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Ella Blankenship Bishop
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1861
Turners Station
Henry County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1943
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Ella Bishop, widow of Isaac Newton Bishop died at her home at 109 West 36th St. in Kansas City, Missouri. She was 81 yrs, 4 mos & 14 days of heart disease and asthma.

She had lived in the Kansas City community for the past 30 years before her death.

FATHER: James Blankenship
Birthplace: Virginia

Sally Barber Blankenship
Birthplace: Virginia

MO Death Certificate #5004
Informant: Mr. James N. Bishop
Kansas City, MO


FEBRUARY 14, 1943


Former Carthage Woman Succumbs at 82

Mrs. Ella Bishop 82, widow of Isaac Newton Bishop, former well-known Carthage residents, died at 11 o'clock Saturday night at the home of a son, James Bishop in Kansas City.
The body was brought to Carthage by the Knells yesterday and funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Knell Service Home. The Rev. Lawrence Fitzgerald, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will be in charge. Burial will be in Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Bishop was born September 22, 1861 in Turners Station, Kentucky. Her parents Mr. and Mrs. James M. Blankenship, were well-known early day residents of Carthage. A brother, Robert E. L. Blankenship, formerly operated the Blankenship Clothing Store, now the Miller Clothing Company. Another brother, the late W. H. Blankenship, built the home where Mr. and Mrs. Frank N. Jones now live on South Maple street.

Miss Mayme Blankenship of Kansas City, a sister of Mrs. Bishop, was head of the ready-to-wear department of the Ramsay store here for many years. Later she was in the fur department of Harzfeld's in Kansas City about 20 years.
She is survived by another son, Newton Bishop of Kansas City. A third son, Lamar Bishop died a number of years ago.

Family links: 
  James N. Blankenship (1838 - 1911)
  Sarah Barber Blankenship (1841 - 1933)
  Isaac Newton Bishop (1884 - 1962)*
  Lamar Bishop (1882 - 1918)*
  Ella Blankenship Bishop (1861 - 1943)
  Octavia M Blankenship Moore (1877 - 1907)*
*Calculated relationship
Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Traditional Sector Bl 27 Lot 39 Sp
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Jun 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70922235
Ella <i>Blankenship</i> Bishop
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