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 Martha <I>Bailey</I> Bishop

Martha Bailey Bishop

Hanover, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Jun 1951 (aged 35–36)
Steeles, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Cem. 68, Gr. 78
Memorial ID 27763210 · View Source
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Daughter of Crockett Bailey (1869-1937) & Nancy "Louisa" Lester-Bailey (1871-Deceased).

Sister of Armeda Bailey (1906-Deceased), Margaret Bailey (1908-Deceased) & Nancy "Nannie" A. Bailey-Harvey (1910-Deceased).

Married to Lacy R. Bishop, Sr. (1908-1990) on July 8, 1941 in Hanover, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1941, Page 245, Application Date: July 5, 1941).

Mother of Emogene Bishop-Lester, Katherine Bishop-Bowles, Judy Pearl Bishop-Hammitt, Margaret Ann Bishop-Lester, Edward "Ed" Bishop (Deceased), Roy Rondall Bishop (1943-1943), Lacine Bishop-Lester (Deceased), Lacy Bishop Sr. (1945-2010), Nannie Mae Bishop-Stewart (1947-2018), and Cathy Lou Bishop-Baize (B. 1950).

Stepmother of Okey Dee Bishop (1928-1929), Georgia Bishop-Belcher (1935-Deceased), and Rev. Ollie Lee Bishop (1938-2013).

Martha Bishop died at age 32 from hemorrhaging following a non-criminal abortion (per WV Certificate of Death #9770 Dist #550 Serial #3).

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  • Created by: Patty Greene
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27763210
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Bailey Bishop (1915–18 Jun 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27763210, citing Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Patty Greene (contributor 46798365) .