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Son: John Booker Bishop (?-1892) (m Martha A Bransletter, Vandalia & St Louis, MO)
Dau: Laura Bishop (?-1909) (m Walter Bush, St Louis, MO)
Dau: Annie Bishop (m Pearl, Litchfield, IL)
Son: William L Bishop (St Louis, MO)

John R Bishop (1827-1904) married Sophronia (Hunter) (1831-1907) on 29 March 1849 in Lincoln County, Missouri. John was born about 1830 and probably raised in Lincoln County. Sophronia was born in Lincoln County, Missouri, on 19 September 1831. John and Sophronia lived their earlier married life of twenty years or more (1880s-1890s) in Mexico. John was a contractor and built the Christian church in Mexico. John and Sophronia later moved to St. Louis, where both died. John, Sophronia, John Booker Bishop and Laura Bush are buried in Elmwood cemetery in Mexico.

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Obituary John R Bishop, St Louis, Missouri, 27 Mar 1904
Obituary Sophronia (Hunter) Bishop, St Louis, Missouri, 19 May 1907
Obituary John Booker Bishop, St Louis, Missouri, 13 Jun 1892
Obituary Martha A (Bransletter) Bishop, Vandalia, Missouri, 03 Dec 1901
Obituary Laura (Bishop) Bush, St Louis, Missouri, 10 Apr 1909

Family Notes


1900 MO Census, St Louis, (241 Taylor Ave), 102,400,7,33-34
John R Bishop    72 M VA Jun 1827 [b1827 John R m1849 Sophronia (Hunter)]
                enumerated with Walter Bush, father-in-law
Sophronia Bishop 67 F    Sep 1832 [b1832 Sophronia (Hunter)]
                enumerated with Walter Bush, mother-in-law