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Alfred Allen Bishop
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1801
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1891
Kerr County
Texas, USA

Alfred Allen Bishop, son of Alfred A. Bishop and Miss Greenstreet married Delilah Morgan Norris on June 14, 1827 in Carter Co, TN. There are researchers who believe her father is John Morgan.

1830 Sangamon Co, IL
1 male 20-30 Alfred (b. 1801 age 29)
1 female Mary (b. 1829 age 1)
1 female 20-30 Delilah (b. 1804 age 26)

The next census shows Alfred and Delilah joined up with a group of pioneers, some of whom had been in Sangamon Co, IL and others who had migrated from Warren Co, KY and St. Louis Co, MO. One of the group, Rev. Jonathan Burleson and future father in law to one of Alfred's daughters was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister.

1840 Ripley Co, MO
1 male under 5 Andrew (b. 1838 age 2)
1 male 10-15
1 male 30-40 Alfred (b. 1801 age 39)
2 females under 5 Emmeline (b. 1839 age 1) Susan (b. 1836 age 4)
2 females 5-10 Rachel (b. 1832 age 8), Jane (b. 1834 age 6)
1 female 10-15 Mary (b. 1829 age 11)
1 female 30-40 Delilah (b. 1804 age 36)

By 1850 Alfred appears in a group of settlers from Missouri in Fayette Co, TX. We assume he arrived before April 19, 1849 because his daughter married on that date in Fayette Co.

July 21, 1860 Fayette Co, TX
Bishop, Alfred age 59 b. TN farmer
Bishop, Delilah age 53 b. NC
Bishop, Henrietta C. age 14 b. MO
Bishop, Macasta D age 9 b. TX (Locasta)
Bishop, Rebecca C. age 9 b. TX
Bishop, AJ. age 22 b. MO farmer

In 1870 & 1880 Alfred and Delilah are in Kerr Co, TX where they remain until their deaths.

Children:
Mary Bishop married John Clark Johns
Rachel Edna Bishop married John Garvin Burleson
Elizabeth Jane Bishop married Oliver Peter Miller
Susan Maditha Bishop married 1) Henry Evander Gibbens 2) Joseph Burleson
Andrew Jackson Bishop married Mary Ann Hurtt
Eliza Emmeline Bishop married William Aurelius Gibbens
Margaret Laduska Bishop married Wilson Wade Vann
Catherine Bishop married Andrew J. Johnson
Henrietta Caroline Bishop married 1) Alton A. Cockrill 2) Mr. Hubbard
Locasta Oedema Bishop married Joseph Wesley Parsons
Rebecca E. Bishop married Noah Carr Williams


Catherine Bishop & Andrew J. Johnson are buried at Colony Cemetery in Fayette Co, TX. They have not been linked yet
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Delilah Morgan Bishop (1804 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Rachel Edney Bishop Burleson (1832 - 1909)*
  Susan Matilda Bishop Burleson (1834 - 1906)*
  Andrew Jackson Bishop (1838 - 1890)*
  Margaret Laduska Bishop Vann (1839 - 1924)*
  Eliza Emmeline Bishop Gibbens (1840 - 1887)*
  Henrietta Caroline Bishop Hubbard (1846 - 1915)*
  Locasta Oedema Bishop Parsons (1848 - 1936)*
  Rebecca E Williams (1851 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Center Point Cemetery
Center Point
Kerr County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Cathy Morgan
Originally Created by: Michele and James H
Record added: Apr 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19121266
Alfred Allen Bishop
Added by: Cathy Morgan
 
Alfred Allen Bishop
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Alfred Allen Bishop
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Alfred and Delilah are my Great Great Great Grand Parents, may their legacy live on.
- Del Welch
 Added: Aug. 4, 2013
I have family buried at this cemetery. Thankyou for posting info on your family, what a treasure to find!! I love history and seeing the pics you added made this memorial come to life!! God bless!
- tammy neal
 Added: Jan. 2, 2013
I am amazed at these pioneers and what stories they would have told. I am so proud to have descended from them! It is an honor to track their descendants.
- Cathy Morgan
 Added: Aug. 22, 2011
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