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Capt. John Bishop and Elizabeth Keene Jones
Posted by: Rose (ID *****1934) Date: September 04, 2006 at 08:29:48
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Descendants of Capt. John Bishop
Generation No. 1
1. CAPT. JOHN2 BISHOP (MATHEW1) was born 19 Mar 1767 in Brunswick Co., VA, and died 1822 in Brunswick
Co., VA. He married ELIZABETH KEENE JONES 10 Jan 1793 in Brunswick Co., VA. She was born 17 Jan 1770
in VA, and died in Arkansas.
Children of CAPT. BISHOP and ELIZABETH JONES are:
i. MARTHA3 BISHOP, b. 1793.
ii. SARAH J BISHOP, b. 1795.
iii. LUCY BISHOP, b. 1798.
iv. ELIZABETH KEENE BISHOP, b. 1800.
v. THOMAS JONES BISHOP, b. 1802.
vi. LUCETIA BISHOP, b. 1804.
2. vii. SUSAN T. BISHOP, b. 1806, Virginia; d. El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas.
viii. JANE BISHOP, b. 1808.
3. ix. HARMON BISHOP, b. 02 May 1812, Brunswick Co., VA; d. 30 Jan 1897, Lockesburg, Arkansas.
x. WILLIAM W BISHOP, b. 1814; d. Arkansas.
Generation No. 2
2. SUSAN T.3 BISHOP (CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 1806 in Virginia, and died in El Dorado, Union Co.,
Arkansas. She married WILLIAM D. COOPER 19 Jan 1833 in Hardeman Co., TN. He died Abt. 1849 in Unknown.
Child of SUSAN BISHOP and WILLIAM COOPER is:
4. i. JOHN JAMES4 COOPER, b. 01 Sep 1835, Lowndes Co., AL; d. 08 Dec 1888, El Dorado, Union Co.,
Arkansas.
3. HARMON3 BISHOP (CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 02 May 1812 in Brunswick Co., VA, and died 30 Jan
1897 in Lockesburg, Arkansas. He married MARY KELLY WILLIAM 09 Oct 1834 in Hardeman Co., TN. She was
born 21 May 1817 in TN, and died 26 Dec 1876 in Howard Co., TN.
More About HARMON BISHOP:
Census: 1850, Mine Creek, Hempstead Co., Arkansas
Property: 1850, Slave Schedule Census1
Children of HARMON BISHOP and MARY WILLIAM are:
i. THEODOSIUS4 BISHOP, b. 08 Mar 1836, Tennessee.
5. ii. VIRGINIA BISHOP, b. Jul 1839, Bengin, Hempstead Co., Arkansas.
iii. ANDREW JACKSON BISHOP, b. 11 Jan 1841, Arksansas.
iv. FELIX GRUNDY BISHOP, b. 12 Nov 1842, Arkansas.
6. v. SOLON BISHOP, b. 09 Mar 1845, Arkansas.
7. vi. ELEANOR EVALINE BISHOP, b. 19 Mar 1847, Minerals Spring, Hempstead Co., AR; d. 31 Mar 1932, Little
Rock, AR.
vii. POLK BISHOP, b. 14 Dec 1848, Mine Creek, Hempstead Co., Arkansas; d. Georgia; m. MARY BLEVINS, 07
Jan 1870, Hempstead Co., Arkansas; b. 1848, TN.
viii. ALBERT BRYON BISHOP, b. 13 Feb 1851, Arkansas.
ix. FRANKLIN PIERCE BISHOP, b. 10 Mar 1853, Arkansas.
x. HARMON JONES BISHOP, b. 19 Nov 1854, Arkansas; m. SUSANNAH BILBO HUDSON.
xi. MARY ANN ELIZABETH BISHOP, b. 26 Sep 1856, Arkansas.
xii. ADISON P. BISHOP, b. 1859, Arkansas.
xiii. JEFFERSON DAVIES BISHOP, b. 1859, Arksasas.
Generation No. 3
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4. JOHN JAMES4 COOPER (SUSAN T.3 BISHOP, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 01 Sep 1835 in Lowndes Co.,
AL, and died 08 Dec 1888 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas. He married MARY MATILDA BLACK 31 Dec 1865
in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas, daughter of CHRISTOPHER BLACK and NANCY RITCHIE. She was born 23 Sep
1832 in Hayneville, Lowndes Co., Alabama, and died 15 Oct 1908 in Union Co., Arkansas.
More About JOHN JAMES COOPER:
Burial: 1888, Presbyterian Cemetery, El Dorado, Arkansas next to his mother in-law
More About MARY MATILDA BLACK:
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery
Children of JOHN COOPER and MARY BLACK are:
8. i. SUSAN LIZETTE5 COOPER, b. 27 Mar 1867, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 18 Jun 1959, El Dorado,
Union Co., Arkansas.
9. ii. ELEMETTE F. COOPER, b. Jun 1869, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas; d. Abt. 1871, El Dorado, Union Co.,
Arkansas.
