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Janet Ward (#46926474)
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kmbem
Chloe and George Washington Nicholas
I have a picture of Chloe and her husband George. But she has so many of her gravestone the picture can't be entered. Please remove one. Thank you. Chloe is my great grandmother if you would like to transfer to me. Thank you.

Added by kmbem on Sep 23, 2016 3:15 PM

Karen Hill Walker
RE: James and Sylvia Bishop
Hi Janet,

This is what I have on James Bishop 1810-1880. Most from Margret Gee -
1850 Alexander Twp., Athens County, Ohio Federal Census page 95, 652-668
James, Bishop 35 M Cabinmaker Ireland
Silva 35 F New Hampshire
Abijah W. 13 M Ohio
John A. 9 M Ohio
Silva S. 6 F Ohio
Calvin H. 4 M Ohio

1856 Clay Twp., Marion County, Iowa State Census
page 23, 50-52
Bishop, James 43 M farmer Ireland
Sylvia 42 F Ohio
Abijah 19 M Ohio
John 16 M Ohio
Samantha 12 F Ohio
Calvin 10 M Ohio

1860 Knoxville Twp., Marion County, Iowa Federal Census
page 707, 252-24
Bishop, James 47 M Farmer Ireland
Sylvia 45 F New Hampshire
A.W. 23 M Ohio
John 19 M Ohio
S. 16 F Ohio
Calvin 14 M Ohio

1870 Knoxville Twp., Marion County, Iowa Federal Census
page 107, dwelling 703, family 672
Bishop, James 60 M Farmer Ireland
S. 56 F keep house New Hampshire
Aten, Levi 25 M Farmer Ohio
S.S. 23 F Ohio

1880 Knoxville Twp., Marion County, Iowa Federal Census
page 610, dwelling 481, family 491
Bishop, Calvin W M 34 Head Farmer Ohio Ireland Vermont
Ida E. W F 24 Wife Housekeep Illinois
Gynnetha W F 3 Dau Iowa Ohio Illinois
Callie W F 2 Dau Iowa Ohio Illinois
page 610, dwelling 481, family 492
Bishop, James W M 69 Head Farmer Ireland
Sylvia W F 66 Wife Keephouse

Cemetery headstone - June 3 1880 - 69 y 5m 7d


Knoxville Journal, Knoxville, Iowa June 9, 1880, p. 3.
Under Butcher Creek News
Died, June 3d, at his home 3 miles west of Knoxville, of typhoid fever, Mr. James Bishop. Rev. Marshall, of the Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, preached the funeral sermon, at the residence. Interment at the City cemetery. Mr. Bishop's children were all present at his death.


Deed Record Lands, Marion County, Knoxville, Iowa, Recorders Office
Book 37 Page 306-308
By The President: Franklin Pierce
Seal By H.E. Baldmn Ass't Secretary
J.N. Granger - Recorder of the General Land Office
Record of Miscellaneous Military Grants
Vol 165, P. 420 E
Warranty Deed
James Bishop Dec'd. Filed for record Dec. 6, 1900
By heirs at 3:30 o'clock PM
To Millie M. McCorkle
Sidney A. Lake Recorder
Know all men by these presents: That James Bishop died intestate in Marion County, Iowa on or about the ---day of June 1880, leaving surviving him as his heirs at law his widow Sylvia Bishop and their children A.W. Bishop, John Q. Bishop, S.S. Bishop intermarried with L.H. Aten, and C.H. Bishop all of full age and competent to convey real estate and was seized in fee simple of the lands hereinafter described. That the said Sylvia Bishop widow of said James Bishop deceased, died intestate and unmarried in said county on or about April 22nd 1898, leaving as her only heirs at law her four children above named. That the said children and heirs at law of the said James Bishop and Sylvia Bishop both deceased, have bargained and sold said real estate to Sidney A. Lake and the purpose of this instrument is to convey the same to said purchaser. Now therefore we, A.W. Bishop and Julia A. Bishop his wife, John Q. Bishop and Amanda E. Bishop his wife, S.S.Aten and L.H. Aten her husband, C.H. Bishop and Jennie Bishop his wife, being all the children and with their husbands and wives the only heirs at law of said James Bishop deceased, Sylvia Bishop deceased, for and in consideration of the premises above set forth and the sum of Five Thousand and Fifty Dollars ($5050.00) to us in hand paid by Sidney A. Lake of Marion county and State of Iowa, do hereby sell and convey unto the said Sindey A. Lake the following described premises situated in the county of Marion and State of Iowa, to wit: The North half of the South West Quarter of Section Three (3) except that part thereof on the north side of Whitebreast Creek, the part conveyed supposed to contain Fifty (50) acres more or less. Also commence at the North, West corner of the South West Quarter of the South West Quarter said Section Three (3) thence East one hundred (100) rods; thence South fifty two and three sevenths (52 3/7) rods; thence West one Hundred (100) rods; thence North fifty two and three sevenths (52 3/7) rods to place of beginning. Also commence at the North East corner of the South East Quarter of the South East Quarter of Section Four (4), thence South fifty two and three sevenths (52 3/7) rods; thence West Thirty nine (39) rods; thence North fifty two and three sevenths (52 3/7) rods; thence east thirty nine (39) rods to place of beginning; all in Township Seventy-five (75) Range Twenty (20) W. 5th P.M. containing 95 acres more or less. And we hereby convenant with the said Sidney A. Lake that we hold said premises by good and perfect title; that we have good right and lawful authority to sell and convey the same that they are free and clear of all liens and encum_____ whatsoever. And we convenant to warrant defend the said premises, against the lawful claims of all persons _ whatsoever. And the said Julia Bishop, Amanda E. Bishop, L.H. Aten and Jennie Bishop hereby relinquish all right of dower in and to the above described premises.
Signed this 27th day of November 1900
$5.50 A.W. Bishop Julia A. Bishop
Stamps S.S. Aten L.H. Aten
Cancls John Q. Bishop Amanda E. Bishop
C.H. Bishop Jannie Bishop

