Austin C. Bishop (1847 - 1937)

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Death: Died in Atwood, IL, USA
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About Austin C. Bishop

Piatt County Republican August 12, 1937

Austin C. Bishop, 90, one of two remaining Civil War veterans in Atwood, died late Sunday night, August 8, 1937 at St.Mary's in Decatur, where he had been a patient for six weeks. Death was attributed to old age and complications.

He was born October 4, 1847; and in 1876 was united in marriage with Henrietta Otter. To this union one son was born; Charles, also deceased. Mr. Bishop is survived by two grandchildren; William Bishop of Terra Haute, In; and Mrs. Margaret Bishop Hickey, Montgomery, Ala.; and a brother Lou Bishop of Atwood. The only other surviving G.A.R. living in Atwood is Josh Gosnell who was a very close friend of Mr. Bishop.

The funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon from the local Congressional Christian Church and interment was made in the Mackville Cemetery.

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Austin C. Bishop's Timeline

1847
October 4, 1847
1876
1876
Age 28
1937
August 8, 1937
Age 89
Atwood, IL, USA
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Unity, IL, USA