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Margaret Pauline Bishop

Female 1794 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Margaret Pauline Bishop 
    Nickname Polly 
    Born 1794  Elk Garden, Russell Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I746  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2017 

    Father George BISHOP,   b. 17 Jan 1764, Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1852, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Nancy Ann BOOTHE,   b. 11 Oct 1772, Westchester County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1852, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1790  Montgomery Co, VA on the head waters of the Roanoke River Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Virginia, Marriages, 1660-1800
      Name: George Bishop
      Spouse: Nancy Booth
      Marriage Date: 28 Jun 1790
      Marriage Location: Montgomery County, Virginia

      Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
      Name: Nancy Booth
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 28 Jun 1790
      Marriage Place: Montgomery County, Virginia
      Father: Stephen Booth
      Mother: Nancy Booth
      Spouse: George Bishop
      FHL Film Number: 32633
      Reference ID: P 34 [does not give parents for George]

      1810 Russell Co PP Tax list
      Bishop, David
      Bishop, George - 2 tithables

      1830 Pike Co, KY
      George Bishop
      1m 15-20
      1m 30-40
      1m 60-70
      1f 10-15
      1f 50-60

      1850 Jackson County #91-95
      Bishop George 85 M Farmer Md
      Bishop Anna 76 F N York
      Bishop David 60 M Va X Idiotic
      Bishop James 37 M Va X Idiotic
      [Caution: Ancestry transcription shows several more people living in the household, but this is all, and he is not at the bottom of the page so the household is not continued on the next page.]

      Kentucky, Land Grants, 1782-1924
      Grantee: George Bishop
      Number of Acres: 50
      Survey Date: 23 Mar 1831
      County: Pike
      Watercourse: Louisa Fk
      Book Number: Z

      1830 Pike, KY
      George Bishop
      1m 15-20
      1m 30-40
      1m 60-70
      1f 10-15
      1f 50-60


      Birth year based on probable age of 21 on 9-24-1782 when he purchased land in Montgomery Co., Va

      1789-1801 on Personal property tax roll of Montgomery Co., Va

      10-5-1801 George and Ann sold 200 acres from a grant in 1798 for $66.67. D.B. C page 457. Henry Bishop was a witness.

      1819 George and Nancy were living in Russell Co., Va. Her parents had moved there also. George sold a parcel of land in montgomery Co. Recorded in Russell co D.B. N page 206 and 207

      Family Data Collection - Individual Records
      Name: George Bishop
      Spouse: A Bischoff Nancy
      Parents: J Margaretha Hans
      Birth Place: Frederick County, MD
      Birth Date: 17 Jan 1764
      Marriage Date: 26 Jun 1790
      Death Date: 27 May 1857

      Millennium File
      Name: George Bishop
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 1764
      Birth Place: Maryland, USA
      Marriage Date: 28 Jun 1790
      Father: John Bishop
      Spouse: Ann Boothe
      Children: Rachel Bishop
      Spouse Father: Stephen Boothe

      Roane county WV deaths:
      David Bishop, son of George, age 84; 5/6/1873; b KY, informant Isaac Drake, B-in-law

      1820 Russell Co, VA
      George Bishop ??
      1m 16-26
      1f 0-10
      1 f 16-26
      1 in agriculture

      Stephen Bishop
      2m 0-10
      1m 26-45
      1f 16-26

      George Bishop
      1m 16-26
      2f 10-16
      1f 26-45
    Family ID F282  Group Sheet

    Family James Debusk,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 26 Jan 1835  [2
    Notes 

    • Believe this is actually James Debusk- not James Debuss. Have a copy of the original paperwork on it from Pike County Courthouse- can send copies later if you need them.
      Nancy Bishop
      Nancye1962@gmail.com
    Family ID F23637  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S89] Fran Green Daniels.

    2. [S84] Sue Moore.