P. P. Bliss — Biographies and Information

P. P. BlissPhilip Paul 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."

Marriage and Family:
Lucy Young Bliss Lucy Young Bliss (1841-1876): Born March 14, 1841 in Rome, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States. Married Philip Bliss June 1, 1859. They had two children: Philip Paul (1872-1933) and George Goodwin (1874-1933). Lucy 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.

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