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
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)
2nd Great Grandfather of Barbara Knapp, Vergennes, VT
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Richford Center Cemetery, Richford, VT
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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.