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Samuel Addison Bishop
Father: Samuel A Bishop (1786-1864)
Mother: Sarah Via (1788-1840)
Father: William Young
Mother: Amanda Sanford

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Dau: Sarah Virginia Bishop (1860-1937)
Son: Fredrick Kerlin Bishop (1882-1919)

Samuel Addison Bishop (1825-1893) was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, but came to Montgomery County, Missouri, in 1835 with his parents. He left Missouri for the California gold fields in 1849, becoming an adventurer, Indian fighter, cattleman and businessman, settling eventually in Santa Clara County. Samuel married Frances Ella Young (1840-1923) on 10 September 1856 in Los Angeles, California.

Bishop/Related Family Lines   Sources & References

Obituary George Samuel Bishop, Palo Alto, California, 14 May 1976
Obituary Jennie Josephine Bishop, San Jose, California, 3 Oct 1937
Obituary Samuel Addison Bishop, Santa Clara County, California, 3 Jun 1893
Bishop, California - Named for Samuel Addison Bishop
Samuel A Bishop, '49er Bishop Gave The Town Its Name, INYO 1866-1966
Samuel Addison Bishop - '49er, Adventurer, Indian Fighter, Cattleman
Information from George S Bishop Jr, Cottonwood, CA 1984
Samuel A Bishop, Painting Of One Of City's Pioneers Goes To Statehouse Museum, Oct 1954
Samuel Bishop, Kin of town's founder to be honored, Bishop, California, 12 Aug 1961
Samuel Addison Bishop (1825-1893) - Virginia to Missouri to California

Family Notes
Samuel A. BISHOP
 Sex:  M
 Spouse:  Frances E. YOUNG
 Marriage:  10 Sep 1856
  Los Angeles, California