Are These Your Bliss Relatives?
These photos have been posted in an attempt to connect them with their rightful owners.  If you are a direct relative, please contact me.
The photo at right was found in Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina.  The writing on the back says, "Berta Bliss, about 6 years.  Daughter of May Merrell and Wilbur H. Bliss" 


Randolph County is located in central North Carolina.  Click on the thumbnail to open the map.

The photos shown below appear to be from the same family in Brooklyn, NY.  The captions on the back of each are listed under the picture. They were found in Kankakee, IL.

Caroline Pelham Bliss

Laura Hampson Bliss, Graduate of Packer Collegiate Institute of Brooklyn, NY, June, 1926

Dr. Charles W. Bliss, 
61 Pierrepont, Brooklyn, NY

Laura H. Bliss

Dr. Charles W. Bliss may be the son of Howard Festus Bliss, a newspaper publisher of Janesville, WI. Howard Festus Bliss is # 4305 in the Genealogy of the Bliss Family in America by Aaron Tyler Bliss. A son, Charles Willmarth was born Nov. 18, 1875 in Wisconsin to Howard Festus Bliss and Caroline Hayner.  Mr. Bliss, a dealer in saddlery hardware, sold his business in 1883 to purchase The Janesville Gazette.  He is the son of Lewis Bliss and Eliza Jenkins of Mount Carroll, IL and was born in Illinois February 15, 1844.

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Wilmarth Bliss, 61 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn are listed in the 1930 NY Social Blue Book.