Lewis Leonard Bishop, Sr. (1820 - 1898)

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Birthplace: Monroe, OH, USA
Death: Died in Eugene, IN, USA
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About Lewis Leonard Bishop, Sr.

Newport Hoosier State, Wednesday, October 5, 1898

The subject of this notice died at his residence in Eugene, this county, on Wednesday last, September 28, 1898, aged 78 years, one month, and 17 days. He was born in Monroe County, OH, in 1820, and while quite a small boy moved to this county with his parents, where he resided most of his life.

On December 24, 1840, he was united in wedlock to Miss Sarah A. Fortner, who died many years ago. To them were born 10 children, all of whom still survive, with the exception of Samuel Bishop, who died while serving his country in the War of 1861-65.

His remains were interred at Memphis, TN. Mr. Bishop was an honored and respected citizen and was interred in the Eugene Cemetery at 2:30 o'clock on last Friday afternoon by the Masonic Brethren, of which order he was a member." - Newport Hoosier State, Wednesday, October 5, 1898


Inscription: Aged 78yrs, 1m, 17ds


Note: Name was listed in the transcript. There was no tombstone found. Either it was unreadable or gone.


Burial: Eugene Cemetery Eugene

Eugene Township (Vermillion County, Indiana): the first 100 years

... the son of Austin Bishop ... They came down the Ohio River by flat boat to the mouth of the Wabash and up the Wabash and Vermillion Rivers to Eugene by ...

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Lewis Leonard Bishop, Sr.'s Timeline

1820
August 11, 1820
Monroe, OH, USA
1840
December 24, 1840
Age 20
Parke, IN, USA
1841
October 12, 1841
Age 21
Parke, Indiana, United States
1843
1843
Age 22
1844
November 26, 1844
Age 24
Parke, Indiana, United States
1846
1846
Age 25
1847
October 4, 1847
Age 27
1852
1852
Age 31
1854
May 1, 1854
Age 33
Vermillion, Indiana, United States
1856
May 2, 1856
Age 35
Eugene, IN, USA