Ernest C. Bliss
 of New York City, NY

Reference Number: 21272
Submitter:  Anne Milner,
First cousin, 4 times removed


Ernest Clarence Bliss, born 1848, was a merchant at 135 Pearl Street, New York City. In the 1890 city directory, he is listed as Bliss Ernest C. mer. 71 Wall (St.). Ernest is the uncle of Anita Bliss.  Anita's information is posted at: Anita Bliss


Ernest's ancestors are:

#21245 Robert Bliss (May 16, 1802-1872) of Chipping Norton, England and Mary Ann Dallett, born 1814-15 in Pennsylvania.  Married 1830, St. Mark's, Kensington, London. They emigrated to the United States about 1835 and lived at Westchester and Elizabeth, New Jersey until 1850 when they resided in Philadelphia, PA.  Son of:

# 21230 William Bliss (Oct 3, 1764 -1835), wool manufacturer, of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England and Hannah Lay (February 14, 1771-1815) of Burford, Oxon, England.  Married December 20, 1792 at Taynton, Oxon, England.  Son of:

# 21226 Thomas Bliss (1736-1798), cloth manufacturer, of Bisley, Gloucestershire, England and Ann Insall (1739-) of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England.  Married 1758 at Chipping Norton.  Son of:

# 21220 Edward Bliss (1707 -) and Mary Smart. Christened at Minchinhampton Married December 4, 1726 at Avening, Gloucestershire.  Son of:

Thomas Bliss

Sources:  Anne Milner and Genealogy of the Bliss Family in America by Aaron Tyler Bliss