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Sarah Jane Johnson Bishop
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1841
Warsaw
Benton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1929
Springdale
Stevens County
Washington, USA

Sarah Jane Johnson was born the third of six children to Harrison Johnson and Edith Theone at Warsaw, Benton County, Missouri. Edith died sometime between 1849 and 1852 and Harrison remarried and had four more daughters.

On 7 April 1858, Sarah married John Bishop (originally Bischoff), a German, who had emigrated from Bremen with his family in 1845. Sarah and John had 13 children who lived to adulthood. Sarah died on 3 March 1929 in Springdale, Stevens County, Washington. Her body was sent Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, so that she could be buried next to John. She was buried 8 March 1929. (Washington State Death Certificate #2022646)

Find a Grave contributor Leslie Mikesell Wood kindly sent the following to me:

"Spokane Daily Chronicle", Spokane, Washington, Tuesday, 5 March 1929, page 21, Deaths [Google newspapers online]

BISHOP, Sarah Jane - Age 87. Home was at Springdale. Survived by five daughters, Mrs. Mary Leonard of California, Mrs. Sarah Taylor of Springdale, Mrs. Alice Kendreck, Mrs. C. S. Addison, Mrs. Minnie Winford, all from Oregon; five sons, F. H. of Spokane, C. H. of Oregon, W. E. of Walla Walla, Louis of Idaho, S. K. of Pomeroy; 30 grandchildren. Member of Relief Corps of Roseburg, Ore. Body will be sent to Roseburg, Ore., Tuesday evening for funeral and interment. Hazen & Jaeger in charge. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Harrison Johnson (1813 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  John Bishop (1835 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Mary Mildred Bishop Leonard (1859 - 1931)*
  Sarah Elaine Bishop Taylor (1861 - 1955)*
  Frederick Henry Bishop (1866 - 1948)*
  Charles H. Bishop (1867 - 1939)*
  Dora Elizabeth Bishop Thornton (1869 - 1928)*
  Simon Kenneth Bishop (1883 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Jane Johnson Bishop (1841 - 1929)
  Emily Adeline Johnson Bishop (1846 - 1917)*
  Joseph Henry Johnson (1876 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Roseburg Memorial Gardens
Roseburg
Douglas County
Oregon, USA
 
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Originally Created by: hrf
Record added: Feb 14, 2010
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- Leslie Mikesell Wood
 Added: Sep. 17, 2010
 
 
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