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 Mary Ann <I>Lapsley</I> Bishop

Mary Ann Lapsley Bishop

Garrard County, Kentucky, USA
Death 8 Mar 1920 (aged 91)
Eustis, Lake County, Florida, USA
Burial Eustis, Lake County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 41467912 · View Source
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Mary Ann was the daughter of William Campbell Lapsley and Sarah Rudman Alcom. She married Colonel William Bishop who was born in Virginia, but moved to Clark County, Missouri. He was a presidential elector for Abraham Lincoln in 1860. Col. Bishop commanded the Black Hawk Battalion for the Union during the Civil War, was a businessman in Alexandria, Missouri, became Port Surveyeor and Provost Marshal, and then State Treasurer in 1864. After Colonel Bishop died and was buried in Kohoka, Missouri, the family moved to Eustis, Florida, in 1885.

Col. Bishop and Mary Ann were the parents of six children: Albet W. (1850-1882), Walter H. (1853-1938), Dora Geneva (1856-1857), Maury E. (1858-1931), William H. [Henry W.] (1862-1941), N. Clay (1864-1931), and Mary Belle (1867-1947).

Mary Ann was a charter member of the Ocklawaha Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a granddaughter of Capt. John Lapsley, Revolutionary War officer and a Real Daughter of 1812.

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  • Created by: Judy Llamas
  • Added: 2 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41467912
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Lapsley Bishop (23 Nov 1828–8 Mar 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41467912, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Eustis, Lake County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Judy Llamas (contributor 46854247) .