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Re: Ancestors of Martha Caroline Bishop
Posted by: phyl (ID *****0891) Date: July 10, 2012 at 10:59:26
In Reply to: Re: Ancestors of Martha Caroline Bishop by Kelly Milller of 53331

An excerpt from

War of 1812 Pension WC24481
       Widow's pension filed 8 May 1879 at Quincy, Hickory Co., Missouri.

       State of Missouri, County of BENTON, 23 July 1878, Temperance A. Bishop,
       aged 77, & a resident of sd county being duly sworn declares she is the
       widow of Samuel Bishop who enlisted in Capt. James Hall's Company of
       Kentucky Militia at Glasgow [Barren Co] Ky. May 1812. He was a private in
       this company of the 3rd Ky Infantry from May 1812 til 25 Dec 1812 when he
       was discharged at Harrodsburg, [Mercer Co]Ky. Aza McKenzie & Henry F.
       Ferguson testified to the widow's identity.

       The soldier, Samuel Bishop died 29 Oct 1844 Benton Co., Mo. as shown by the
       affidavit of Nancy D. Matthews and T. H. Alexander who also testified that
       Temperance had continued widowhood.

       Christian Co., Ky. Marriage bond, certified: Samuel Bishop - Temperance A.
       Northington, dated 28 Oct 1824.

       22 Feb 1852: S. S. Lindsey declares at Trigg Co., Ky. that he was aquainted
       with Samuel Bishop & Temperance Northington & that they were married on or
       about 23 Oct 1824 in Christain Co., Ky. and continued to live together &
       they removed to the State of Missouri in the year 1839.

       28 Feb 1852: Thomas C. Bishop [relationship to Samuel not given] declared at
       Trigg Co., Ky. he was personally aquainted with Samuel Bishop in his
       lifetime & that sd Samuel was a volunteer in Capt Hall's Ky Militia and
       that Temperance A. Bishop is his widow.

       P.D. Logan, PM wrote to the Special Examiner of Topeka, Kansas that
       "Temperance A. Bishop died in the spring of 1883 but as to the exact date I
       cannot tell you"
Pension/land record state Temperance A; DC for Minerva says Mary Temperance.
I have looked at another ref: for the pension and it asks
"maiden name" ...Temperance NORTHINGTON. would appear Temperance LINDSEY is a different person, but think the LINDSEY family is related somehow.
I do believe Sam/Temperance BISHOP are the parents of Martha.

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