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Emily Bliss Thacher[1]

Female 1814 - 1886  (72 years)


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  • Name Emily Bliss Thacher 
    • Civil War Figure, Author. Volunteer Civil War Nurse at the battle of Gettysburg. She was the author of "Leaves From the Battlefield of Gettysburg," published in 1864. Her gravestone monument was erected by the 28th Pennsylvania Association in 1995. (bio by: Frank W Nichols)
    • Author of:

      "Leaves from the Battlefield of Gettysburg: A Series of Letters from a Field Hospital and National Poems" (1864)

      Emily Bliss Thacher Souder

    Born 5 Jun 1814  Machias, Washington Co., Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Dec 1886  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot: F 348-349
    Person ID I104570  tree1
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 

    Father Stephen Thacher,   b. 9 Jan 1774, Lebanon, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1859, Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Harriet Preble,   b. 27 Sep 1785, York, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1849, Lubec, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 04 Sep 1804  [3
    Family ID F2919  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edmund Alphonso Souder,   b. 11 Feb 1805, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1873, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1834  [1
    Children 
     1. Emily Bliss Souder,   b. 3 Jun 1835, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1918, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Harriet Preble Souder,   b. 6 Jul 1836, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1837, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Edmund Alphonzo Souder,   b. 1838,   d. 1839  (Age 1 years)
    +4. Stephen Thacher Souder,   b. 28 Oct 1839, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1880, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     5. Sarah Jane Souder,   b. 9 Feb 1842
     6. Thomas Read Souder,   b. 1844,   d. 1844  (Age 0 years)
     7. Harriet Eliza Souder,   b. 1846,   d. 1847  (Age 1 years)
     8. Edmund Alphonso Souder,   b. 6 Nov 1848, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1918, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     9. Sarah Thacher Souder,   b. 1850
     10. Fanny Cecilia Souder,   b. 1 Jan 1852, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1908, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     11. Eliza Ashton Souder,   b. 9 Jun 1854,   d. 22 Nov 1856  (Age 2 years)
     12. Mary La Vallette Souder,   b. 15 Dec 1856,   d. 21 May 1897  (Age 40 years)
     13. Samuel Ashton Souder,   b. 3 Jun 1860
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2929  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S182] Descendants of Thomas and Anthony Thacher, Allen, D. W., (Independent Printing House, Vineland NJ, 1872), 18.

    2. [S288] Find A Grave, (Web).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 10188910

    3. [S182] Descendants of Thomas and Anthony Thacher, Allen, D. W., (Independent Printing House, Vineland NJ, 1872), 17.