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Chester Leroy Bishop
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Birth: May 15, 1899
Central City
Gilpin County
Colorado, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1978
Central City
Gilpin County
Colorado, USA

Find A Grave contributor James Turner Harris kindly provided biographical information for this memorial:

Chester L. Bishop was born Chester Leroy Bishop on May 15, 1899 in Central City, Colorado Gilpin Co. to Nelson Bishop and Mary Ann Rive Bishop. Chester Leroy Bishop married Mabel Lucy Harris on August 01, 1922 in Denver, Colorado Denver Co.

Chester Leroy Bishop died on July 15, 1978 in Central City, Colorado Gilpin Co.
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1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Chester L Bishop
Age: 1
Birth Date: May 1899
Birthplace: Colorado
Home in 1900: Central City, Gilpin, Colorado
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Nelson Bishop
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's name: Mary Bishop
Mother's Birthplace: England
Household Members:
Name Age
Nelson Bishop 25
Mary Bishop 27
Ethlyn Bishop 2
Chester L Bishop 1

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1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Chester Leroy Bishop
Age in 1910: 10
Birth Year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Colorado
Home in 1910: Central City Ward 4, Gilpin, Colorado
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's name: Mary Bishop
Mother's Birthplace: England
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary Bishop 37
Ethelyn Rive Bishop 12
Chester Leroy Bishop 10
Arnold Eugene Bishop 7
Ada Margaret Bishop 5
Charles Nelson Bishop 2

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U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name Birth Date Race Birthplace Registration Place
(City, County, State
Chester Leroy Bishop
15 May 1899 White Denver, Denver, Colorado

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1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Chester L Bishop
Age: 20
Birth Year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Colorado
Home in 1920: Denver, Denver, Colorado
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home Owned: Rent
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Chester L Bishop 20
William J Prouse 28 (Brother-in-law)
Ethelyn Prouse 22 (Sister)
Arnold E Prouse 16 (Arnold E. Bishop brother)
Ada M Prouse 14 (Ada M. Bishop sister)
Charles N Prouse 12 (Charles N. Bishop brother)

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Chester L Bishop
Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006
birth: 1899
marriage: 1 August 1922 Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States
spouse: Lucy M Harris (Mabel Lucy Harris)

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1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Chester L Bishop
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Colorado
Race: White
Home in 1930: Denver, Denver, Colorado
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Mabel L Bishop
Father's Birthplace: United States
Mother's Birthplace: England
Household Members:
Name Age
Chester L Bishop 30
Mabel L Bishop 29
Shirley M Bishop 8
Richard O Bishop 2
[2 6/12]
Marilyn B Bishop 0
[9/12]

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1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Chester Bishop
Age: 40
Estimated birth year: abt 1900
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Colorado
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Denver, Denver, Colorado
Map of Home in 1940: View map
Street: Raleigh Street
House Number: 4641
Farm: No
Sheet Number: 2B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 42
Occupation: Retal Furniture Salesman
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 2000
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 60
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 1150
Income Other Sources: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Chester Bishop 40
Mable Bishop 39
Richard Bishop 12
Marilyn Bishop 10

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Social Security Death Index:

Name: Chester Bishop
Last Residence: 80427 Central City, Gilpin, Colorado, USA
Born: 15 May 1899
Last Benefit: 80004 Arvada, Jefferson, Colorado, USA
Died: Jul 1978
State (Year) SSN issued: Colorado (Before 1951)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Nelson Bishop (1875 - 1910)
  Mary Ann Rive Bishop (1873 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Mabel L. Bishop (1901 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  Shirley M. Feighner (1922 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arvada Cemetery
Arvada
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Mark S
Record added: Apr 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18902360
Chester Leroy Bishop
Added by: Mark S
 
Chester Leroy Bishop
Added by: Mark S
 
Chester Leroy Bishop
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Added by: GravesScribe
 
 
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Rest in peace Chester
- Michael
 Added: May. 4, 2013
 
 
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