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Obituary John Daniel Bishop -
Oregon County, Missouri, 5 Mar 1920


Subject: Obits and descendency for John Daniel Bishop  Date: 23 Mar 98
From: nllee@ktis.net (Nancy L. Lee)

John Daniel was Greenberry and Zerrelda Castlio Bishop's son.

John Daniel "Dan" BISHOP b. 27 May 1858, Audrain Co., Mo,   strong
religious convictions, occupation farmer, m. 5 Nov 1876, Nannie Alendria
MOORE, b. 24 June 1854, near Foristell, Warren Co., Mo,  (daughter of John
Alexander MOORE and Sarah Elizabeth McGowan) d. 16 Oct 1933,2  buried:
Smith Cem., Alton, Mo.2   John died 5 Mar 1920,1  buried: Smith Cem.,
Alton, Mo.  Moved to Oregon Co., Mo., settling on a farm 5 mi. north of
Alton, in Woodside township

South Missourian-Democrat- Alton, MO 11 March 1920 J. D. Bishop, Prominent Citizen of Woodside Township, a Victim of Flu. John D. Bishop, a prominent well known citizen of Woodside township, succumbed to pneumonia following influenza, after a few days sickness, Friday March 5, 1920, at the age of 61 years, nine months and eight days. This sudden and unexpected death was a severe shock to the family and friends of the deceased and was hard for them to realize that he had gone from them to that undiscovered country from where no traveler returns. He was a son of Greenbury and Zerelda Bishop and was born in Adrain ( note: should be Audrain) County, Mo., May 27, 1858. He was united in marriage to Miss Nannie A. Moore, Nov 5, 1876. To this union there was born one child, Mary T. Bishop Gohn. He first come to this county about 45 years ago, with R. P. Young, whom he worked with for about a year and a half and the returned to Warren county, Mo., where he lived a few years and then came back to Oregon County again in 1885 and settled on what is known as the Millsap farm which has been his home continuously ever since. He was recognized and known as one of the hardest working men in the county, and by honest toil early and late, he had accumulated considerable property and was in easy circumstances and had been for several years. He will be much missed in his community, for he was a neighbor who neighbored. Any thing of his .....good for a neighbor who needed or wanted to use it. Or if any misfortune overtook someone and their circumstances were such that they needed help he was usually the first to know it and to head a contribution for their relief. such acts as these endeared him to those about him whose memory will be green in their recollection, as the years come and go as well as an incentive to follow his splendid example. While he has never affiliated with or belonged to any church, he had strong religious convictions, and often spoke of his conversion, which was about eight years ago while plowing in his field. He was so overjoyed he hitched his team and went over to his neighbor and told his experience. A further consolation th and the hope that the end might come without so much suffering, and the peaceful way in which he was permitted to pass over, as witnessed by those who were at his bedside when the end came, seemed to be in answer to his wish and prayer. His friends and neighbors gathered at the home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock a funeral service was conducted by Rev. M. S. Humphery, pastor of the Baptist church of this place who paid a fine tribute to his life and character. Following the service the body was brought here to Alton and interment had in the Smith cemetery. Nannie: Raised in Warren Co., Mo/Joined the Primitive Baptist Church in Jinesburg, Mo -later united with Missionary Baptist Church in Alton, Mo/

Obituary Nannie A (Moore) Bishop -
Oregon County, Missouri, 16 Oct 1933


	The South Missourian- Democrat- Alton, MO  19 Oct. 1933

Nannie A. Moore Bishop
	Nannie Moore, daughter of John Alexander and Sarah Elizabeth Moore, was
born near Foristell, Warren County, Missouri, June 24th 1854, died October
16th, 1933 in Alton at the age of 79 years, 4 months, and 22 days.
	He early life was passed in Warren County. Was united in marriage to John
Daniel Bishop November 1876. In 1885, Mr. and Mrs. Bishop moved to Oregon
County, settling on a farm 5 miles north of Alton where they lived until
Mr. Bishop's death in March, 1920. Mrs. Bishop came to Alton to live with
her only child, Mrs. C. S. Gohn.
	On January 31st, 1932, Mrs. Bishop was stricken with Aplopexy while at
Springfield Missouri from which she has been invalid until her death. She was
converted and joined the Primitive Baptist Church at Jonesboro, Missouri in 1883, after
coming to this county, she united with the Missionary Baptist Church of this
place and was a member at the time of death.
	She leaves four grandchildren, Dwight, Frances, Dan and Junior Gohn, three
sisters, Mrs. M. J. Thurmand, who is with us today at the advanced age of 92, Mrs. Taylor
Perkins, Visalia, California, who is 84, and Mrs. Ella Lucas of St. Louis, Missouri, the
youngest, age 75. Two sisters have preceded her in death, Mrs. R. P. Young,
of Alton, who passed away four years ago at the age of 83, and Mrs. Fannie
Hughes, Foristell, Missouri, who passed away 3 years ago at the age of 79.
	Funeral services were conducted by rev. K. E. Couch at the Alton Baptist
Church Tuesday morning, October the 17th. Burial at the Smith Cemetery
beside her husband. (note: the original article contains may spelling
errors which have been corrected in this copy.)

I. Mary Tommie BISHOP b. 2 Nov 1877, home of grandparents, (John A Moore), m. 17 Nov 1909, in Alton, Oregon Co., MO,3 Corwin Samuel GOHN, b. 6 Dec 1876, Danville, Ill,3 (son of George Washington GOHN and Emily Jane HEWITT) d. 6 Oct 1950, Alton, Oregon Co., Mo. 3 Mary died 17 Oct 1944.3 A. Dwight Hewitt GOHN b. 23 Dec 1910, Alton, Oregon Co., MO,3 m. 19 Oct 1941,3 Gretchen FROMMEL. Dwight died 26 Mar 1961.3 B. George Daniel GOHN b. 25 Dec 1913, Alton, Oregon Co., MO,3 m. 2 Feb 1939,3 Dorothy WOOD. C. Nannie Frances GOHN b. 25 Dec 1913,3 m. 23 May 1947,3 Joseph S. HULL jr, occupation veterinary medicine. Joseph: once was on the city council and mayor of West Plains, Mo/Attended Texas A & M College/ 1. Joseph Daniel "Danny" HULL. attended Missouri Univ., Columbia, Mo for two years then Texas A & M where he was a senior in 1970 with plans to be a doctor/ D. Corwin Samuel GOHN jr b. 20 June 1916, Alton, Oregon Co., MO,3 m. 2 Mar 1949,3 Maxine MEYER. Nancy (Hale) Lee