#15. Eliza Helena Woche

Eliza Helena Woche

B 23 August 1881  |  Pottsville, IA, USA

D 16 October 1942  |  Atlantic, IA, USA

M 27 September 1905  |  Atlantic, IA, USA



Carl Woche came over from Germany by ship to the US in 1864 as a stowaway. He came to NE Iowa, stopping in Postville. This is where he met Charlotte Staadt. They married and had one daughter, Eliza Helena Woche. When she was about two, Charlotte contracted diptheria. Her mother came to care for her, and they both died of the disease. From there, Carl moved with Eliza to Nebraska where he met Rosa Brannen. They married and raised Eliza. There were five step-brothers and sisters: Frank, Roy, Mary, Velma, and Lucy Woche. Sherman Oliver Bishop went to Nebraska to visit his brother Lewis A. Bishop and and Mary Brannen, his sister. Here he met his niece Rosa Brannen that was married to Carl Woche. He also met Carl Woche's daughter, Eliza. That is where their courtship began.


Eliza Helena Woche married Sherman Oliver Bhishop on 27 September 1905. They came to Atlantic, Iowa after they were married. Sherman had a far south of Atlantic where he had made his home with his two former wives. His first marriage was to Jenny Bicket. She passed away following surgery. He was later married to Cornelia R. Wallace. She was the mother of four children, passing away during the birth of their fourth child, a son, who is buried with her in the Atlantic Cemetery.


Eliza Helena Woche was Sherman Bishop's 3rd wife, after Jennie Bickett and Cornelia Wallace. Children of Sherman and Corneila were Clella Bishop, Harold Bishop, and Merwin Bishop. Children of Sherman and Eliza were Esther Rosetta Bishop, Carl Bishop, Dorothy Bishop, Donald Bishop, and Melvin Bishop.


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1930 Census
Census

1930 Census

Indicating Eliza H. (48), Carl A. (21), Dorothy E. (16), Donald H. (16), Melvin H. (9), Clella A. - stepdaughter (31). Sherman has passed away by the taking of this census.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 11 August 2014
1920 Census
Census

1920 Census

Listing Sherman Bishop (52) - Head, Eliza (38) - Wife, Clella (21) - Daughter, Harold (20) - Son, Merwyn (17) - Son, Esther (13) - Daughter, Carl (11) - Son, Donald (5) - Son, Dorothy (5) - Daughter, and Harman Keffer (boarder). Sherman's father's place of birth is listed as Indiana and his mother's place of birth is listed as Maine. Sherman is listed as a farmer who owns his own farm.

District: 51, Sheet Number and Letter: 4A, Household ID: 68, Line Number: 19, Affiliate Name: NARA, Affiliate Publication Number: T625, GS Film number: 1820481, Digital Folder Number: 004300683, Image Number: 00609

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 11 August 2014
1910 Census
Census

1910 Census

Listing S.O. Bishop, 42; Eliza, 28; Clella, 11; Harold, 10; Merwin, 8; Esther, 3; Carl, 1; and servant, Roy Wallace.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 15 August 2014
1900 Census
Census

1900 Census

Listing Carl A. Woche, 51; Eva Woche, 34; Eliza Woche, 19; Frank Woche, 16; Mary Woche, 14; Roy E. Woche, 11; Velina Woche, 6.

District: 121, Sheet Number and Letter: 4A, Household ID: 63, Line Number: 26, Affiliate Name: NARA, Affiliate Publication Number: T623, GS Film Number: 1240939, Digital Folder Number: 004120379, Image Number: 00380

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 15 August 2014
Medical History  Medical History

Comprehensive medical history of Eliza Bishop during her stay at Clarinda State Hospital 8 July 1939 - 12 November 1939.

Eliza Helena Woche Bishop Obituary  Eliza Helena Woche Bishop Obituary

Eliza's obituary listing cause of death, heart disease and complications.

Bishop History by Esther Bishop  Bishop and Staadt History by Esther Bishop

A Bishop History written by my great aunt, Esther Rosetta Bishop Karstensen.

Memories of John Staadt  Memories of John Staadt

A well-written detail of the life of John Staadt and his family.

Sherman Oliver Bishop Obituary  Sherman Oliver Bishop Obituary

Sherman Oliver Bishop's obituary, 9 October 1867 - 15 December 1928. Buried at the Atlantic Cemetary, Atlantic, IA.

Sherman Oliver Story by Mrs. Harold Bishop  Sherman Oliver Story by Mrs. Harold Bishop

A Sherman Oliver Bishop biography written by Mrs. Harold Bishop, the wife of Sherman's oldest son in 1964.

Notes

Carl Alfred Bishop (son) Obituary

Carl Alfred Bishop, 92, a resident of the Atlantic Nursing and Rehab Center, passed away there Thursday, March 1, 2001.The son of Sherman and Eliza (Wocke) Bishop, he was born July 24, 1908, near Lewis, Iowa where he grew up, attended the Lewis schools and graduated from Lewis High School. He was a self-employed farmer and lived on farms in the Lewis, Anita and Wiota areas. He married Opal L. Smith on October 24, 1942, in Maryville, Missouri. Carl and Opal retired from the farm and moved to Atlantic, Iowa in June of 1988.He is survived by his wife, Opal of Atlantic; one son, Larry Bishop and his wife, Carole, of Eldredge, Iowa; one daughter, Barbara Hrabak and her husband Richard, of Chelsea, Iowa; seven grandchildren, Kristen Hastings and her husband, Don, Eileen Bishop, Jason Hrabak and his wife, Stacey, Melissa Hrabak, Aaron Hrabak and Jeff Hrabak; two sisters, Esther Karstensen of Atlantic and Dorothy Campbell of Gresham, Oregon; and a number of nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Clella Reuszer; and four brothers Merwin, Harold, Donald and Melvyn.Roland Funeral Service -- Atlantic, IowaFuneral InformationA private family committal service was held for Carl on Monday, March 5, 2001 at Southlawn Memory Gardens at Atlantic, Iowa.

Esther Rosetta Bishop (daughter) Marriage

Daughter, Esther Rosetta Bishop married Halger Karstensen, from Shelby, Cty., IA, 19 February 1930, in Atlantic, Iowa. Groom's father's name was Andreas Karstensen, mother's name was Nicolina Jueb. Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86817-6, System Origin: Iowa-VR, GS Film number: 1548718, Reference ID: 2:3QPG3Z7

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