Philip P. and Lucy Bliss Memorial Rome Cemetery
Rome, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

P.P. Bliss Philip P. Bliss (1838-1876) was an American hymn writer and Gospel singer who wrote the words and music for such hymns as "Almost Persuaded," "Hallelujah, What a Saviour!," and "Let the Lower Lights Be Burning."
Lucy Young Bliss Lucy Young Bliss (1841-1876): Born March 14, 1841 in Rome, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Married Philip Bliss June 1, 1859. They had two children. She and her husband died in a train disaster in Ashtabula, Ohio, Friday evening, December 29, 1876, when a bridge gave way and the passenger cars plunged to the ravine below.

Bliss Memorial
Philip P. and Lucy Bliss Memorial, Rome, PA

Historical marker for Bliss memorial
Historical marker for P. P. Bliss memorial, Rome, PA..

Rome Cemetery
Rome Cemetery, Rome, Pennsylvania

Rome Cemetery
North of Village on Route 187/Main St./Rome Rd.
Rome, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

More Photos and Information:
Guide to the Philip P. and Lucy Bliss Memorial, Rome, PA.
P. P. Bliss Gospel Songwriters Museum. Rome, PA.

Photographs by Stephen & Dorothy Ross for WholesomeWords.org 2008-2009.



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