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Descendants of John B. Bysshop


      45. Stephen11 Bishop (John10, William9 Bisshop, Jr., William8, John7, Thomas6, John5, John4 Bysshop, Esq., John3, John2, John B.1)16,17,18 was born October 16, 1664 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn19, and died December 03, 1722 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn19. He married Mercy Slawson19,20,21 1681 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22, daughter of John Slawson and Sarah Tuttle. She was born 166222, and died April 05, 1735 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22.

Notes for Stephen Bishop:
Was one of the wealthiest men in Stamford. On tax rolls of 1701/1702 shows taxable property at L143:10:00 and at his death to be L180:06:00.


Will proved July 23, 1723 lists children. Came from "Families of old Fairfield" by D. L. Jacobus which is a history of Stamford, Conn.
History and Genealogy of The Families of Old Fairfield
Bishop, Stephen, s. of John. Deputy for Stamford, Oct. 1700, Oct. and Dec. 1707, Oct. 1708, May, June and Oct. 1709.
He died at Stamford, 3 Dec. 1722 [1723?].
Married Mercy Slawson.
Inv. of Mr. Stephen Bishop who d. 3 Dec. 1723; adm'n granted to son John.
Five children: John, Stephen, Isaac, Rebecca wife of Elisha Holly, Abigail wife of John Seeley.
Children, recorded at Stamford:
John b. abt. 1682; will 16 Apr. 1752, proved 12 Jan. 1758; m. (1) 10 May 1704, Mary Talmadge, b. at New Haven, 3 Feb. 1683/3, d. 23 Sept. 1725; m. (2) 24 Jan. 1725/6, widow Sarah Lewis of Fairfield; she was widow of Nathan Lewis, and dau. of Capt. John Osborn, b. abt. 1689, d. 30 Apr. 1729; m. (3) Abigail ------.

Abraham, b. 28 Oct. 1684, d. 29 Oct. [1712] ae. 28.
Stephen, b. 28 Oct. 1684, d. in 1731; will 21 July 1731, proved 3 Aug. 1731; m. 4 June 1713, Waitstill Watwrbury, who d. 5 July 1730.
Theophilus, b. 1 Feb. 1687,, d. 13 Sept. 1710 ae. 24.
Isaac, b. 30 Oct. 1689, d. in 1759; Dea.; adm'n granted 3 July 1759; m. 22 May 1718, Susanna Finch.
Rebecca, b. 9 Apr. 1692, m. 24 Jan. 1715/6, Elisha Holly.
Abigail, b. 15 July 1696, d. 1 Sept. 1757; m. by 1720, John Seely.
Stephen and his wife were both involved in the Witch trial of Elizabeth Clawson from Stamford, they signed the petition seeking dismissal of the charges.


     
Children of Stephen Bishop and Mercy Slawson are:
+ 50 i.   John12 Bishop, born September 03, 1682 in New Haven, New Haven Co., Conn.; died September 23, 1757 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn..
  51 ii.   Abraham Bishop22, born October 28, 1684 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22; died October 29, 1712.
+ 52 iii.   Jr. Stephen Bishop, Jr., born October 28, 1684 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn; died July 23, 1731 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn.
  53 iv.   Theophilus Bishop22, born February 01, 1686/87 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22; died September 13, 171022.
  54 v.   Isaac Bishop, born October 30, 1689 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn; died 175922. He married Susanna Finch22 May 22, 171822; born WFT Est. 1680-170122; died WFT Est. 1723-179022.
  55 vi.   Rebecca Bishop22, born April 09, 1692 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22; died 172322. She married Elisha Holly22 January 24, 1715/1622; born WFT Est. 1669-169622; died WFT Est. 1721-178222.
+ 56 vii.   Abigail Bishop, born July 15, 1696 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT; died September 05, 1757 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT.


      49. Ebenezer11 Bishop (John10, William9 Bisshop, Jr., William8, John7, Thomas6, John5, John4 Bysshop, Esq., John3, John2, John B.1)22 was born January 19, 1667/68 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22, and died March 12, 1709/10 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22. He married Sara Slawson22 October 20, 1700 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22, daughter of John Slawson. She was born January 20, 1667/68 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22, and died January 11, 1743/4422.

Notes for Ebenezer Bishop:
Testified in August 1692 at the Slawson witchcraft trial.
History and genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield.

Bishop, Ebenezer, s. of John.

Born abt. 1666, d. at stamford, 12 Mar. 1710 ae. 44/ m. 2 Oct. 1700, Sarah Slawson; dau. of John, b. 20 Jan. 1667/8, d. 11 Jan. 1743/4.

He testified aug. 1692, ae. 26, in the Clawson witchcraft trial.

Children, recorede at Stamford:
      Sarah, b. 14 July 1701, d. 27 Nov. 1743; m. 14 Dec. 1721, John Jeffrey.
      Ann, b. 19 Sept. 1702; m. 20 Jan. 1723/4, John Dean.
      Samuel, b. 18 Oct. 1704; m. 25 Mar. 1736, Rebecca Slawson.
      Ebenezer, b. 19 Mar. 1705/6, d. Oct. 1743; will 28 Sept. 1743,
      proved 10 Oct. 1743, named mother, bros. Samuel and Thomas,
      cousin stephen Bishop (Exec'r), landlord David Dibble, and sisters
      Sarah and Ann.
      Thomas, b. 6 Mar. 1709/10, d. 12 Nov. 1743; adm'n granted, 6 Dec.
      1743, to samuel Bishop; distribution ordered to Samuel bishop,
      heirs of Sarah Jeffery, and Ann wife of John Dean

