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  Father: Tyra D Bishop (1816-1905)
Mother: Rebecca Wilburn (1816-1899)
Father: John Armstrong
Mother: Virginia Garner

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Son: Leslie E Bishop (1882-1952) (m Ethel Walker, Moberly, MO)
Son: Samuel A Bishop (1884-1957) (m Althea Jane Peery, Mexico, MO)
Dau: Elizabeth F Bishop (1889-?) (mabt1909 Rollison, Shamrock, MO; m ? Murray, Detroit/Dearborn, MI)
Son: Charles Ralph Bishop (1896-?) (Vera/Myrtle ?, Moberly/St Joseph, MO)

Fountain W Bishop (1848-1924) married Anna P "Annie" (Armstrong) (1858-1943) on 26 January 1881. Fount served as a Confederate soldier during the Civil War. Fount and Annie raised their family of three sons and one daughter northeast of Shamrock, Missouri. Three years before his death in 1924 Fount and Annie moved to Moberly, Missouri, to be near their children living there. Samuel lived in Mexico, Missouri, with his wife. Sons Leslie and Ralph worked for the Wabash Railroad in Moberly. Fount, Annie, and Samuel are buried in Liberty Church Cemetery in Callaway County, Missouri.

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Obituary Fountain W Bishop, Moberly, Missouri, 17 Aug 1924
Obituary Anna (Armstrong) Bishop, Moberly, Missouri, 16 Oct 1943
Obituary Leslie E Bishop, Moberly, Missouri, 3 Jul 1952
Cemetery Liberty Christian Church, (northwest of) Shamrock, Callaway County, Missouri
Bishop - Confederate Records from United Daughters of Confederacy Files, Vol I

Family Notes


Bishop Fount MO Inf. Perkins' Bn. Co.D Perkin's Battalion Missouri Infantry CSA

Recruited by a Capt. Caleb Perkins. It was composed primarily of men
recruited North of the Missouri river. It started off being a Cavalry
unit. Around Sept. 1864 it managed to cross the Missouri river and head
South. Perkins' Battalion was assigned to Col. Chas. H. Tyler's brigade
of Mo. recruits. Lt. Col. Caleb Perkins was 1st Commander and later
commanded by Lt. Col. Quinton Peacher.  It accompanied Gen. Sterling
Price on his 1864 Missouri raid. In Dec. 1864 the unit was dismounted
and used as infantry. In April 1865 it was assigned to Mitchell's
Infantry brigade, Parson's Division.

Perkins' battalion was paroled June 7th at Alexandria, LA. No muster
rolls are known to exist. The only roster available is that compiled
from POW records.

From: Charles D Ernst dernst@ktis.net To: William F Bishop wbishop@webchoice.net Date: Thursday, July 05, 2001 3:24 PM Subject: Re: Veterans Bill: Fountain Bishop was in Co. D of Perkin's Battalion Mo. Infantry, CSA. The Battalion was composed of men recruited North of the Mo. River. It started off being a Cavalry unit. Around Sept. 1864 it managed to cross the Mo. River and head South. Perkin's Battalion was assigned to Col. Chas. H. Tyler's brigade of Mo. Recruits. Lt. Col Cable Perkins was it's first Commander and later commanded by Lt. Col. Quinton Peacher. It accompanied Gen Sterling Price on his 1864 Missouri Raid. In Dec. 1864 the unit was dismounted and used as infantry. In April 1865 it was assigned to Mitchell's Infantry Brigade Parson's Division. Perkin's battalion was paroled june 7th at Alexandria, La. No muster rolls are known to exist. The only roster available is that compiled from POW records. Also looked up John R Hassler and found two, with no middle initial shown. One was private in Co. G 4th Texas Cavalry and the other Private Co. A 1st Tenn. Infantry (Field's). Do you have any more info. on John? Don Ernst
1900 MO Census Callaway, Shamrock Twp 14, 34, 10, 24 Bishop, Fountain H Jun 1848 52 MO Annie P W Oct 1858 49 MO Leslie S Apr 1882 18 MO Samuel S May 1884 16 MO Lizzie F D Mar 1889 11 MO Charlie R S Feb 1896 4 MO
1910 MO Census Index Callaway 17, 40, 188 Bishop, F W H 62 MO Annie P W 58 MO Ralph S 14 MO
1920 MO Census Index Callaway 16, 48, 2, 17 Bishop, Fountain W H 71 MO Anna P W 61 MO Armstrong, Virginia ML 87 VA Rollison, Glen GS 10 MO Rollison, Gladys GD 6 MO 1920 MO Census Index Randolph, Moberly (107 Hagood) 85, 153, 16, 26 Bishop, Charlie H 23 MO Myrtle W 18 MO
1945 Moberly City Directory Bishop, Charles (Vera) fire Wab r512 E Taylor