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Bliss, Marshall S.


Age: 29, credited to Richford, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 3/13/65, m/i 3/15/65, Pvt, Co. F, 10th VT INF, m/o 6/29/65

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Birth: 01/05/1836, Richford, VT
Death: 11/24/1905

Burial: Richford Center Cemetery, Richford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 17166515


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1887, VT; widow May A, 2/23/1906, VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


2nd Great Grandfather of Barbara Knapp, Vergennes, VT

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Richford Center Cemetery, Richford, VT

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John Gibson Collection


Will Investigate Suspicious Death

Nelson Royston and Marshall S. Bliss, two farmers living near Richford, died early Thursday morning probably from drinking wood alcohol, although there is said to be a possibility that it was alcoholic poisoning. One died about 2 o'clock and the other about 4 o'clock. Royston was about 40 years old and is survived by a wife and a daughter, Miss Anna Royston. Bliss was much older and is survived by a wife and several children.

A telephone message from State's Attorney Warren R. Austin, of St. Albans, says he will investigate the circumstances in relation to the death of Royston and Bliss at once.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, December 6, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.