Lula Turner Bishop (Vance) (1876 - 1907)

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Birthplace: Barren, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Keplar, Warren, KY, USA
Cause of death: Consumption
Occupation: School Teacher
Managed by: Tim Stamps
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About Lula Turner Bishop (Vance)

Mrs. Bishop Dead

Mrs. Lula Vance Bishop, wife of James T. Bishop, died at midnight last Wednesday, after a long illness of consumption. At the time of her death, she was ___ at Keplar, Warren County.

She was the second daughter of the late Rev. James Vance, and was a woman of more than ordinary attainments. She possessed a naturally brilliant mind and was gifted in many accomplishments. Mrs. Bishop taught school in Barren County several years, and was at one time a student of Liberty College when Professor Bruce was president. She is survived by a husband and one beautiful little daughter, Hazel Elizabeth, not yet four years old. Mrs. Bishop was about 30 years old and a devoted member of the Methodist church. The one great desire of her life was to live to raise her little daughter, as she herself was early deprived of a mother's care, and knew the hardships of an orphan. She was a sister of Mrs. J. D. Woodson, of Peter's Creek. A good woman is gone. Her remains were interned in the Hays cemetery Friday morning.

Burial: Hays, Warren Co., Ky.

Birth also shown as 03-03-1876

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Marriage announcement:

On last Thursday, at the home of Mr. Hackney Landrum, of Becton, Mr. James T. Bishop and Miss Lula Vance were married, Rev. Petty, of Smith's Grove, officiating. The happy couple then repaired [sic] to the home of Mr. H. H. Boles, were a handsome repast, and a number of friends and relatives, awaited them. They left the next day for a short visit to the bride's sister, Mrs. J. D. Woodson, at this place. Mr. Bishop is a promising young farmer of Beckton, while his bride is a daughter of Rev. J. H. Vance, of Bowling Green, but who for several years has been teaching school in this county. May their pathway through life be strewn with the sweetest flowers is the wish of their many friends.


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Lula Vance Bishop's Timeline

March 1, 1876
Barren, Kentucky, United States
August, 1901
Age 25
United States
October 25, 1903
Age 27
Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States
May 9, 1907
Age 31
Keplar, Warren, KY, USA
May, 1907
Age 31
Warren, KY, USA