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Family/Friend: James Bishop
According to the 1709 Census of Burlington County, Quaker Thomas Bishop (1665-1746) with his wife (married by 1694) and family were already living in Burlington County, New Jersey. Thomas may have come from the Connecticut or Long Island, New York, area moving to West Jersey between 1694-1697 with several other Bishops. Two of those Bishops, John and Nathaniel, settled in the Salem/Cumberland County area to the west of Burlington County. In 1758 Thomas Bishop first recorded the name of James Bishop in his Thomas Bishop Day Book which book is an account beginning in 1729 of various farm and family related work and money transactions.