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James and Elizabeth (Penn) Bishop Family
Samuel A and Sarah (Via) Bishop Family

Bishop --- James Bishop came to America with the Penn Colony, and settled
in Pennsylvania.  He aftward married Elizabeth Penn, a sister of William
Penn, by whom he had eight children.  He died in his 99th year.  The
names of his children were --- Jesse, Rachel, James, Thomas, William,
Samuel, Polly, and Rebecca.  Samuel married Sarah Viah, of Virginia, by
whom he had --- Tisa D., Mary E., David J., Granville, Beverly A.,
William C., Frank, Edwin L., Sarah V., Ardena F., and Samuel A.  Mr.
Bishop and his family settled in Callaway county Mo., in 1835.