DATATITL <i>BISHOP: Danita Thomas Rogers Email 1/23/2003</i>
ABBR (BISHOP: Danita Thomas Rogers Email 1/23/2003)
TEXT Hello, my name is Danita Thomas Rogers and I'm a descendant of Alexander Sidney Bishop. I have additional information if you would like it. I would like to correct a name you have listed. My gggrandmother's name was Laura A. Hatton not Hutton, daughter of Thomas Hatton and Ann Eliza Lake.
My ggrandfather was James Ira Bishop "Ira". He married Olive Isabella "Ollie" Hawkins daughter of William Hawkins and Julia Blackwell. They had 3 children: Rita, Jack and Ruby Lee (my grandmother).
I have more detailed records if you'd like. they are in my files. Ira died in a train accident in 1913 and Ollie died in 1917. Rita and my grandmother were raised by Ollie's parents, the Hawkins and Jack was raised by Ira's mom, Laura Hatton Bishop Adams.
Ruby Lee Bishop married Wylie Ezekiel Thomas. They had 2 children: William Ira Thomas (my dad) and Florence Marie Thomas Westmoreland.