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Subject: [BISHOP] Georg Bischoff of Germany
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2000 17:43:58 EST
Descendants of Georg Hinnrich Bischoff
Generation No. 1
1. GEORG HINNRICH1 BISCHOFF was born May 10, 1677 in Oberhausen, Rhine
Pfalz, Germany, and died October 18, 1706 in Oberhausen, Rhine Pfalz,
Germany. He married ANNA CHRISTINA FRANZMANN, daughter of HANS FRANZ(MANN)
and CATERINA CORPER. She was born January 03, 1674/75 in Zucihhucham, Boos,
Rhine Pfalz, Germany, and died September 16, 1737 in Oberhausen, Rhine Pfalz,
Children of GEORG BISCHOFF and ANNA FRANZMANN are:
i. ANNA APOLINA2 BISHOFF, b. March 16, 1701/02.
2. ii. HANS JAKOB BISHOFF, b. November 17, 1704, Oberhausen, Rhine Pfalz,
Germany; d. March 30, 1739, Oberhausen, Rhine Pfalz, Germany.
iii. GEORG HINNRICH BISHOFF II, b. March 27, 1706.
iv. ADAM BISHOFF, b. Abt. 1707.
Generation No. 2
2. HANS JAKOB2 BISHOFF (GEORG HINNRICH1 BISCHOFF) was born November 17, 1704
in Oberhausen, Rhine Pfalz, Germany, and died March 30, 1739 in Oberhausen,
Rhine Pfalz, Germany. He married ANNA CATARINA RAUCH, daughter of THEOBOLD
RAUCH. She was born Abt. 1705 in Desloch, Hundsback, Rhine Pfalz, Germany.
Children of HANS BISHOFF and ANNA RAUCH are:
i. MATTHIAS3 BISCHOFF, b. December 27, 1723.
ii. HANS MICHAEL BISCHOFF, b. January 10, 1724/25.
iii. FRANZ BISCHOFF, b. April 28, 1728.
3. iv. HANS JOHANNES BISCHOFF, b. April 01, 1731, Oberhausen, Rhine Pfalz,
Germany; d. May 15, 1775, Lincoln County, Tennessee.
v. GEORG HENRICH BISCHOFF, b. November 10, 1734.
vi. ANNA CHRISTINA BISCHOFF, b. September 08, 1738.
Generation No. 3
3. HANS JOHANNES3 BISCHOFF (HANS JAKOB2 BISHOFF, GEORG HINNRICH1 BISCHOFF)
was born April 01, 1731 in Oberhausen, Rhine Pfalz, Germany, and died May 15,
1775 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. He married MARGARETHA OVERMEYER.
Notes for HANS JOHANNES BISCHOFF:
Hans, his Mother and brothers came to america on the ship "Two Brothers" They
arrived in Philadelphia 13 October, 1747.
Hans died 15 May 1775 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. He was buried in
Westminster, Frederick County, Maryland.
Children of HANS BISCHOFF and MARGARETHA OVERMEYER are:
i. THOMAS4 BISHOP.
4. ii. JOHN BISHOP, b. Abt. 1749.
iii. HENRY BISHOP, b. December 27, 1760; m. FANNY SIMPKINS.
iv. GEORGE BISHOP, b. January 17, 1764; m. NANCY BOOTHE.
v. LYDIA BISHOP, b. April 03, 1767; m. ELI JACKSON.
vi. JACOB BISHOP, b. May 29, 1770; m. KATHERINE ELKINS.
5. vii. DAVID BISHOP, b. November 17, 1772, Virginia.
Generation No. 4
4. JOHN4 BISHOP (HANS JOHANNES3 BISCHOFF, HANS JAKOB2 BISHOFF, GEORG
HINNRICH1 BISCHOFF) was born Abt. 1749. He married RUTH ELKINS. She was
born Abt. 1749.
Child of JOHN BISHOP and RUTH ELKINS is:
6. i. RACHAEL REBECCA (SKAGGS)5 BISHOP, b. 1765, Montgomery Co., Va..
5. DAVID4 BISHOP (HANS JOHANNES3 BISCHOFF, HANS JAKOB2 BISHOFF, GEORG
HINNRICH1 BISCHOFF) was born November 17, 1772 in Virginia. He married
ELIZABETH WOLFORD February 20, 1801 in Tazewell Co., Va.. She was born 1783
Children of DAVID BISHOP and ELIZABETH WOLFORD are:
7. i. GEORGE5 BISHOP, b. 1819, Virginia.
8. ii. HENRY BISHOP, b. 1825, Virginia.
iii. THOMAS BISHOP, b. 1826.
9. iv. GATHA BISHOP, b. April 02, 1827, Virginia; d. March 02, 1891, Wyoming
Generation No. 5
6. RACHAEL REBECCA (SKAGGS)5 BISHOP (JOHN4, HANS JOHANNES3 BISCHOFF, HANS
JAKOB2 BISHOFF, GEORG HINNRICH1 BISCHOFF) was born 1765 in Montgomery Co.,
Va.. She married WILLIAM CALVIN "GILLFORD" LESTER March 26, 1786 in
Montgomery County, Virginia, son of ABNER LESTER and MARTHA ARTHUR. He was
born 1765 in Montgomery Co., Va., and died Abt. 1843 in Tazewell County, Va..
