remarried on 10 OCT 1941 to Albert C. Kowsky (1905 - 1965). Erika Laura Bloch and Orval West Lee were divorced before October 1940; they were together at Wetonka, South Dakota, as of the June 1940 federal census, but Orval was living with his mother in Shoshone County, Idaho in October, 1940 when he registered for the draft. Orval remarried to Mary Ellen Gardner on 6 JUL 1944 at Billings, Montana, then served an enlistment in the Army from 11 JUL 1955 to 17 MAY 1946. Erika Laura Bloch died on 10 September 1976 at Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 66

Obituary -- (Findagrave.com):

Erika L. Kowsky, 66, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, a former resident of Chelan, died Friday in a Seattle hospital.

Born June 26, 1910, at Milwaukee, Wis., she later moved to Idaho.

In 1942, she married Albert Kowsky at Kellogg, Idaho, and the following year, they moved to Chelan. Her husband preceded her in death, June, 1965.

She made her home in Chelan until 1972 when she moved to Kellogg, Idaho, and later to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

Survivors include two daughters, Edris Hahn, Manson, and Evelyn Blake, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; three sisters, Adeline Cameron, Hayden Lake, Idaho, Elsie Wentz, Page, Idaho, and Cleo (Toots) Zinn, Kellogg, Idaho; five brothers, Orville Block, Richmond Beach, Danny Block, Seattle, Ozzie Block, Manson, Reed Block, Page, Idaho, and Eugene Miller, Pasco; 5 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was buried in September 1976 at Chelan Fraternal Cemetery, Chelan, Chelan Co., WA, Findagrave #24323489.

Child of Erika Laura Bloch and Orval West Lee

Lore Ilse Bloch

F, b. 5 May 1920
     Lore Ilse Bloch was also known as "Lora". She was born on 5 May 1920 at Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. She immigrated on 3 May 1937; Port of New York, on the ship Bremen, from Cherburg, France. Birthplace Freiburg, father's birthplace appears to be "Hiringen" per ship's passenger list. No "Hiringen" is found in German place names. DLB 2020. She was graduated at Elmira, Chemung Co., NY; Southeast High School and Elmira Business Institute. She married Milton Edward Abraham on 13 February 1944 at Hotel Bolivar, New York City, NY, Ceremony by Rabbi Louis Neuman. After divorcing, Lore remarried to Ed Weiner and lived at San Francisco.

Joseph Blocher

M, b. 2 February 1777, d. 31 August 1842
     Note: Joseph Blocher descendants information from genealogy prepared by Kay Frances Livermore, livermor@rosenet.net, online at http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/l/i/v/Kay-F-Livermore/GENE1-0014.html. Joseph Blocher was born on 2 February 1777 at Manheim Twp., York Co., PA. He married Mary Elizabeth Roberts circa 1804. Joseph Blocher left a will on 14 April 1842 at Darke Co., OH; will, written 14 Apr 1842 with a codicil added on 15 Apr 1842, was probated on 8 Oct 1842. He died on 31 August 1842 at Harrison Twp., Darke Co., OH, at age 65. He was buried in September 1842 at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Harrison Twp., Darke Co., OH.

Child of Joseph Blocher and Mary Elizabeth Roberts

Margaret Jane Blocher1

F, b. circa 1855, d. 1897
     Margaret Jane Blocher was also known as "Maggie".1 She was born circa 1855 at Missouri.1 She was the daughter of Elizabeth A. (?)2 Margaret Jane Blocher married Samuel Adams Larimore, son of Jeremiah C. Larimore and Ann McQuitty, circa 1877.1 Margaret Jane Blocher died in 1897 at Benton Co., AR. She was buried in 1897 at Oakley Chapel Cemetery, Rogers, Benton Co., AR, Findagrave #14513999.

Children of Margaret Jane Blocher and Samuel Adams Larimore

Citations

  1. [S1215] 1880 Federal Census, Mercer County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 703; FHL #1254703.
  2. [S1502] 1900 Federal Census, Benton County, Arkansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 51; FHL #1240051.

Mary Ellen Blocher

F, b. 20 July 1915, d. October 1983
     Mary Ellen Blocher was born on 20 July 1915. She married Cyril Joseph Eltz. Mary Ellen Blocher died in October 1983 at age 68. She was buried in 1983 at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery, McSherrystown, Adams Co., PA, Findagrave #111599626.

Sarah Elizabeth Blocher

F, b. 22 February 1825, d. 12 December 1891
     Sarah Elizabeth Blocher was born on 22 February 1825 at Manheim Twp., York Co., PA. She was the daughter of Joseph Blocher and Mary Elizabeth Roberts. Sarah Elizabeth Blocher married Elias Parrett, son of Leonard Parrett and Elizabeth House, on 30 May 1845 at Darke Co., OH.
Note: Applied for widow's pension, which she received until she remarried. Sarah Elizabeth Blocher married John Neher on 8 March 1870. Sarah Elizabeth Blocher died on 12 December 1891 at Conway Springs, Sumner Co., KS, at age 66.

Children of Sarah Elizabeth Blocher and Elias Parrett

Citations

  1. [S1874] 1850 Federal Census, Huntington County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 152.
  2. [S1325] 1860 Federal Census, Wabash County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 304; FHL #803304.
  3. [S1020] 1870 Federal Census, Sangamon County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, Series M593, Roll 282, FHL #545781.

Hyman Blocker1

M, b. 14 January 1911, d. 9 April 2008
     Hyman Blocker was born on 14 January 1911 at Massachusetts.1 He married Clara Louise Steiert, daughter of Carl C. Steiert and Bertha Shoemaker, before April 1940.1 Hyman Blocker died on 9 April 2008 at Orange Co. (probably), CA, at age 97 Dates per SSDI, last residence Laguna Hills.

Citations

  1. [S1982] 1940 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, CA. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 377.

Earl Adair Blodgett

M, b. 30 June 1921, d. 28 November 1965
     Earl Adair Blodgett was born on 30 June 1921. He was the son of Ira Blodgett.1 Earl Adair Blodgett married Ethel R. Snearley, daughter of Walter Triem Snearley and Fannie P. Coggins, after April 1940. Earl Adair Blodgett began military service U.S. Navy, WW II. He died on 28 November 1965 at Coos Co., OR, at age 44. He was buried in 1965 at Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, Find A Grave Memorial# 163279661.

Citations

  1. [S4095] 1930 Federal Census, Polk County, Oregon. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1948; FHL #2341682.

Flossie Blodgett

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     Flossie Blodgett married Valentine Cornelius, son of James W. Cornelius and Sarah Elizabeth Shryock.

Child of Flossie Blodgett and Valentine Cornelius

Ira Blodgett1

M, b. circa 1886
     Ira Blodgett was born circa 1886 at Wisconsin.1

Child of Ira Blodgett

Citations

  1. [S4095] 1930 Federal Census, Polk County, Oregon. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1948; FHL #2341682.

Andrew F. Bloker1

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     Andrew F. Bloker married Fanny E. Snyder.1

Child of Andrew F. Bloker and Fanny E. Snyder

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 203.