State of Iowa, Dallas, County, ss:
On this 27th day of November 1900, before me B. Batty a Notary Public within
and for said county personally came L.H. Aton Husband of S.S. Aten personally to me known to be the identical person whose name is affixed to the above instrument as grantor and acknowledged the execution of the same to be here voluntary act and deed for the purposes therein expressed in Testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name, affixed my official seal at Dexter Iowa on the date above written.

Seal B. Battey Notary Public
In and for Dallas County, Iowa

State of Missouri, County of Caldwell, ss:
On this 30th day of November, 1900, before me personally appears A.W. Bishop and Julia A. Bishop his wife to me known to be the persons described in and who executed the foregoing instrument and acknowledged that executed the same as their free act and deed. In testimony where of, I have hereunyo set my hand and affixed my official seal, at my office in Kingston the day and year first above written.
My term expires Jan. 27th 1902.
Seal Cyrus McLaughlin
Notary Public

State of Iowa, Marion County, ss:
On this 28th day of November and on the 4th day of December A.D. 1900 personally appeared S.S. Aten (whose husband is L.H. Aten and Jennie Bishop and Amanda E. Bishop his wife, C.H. Bishop and Jennie Bishop his wife
personally to me known to be the identical persons whose names are affixed to the foregoing instrument and severelly acknowledged the execution of the same to be their voluntary act and deed for the purpose herein expressed. In Testomony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my official seal at Knoxville, Iowa on the 4th day of December 1900.

