Swansea Historical Society

Violet F. Bliss Dennis


Violet, also know as Aunt Polly, Aunt Violet and Aunt Vi, was born on August 8, 1908 and passed away on October 12, 1983. According to the 1920 census, she lived on Fall River Avenue, in Swansea, with her parents Caleb and Mary Bliss and siblings Mildred and Frederick. (source: familysearch.org). She later married Leroy A. Dennis.

According to her listing on FindaGrave.com, she is buried in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Swansea.

Violet was a renowned cookie maker in Swansea (source: The Spectator, December 26, 1974)
Swansea Cookie Recipe