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Descendants of Charles David Bishop

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

      1.  Charles David3 Bishop  (David2, David1) was born April 05, 1821 in Warren Co., TN.  He married Mary A. P. Shoemaker.  She was born Abt. 1823 in AL.

 

More About Charles David Bishop:

-- FACT #1 -: 1860 Caldwell Co TX: BISHOP, Chas. D., 37, farmer, AL; Mary A.P., 30, Al; J. Richd., 15, student, AL; Mary, 13, AL; Minnie C., 12, AL; Jas., 6, AL; Malissa, 4, TX; Pleasant L., 3, m, TX.

-- FACT #1b -: Appears on the 1880 Caldwell Co TX census.

     

Children of Charles Bishop and Mary Shoemaker are:

        2            i.   J. Richard4 Bishop, born 1845 in AL.

        3           ii.   Mary Bishop, born 1847 in AL.

        4           iii.   Minnie C. Bishop, born 1848 in AL.

+      5          iv.   James W. (J.W.) Bishop, born August 19, 1852 in Limestone Co., AL; died August 04, 1926 in Menard Co., TX.

        6           v.   Malissa Bishop, born 1856 in TX.  She married ---- Meet; born Bef. 1870.

        7          vi.   Pleasant L. Bishop, born 1857 in TX.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

      5.  James W. (J.W.)4 Bishop (Charles David3, David2, David1) was born August 19, 1852 in Limestone Co., AL, and died August 04, 1926 in Menard Co., TX.  He married (1) Cordelia Herand Abt. 1873.    He married (2) Sarah Ann Elizabeth Eppler October 29, 1876 in near Red Rock, Bastrop Co., TX by George Awalt, daughter of Henry Eppler and Elizabeth Martin.  She was born November 08, 1858 in Little Rock, AR, and died January 15, 1947 in Menard, Menard Co., TX.

 

More About James Washington (J.W.) Bishop:

-- FACT #1 -: 1880 Caldwell Co TX: BISHOP, J.W., 27, AL AL AL farmer; Sarah, wife, 21, AR MO TN; John C., son, 6, TX; Mary E., dau, 2, TX; MEET, Malissa, sister, 24, TX AL AL.

-- FACT #1b -: 1900 Mason Co., TX census: J.W. Bishop; wife Sarah; children William, Evaline, Eliza, Henry, Mirtle, Catherine and James.  Next door is son John Bishop family.  Next to John is Sebron M. Nichols & Mary Elizabeth Bishop family.

-- FACT #1c -: 1910 Mason Co., TX:  BISHOP, James W., 56, m2x 33yr, AL un AL, farm; Sarah A., wife, 51, m1x  33yr, 14ch 12liv, Ar UN AL; Henry P., son, 21; William R., 27, Wd., Rachel C., 14; James E., 12; Sarah O, 9; Bessie R., 6; Robert V., 4; Bessie L., gr-dau, 4.

-- FACT #1d -: 1920 Menard Co., TX Pct.1:  BISHOP, Jim W., 67, AL AL AL, farm; Sarah, wife, 61, AR AR AL; Jim, Jun., son, 22, s, TX; Ora, dau, 18 or 19, TX; Robert, 14, TX.

-- FACT #2 -: James Bishop was a deacon in the Baptist Church at Bluff Creek in Mason County and Elm Creek Church at Menard.  He and Sarah Ann Elizabeth were married near Red Rock by George Awalt.  He was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church since 1890.

Burial: Pioneer Rest Cemetery, Menard Co., TX

 

More About Sarah Ann Elizabeth Eppler:

-- FACT #1 -: 1880 Caldwell Co TX census shows her father born MO, mother born TN.

Burial: Pioneer Rest Cemetery, Menard Co., TX

     

Child of James Bishop and Cordelia Herand is:

        8            i.   John Charles5 Bishop, born February 02, 1875 in Caldwell Co., TX.  He married Sarah A.F. ----.

 

More About John Charles Bishop:

-- FACT #1 -: 1880 Caldwell County, Texas census. 28 District. E.D., #28. BISHOP, J. W.,27, Farmer, AL AL AL; Sarah, wife, 21, AR MO TN.

-- FACT #1b -: 1900 this family on the Kerr Co., TX census: John Bishop age 25; Sarah A.F., age 21; Ernest A, age 4 and Nora L. age 1.

 

     

Children of James Bishop and Sarah Eppler are:

        9            i.   Mary Elizabeth5 Bishop, born August 31, 1877 in Bastrop Co., TX; died July 28, 1930 in Llano, Llano Co., TX.  She married Sebron Monroe (Sebe) Nichols son of James Wilson Nichols & Mary Ann Daniell, November 01, 1893 in Mason, Mason Co., TX by H.T. Eppler; born June 11, 1866 in Blanco, Blanco Co., TX/ Three Rivers, Live Oak Co., TX; died November 19, 1935 in Llano, Llano Co., TX.