Seal G.K. Hart Notary Public

By Beulah Charline (Anthony) Wilson, #7627 1969
Great Great Grandpa Bishop
He is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Knoxville, Ia.
James Bishop came from Ireland when he was 14 yrs. old to America. He had 2 brothers in New Hampshire.
His brothers had a chemical factory which was a gun powder factory. It was ground charcoal, salt peter and sulphur mixed together.
James Bishop never liked the chemical factory.
After the chemical factory he did furniture work.
He was born in Tyrone Co., Iniskiln, Ireland.
His parents got mackerel from near where they lived. There was an Island close. Many of the fishing boats were hand rowed. The Bishops dried and salted the fish. Even had smoked fish. The Bishops raised potatoes in Ireland.
James told his brothers he was not going to stay any longer. You see he had been "bound out" to his brothers.
One brother gave him $50.00 and he started from that.
He found work farther on in N. Hamp. The work was on the Wines plantation. The Wines were relatives to Lord Dudley's wife. England wouldn't let money out of Ireland to America so none of the Estate was never claimed by the Bishops.
James Bishop liked _______ Wines. Her father didn't like James. They eloped.
They went to Ohio.
They bought an oxen team. James and wife settled in eastern Ohio. Eastern Ohio was swampy and wet. They had to have rip rap roads which were hewn logs covered with sand, brush, etc.
Western Ohio was better so they went to O'Glaze Co. No rip rap roads in western Ohio for the oxen to mire into.
James Bishop was a money maker.
They left Ohio and come west to Iowa.
The first year they settled east of Knoxville.
The next move was to a 160 a. farm where the veterans Hospital is now. (in 1969)
The place lacked water. He was a great raiser of cattle. Learning about them in Ireland. His cattle had to be driven to White Breast Creek west a mile or two.
In the summer they would get thirsty again before they got home.
He sold the 160 a. and moved west of Knoxville to top of the White Breast Hill.
Until around 1967 the house remained and the gingerbread trimming on the house was still on it.
The house cost a little more than $300. The nails were the most expensive.
James family consisted of Abijah, John Quincy, Calvin and Samantha. (Married Lee Aten)
Abijah bought the Fee place which was across the road south of James farm. Wilbur Fee lives there now. (1969)
Abijah didn't care much about farming.
Abijah married Julia Fort. She had a sister Lena Fort who was a "sour puss." Abijah didn't like her. She lived with them.
Abijah bought 2 or 300 a. of land in Kingman Co. Missouri.
He bucked the board of trade.
His boys were poor managers.
Abijah became a broker. Julia worked against him as she would not sign the business papers after he did the business.
He became a civil judge. The state of Missouri had civil judges and criminal judges.
Abijah's children were Charley, Bert, Chester and Lilly.
He gave each child $50,000. Lilly married a husband who was no account. His name was Esteb. He was a traveling man.
Abijah told Uncle Glenn Bishop not to marry as he got into a mess and the women were no good. At 74 yrs. in 1969 Glenn was remaining a bachelor but has 2 sweethearts of many years.

Author and Date Unknown
John Quincy Adams Bishop was born to James & Sylvia;. He was born in Ireland, he being Scotch Irish, in Northern Ireland on a little farm near the little town of Iniskillen, in County Tyrone. He ran away from Ireland at the age of 12 and came to America where two older brothers were in New York City. His folks wanted him to come as the English put the Irish boys in the Army at an early age and didn't allow them to go to school. He couldn't read nor write when he came here and left his mother sick in bed in Ireland. He soon lost track of his brothers and never found them again, nor heard from his folks in Ireland. He drifted into New Hampshire and worked for Lulla's Great Grandfather, OllieSmail's 4th Great Grandfather, his children's 5th Great Grandfather Wines, and then he married Lulla's Grandmother, Sylvia Symantha Wines, who is Ollie Smail's 3rd Great Grandmother Wines, and his children's 4th Great Grandmother Wines. She taught him to read and write and they moved to Eastern Ohio and then to Oglaze County, Ohio. Then Lulla's Grandmother moved to Oglaze County also. Their family was born there and then they came to Iowa, Knoxville in 1855 by covered waggon. The Grandmother's mother was an English girl and a niece of old Lord Dudley, who was very wealthy. She ran away from England and came to Amirica so she didn't get any of her uncles wealth as they didn't let any money come out of England. Grandad Wines was quite well to do in his own right.

Fairy (Bishop) Anderson stated November 3, 1995 that James Bishop had a sandy beard and sandy colored hair.


Blanche Monica (Peters) Spencer wrote this info to Homer in a letter June 22, 1988.
Grandma Peters (Homer's Grandma) was half Jewish. Her Grandfather was the son of the union between the Dudleys and the Rothchilds, two of the wealthiest families of Great Britain (both of them Jews). that is Homer's great, great grandparents. They were both millionaires many times over. I wouldn't be surprised that some of those old castles belong in the family. I don't know how the Dudleys made their money but, the Rothchilds run the House of Rothchild which is one of the worlds larger banking firms today. (used to be only in Great Britain) but, in the last 50 years they have branched out to some of the other European nations. They live in Great Britain wherever the headquarters of the bank is - probably London. They are worth billions now.
There were other children in the family. I saw an article in a magazine a few years ago telling about the family and the bank. When Grandpa grew up he wanted to come to America. That would have divided the fortune so they forbid his coming but, he came anyway, so they disinherited him. They destroyed all the records of his birth or that he ever belonged to the family. After they were dead a few years he went back to England to try to claim some of the money but couldn't find any records. So he came back home. he said they thought more of their money than their kids and he didn't want them either. he had his name changed to Bishop. I don't know what his first name was or where they lived in the U.S.A.. One of the Grandpa's got to be a Methodist preacher and I think he was the one that maybe suggested the name
Bishop.

