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Birth: Aug. 28, 1868
Pike County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 27, 1928
Georgia, USA

Piedmont Cemetery is actually Mt.Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

In 1922 Lamar County Georgia was formed from Pike and Monroe Counties. The little area shared by both Counties was called Piedmont Community, as it still is today, but there is nothing left there except a few houses, farms and timberland.
Mount Zion Church was located directly in the middle of the Piedmont Community and had the only cemetery in the area, so I guess that is why it was called Piedmont Cemetery.
In the Pike County Library we found a book called the History of Lamar County; it listed Mount Zion and Piedmont Cemeteries as the same cemetery.

Thanks to the Thomaston-Upson Archives for their research and providing the above information.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jasper Andrew Bishop (1836 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Susan Salter Bishop (1878 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Idell Power Bishop (1894 - 1979)*
  George Adams Bishop (1896 - 1970)*
  Lola Bishop Kurkos (1897 - 1946)*
  McGruder Bishop (1904 - 1971)*
  Clark Dufferson Bishop (1906 - 1980)*
  Annie Lou Bishop Kent (1909 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
Lamar County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jeff Goodwin
Record added: Sep 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76464011
Andrew Jackson Bishop
Added by: Thomaston-Upson Archives
 
Andrew Jackson Bishop
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Added by: Mike Dover
 
 
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The Royal Family Tree
- Jeff Hubbard
 Added: Sep. 15, 2011
 
 
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