 

More About Mary Elizabeth Bishop:

-- FACT # 1 -: 1900 Census shows birth date as July 1876.

-- Fact # 2 -: Cause of her death was stomach cancer.

Burial: Llano Cemetery, Llano, Llano Co., TX

 

More About Sebron Monroe (Sebe) Nichols:

-- FACT #1 -: 1870 BLANCO CO TX

-- FACT #1b -: 1880 Coleman Co TX

-- FACT #1c -: 1900 Mason Co TX

-- FACT #1d -: 1910 Mason Co., TX

-- FACT #1e -: 1920 Llano Co TX

-- FACT #1f -: 1930 Llano Co TX

-- FACT #2 -: TX Death Index: S.M. Nichols died Nov. 19, 1935, Llano County, TX

Burial: Llano Cemetery, Llano, Llano Co., TX

 

        10         ii.   Lillie Bishop, born July 28, 1879 in Bastrop Co., TX; died July 28, 1879 in Bastrop Co., TX.

 

More About Lillie Bishop:

-- FACT #1 -: Was stillborn.

-- FACT #1b -: James and Sarah were traveling in a wagon and Sarah gave birth to stillborn baby and it was buried along the trail as they moved from one county to another.

 

        11         iii.   Martha Ellen Bishop, born July 26, 1880 in Bastrop Co., TX; died September 10, 1966 in Mason Co., TX.  She married Earl Joseph Haines November 01, 1899 in Mason, Mason Co., TX by Henry T. Eppler; born October 05, 1880 in Waco, TX; died December 21, 1963 in London, TX.

        12        iv.   William Richard Bishop, born November 04, 1882 in Mason Co., TX; died July 22, 1947 in Menard Co., TX.  He married (1) Lula Dunaway?Daniels? October 02, 1904; died Bef. 1910.  He married (2) Bertha Ruegner July 02, 1916; died Bef. 1920.  He married (3) Minnie Neoma Simmons May 17, 1934 in Menard, TX.

 

More About William Richard Bishop:

-- FACT #1 -: 1910 Mason Co., TX:  BISHOP, James W., 56, m2x 33yr, AL un AL, farm; Sarah A., wife, 51, m1x  33yr, 14ch 12liv, Ar UN AL; Henry P., son, 21; William R., 27, Wd., Rachel C., 14; James E., 12; Sarah O, 9; Bessie R., 6; Robert V., 4; Bessie L., gr-dau, 4.

-- FACT #1b -: 1920 Menard Co TX, Pct. 5: BISHOP, W.R., 37, TX AR TX, farm labor; Bessie, dau, 14, TX

-- FACT #2 -: Cause of her death was stomach cancer.

 

More About Lula Dunaway?Daniels?:

-- FACT #1 -: Cause of death: Suicide.

-- FACT #1b -: Her maiden name has been reported two ways by researchers, some say Dunaway and others say Daniels.

 

        13         v.   Minerva Evaline Bishop, born April 25, 1885 in Streeter, Mason Co., TX; died May 03, 1972 in Artesia, Eddy co., NM.  She married James Louis Pryor May 25, 1904 in Mason, Mason Co., TX; born September 12, 1872 in Rockdale, TX.

        14        vi.   Eliza Melissa (Ella) Bishop, born October 02, 1887 in Mason, Mason Co., TX.  She married George Branson (Harm) Parker June 08, 1908; born December 22, 1874 in Hempstead Co., AR.

        15        vii.   Henry Pleasant Bishop, born January 02, 1890 in Mason, Mason Co., TX; died January 01, 1969 in Stamford, TX.

        16       viii.   Myrtle Alice Bishop, born December 11, 1891 in Mason, Mason Co., TX; died November 11, 1973 in Menard, Menard Co., TX.  She married Joe Sanders in Mason, Mason Co., TX.

        17        ix.   Aaron Bishop, born June 21, 1894 in Mason, Mason Co., TX; died July 04, 1894 in Mason, Mason Co., TX.

        18         x.   Rachel Catherine Bishop, born June 18, 1895 in Mason, Mason Co., TX; died July 01, 1967 in Brady, TX.  She married Willis Gill in Menard Co., TX.

        19        xi.   James Ernest Bishop, born November 17, 1897 in Mason, Mason Co., TX; died September 04, 1992 in Tom Green Co., TX.  He married Retta Lowe.

        20        xii.   Sarah Ora Bishop, born November 10, 1900 in Mason, Mason Co., TX; died October 12, 1989 in Menard Co., TX.  She married Earnest Word 1919.

        21       xiii.   Ruth Bessie Bishop, born May 21, 1903 in Mason, Mason Co., TX; died 1994 in Menard Co., TX.  She married Willie Lowe November 23, 1919 in Menard Co., TX.

        22       xiv.   Robert Van Bishop, born Abt. 1905 in Mason, Mason Co., TX.  He married Thelma Lee Ray Branum.

 

 

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