Lewis Leonard Bishop, Sr.

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Lewis Leonard Bishop, Sr.

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Monroe, OH, United States
Death: September 28, 1898 (78)
Eugene, IN, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Austin Charles Bishop and Almyra Kelley
Husband of Sarah Ann "Sally" Bishop
Father of William Riley Bishop, MO, KS; Samuel Bishop; Matlida Jane Phillips; Francis MARION Bishop, Sr.; Austin "Aus" Charles Bishop and 5 others
Brother of Sophonisba "Sophia" Hughes; Francis MARION Bishop, uncle and Austin BOLIVAR Bishop
Half brother of Lucinda Fortner and Leander Hughes

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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

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