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John Brown Magruder Bishop
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Birth: Jun. 23, 1845
Logan County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1936
Kern County
California, USA

Thanks to Alan Ford #47085856 for the following:

I believe John's father is Jonathan S. Bishop (28784758).

Toledo Chronicle, Toledo, Iowa, 25 Jun 1936
J. B. M. Bishop, Former Resident of Toledo, Dead - Funeral and Burial on Sunday at Oakdale, California

J. B. M. Bishop, 90, of Oakdale, California, former resident of Toledo and who since 1911 has made his home in Califor nia, died Friday afternoon. He and his son, George, and daughters, Agnes, Ruth and Janet, were spending a week's vacation at Sequoia National Park, and on last Thursday morning he suffered a paralytic stroke, causing his death.

The funeral service was held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church of Oakdale, of which he was a member. Burial was at Oakdale. John Brown Magruder Bishop, son of Jonathan S. and Mary McGahan Bishop, was born in Logan county, Ohio, on June 23, 1845. The same year his family moved to Michigan, where his father practiced his trade of wheelwright and ran a sawmill.

In 1855 they traveled west with ox teams, settling in Tama county in Crystal township. They lived in their wagon until plowing was done, and lumber hauled from Muscatine to build their house. John attended district school in Crystal township and high school in Toledo.

In 1862, to prevent John's enlistment at such an early age, his father enlisted in Company F, 28th Vol. Inf. He died at Transylvania Landing, Mississippi, in September, 1863, and later in that year John enlisted in the same company. He reached the front in time to participate in the disastrous Red River expedition in Louisiana, and later in that year the company went by boat to Washington, D. C. where with other troups they were reviewed by President Lincoln. They joined Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley campaign, and at the first general engagement at Winchester, Virginia, on September 19, 1864, Mr. Bishop was severely wounded in the left thigh. He did not again rejoin his command, but was discharged in May, 1865, from the hospital in Philadelphia. Returning home and finding himself incapacitated for manual labor, he decided that a further education was necessary and worked his way through Iowa college at Grinnell, graduating in 1871. Held Important Positions Following his graduation he engaged for a time in teaching, and at different times was in the abstract and insurance business. He served for six years as county recorder.

October 18, 1877, he was united in marriage with Alice Ermina Loughridge, and to them were born one son and five daughters. They lived in Toledo and vicinity until 1911, when they moved to Colorado and later to Oakdale, Calfornia. There they spent their declining years happily, though they missed the friends and associations of early days. They kept in touch with the old home through news in the Chronicle and letters from many friends.

Mrs. Bishop died in October, 1935. Surviving are the six children, George and Agnes Bishop, of Oakland, Mrs. Edith Irwin, of Salinas, and Mrs. Emily Rodden, Mrs. Ruth Wenning, and Janet Bishop, of Oakdale, California.

I also found this:

From: HISTORY OF TAMA COUNTY IOWA, CHAPTER XXV, CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP. Page 475

JOHN B. M. BISHOP, son of Jonathan S. and Mary (McGahan) Bishop, was born in Logan county, Ohio, June 23, 1845, and was in his tenth year when his parents came to Iowa. He received the rudiments of his education at the district school and subsequently attended the high school at Toledo. In March, 1864, he enlisted in Company F., 28th Iowa Volunteers, went South, and joined his regiment at Mansfield, Louisiana. He participated in several minor engagements during the Red River campaign, and September 19, 1864, was wounded at the battle of Winchester. He entered the hospital in that town, but after some weeks was transferred to Baltimore, and thence to Turner's Lane Hospital, of Philadelphia, from which he was discharged, in May, 1865. He then returned home, and in the fall of that year entered Iowa College, at Grinnell, where he graduated in June, 1871. He is at present a member of the Board of Trustees of Crystal township. He was married, in October 1877, to Alice E., daughter of James Loughridge, of Huntsville, Arkansas. Three children have been born to them - George L., Edith and Agnes.
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#46638792:
Civil War Veterans Buried in Stanislaus County
John B. M. Bishop
1845-1936;
Pvt., Co. F, 28 IA Infantry;
Oakdale Citizens Cemetery;
born in Logan, Ohio;
Enlisted 02/13/1864;
Residing at Tama County, Iowa;
Discharged 05/15/1865 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
War wounds;
Wife Alice E. Loughridge;
Came to Oakdale 1914;
Pension application #69442 filed on 05/25/1865;
Died on camping trip at Sequoia National Park;
Mr. Bishop was proud of having voted for Lincoln for President.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jonathan S. Bishop (1818 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice Ermina Loughridge Bishop (1849 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  George Loughridge Bishop (1878 - 1941)*
  Edith B. Bishop Irwin (1880 - 1963)*
  Agnes Bishop (1882 - 1946)*
  Emily Dilman Bishop Rodden (1885 - 1950)*
  Ruth Bishop Wenning (1887 - 1983)*
  Janet Bishop (1889 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Brown Magruder Bishop (1845 - 1936)
  Charles Albert Bishop (1852 - 1921)*
  Laura A. Bishop (1857 - 1859)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: John and Alice married Oct 18, 1877 in Sangamon County, IL
 
Burial:
Oakdale Citizens Cemetery
Oakdale
Stanislaus County
California, USA
Plot: BK 101 Lot 7 GR 5
 
Created by: Ed Smith
Record added: Jul 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54806056
John Brown Magruder Bishop
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