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Elizabeth (Betsey) Bliss Arnold

October 21, 1799–December 3, 1850

Born in Windham County, Connecticut; daughter of Elizabeth Johnson and David Bliss. Died at Placerville, El Dorado County, California. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register: Dec. 10, 1845, to Feb. 8, 1846, p. 38, Betsey Arnold, FHL microfilm 962798, item 1, FHL. “Elizabeth Bliss Arnold,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971, reel 5 (closed to research), CHL. Lisle G. Brown, Nauvoo Sealings, Adoptions, and Anointings (Salt Lake City: Smith-Pettit Foundation, 2006), 12. 1850 U.S. census, Placerville, El Dorado Co., California, p. 303B, Elizabeth Arnold; digital image, (, accessed June 2015); from NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 34. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Elizabeth Bliss KWVL-PLF . Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed June 2015), memorial no. 19824249, Elizabeth “Betsey” Bliss Arnold; Planters House Cemetery, Shingle Springs, CA.