#28. Lewis Conley Bishop II

Lewis Conley Bishop II

B 15 June 1818  |  Brookville, IN, USA

D 25 January 1901  |  Atlantic, IA, USA

M 22 March 1838 (Sarah Ann Whited)  |  Shelby, IN, USA

M 25 August 1859 (Lucy Helena Tolman Brenan)  |  Atlantic, IA, USA

I Bk. 2, Lot 66, Atlantic Cemetery, Atlantic, IA, USA



Lewis Conley Bishop II was a farmer and a Christian Church Circuit Minister who preached in Polk City, IA and later in Cass County, IA. The family struggled during hard times, so Rev. Bishop made a shingle machine and the family manufactured thousands of shingles for sale.


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Documents

1900 Census
Census

1900 Census

Listing Lewis Bishop (81), Lucy Bishop (75). It shows Lewis (b. June 1818, Indiana); father and mother born in Virginia; Lucy (b. July 1824, Maine), father and mother born in Maine.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 11 August 2014
1885 Census
Census

1885 Census

Listing Lewis C. Bishop, 66; Lucy H. Bishop, 60; Lewis A. Bishop, 19; and Sherman Bishop, 17.

Family Number: 105, Line Number: 14, GS Film number: 1021449, Digital Folder Number: 004539577, Image Number: 00030

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 11 August 2014
1880 Census
Census

1880 Census

Listing Lewis Bishop, 62; Lucy Bishop, 54; Lewis Bishop, 14; and Sherman Bishop, 12. Lewis is listed as a farmer with his birthplace as Iowa, his father's as Ohio, and his mother from Maine.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 14 August 2014
1870 Census
Census

1870 Census

Listing Lewis Bishop (52), Lucy Bishop (46), John (20), Ruth (18), Jane (Lucy) (15), Izzie (Nancy Elizabeth) (13), Lewis (5), Ulyssis (3), Esther (10), Emma (8). The unique piece to this census is that it is the first mention of Emma and Ulyssis. Ulyssis is the age that Sherman would have been at this time but is missing from the census.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 14 August 2014
1860 Census
Census

1860 Census

Listing Lewis Bishop, 42; Lucy, 36; Permelia, 17; William Brannen, 14; Pembroke Brannen, 13; Desdemonia Brannen, 11; Francis Brannen, 9; Sarah Brannen, 6; William Bishop, 15; Mary Bishop, 11; John Bishop, 9; Ruth Bishop, 7; Lucy Jane Bishop, 5; Nancy E. Bishop, 4, and Esther P Bishop, 1 month.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 14 August 2014
1850 Census
Census

1850 Census

Listing Louis Bishop, 32, Farmer; Sarah A, 29; Philander, 1; Christina, 9; Permelia, 8; William, 6; Mary, 3; and John J. 7 months.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 14 August 2014
Property Map
Map

Turkey Grove Farm Map

Turkey Grove Farm Map shows the plots for the regions farms. Highlighted are Bishop and Whited farms.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 18 August 2014
Bishop History by Esther Bishop  Bishop and Staadt History by Esther Bishop

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

Family History from an Early Date by Lewis Conley Bishop  Family History from an Early Date by Lewis Conley Bishop

A chronical of the Bishop Family penned by Lewis Conley Bishop

An Iowa Story - Grandpa and Grandma Bishop Build a Home  An Iowa Story - Grandpa and Grandma Bishop Build a Home

A story in The Griswold American, 1949, titled, "An Iowa Story - Grandpa and Grandma Bishop Build a Home" by Wanda Smith, granddaughter.

Lewis Conley Bishop Journal Note  Lewis Conley Bishop Journal Note

A note from an inside corner of the Journal of Lewis Conley Bishop.

Lewis Conley Bishop House Fire Notice  Lewis Conley Bishop House Fire

A February 1922 Newspaper article mentioning the fire in a house occupied by Louis Bishop and family of Franklin Township.

Notes

Photo of Lucy Jane Bishop

Photo of Lucy Jane Bishop: Lucy was the wife of James Henry DeBusk and the daughter of Lewis Conley Bishop and Sarah Ann Whited. Her family migrated from Washington County Virginia to Iowa. The woman behind Lucy Jane Bishop is Laura Lenora DeBusk, daughter of Lucy Jane Bishop and James Henry DeBusk. The other people in the photo are not known.

Nancy Elizabeth Bishop

Nancy Elizabeth Bishop born in Greenfield Township, Warren, Iowa, USA on 23 Feb 1857 to Lewis Conley Bishop and Sarah Ann Whited. Nancy Elizabeth married George Washington Franklin and had 10 children. She passed away on 1923 in Polk, Iowa, USA.

Photo of Children of Lucy Sophronia & William Leander Lambert

Myrtle Lambert, wife of Holly Chappel, Crystal Lambert-LeGrand and her husband Lemuel; Eva Lambert and husband Hugh Chappell; Fronia, widow of Billy Lambert, mother of the Lamberts, Leonard & Emma, Ima Brisco and Elmer Lambert. Pem is missing as he went to California about 1914.

Marriage to Sarah Ann Whited

Marriage License date, 21 March 1838, Shelby, IN, USA; Marriage date, 22 March 1838; Sarah Ann Whited, Shelby, IN; Officiator's name: James Templeton. "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959". GS Film Number: 001401799 , Digital Folder Number: 007578343 , Image Number: 00582

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