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 Benjamin Henry “BH” Bishop

Benjamin Henry “BH” Bishop

Chambers County, Alabama, USA
Death 26 Oct 1929 (aged 79)
Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
Burial Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
Plot OS B 26
Memorial ID 9680527 · View Source
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"The LaFayette (AL) Sun" - January 19, 1898:

Mr. B. H. Bishop, of Bosworth, was in to see us the other day. He told us of his misfortune of being burned out during the holidays. He has our sympathy of the people in his loss.


October 19, 1898:

Mr. B. H. Bishop is preparing to build him a new ferryboat.
"The LaFayette (Alabama) Sun" - November 23, 1904:

Mr. B. H. Bishop, of Wise, left yesterday for Killeen, Texas, where he intends to make his future home.


Messrs. G. O. Pool, B. H. Bishop, M. C. Shivers and their respective families, of Wise, took the train here yesterday for Killeen, Texas, where they go to make their future home.
"The LaFayette Sun" - October 30, 1929:

B. H. Bishop Dies.

News contained in a letter received this week from R. H. Shivers, of Killeen, Texas, was to the effect that B. H. Bishop, a former citizen of this county, died at his home at the Texas city last Saturday, October 26th.


Abanda - Mr. J. J. Bishop received a telegram Saturday that his brother, B. H. Bishop, of Killeen, Texas, was dead, and would be buried Sunday at 11 o'clock in that city.
B.H. & Susan E. Belcher Bishop were parents of 14 children, all born in Chambers County, Alabama:

1. Augusta Matilda Bishop (1872-1965), married William Lee Carlisle. Lived in Whittier, California. Buried at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Los Angeles County, California.

2. John Thomas Bishop (1873-1956), married Ida Carlisle. Buried in Killeen Cemetery, Bell County, Texas.

3. Clarence William Bishop (1875-1946), married Lena Cardwell. Buried in Killeen Cemetery, Bell County, Texas.

4. Melitta Alsada/Alzadie Bishop (1877-1969), married William "Bill" Sims. Buried at Four Mile Cemetery in Calhoun County, Alabama. Bill Sims is buried in Killeen, Texas City Cemetery.

5. Laura Alma Bishop (1878-1932), married 1st Alonza Jackson "Lon" Fant; 2nd John H. Cosby. Buried at Mt. Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, Chambers County, Alabama.

6. George Henry Bishop (1879-1925), married Eula L. Knowles. Buried Pleasant Grove Congregational Christian Church Cemetery, Chambers County, Alabama.

7. Minnie Lee Bishop (1881-1972), married George O. Pool. They lived at 6306 Orchard Avenue, Bell, California. Died in Bell, Los Angeles County, California. Buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California.

8. Barnie Vinson Bishop (1883-1884) died in infancy. Possibly buried in unmarked grave at Darien Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Tallapoosa County, Alabama.

9. Albert Clinton Bishop (1885-1944), married Grace Polk. Buried in Wingate Cemetery, Wingate, Runnels County, Texas. Grace is buried at Resthaven Cemetery on Hwy. 50, between LaFayette and Lanett, Chambers County, Alabama.

10. Walter Green Bishop (1887-1975), married Annie Ginberry. He was a Primitive Baptist minister. Buried in Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Randall County, Texas.

11. Carrie Elizabeth Bishop (1889-1981), married Charlie Polk. Buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Stanton, Martin County, Texas.

12. Euell Jett Bishop (1891-1963), married 1st Hattie Lou Ella Young and 2nd Mary Pearl Hodges. Buried in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas. Hattie Bishop is buried in Killeen, Texas.

13. Royal Bishop (1893-1961), married Thelma Fitzgerald. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Winters, Runnels County, Texas.

14. Eddie Bishop (1898-1919), never married. Buried in Killeen, Bell County, Texas.
1880 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


Henry Bishop 32M Farmer Born AL
Susan Bishop 33F Wife Keeping House Born AL
Matildia Bishop 8F Daughter Born AL
John Bishop 6M Son Born AL
William Bishop 4M Son Born AL
Lidia Bishop 3F Daughter Born AL
Laura Bishop 2F Daughter Born AL
George H. Bishop 6/12M Son Born AL
1900 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


B. H. Bishop 50M Farming Born Feb. 1850 in AL
Susie Bishop 51F Wife Born Feb. 1849 in AL (Married 27 years. Mother of 14 children; 13 living)
George Henry Bishop 20M Son Farm Laborer Born Sept. 1879 in AL
Minnie Bishop 18F Daughter Farm Laborer Born Dec. 1881 in AL
Albert Bishop 14M Son Farm Laborer Born July 1885 in AL
Walter Bishop 12M Son Farm Laborer Born July 1897 in AL
Carrie Bishop 10F Daughter Farm Laborer Born May 1890 in AL
Ewell Bishop 9M Son Born Feb. 1891 in AL
Royal Bishop 6M Son Born Aug. 1893 in AL
Eddie Bishop 2M Son Born Jan. 1898 in AL
1910 Bell County, (Killeen) TX Census:


Ben H. Bishop 60M Farmer Born AL
Susie E. Bishop 61F Wife Born AL (Married 39 years. Mother of 14 children; 13 living)
Ewell J. Bishop 19M Son Farm Laborer Born AL
Royal Bishop 16M Son Farm Laborer Born AL
Eddie Bishop 12M Son Farm Laborer Born AL
1920 Bell County, (Killeen) TX Census:


Henry B. Bishop 69M (no occupation) Born AL
Susie E. Bishop 70F Wife Born AL





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