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Joseph Manning BISHOP
Husband:  Joseph Manning BISHOP
Birth:  9 Mar 1845, GA
Death:  17 Mar 1918
Father:  William L. BISHOP
Mother:  Keziah/Kiziah POWER
Wife:  Nancy Ann SPRUELL
Birth:  14 Nov 1849
Death:  21 Dec 1919
Children born in Cobb Co., GA:
1.  Florence BISHOP, b. 20 Aug 1869; d. 27 Sep 1944; bur. Cobb Co., GA; m. Warren O. BOATNER
2.  Frances "Fannie" BISHOP, b. 1871/2
3.  Laura A. BISHOP, b. Feb 1872/73/74; m. John E. LAZENBY (1874- )
4.  Cooper Manning BISHOP, b. 13 Jul 1876; d. 2 Mar 1960, Cobb Co., GA
5.  Emma BISHOP, b. 1877/8
6.  Alice Zedora BISHOP, b. May 1881
7.  [Charlotte] "Lottie" H. BISHOP, b. Jan 1884
8.  Pearl A. BISHOP, b. Sep 1887 
9.  Rosa W. BISHOP, b. Aug 1894
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1.  D.L. Murray & N.R. Murray.  1995.  Marriage Index: AL, GA, SC, 1641-1944.  Salt Lake City, UT (Broderbund CD-3):  not found.

2.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.  Joseph's father is in Marietta, Cobb Co., GA.

3.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #31 of 40):  Post Oak Dist., Cobb Co., GA, Roll T9_141, p. 120C, PN 3/31, SD 1, ED 32, enumerated 21 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 23 24 25 26
23 30 Bishop J M W M 35     / Farmer     GA GA GA
    ______ N A W F 29 Wife   / Keeping House     GA GA GA
    ______ Florence W F 11 Dau /   At Home /   GA GA GA
    ______ Fannie W F  8 Dau /   At Home / / GA GA GA
    ______ Laura W F  7 Dau /   At Home     GA GA GA
    ______ Cooper W M  4 Son /   At Home     GA GA GA
    ______ Emma W F  2 Dau /   At Home     GA GA GA

4.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

5.  1900 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #30 of 37):  Post Oak Dist. (Militia Dist. #1319), Cobb Co., GA, Roll T623_188, p. 15B, SN 15, SD 7, ED 29, enumerated 16 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28
265 272 Bishop Joseph M Head W M Mch 1845 55 M 32     GA GA GA Farmer 0   Y Y Y O F 45
    ______ Nancy A Wife W F Nov 1850 49 M 32 9 9 GA GA GA None     Y Y Y      
    ______ Alice Z Dau W F May 1881 19 S       GA GA GA       Y Y Y      
    ______ Lottie H Dau W F Jan 1884 16 S       GA GA GA At school   6 Y Y Y      
    ______ Pearl A Dau W F Sep 1887 12 S       GA GA GA At school   6 Y Y Y      
    ______ Rosa W Dau W F Aug 1894  5 S       GA GA GA At school   2 Y Y Y      
Listed three households from John E. LAZENBY (b. Apr 1874, GA) and his wife, Laura A. (b. Feb 1874, GA).

6.  1910

7.  Tombstone Readings (online at findagrave.com):
Florence Bishop Boatner
Birth: Aug. 20, 1869; Death: Sep. 27, 1944
Note: Wife of Warren O. Boatner
Burial: Plot 35, Campground Methodist Cemetery, Cobb Co., GA, 
Submitter: Scott Grostefon

8.  Participant in the BISHOP Y-chromosome DNA Surname Project at FamilyTreeDNA.  Says children were:
Mr. Cooper Manning Bishop, Miss Rose Bishop, Mrs. W.O. Boatner, Mrs. O. Johnson, Mrs. William Kemp, Mrs. J. Lazenby, Mrs. G. Moon and Mrs. D.F. Reed of Bridgeport, TX.

9.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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