10. iii. CARL SHURZ COOPER, b. 27 Nov 1871, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 21 Aug 1954, El Dorado,
Union Co., Arkansas.
11. iv. HUGH WELLS COOPER, b. 19 Jan 1874, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 07 Oct 1941, Laredo, Webb
Co., Texas.
5. VIRGINIA4 BISHOP (HARMON3, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born Jul 1839 in Bengin, Hempstead Co.,
Arkansas. She married JOSEPH NELSON. He was born 1828 in Bengin, Hempstead Co., Arkansas.
Children of VIRGINIA BISHOP and JOSEPH NELSON are:
i. WILLIAM S5 NELSON.
ii. JOSEPH NELSON JR..
iii. EMMA NELSON.
iv. ANNIE NELSON.
v. MINTA NELSON, b. 1872.
12. vi. CHARLES HARMON NELSON, b. 04 Mar 1866, Nashville, Howard Co., AR.
6. SOLON4 BISHOP (HARMON3, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 09 Mar 1845 in Arkansas. He married NANCY
HORD BLEVINS 07 Jan 1869 in Hempstead Co., Arkansas, daughter of HUGH BLEVINS and SARAH WILLIS. She
was born 1852.
Children of SOLON BISHOP and NANCY BLEVINS are:
i. MARY5 BISHOP, b. 1872, Hempstead Co. Arkansas.
ii. THEODOSHIA MORTIMORE (DOSH) BISHOP, b. 1870, Hempstead Co. Arkansas; d. Nov 1903.
iii. SARAH BISHOP, b. 1874, Hempstead Co. Arkansas.
iv. HUGH BISHOP, b. 1877, Hempstead Co. Arkansas.
v. HARMON (2) BISHOP, b. 1880, Hempstead Co. Arkansas.
7. ELEANOR EVALINE4 BISHOP (HARMON3, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 19 Mar 1847 in Minerals Spring,
Hempstead Co., AR, and died 31 Mar 1932 in Little Rock, AR. She married WILLIAM HENRY BRIGGS. He was
born 10 May 1842 in Laureins Co., SC, and died 14 Jan 1902 in Little Rock, AR.
Child of ELEANOR BISHOP and WILLIAM BRIGGS is:
13. i. CHANA HARMON5 BRIGGS, b. 16 Nov 1867, Minerals Spring, AR; d. 30 Sep 1949, Little Rock, AR.
Generation No. 4
8. SUSAN LIZETTE5 COOPER (JOHN JAMES4, SUSAN T.3 BISHOP, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 27 Mar 1867 in
El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas, and died 18 Jun 1959 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas. She married PETER
DOSWELL GOODWIN 22 Nov 1883 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas2, son of PETER SR. and MELINDA BROWN.
He was born 25 Jan 1861 in Union Co., Arkansas, and died 29 May 1930 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas.
Children of SUSAN COOPER and PETER GOODWIN are:
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i. FLORENCE ENGLISH6 GOODWIN, b. 27 Jun 1885, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 25 Mar 1977, Union Co.,
Arkansas; m. THURSTON ROBERTSON; b. 23 Dec 1882, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas; d. Mar 1925,
Union Co., Arkansas.
ii. NELLIE BLY GOODWIN, b. 14 Jul 1887, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 14 Jun 1972, Union Co., Arkansas; m.
FRANK H. SMITH, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas; b. 1880, IL; d. 1960.
Notes for FRANK H. SMITH:
WWI, worked for the railroad and was from IL.
iii. MARY ESTELLE GOODWIN, b. 30 Aug 1889, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 1889, Union Co., Arkansas.
iv. BOYD COOPER GOODWIN, b. 13 Jan 1893, Union Co., Arkansas; d. Nov 1960, Hot Springs, Garland Co.,
Arkansas.
v. MARIE GOODWIN, b. Aug 1895, Union Co., Arkansas; d. Jul 1896, Union Co., Arkansas.
vi. LENA GOODWIN, b. 28 Sep 1897, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 15 Nov 1988, Union Co., Arkansas; m. JOHN
DYER TRIMBLE III, 05 Oct 1921, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas; b. 12 Oct 1890, Arkansas; d. 11 Feb
1953, Jackson, Mississippi.
vii. PAUL BROWN GOODWIN, b. 01 Jan 1900, Union Co., Arkansas; d. Oct 1900, Union Co., Arkansas.
9. ELEMETTE F.5 COOPER (JOHN JAMES4, SUSAN T.3 BISHOP, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born Jun 1869 in El
Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas, and died Abt. 1871 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas.
Child of ELEMETTE F. COOPER is:
i. NO ISSUE6 COOPER.