     
Children of Ebenezer Bishop and Sara Slawson are:
  57 i.   Sarah12 Bishop, born July 14, 1701; died November 27, 1743. She married John Jeffery December 14, 1721.
  58 ii.   Ann Bishop, born September 19, 1702. She married John Dean January 20, 1723/24.
+ 59 iii.   Samuel Bishop, born October 18, 1704.
  60 iv.   Ebenezer Bishop, Jr., born March 19, 1705/06; died October 1743.
  61 v.   Thomas Bishop, born March 06, 1709/10; died November 12, 1743.
Generation No. 12



      50. John12 Bishop (Stephen11, John10, William9 Bisshop, Jr., William8, John7, Thomas6, John5, John4 Bysshop, Esq., John3, John2, John B.1)22 was born September 03, 1682 in New Haven, New Haven Co., Conn.22, and died September 23, 1757 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn.22. He married (1) Mary Talmadge22 May 10, 1704 in New Haven, New Haven Co., Conn.22, daughter of Enos Talmadge and Hannah Yale. She was born September 03, 1682 in New Haven, New Haven Co., Conn.22, and died September 23, 1725 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn.22. He married (2) Sarah Osborn22 January 24, 1725/2622, daughter of Capitan John Osborn. She was born 1689 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22, and died April 30, 1729 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22.
     
Children of John Bishop and Mary Talmadge are:
  62 i.   John13 Bishop, Jr.22, born March 31, 1705 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22; died Abt. 175822.
  63 ii.   Enos Bishop22, born April 24, 1707 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22; died Bef. 175222. He married Hannah Smith22 March 01, 1730/3122; born WFT Est. 1693-171622; died WFT Est. 1736-180522.
  64 iii.   Mercy Bishop22, born April 25, 1709 in Stamford,Fairfield Co. Conn.22; died Aft. 175822. She married John Pettit22 July 10, 172922; born WFT Est. 1684-171022; died WFT Est. 1734-179722.
  65 iv.   Theophilus Bishop22, born July 13, 1711 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22; died WFT Est. 1739-180222. He married Sarah Green22 June 07, 173322; born WFT Est. 1695-171922; died WFT Est. 1738-180822.
  66 v.   Abraham Bishop22, born August 1713 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22; died July 27, 1715 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22.
+ 67 vi.   Abraham Bishop, born November 29, 1715 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.; died Bef. 1757.
  68 vii.   Hannah Bishop22, born 1717 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22; died WFT Est. 1731-181122. She married Elnathan Hall22 WFT Est. 1731-176422; born WFT Est. 1700-172022; died WFT Est. 1734-180622.
  69 viii.   Mary Bishop22, born June 25, 1719 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22; died January 04, 181422. She married Eliasaph Whitney22 May 10, 174422; born WFT Est. 1697-172422; died WFT Est. 1749-181022.
  70 ix.   John Bishop22, born August 04, 1724 in Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.22; died September 01, 1724 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22.
  71 x.   Job Bishop22, born September 03, 172522; died October 17, 172522.
  72 xi.   Abigail Bishop22, born November 02, 173022; died WFT Est. 1752-182422. She married Joshua Morehouse22 October 29, 174622; born WFT Est. 1701-173022; died WFT Est. 1751-181722.
     
Children of John Bishop and Sarah Osborn are:
  73 i.   Job13 Bishop22, born October 20, 1726 in Stamford, Field, Conn.22; died WFT Est. 1761-181722. He married Mercy Slawson22 August 25, 175622; born WFT Est. 1717-173922; died WFT Est. 1761-182822.
  74 ii.   Yale Bishop22, born Abt. 172722; died WFT Est. 1728-181722.
  75 iii.   Elizabeth Bishop22, born November 02, 172822; died January 21, 178922.


      52. Jr. Stephen12 Bishop, Jr. (Stephen11, John10, William9 Bisshop, Jr., William8, John7, Thomas6, John5, John4 Bysshop, Esq., John3, John2, John B.1)22 was born October 28, 1684 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn22, and died July 23, 1731 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn23. He married Waitstill Green23 June 14, 1713 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn, daughter of Joseph Green and Elizabeth Waterbury. She was born November 26, 1685 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn., and died July 05, 1730 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn..
     
Children of Stephen Bishop and Waitstill Green are:
  76 i.   Azubah13 Bishop, born June 30, 1714 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn.
+ 77 ii.   Joseph Bishop, born August 30, 1715 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn; died 1800 in St. Clair Bottoms, Smyth Co., Virginia.
  78 iii.   III Stephen Bishop III, born October 16, 1716 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn; died May 16, 1791.
  79 iv.   Elizabeth Bishop, born May 18, 1722 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Conn.


      56. Abigail12 Bishop (Stephen11, John10, William9 Bisshop, Jr., William8, John7, Thomas6, John5, John4 Bysshop, Esq., John3, John2, John B.1)24,25,26 was born July 15, 1696 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT27,28, and died September 05, 1757 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT29,30. She married John Seeley31,32 June 02, 1720 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT33,34. He was born August 25, 1693 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT35,36, and died March 19, 1756 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT37,38.
     
Children of Abigail Bishop and John Seeley are:
  80 i.   Rebecca13 Seeley39,40, born February 09, 1738/39 in Stamford, CT41,42; died WFT Est. 1753-183343,44. She married Abraham Turner45,46 WFT Est. 1753-178647,48; born WFT Est. 1722-174249,50; died WFT Est. 1754-181351,52.
  81 ii.   Gideon Seeley.



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