(At some time one of the castles in London was sold and Grandma Peters did receive some money from that sale).
Helen says that the money they received was used to put Blanche through College.

Karen Walker
khw4@yahoo.com

Added by Karen Hill Walker on Sep 02, 2016 6:48 AM

Karen Hill Walker
RE: James and Sylvia Bishop
Hi Janet,

Do you have any info on James Bishop 1810-1880 parents?

Thanks,
Karen Walker
khw4@yahoo.com

Added by Karen Hill Walker on Aug 31, 2016 10:38 AM

Bob Pyle
RE: Harwood Cemetery
There was an error made somewhere. Most likely someone made up a Harwood Cemetery in Cedar County because they assumed there was one.

The Harwood Green Mound Cemetery is around 12 road miles from El Dorado Springs (which is in Cedar County) but the Harwood community (population of 47) and the cemetery are in Vernon County. You can edit it, but I will contact Find A Grave and explain it to them. Perhaps they can just change the 5 burials that are in error.

It appears that the first error was made May 3rd, 2013.

Added by Bob Pyle on Aug 01, 2016 12:23 AM

Emma Church
RE: Foley
Thank You

Added by Emma Church on Jul 02, 2016 8:18 PM

John Warther
Freda Baker Family - Santa Paula cemetery
Hi Janet,

I was doing some work on the Baker family, and recently learned that Freda's son, Stanley M Baker was buried at Santa Paula cemetery. Presumably, Freda's husband was, too, but I don't have the obituary yet. (He died after the son.)

Do you have any information on the other family buried there. You do have a brief note on the family information. I would consider adding the husband and son, but I only have a newspaper article so far that says that their son was buried in Santa Paula cemetery.

John
(my wife is a Baker cousin)

Added by John Warther on Jun 23, 2016 9:38 PM

C. Dooley
THANK YOU!
Hey Janet,

I just wanted to reach out and Thank You once again. I have THOROUGHLY gone thru the folder that you created for me in recently months. I have created a bunch of memorial pages as a result of that information. Miraculously, my uncle called me and said he has another box of keepsakes to send me; stuff that my mom and grandma collected. (that should be here SOON!)
I have leared so much because of your efforts. And just today, I saw a photo of my great-grandmother for the first time. It's like they say, "Build it, and they will come".
So many great things have happened since I first saw the page you created for my mom.
I'm forever grateful for all you have done for my family (on both sides). -Cheston

Added by C. Dooley on Feb 02, 2016 3:09 PM

Victoria Regina
RE: Reuben Tharp
Thanks for adding the additional info. I found a marriage date of 3 June 1875 for Mary Wyckoff and Reuben Samuel Tharp in Linn Co, KS, so you may want to change it again. :) It's not necessary to transfer him, or any of the rest of the family to me, but thanks, anyway! (I had a few more changes for Reuben that I forgot to do.)

Added by Victoria Regina on Jan 19, 2016 10:27 PM

Al Goodwin
Re: Memorial# 81642281
FYI
I just noticed that the death date has the incorrect month. The tombstone indicates that the death date is Jun 13, 1983. It would be very easy to enter Jan instead of Jun as the death month. (and I probably have made that mistake several times too.)

Added by Al Goodwin on Jan 18, 2016 3:17 PM

John Surman
RE: Henry Surman
Janet,
Thank you. I would be honored to maintain Henry Surman's (122423518) memorial - I just hope to learn where Rhoda is buried for sure at some point. I love the background in your photo.

John

Added by John Surman on Dec 14, 2015 3:18 PM

Cherokee2557
RE: Benjamin Franklin Barrick #55008449
Thank you, Janet, for the transfer of Ben's memorial. I don't know what's going on either, but it's obviously something with the program software. If I can't get it straightened out myself, I'll contact Find-A-Grave to have them fix the problem.

Thanks, again, for all your time and efforts. You are a credit to Find-A-Grave!

