Frances Belle Bishop

Frances Belle Bishop

Birth
Michigan, USA
Death 31 May 1946 (aged 75)
Hinsdale, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Burial Sandstone, Jackson County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 156857086 · View Source
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Name: Frances Belle Bishop
Birth Date: 12 Nov 1870
Birth Place: Mich
Death Date: 28 May 1946
Death Place: Hinsdale, Cook, Illinois
Burial Date: 31 May 1946
Burial Place: Jackson, Jackson, Mich.
Cemetery Name: Chapel
Death Age: 75
Occupation: Housekeeper
Race: White
Marital Status: S
Gender: Female
Residence: Hinsdale, Cook, Illinois
Father Name: Theodore Bishop
Father Birth Place: Mich.
Mother Name: Martha Gaines (Garey)
Mother Birth Place: Mich.
FHL Film Number 1991242

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The Bishop's were of the Seventh-Day Adventist faith, thus their connection to Battle Creek Michigan. After the death of her father in 1902, Belle and her mother Martha moved to Hinsdale, Illinois home of the Hinsdale SDA Sanitarium (today's Hinsdale Hospital). Martha & Belle spent the rest of their days in Hinsdale caring for orphaned children. In 1908 they took in an infant boy whom they named Paul Bishop. In 1911 Martha built a house within walking distance of the Sanitarium. Martha lived there until her death in 1933. Belle never married and lived in her mother's house until her death in 1946. Prior to her death she sold the house to Paul who then lived in it with his wife Vesta until her death in 1993. The house was condemned by the village in 1996 with the clean-up and demolition of the house completed in 1998.


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  • Created by: SRM1210
  • Added: 8 Jan 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 156857086
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Belle Bishop (12 Nov 1870–31 May 1946), Find a Grave Memorial no. 156857086, citing Chapel Cemetery, Sandstone, Jackson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by SRM1210 (contributor 47287351) .