The Descendants of James B. BISHOP, Snr.


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Family of James B. BISHOP, Snr.

James BISHOP, Farmer, and his wife Mary _______ came to Prince Edward Island between 1811 and 1819 probably from Plymouth, England. They were shown in both the PEI 1841 and the 1861 Census as living on Lot 64 , White Sands, Murray Harbour. A Land Conveyance between James and Mary BISHOP and their son, William is shown in Liber 62, Folio 84, 1850.

Children of James1 BISHOP Snr and Mary

i. William BISHOP b. ca1809 (1870 Rhode Island Census) Plymouth, Eng;

m. 21 Mar 1838 in PEI by L.C. Jenkins. (Marriage Book 1832-1840) Sarah HOOPER, daughter of William HOOPER.

2. ii James2 BISHOP b. ca.1811, Eng (1881 PEI Census) d. ca1890 (Will proved 13 Oct 1890);

m. 30 Dec 1834, Eleanor ROBERTSON, b. say 1814, d. before 1881 Census, daughter of Thomas ROBERTSON and Susannah JENKINS (HENCKEL) (Marriage Certificate, by License,Witnesses:Nicholas ROBERTSON, James Robertson (Vital Stats, PEI Dept.of Health)

iii Mary Ann BISHOP, b. ca1819, PEI (1881 Census); d. sometime after 1891. (Listed in 1891 Census in household of grand nephew, John BISHOP, Lot 64, White Sands)

iv John BISHOP, bpt. 18 Aug 1823, PEI(Murray Harbour Methodist Register); m. 3 Dec 1845 Elizabeth LE COCO , Witnesses James BISHOP, Sr. and William BISHOP (Marriage Book 1844-1852, page 147)

v Warwick BISHOP, b. 6 Mar 1826, PEI (Murray Harbour Methodist Register); m. 1 Jan 1853 to Mary LECOQUE by License James Richards, J.P., Witnesses: Ephraim Hooper, John Bishop & John LeCocq (Marriage Book 1852-1858, Page 149)

vi Thomas BISHOP, b. 28 Aug 1829, Murray Harbour,PEI; Bpt 21 Feb 1830 (Murray Harbour Methodist. Register)

The family of James2 BISHOP, Jnr (James and his wife Eleanor Robertson

i William BISHOP, b. 11 Nov 1835, White Sands, PEI (Trinity Church, Charlottetown), d. 18 Dec 1912; PEI m. 1) 30 Dec 1861 (by banns, Donald McDonald, minister. Witnesses: Norman McLeod & James Bishop ) to Mary MACLEOD b. 18 Mar 1835, d. 13 May 1896 (Vital Stats, PEI Dept of Health). m. 2) Margaret Stewart Owen (By License Rev Jacob Laytin 18 Oct 1898 Bondsman James Stewart)

3 ii Thomas3 (James2 James1) BISHOP, b. 4 Oct 1837, PEI (1901 Census). d. 6 Dec 1918, PEI. (Cape Traverse Cemetery), m. 7 Apr 1865 (D. McDonald, Minister, Bk 8 p 269, 1862-1867) to Margaret MACLEOD, daughter of Neil MACLEOD and Janet CAMPBELL

iii Henry BISHOP, b. 25 Dec 1844, PEI d. 12 Oct 1938, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, m. Annabelle MACLEOD, PEI

iv Ellen BISHOP, b. ca1845, PEI (1881 Census) d. 5 May 1910, White Sands (Vital Stats, PEI Dept of Health)

v Obadiah BISHOP, b. ca1849, PEI (1881 Census) d. 07 Feb 1883 (The Examiner.9 Feb 1883, page 3, col 2.)

vi Catherine BISHOP, b. Nov. 1852, PEI; d. 18 Feb 1923, White Sands (Vital Stats, PEI Health Dept ) m. 30 Aug. 1873, William MACDOUGALL. PEI (Marriage Book 1871-1881 p. 35)

vii John BISHOP, b. 16 June 1854, Murray Harbour, PEI (Bpt. Rcd. Free Church Scotland, Book 4, p 14)

The family of Thomas3 BISHOP(James2, James1) and Margaret MACLEOD

4i John Bell4 (Thomas3, James2, James1) BISHOP, b. 6 Mar 1866, PEI (bpt 27 Aug, 1868 by Rev.James MacColl, Free Church of Scotland., Book 1, page 54), d. 15 Nov 1945, State of Washington, USA., m. 1) 23 June 1890 Arlington, MA (Mrg Rcrds 1890 Vol 407 p 77, Cambridge, MA) Mary Ellen CAMPBELL, b. 30 Mar 1864, Nine Mile Creek, PEI, d. 14 Feb 1918, So. Boston, MA (Vital Rcrds, 1918, Vol 1, p.144) daughter of Angus CAMBELL and Mary MACDOUGALL, PEI; m. 2) Mame MACDONALD of PEI

ii James William BISHOP, b. 22 Jan 1868, Egmont Bay, PEI (Free Church Scotland, Book 1, page 54 ) d. 27 Oct 1952 (Union Corner Cem), m. 18 Jun 1896 to Mary MACLURE, b. 28 Apr 1872 (1901 Cenus) d. 6 Nov 1964 (Union Corner United Cemetery)

iii Daniel BISHOP, b. 12 Dec 1869, Wellington, PEI (Free Church Scotland) d. 1942, Popham Beach, Maine

iv Thomas Adam BISHOP, b. 28 Feb 1872, Wellington, PEI (Free Church of Scotland) d. 15 Oct 1955, Wellington, PEI, m.Jessie MACDONALD of Pinette, PEI

v Mary BISHOP, b. ca1873, Wellington, PEI (1891 Census ); d. 19 Oct 1901, PEI (Union Corner United Cemetery), m. ca 1900 Fred MACLURE

vi Robert Sanders BISHOP, b. 1878 PEI, d. 1969, Oregon, USA, m. ca1912 to Olivia BILLINGTON, Presque Isle, Maine

vii Henry "Harry" Campbell BISHOP, b. 30 Nov 1880, PEI (1901 Census) Wellington, PEI; d. ca1916 Charlottetown, PEI

viii Sadie Agnes BISHOP, b. 1886. Wellington,PEI; d.1945 PEI, m. ---Chappell, Sherbrooke,PEI

Submitted by Evelyn BISHOP Smith #313, 237 East Shore North, Grand Isle, Vermont 05458.


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