We are looking for information pertaining to William Bishop (1822-189x) of Jasper Co. MO, his wife Emily West, and their descendents. We would greatly appreciate any information that you can provide and any corrections you can provide to the information given below that might be inaccurate.
William Bishop was born circa 1822 in Fauquier Co. VA, the son of Fenley Bishop and Nancy Milburn. William Bishop came to Franklin Co. OH with his parents in 1824, and three years later the family moved to nearby Union Co. OH.
William Bishop married Emily C. West on 3 Mar. 1853 in Madison Township Franklin Co. OH. She was born 25 Feb. 1830 in PA. She was the daughter of David West who was born in England and Asenith West who was born in NY.
William and Emily Bishop were living in Greene Co. IL in 1860 and by 1880, the family is living in Twin Groves Township, Jasper Co. MO.
William Bishop seems to have died sometime between 1880 and 1900. When and where did he die? Where is he buried?
Emily Bishop died on 5 Feb. 1913 in Twin Grove Township, Jasper Co. MO. She was buried 7 Feb. 1913 in Carl Junction Cemetery in Jasper Co. MO. In 1900, Emily Bishop reports having had eight children with six children still living. From census records, we know the names of seven children:
1. Zachariah Bishop was born 25 Nov. 1853 in Columbus, Franklin Co. OH. He never married. He died 9 Nov. 1926 in Twin Groves Township, Jasper Co. MO.
2. Nancy Bishop was born circa 1855 in OH.
3. Eveline Bishop was born 1857 in IL.
4. Lucinda Bishop was born 1858 in IL
5. Annie Bishop was born circa 1868 in MO.
6. James Landen Bishop was born Aug. 1871 in MO. He died after 1930. He married Birdie Thompson circa 1898. She was born Jan. 1878 in MO. Who were her parents? When did she die? Where is she buried? James and Birdie Bishop had two children, William and Ruth:
a. William Douglas Bishop was born 31 Jan. 1900 in MO. He died 31 Sep. 1945 in Butte CA. He married Juliette L. ??? circa 1923 in OR. She was born circa 1907 in OR and both her parents were born in OR. What was her maiden name and when and where was she born? William and Juliette Bishop were living in Josephine Co. OR in 1930. Sometime later, they may have relocated to California. William and Juliette had a daughter Yvonne Bishop born circa 1925 in OR.
b. Ruth Audrey Bishop was born 10 Jun. 1906 in MO. She died 5 Jan. 1992 in Angels Camp, Calavaras Co. CA. She married Beauford E. Sigars circa 1922-1924. He was born 17 Aug. 1903 in MO, the son of Jacob and Augusta Sigars. Beauford Sigars died 29 Dec. 1976 in Calaveras Co. CA. Beaiford and Ruth Sigars are living in Joplin Jasper Co. MO in 1930 and have a daughter, Nadine Sigars, who was born circa 1925 in MO.
7. Emma Bishop was born circa 1873 in MO.
We would greatly appreciate any information that you can provide about William Bishop (1822-189x) of Jasper Co. MO, his wife Emily West, and their children, grandchildren, and other descendents. Please also provide corrections to any information above that might be inaccurate.