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see Joseph Jones Clement family also

  Father: Samuel A Bishop (1786-1864)
Mother: Sarah Via (1788-1840)
Father: John Spears (?-1835)
Mother: Jane Pope Lail (1828-1919)

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Dau: Sarah Virginia "Jennie" Bishop (1846-1926) (m1864 Robert G Turk, Harwood, MO)
Son: Samuel Calvin Bishop (1849-1931) (m1872 Alice Hayden)
Son: Beverley Allen Bishop (1852-1914) (m1876 Eliza Jane Coil)
Son: John Andrew "Jack" Bishop (1855-1951) (m Amanda McCormack;
    m1883 Melvina E Newlee; m Orpha Cash Newlee)
Son: David A Bishop (1858-1883) (m Martha Ann Coil)
Son: "infant son" Bishop
Son: Granville Addison Bishop (1860-1956) (m Russie Effie Elgin)

Granville Addison Bishop (1822-1861) was born in Virginia but came to Missouri at the age of 13 years with his father's family in 1835. He married Mary Ann (Spears) (1828-1919) about 1847 and lived in Montgomery County. Granville had strong feelings for the cause of the south as the Civil War years approached. This resulted in his death in July 1861 by Union soldiers at his farm five miles west of Montgomery City. His wife and a slave buried him in the dark of the night on the farm. Mary later married Joseph Jones Clement and had five more children. Mary and Joseph Clement are buried at High Point Cemetery in Callaway County.

Obituaries   Cemeteries   Families    Sources

Obituary Mary Ann (Spears-Bishop) Clement, Callaway County, Missouri, 31 Jan 1919
Obituary Samuel Calvin Bishop, Montgomery County, Missouri, 24 Jul 1931
Obituary Beverly Allen Bishop, Callaway County, Missouri, 8 Dec 1914
Obituary David A Bishop, Montgomery County, Missouri, 1 Jul 1883
Obituary Granville Addison Bishop, Bell City, Missouri, 15 Apr 1956
Obituary John Andrew "Jack" Bishop, Wellsville, Missouri, 28 May 1951
Canterbury, Collins, Dillon, O'Donnell, McClellan, Wright, Etc. (Ancestry.com dburry@midamerica.net)
Ross - Franks Family (Ancestry.com rfranks@carrollsweb.net)
Cemetery Granville Addison Bishop Gravestones, 1858-61
Granville A Bishop, News Bulletin, Bishop Families in America, Vol 1, #1, Jun 1968
Murder of Terrill, Nunnelly and Bishop by the Federals - July 1861
Letter From Viola (Bishop) Keele, Mexico, Missouri, 21 October 1983
Mary A Clement - Great-Grandmother of Leola Bishop, 1982
Some Bishop Ancestory - from Leola Bishop, 1982
Notes James G Robertson Family - Texas
Descendants of Jane Pope Lail - Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Texas
Jane Pope Lail and daughter Mary Ann Clement - Newspaper Articles, Aug & Oct 1904
Bishop Reunion, Montgomery City, 3 June 1995 - Montgomery County, Missouri
Jane (Lail-Spears) Wingfield 100th Birthday, 1904, Vernon, TX Photos
 

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