Home The Founders Early Hartford Sites Links About Us Contact Us Membership

The Founders of Hartford

Thomas Bliss, Sr., was born (according to the Bliss Genealogy) in Okebampton, in the village of Belstone, Co. Devon, son of Thomas Bliss, of Belstone. He settled first at the "“Mount,” afterward Braintree, now Quincy ; rem.to Hartford, where he was one of the proprietors “by courtesie of the town” in 1639-40; his house-lot was on a highway west of the present Lafayette Street, and he possessed fifty-eight acres. He d. in 1650 ; inv. Feb. 14, 1650, £86. 12. 8. His widow, Margaret, removed to Springfield after a time with the larger part of her family ; d. there Aug. 28, 1684.

Home | The Founders | Early Hartford | Sites | Links | About Us | Contact Us | Membership | Newsletter |

Society of the Descendants of the Founders of Hartford

©2006 - Society of the Descendants of the Founders of Hartford - All Rights Reserved
Web Design & Web Hosting by whoistheoldguy.com