Added by Cherokee2557 on Nov 22, 2015 11:45 AM

Cherokee2557
RE: Benjamin Franklin Barrick #55008449
Thanks so much for your prompt edit, but there is something else strange going on! I just checked Ben's page, and his first wife (Rosa Bell Burkett) is now showing up twice on his page, and he is showing up twice on her page!

As for Eva, she is not buried next to Ben in the Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery. Apparently, that is why there is no death date engraved on their mutual gravestone. I have a copy of Eva's death certificate, and she died 7 Sep 1974 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX. She was then buried 9 Sep 1974 in Laurel Land Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX, next to some other Barrick family members.

Eva's name on the death certificate was spelled Eva Mae Barnhart Barrick, and she was born 12 Mar 1888 in Missouri.

Since Eva was not buried in the Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery, would you like for me to create a memorial for her in the Laurel Land Cemetery? Either way, it looks like we'll need to delete her entry in the Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery. I didn't realize when I sent the "duplicate" spouse edit that Eva was in a different cemetery! It was only when I checked her death certificate to get her death date and death place for you that I noticed the cemetery was different.






Added by Cherokee2557 on Nov 21, 2015 9:53 PM

Cherokee2557
Benjamin Franklin Barrick #55008449
Hi Janet,

Thanks for everything you do on Find-A-Grave and adding the memorial for my cousin, Benjamin Franklin Barrick.

I wanted to let you know that somehow, his wife, Eva May Barnhart, is listed on his memorial, and he is listed twice on hers. I think there must have been something go wrong with the Find-A-Grave software because it only shows one spouse listed for each of them in the relationship edits I can see. If you could delete one of the extra listings, I'd appreciate it. They were not married to each other twice. :)

Thanks, again.

Added by Cherokee2557 on Nov 21, 2015 6:28 PM

kmbem
RE: Horatio & Sarafina Nicholas
Still looking for earl and Myrtle but Gladys is my dad`s mom...she is Gladys brockman in find a grave. Love cemetery in Missouri. Let me know if you have trouble finding it and I will look up the #.

Added by kmbem on Nov 14, 2015 9:29 AM

kmbem
RE: Horatio & Sarafina Nicholas
George Washington Nicholas was my great grandfather. Since Horatio and sarafina are your relatives, I would understand if you didn't want to transfer management. : )

Added by kmbem on Nov 13, 2015 10:41 PM

kmbem
Sarafina Cunningham fagm#33083601
Please transfer management of this to me. She is my great great great grandmother. Thank you.

Added by kmbem on Nov 12, 2015 4:36 PM

kmbem
Horatio Nicholas fagm#33084106
Please transfer management of this to me. He is my great great grandfather. Thank you.

Added by kmbem on Nov 12, 2015 4:29 PM

Megan
James Charles Ward #105781093
Hi Janet,

I saw that you had provided some information about James and I was wondering if you were related. His father Robert is a brother to Jesse my gg grandfather.

=) Megan

Added by Megan on Oct 19, 2015 1:01 AM

Marjorie Wilser
Rebecca M. Ore, more info
Hi Jan, Her father's name was Elijah Hickman. He was a Civil War soldier who died of his wounds after the War was over. I have his service record and further family info for whomever wants it. I live not far away and if you personally are related I'd love to meet you!
Marjorie

Added by Marjorie Wilser on Jun 05, 2015 1:47 PM

Marsha
George Blevins
Again Thank you for George Blevins and your speedy response. Very much appreciated
Marsha Clevenger

Added by Marsha on May 29, 2015 1:16 PM

Marsha
Jewel Huskisson
Thank you so much for the transfer of Jewel Huskisson. I have hunted her for years. Marsha Cllevenger

Added by Marsha on May 28, 2015 12:14 PM

MyGrandmaAnne
West Transfer
Thanks for the transfer, are you related to that West family?

Added by MyGrandmaAnne on May 21, 2015 7:02 PM

MyGrandmaAnne
C. V. West 71634358
Hello again, I would like a transfer o C.V. Thanks, G-d Bless,

Added by MyGrandmaAnne on May 21, 2015 4:02 PM

Gladys Turner Dinkeloo
RE: Tucker
Thanks Janet. You do such good work that I usually just send you link requests. Hope you are doing well. Thanks for the transfer and have a great day.

Added by Gladys Turner Dinkeloo on May 20, 2015 4:12 PM

Emma Church
RE: Foley
Thank You

Added by Emma Church on May 18, 2015 12:28 PM

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