Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania

Angeline Bishop

My 3rd great-grandmother Angeline Bishop (b. 1854 in IN, d. 1933, Allen Co., IN) was the daughter of John Bishop and Elizabeth Hursh. Angeline married William H. Hollopeter in Allen Co., IN in 1870.

Angeline (Bishop) Hollopeter
Angeline (Bishop) Hollopeter, ca. 1902/03

John Bishop

John Bishop (b. abt. 1826, OH) married Elizabeth Hursh on 9 Oct 1853 in DeKalb Co., IN. They were the parents of at least four children: Angeline (above), Harriet Minerva (b. 1855), Mary C. (b. abt. 1857), and Sarah L. (b. abt. 1859). They may also have been the parents of two sons who died young: Benjamin (abt. 1859-1861) and Stephen (abt. 1860-1861). John and Elizabeth both died in Allen Co., IN and are buried in the Old Leo Cemetery in Leo, IN.

I am currently collecting Bishop data from Allen and DeKalb counties, Indiana, particularly those Bishops with Watson or Hursh connections. While I realize that there are Bishops in other areas of IN, I am focusing only on Allen and DeKalb counties at this point. If you have any such data to add, I would love to hear from you. Please e-mail me:

Useful links:

LaMont Bankson's Bishop Genealogy, Discovering Your Bishop Ancestors

Selected Burials--Allen and DeKalb Cos., IN. Some BISHOPS listed.
Allen Co., IN GenWeb page
DeKalb Co., IN GenWeb Page
Richland Co., OH GenWeb home page
Richland Co., OH Genealogical Society home page

Other BISHOP researchers:

Randy Bishop is a grandson of Lester Floyd Bishop (b. 1885, KS) of Lawton, OK. Lester was a son of Lawerance Leroy Bishop (b. 1863, IN) and Katheryn Navada Maple.

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