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Susan A. Simons

Female 1842 - 1911  (69 years)


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  • Name Susan A. Simons 
    Born 16 January 1842  Manlius, Onondaga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 July 1911  Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Roselawn Cemetery, Perry Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Livingston County Marriage Records found in Livingston County Michigan Marriages 1850 -1870, Michigan State Library, W. P.A. Project in cooperation with Philip Livingston Chapeter D. A. R. , Howell, Michigan, lists George Bliss, 21, of Iosco Township and Susan Simons, 17, of the same place as marrying on 13 November 1859. M. R. Foster, J.P. marries them with Caroline and Emery Simons of Iosco Township as witnesses.

      Death records for Shiawassee County show Harriet Bliss died 13 November 1873. She was one year seven months and eight days old. She was buried in Antrim Township and George and Susan Bliss were her parents.

      Shiawassee County GenWeb site lists an index of those who are buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Perry, Michigan. “Bliss, Susan A. Wife of G. Bliss --- Mother --- 1842-1911. Section A, row 8”

      Shiawassee County GenWeb site lists an index of those who are buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Perry, Michigan. “Bliss, George --- Father ---March 23, 1838 - January 28, 1908. Section A, row 8.”1860 Bennington Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan census lists Susan’s last name as “Bliss.”

      Livingston County Marriage Records found in Livingston County Michigan Marriages 1850 -1870, Michigan State Library, W. P.A. Project in cooperation with Philip Livingston Chapeter D. A. R. , Howell, Michigan, lists George Bliss, 21, of Iosco Township and Susan Simons, 17, of the same place as marrying on 13 November 1859. M. R. Foster, J.P. marries them with Caroline and Emery Simons of Iosco Township as witnesses.

      Death records for Shiawassee County show Harriet Bliss died 13 November 1873. She was one year seven months and eight days old. She was buried in Antrim Township and George and Susan Bliss were her parents.

      1910 Federal Census. Perry, Shiawassee County, Michigan
      Roll 675, page 2B
      Susan was 67, a widow living on Polly St. in the village of Perry. She and both of her parents were born in New York. She had six children and two (Elsie and Dewey) were living at the time of this census.

      PERRY PIONEER DIES
      JULY 17, 1911
      MRS. SUSAN BLISS HAD LIVED ALL HER LIFE IN MICHIGAN

      MORRICE, JULY 17. - The body of Mrs. Susan Bliss was brought from Benton Harbor Friday evening to her home in Perry. Mrs. Bliss died Thursday evening after an illness covering several months. She was 70 years of age and leaves a son, Dewey Bliss of this place, and a daughter, Mrs. Leslie Allen of Perry.
      Mrs. Bliss was born in Livingston County, Michigan, and had always been a resident of this state, living on a farm East of town about three miles fro forty-five years, and resided in Perry since her removal from there. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made.
      The funeral of Mrs. Susan Bliss was held at her home Sunday afternoon at 1:30, Rev. Magoon officiating. Interment in Roselawn. Those from away who were present were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hathaway of Owosso; Mr. and Mrs. V.F. Bellman of Flint; Mr. Bevis of Yale and H. Simons of Detroit. July 19, 1911

      Shiawassee County GenWeb site lists an index of those who are buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Perry, Michigan. “Bliss, Susan A. Wife of G. Bliss --- Mother --- 1842-1911. Section A, row 8”

      Shiawassee County GenWeb site lists an index of those who are buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Perry, Michigan. “Bliss, George --- Father ---March 23, 1838 - January 28, 1908. Section A, row 8.”

      State of Michigan Department of State Division of Vital Statistics Certificate of Death Number 57, Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan. Mrs. Susan A. Bliss, a widow and housewife died of a cerebral hemorhage on 13 July 1911. She lived at 195 Pearl Street in Benton Harbor. She was born on 16 January 1841 and was 70 years 5 months and 28 days of age at her death. Her parents were William H. Simons and Angeline M. Segar, both of whom were born in New York. She was buried in Perry, Michigan on 16 July 1911. Mrs. Emmergene Wallis of 157 Niles Avenue, Benton Harbor was the informant.
    Person ID I18778  Schirado
    Last Modified 22 March 2013 

    Father William H. Simons,   b. 1 June 1820, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 March 1894, Morrice, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Angeline M. Sager,   b. 17 August 1821, Tully, Onondaga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 August 1898, Morrice, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married about 1841  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4076  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse George Bliss,   b. 23 March 1838, Marion Township, Livingston County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 January 1908, Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 13 November 1859  Iosco, Livingston County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elsie J. Bliss,   b. 3 July 1862, Antrim Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1935, Perry, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Alma Bliss,   b. 29 October 1864, Antrim Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 November 1864, Antrim Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Beulah A. Bliss,   b. 18 June 1866, Antrim Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 February 1908, City of Yale, Brockway Township, St. Clair County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     4. Harriet Bliss,   b. 5 April 1872, Antrim Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 November 1873, Antrim Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +5. Dewey George Bliss,   b. 25 October 1874, Antrim Township, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 April 1934, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     6. Henry Laverne Bliss,   b. 6 January 1877, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 February 1907, Perry, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Family ID F4080  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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