Family of
James Franklin Bliss


Reference Number: 6596
Submitter:  Harold Connor


James and Margaret Bliss and Frank and Mollie Mohler,
 late 1920ís


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This portrait was taken about the 1920ís, not everyone can be identified.
Front row from left to right: Earl Bliss, Grace Bliss 3d, James Bliss,
Margaret (Mohler) Bliss, Donna Bliss, Carrie Bliss, Hermia Bliss, Garnett Bliss
 and last (not certain on identity) Jacob Mohler.
 Back row: Frank Mohler 3d, Mollie Mohler (Frankís wife) and Archie Bliss 6


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Archie Bliss in his WWI Uniform 

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Carrie Bliss, 1910's

Archie, Earl and Garnett Bliss, 1940ís Fun in the sun, 1910ís style. Carrie and Gertha Bliss 3d and 5th from left
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This photo taken 1890ís in probably Huron County, Ohio near Steuben.
 Identities of all the children are not certain, from left to right. Hermia Bliss, Donna Bliss, Rebecca (Miller) Mohler, Carrie Bliss, Bliss son, Grace Bliss,
Margaret and James Bliss, Gertha Bliss and Bliss son. This is the only
photograph that Rebecca Mohler is in. She is the mother of Margaret Bliss

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   Hermia Bliss, 1910ís
One of the Bliss girls, 1910ís Gertha Bliss, about 16 yrs old
Genealogy of the James Franklin Bliss Family

James Franklin Bliss, farmer and sawyer, of Greenfield Township,  Huron County, Ohio, was born there July 13, 1848 (the son of Jonathan Bliss and Margaret Inscho of Greenfield Twp.)

He was married August 20, 1869 to  Augusta L. Hodges, who was born February 20, 1848 at Havanna, Ohio.
Children: Nellie Frrances, b. Jan. 12, 1872, William Albert, b. Dec. 18, 1873, d. Oct. 24, 1945, and Murtie, b. 1879-1880.

He was afterwards married to Margaret Ann Mohler (daughter of Rebecca Mohler) who was born in September of 1861 in Ohio.  See right for further issue born in Ohio:

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Bliss family with Godfrey and Gertha (Bliss) Conner holding their children, Mardell and Robert.
Taken late 1910ís

Children of James Franklin Bliss and Margaret Ann Mohler

Hermis, b. April 1886

Donna, b. May 1888

Archie,  b. June, 1890

Girtha, b. October, 1892

Earl, b. October, 1897

Garnet, b. September, 1899