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Jane Elizabeth McCREERY Bishop
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Birth: 1846
Death: 1885

Jane (Jennie) Elizabeth MCCREERY b: 26 OCT 1846 in Genesse Falls, New York Baptism - 8 Jan 1847 Centerville, New York d: 18 OCT 1885 Los Gatos, Santa Clara, California. Dau of Reverend Joseph McCREERY JR and Sidney Lydia BARNES
She m. McKendree F. BISHOP b: 11 SEP 1840 in Seneca Twp, McHenry Co., Illinois. A Dentist, He was in the Civil War Co E of the 95th infantry. A Dentist,
1)Mary Sidney BISHOP b: 14 DEC 1867 in Marengo, Illinois
2)Adelaide Helen BISHOP b: 11 MAY 1873 in Lockford, California
3)Janella BISHOP b: 30 NOV 1879 in Alameda, California
4)Esther Emeline BISHOP b: 13 SEP 1881 in Alameda, California
5)Laura Virginia BISHOP b: 11 FEB 1883 in Alameda, California

McKENDREE m. 2 25 OCT 1888 in Marengo, Illinois,Ellen W. BUTTS b. May 2nd 1854 in Cuba Lake County, Illinois
1)Ladoit Hart BISHOP b: 12 MAR 1892 in San Jose, California
2)Merton Flores BISHOP b: 20 APR 1890 in Alameda, California

In January 1879 General Superintendent BT Roberts accompanied by his wife Miss Ida R Collins of New York State later Mrs Ida Collins Winget and Miss Mattie McCreery youngest daughter of the Rev Joseph McCreery later the wife of Rev FH Horton went to California to spend a number of months in endeavoring to promote the work of God on the Pacific Coast Mr Roberts decided upon this tour in response to numerous urgent calls from the region which he says we fear we have neglected too long The party arrived in Oakland on the 5th of January and were met by Dr MF Bishop and his wife who took them at once to their comfortable and hospitable home in Alameda a growing town just south of Oakland They found a small Free Methodist class at Alameda which met regularly at the home of Dr and Mrs Bishop on Sabbath mornings to whom Mr Roberts preached the first Sabbath evening and the following Tuesday evening In writing of his labors in California for the Earnest Christian of January 1879 he makes mention that one backslider was reclaimed at the meetings in Dr Bishop's home
Family links: 
  McKendree Fairchild Bishop (1840 - 1921)*
  Esther Emeline Bishop Britton (1881 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Alameda County
California, USA
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Record added: Oct 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30674051
Jane Elizabeth <i>McCREERY</i> Bishop
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Jane Elizabeth <i>McCREERY</i> Bishop
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 Added: Oct. 18, 2008

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