10. CARL SHURZ5 COOPER (JOHN JAMES4, SUSAN T.3 BISHOP, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 27 Nov 1871 in
El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas, and died 21 Aug 1954 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas. He married
MARTHA ELLENDER FAIR NEWSOM 08 Dec 1896 in Wesson, Union Co., Arkansas, daughter of WILLIAM
NEWSOM and MATILDA BRUMBELLO. She was born 02 Feb 1873 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas, and died
25 Dec 1954 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas.
Notes for CARL SHURZ COOPER:
Was he name after a Major General Carl Shurz that was in the United States Army during the Civil War?
More About CARL SHURZ COOPER:
Burial: Arlington Cemetery
Religion: Baptist
More About MARTHA ELLENDER FAIR NEWSOM:
Religion: First Baptist Church
Child of CARL COOPER and MARTHA NEWSOM is:
i. EDNA MATILDA6 COOPER, b. 01 Nov 1897, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 04 Sep 1981, El Dorado,
Union Co., Arkansas; m. LORENZO DOW MITCHAM, 25 May 1915, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas; b. 11
Feb 1892, Ruston, Union Parish, Louisiana; d. 12 Oct 1961, El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas.
11. HUGH WELLS5 COOPER (JOHN JAMES4, SUSAN T.3 BISHOP, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 19 Jan 1874 in
El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas, and died 07 Oct 1941 in Laredo, Webb Co., Texas. He married (1) MARY LEA
FLETCHER 23 Jan 1901 in Union Co., Arkansas3. She was born Abt. 1877 in Union Co., Arkansas, and died 02
Aug 1905 in Union Co., Arkansas. He married (2) WILHELMINA BEENE 28 Jan 1906 in El Dorado, Union Co.,
Arkansas, daughter of WILLIS JR. and RACHEL ELLIOTT. She was born 08 Jul 1884 in Dykeville, Louisana, and
died 23 Nov 1918 in Wesson, Union Co., Arkansas.
More About HUGH WELLS COOPER:
Census: 1910, Wesson Twp, Union Co. Arkansas
Military service: Sep 1918, WWI Draft Card of Hugh Wells Cooper
Notes for WILHELMINA BEENE:
Died from the Flu in 1918 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas
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More About WILHELMINA BEENE:
Census: 1910, Wesson Twp, Union Co. Arkansas
Children of HUGH COOPER and WILHELMINA BEENE are:
i. NIEHUSS WELLS6 COOPER, b. 21 Oct 1906, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 16 Jul 1907, Wesson, Union Co.,
Arkansas.
ii. HELEN (PEG) RUTH COOPER, b. 18 Nov 1907, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 06 Apr 1982, San Antiono, Bexar
Co., TX; m. ROBERT SMITH.
More About HELEN (PEG) RUTH COOPER:
Census: 1910, Wesson Twp, Union Co. Arkansas4
iii. MARY MARGARET DRUE( SIS) COOPER, b. 02 Sep 1911, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 18 Aug 2001, Arlington,
Tarrant Co., TX; m. JOSEPH A. KOEGLER; b. 15 Feb 1909; d. 02 Oct 1996, Ruidoso, Lincoln, NM.
iv. CATHERINE (KAY) COOPER, b. 05 Feb 1915, Union Co., Arkansas; d. 19 Apr 1995, San Antonio, Bexar Co.,
TX; m. HUGH OSBORNE; b. 04 May 1898; d. Oct 1986, California.
12. CHARLES HARMON5 NELSON (VIRGINIA4 BISHOP, HARMON3, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 04 Mar 1866
in Nashville, Howard Co., AR. He married DORA GOSNELL 1898 in Bengin, Hempstead Co. AR. She was born
27 Jan 1882 in Nashville, Howard Co., AR.
Children of CHARLES NELSON and DORA GOSNELL are:
i. CHARLES6 NELSON, b. 1899, Nashville, Howard Co., AR.
ii. JOSEPH NELSON, b. 1901, Nashville, Howard Co., AR.
iii. CUMMINGS NELSON, b. 1903, Nashville, Howard Co., AR.
iv. ROBERT GOSNELL NELSON, b. 30 Jan 1907, Nashville, Howard Co., AR.
v. MARY VIRGINIA NELSON, b. 24 Jan 1909.
vi. LIVING NELSON.
13. CHANA HARMON5 BRIGGS (ELEANOR EVALINE4 BISHOP, HARMON3, CAPT. JOHN2, MATHEW1) was born 16 Nov
1867 in Minerals Spring, AR, and died 30 Sep 1949 in Little Rock, AR. He married ALICE EUGENIA TATE 25
Apr 1894. She was born 22 Aug 1870 in Center Point, ARA.
Notes for CHANA HARMON BRIGGS:
mary Briggs Sanders National # 427406 Ancester # A010469
Child of CHANA BRIGGS and ALICE TATE is:
i. MARY6 BRIGGS.
Endnotes
1. he owned 5 Female and 6 males slaves, ages rank 36-3.
2. Bond for Marrage License, 278.
3. Bond for Marriage License, 367.
4. Federal Census, 249, Roll 66 Series T-624.


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