MORTUARY - Barrick records Vol. , #531: Raymond Seymore Bliven, b. Kansas, d. July 24, 1916, 18 years, 1 month, 11 days, in Willamette River 7 miles North of Salem, son of M. F. Bliven, b. Illinois and Mary E. (Marshall), b. Pennsylvania, funeral ordered by M. F. Bliven, burial in IOOF.
1900 KS CENSUS Raymon Blivin (b June 1898, Kansas) enumerated with parents Millard (b Nov 1856, Illinois, married 19y, occupation farmer) and Mary E. (b Oct 1863, Pennsylvania, mother of 7 children) and 6 siblings, all born in Kansas, Clyde P. (b Feb 1882), Pearl (b Apr 1884), Nora (b Dec 1887), Howard J. (b Feb 1890), Marian (b Dec 1892) and Ralph (b Oct 1895); also with family was boarder John M. Prather (b Oct 1876, Kansas, occupation farm laborer)
1910 OR CENSUS Raymond Bliven (11y, b Kansas) enumerated with parents Millard (53y, b Illinois, married 28y, occupation farming) and Mary (48y, b Pennsylvania, mother of 9 children, 8 living at time of census) and 4 siblings, all born in Kansas, Howard (20y), Marion (17y), Ralph (14y) and Lillian (9y)