Notes for WILLIAM CALVIN "GILLFORD" LESTER:
>From "Families of Wyoming County":
"William Lester was born abt. 1760, possibly in Montgomery County, Va. He may
be the William Lester who married Rebecca Bishop Skaggs 26 May 1786 in
Montgomery County. His parents were listed as Abner and Martha Lester.
Rebecca's parents were listed as Ruth Bishop, wife of John Bishop."
William owned land "lying on Dandy (sic) (probably should read Sandy or Tug
Fork of the Big Sandy) River in the County of Logan and Tazewell Counties.
Viz. Beginning at the mouth of Four Pole Creek and running down to the river
to the deep ford of the river and out the lines of a survey made for William
Lester and Michael Charles"
William died prior to 1842. His heirs sold their interest in this parcel to
Thomas Mullins on July 22, 1842. Deed recorded in the Clerks office of
Tazewell County, April 28, 1843.
This parcel of land is in what is now McDowell County, W.Va. near the town of
Marriage Notes for RACHAEL BISHOP and WILLIAM LESTER:
Reference: "Some Virginia Marriages 1700-1799" , MacDonald
Married by Richard Whitt, Sam'l Sadler, surety.
Children of RACHAEL BISHOP and WILLIAM LESTER are:
i. MARTHA "PATSY"6 LESTER, b. 1787; m. CONLEY BISHOP.
ii. RUTHA LESTER, b. 1790; m. JOHN JONES.
10. iii. ABNER HULON "FRIDAY" LESTER, SR., b. 1792, Russell County,
Virginia; d. 1871, McDowell County, W.Va..
11. iv. HANNAH LESTER, b. Abt. 1794, Montgomery County, Va..
12. v. THOMAS MASTIN LESTER, b. 1795, Virginia.
13. vi. DORCAS LESTER, b. 1800, Virginia.
14. vii. REBECCA LESTER II, b. 1801, Virginia.
15. viii. ELIZABETH LESTER, b. Abt. 1802.
16. ix. JAMES LESTER, b. 1804.
7. GEORGE5 BISHOP (DAVID4, HANS JOHANNES3 BISCHOFF, HANS JAKOB2 BISHOFF,
GEORG HINNRICH1 BISCHOFF) was born 1819 in Virginia. He married ELIZABETH ?.
She was born 1825 in Virginia.
Children of GEORGE BISHOP and ELIZABETH ? are:
i. TELITHA6 BISHOP, b. 1838.
ii. LUCINDA BISHOP, b. 1845.
iii. MAHALA BISHOP, b. 1846.
iv. REBECCA BISHOP, b. 1847.
v. GEARGE W. BISHOP, b. 1848.
8. HENRY5 BISHOP (DAVID4, HANS JOHANNES3 BISCHOFF, HANS JAKOB2 BISHOFF,
GEORG HINNRICH1 BISCHOFF) was born 1825 in Virginia. He married LUCINDA ?.
She was born in Virginia.
Children of HENRY BISHOP and LUCINDA ? are:
i. GEORGE WASHINGTON6 BISHOP, b. 1843.
ii. HARVEY BISHOP, b. 1845.
iii. ELISHA BISHOP, b. 1847.
9. GATHA5 BISHOP (DAVID4, HANS JOHANNES3 BISCHOFF, HANS JAKOB2 BISHOFF,
GEORG HINNRICH1 BISCHOFF) was born April 02, 1827 in Virginia, and died March
02, 1891 in Wyoming County, W.Va.. He met ELIZABETH L. SWAN April 05, 1853
in Lawrence Co., Kentucky, daughter of RESIN SWAN and MARY SWAN. She was
born 1836 in Virginia.
Notes for GATHA BISHOP:
Information taken from family Bible of Elizabeth Swan Bishop and U.S.
Government military service records.
Grandfather Bishop held the rank of Private and served as a musician with
Company B, 14th Kentucky Infantry, Union Army during the Civil War. Wyoming
County history books incorrectly list him as belonging to the Confederate
14th Kentucky Volunteers.
He enlisted December 10, 1861 at Camp Wallace in Louisa, Kentucky joining
"Captain Wood's 14th Kentucky (Foot) Volunteers".
According to his service record he spent much of the war hospitalized in
Ashland General hospital. He was fortunate to survive his illness. Over
400,000 Civil War soldiers died as a result of disease.
He mustered out of the Army on January 31, 1865. He and Elizabeth moved
to Wyoming County soon afterward. He first appears in W.Va. in the 1870
He is buried in the Bud Cemetery, Bud, W.Va. His marker reads "Gatha
Bishop, Co.B, 14th Ky Inf."
Elizabeth may be buried in the same cemetery under an unmarked grave. It
is also possible she was buried with other members of the Swan Family in
Children of GATHA BISHOP and ELIZABETH SWAN are:
i. MARY6 BISHOP, b. February 19, 1854.
ii. DAVID BISHOP, b. October 07, 1855.
iii. KATHARINE BISHOP, b. December 19, 1857.
iv. JOHN BISHOP, b. June 10, 1860; m. SARAH REBECCA O'NEAL; b. Abt. 1860.
v. CERYNA BISHOP, b. July 23, 1865.
17. vi. MARGARET JANE "PEG" BISHOP, b. December 26, 1869, West Virginia; d.
April 05, 1940, Wyoming County, West Virginia.
Looking for any descendants of Georg Bischoff. Have much more information to
share. Sherry Covey