Amanda Bishir

Female 1850 - 1916  (66 years)


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  • Name Amanda Bishir  [1, 2
    Born 7 Feb 1850  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Birth Abt 1851  ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 29 Sep 1916  Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Buried 1 Oct 1916  Dodsonville Cem., Dodsonville, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Person ID I1643  Bishir Family | Jonathan & Elizabeth Bishir
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 

    Father Jonathan Bishir,   b. Abt 1811, Newport, Campbell Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1887, Lynchburg, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Spickard,   b. Abt 1814, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1838  Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alexander A. Shaffer,   b. 9 Nov 1852, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1936, Lynchburg, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1884  Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F881  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    SHAFFER, Amanda (Bishir), headstone
    SHAFFER, Amanda (Bishir), headstone
    Contributed by Mark Lemon

  • Notes 
    • Amanda was widowed and living with her brother George in 1880. She is married in 1900 but lists no children. She was found dead in the schoolhouse in which she was employed as janiteress (heart attack). [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S742] Censuses (1850, 1860, 1870, 1900) for Bishers, Taylors, and Pitzers, (EF#172, SN#268, 7 Dec 1977).

    2. [S446] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    3. [S576] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    4. [S1140] Death certificate for Amanda Shaffer.

    5. [S180] Census 1870 Jonathan & Elizabeth Bishir.

    6. [S304] Ohio Death Certificate Index.

    7. [S1170] Email correspondence with Mark Lemon, Mark Lemon.

    8. [S801] Marriage record for Jonathan Bishir and Elizabeth Spickart, (EF#227, SN#401, 25 Jan 1982).

    9. [S679] Highland County Marriages, 1880-1900 by Genevieve Breakfield.