I remember her since she lived until about 1919. I did not know her as well as grandmother Hayden but saw her when she visited at my grandparents' [Samuel Calvin Bishop] home. She rode side-saddle with long black skirt on a big old Sorrel horse. She was silent and taciturn; smoking her clay pipe, keeping her thoughts to herself. She was married to Granville A. Bishop, who was killed in the Civil War, by whom she had six children - then she married Joe Clement by whom she had three or four children. She is buried in Callaway County at High Point Cemetery. There are some questions as to whether she was born a Wingfield or a Spears. But this account from the book "Pioneers of Missouri," which was sent to me by Gladys Bishop, would seem to clear this up. "John Lail, was born while his parents were prisoners in an Indian camp in Kentucky. He married Susan Williams. Their daughter, Jane married John Spears. After his death, she married Edward Wingfield who settled in Montgomery, Co., Missouri in 1834. They were the parents of Mary Ann." Jane lived to be 102 years old - died in Texas, living with a son, in 1902.
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