George D Bishir

Male 1861 - 1934  (73 years)


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  • Name George D Bishir  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Birth 1861  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth 1861  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Birth Feb 1861  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Born 7 Feb 1861  Monticello, White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gender Male 
    Alternate Name Geo. /Bisher/  [10
    Alternate Name George /Bishior/  [7
    Birth 7 Feb 1861  White Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Birth 1862  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth 1862  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death 16 Jun 1934  Kankakee Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Died 16 Jun 1934  Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Burial 18 Jun 1934  Momence Cemetery, Momence, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Buried 18 Jun 1934  Momence Cemetery, Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Death Abt 1936  [12
    Occupation 1898, C & E I Railroad, Momence, IL, Railroad Section Hand (1920)  [9
    Religion 12 Feb 1911, Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, Momence, IL 
    Person ID I3909  Bishir Family | Jeremiah & Esther/Malinda Bishir
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2011 

    Father Jeremiah M Bishir,   b. 13 Jun 1800, York, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1875, Monticello, White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Melinda Grace Gillam,   b. 1 Jan 1820, Gilliam Twp, Jasper, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1861, Monticello, White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Alternate Marriage Date 22 Feb 1839  [14
    Married 1845  Jasper, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Alternate Marriage Date Abt 1846  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Almeda Cain,   b. 26 Apr 1861, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1941, Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1882  White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alternate Marriage Date 21 Mar 1882  White Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Alternate Marriage Date 21 Mar 1882  White, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Edwin Bishir,   b. Mar 1881, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
    +2. Rose Ella Bishir,   b. 21 Feb 1883, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1984  (Age 100 years)
     3. Jesse Bishir,   b. 8 Oct 1884,   d. 24 Jan 1894  (Age 9 years)
    +4. Roy Earl Bishir,   b. 30 Jun 1886, Monticello, White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1979  (Age 93 years)
    +5. Charles C Bishir,   b. 14 Feb 1889, Monticello, White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1934, Proviso Twp, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. Leonard Bishir,   b. 24 Jan 1891,   d. 31 Jan 1894  (Age 3 years)
     7. William E Bishir,   b. 12 Aug 1895, Reynolds, White Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1933  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    BISHIR, Albert Kingsbury (right) with (probably) George D. Bishir
    BISHIR, Albert Kingsbury (right) with (probably) George D. Bishir
    Contributed by Teresa Bishir Barrier

    Headstones
    Bishir, George D. & Mary A.
    Bishir, George D. & Mary A.
    Photo contributed by Rob Bishir

  • Notes 
    • ROB BISHIR'S NOTES:

      The Gillam book does not have Edwin that was found in the 1900 census, but they list a Jesse Bishir b1884 d1894 and have Rose as the oldest child.

      LORI MYERS' NOTES:

      1880 Census with Sister, Maria Stoner, and family. They were granted Guardianship after Jeremiah's death.
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      1898- went to Momence, IL according to Obit.
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      1900 Federal Census, IL, Kankakee Co., Momence Twp. ED #46, page 17B
      Line #64
      Bishior, George, Head, white, male, Feb 1861, 39, married, at age 20, born IN, father b. IN, mother b. OH, Farmer,
      Mary, wife, white, female, April 1860, 39, married at age 20, 7 children born, 5 alive, born IN, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany
      Edwin, son, white, male, March 1881, 19, single, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, farm laborer
      Rosa, daughter, white, female, Feb. 1883, 17, single, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, servant
      Roy, son, white, male, Jun 1887, 12, single, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school
      Charles, son, white, male, Feb. 1893, 7, single, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school
      William, son, white, male, Aug. 1894, 5, single, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN

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      1910 Federal Census, Kankakee Co., Momence Twp., ED 112, p. 2B
      Bishir, George, head, male, white 49, married 30 years, b. IN, father b. (looks like) Germany, (spoke German), mother b. IN, Rail Road Flagman
      Maray A. , wife, female, 49, married 30 years, b. IN, father b. OH, mother b. OH, no occupation.

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      1920 Kankakee Co., IL, Momence Twp., ED 125 p7a
      Bishir George head, o,f, male, white, 58, married, n,n,IN,OH,US, laborer, general work
      Mary A. wife f,w,58 married,y,y,IN,OH,US no occ.
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      1930 Federal Census, IL, Kankakee Co., Momence Twp.,ED 32, page 1A line 33
      Bisher, George, head, own home, 900$, Radio,not on a farm, male, white, 69, married at age 21, not attending school, able to read and write, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, retired
      Mary, wife, female, white, 68, married at age 20, not attending school, able to read and write, b. IN, father b. OH, mother b. OH, no occupation.
      Bonnie, great great grandaughter, female , white, age 13, single, attends school, b IL, father b. KY, mother b. IL

      1930 Arkansas with James


      obituary Monticello Herald Jun. 1934

      George Bishir, well-known resident of Momence, Illinois, and who formerly lived south of Monticello, passed away at his home in Momence Saturday June 16 at the age of 73 years 4 months and 9 days.
      Funeral services were held from the home of Mrs. Charles Bishir on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock,Rev. L.F. Zinser, a pastor of Grace Methodist Episcopal church, the officiating, followed by interment in the Momence Cemetery.
      The deceased was a son of Jeremiah and Melinda Bishir, and was born in White County Indiana, February 7, 1861, the youngest of a family of 21 children, all in whom have preceded him in death except James Bishir of Arkansas, and one sister Mrs. Jane Stoner of Oregon.
      On April 6, 1882, he was united in marriage to Mary Kane. To this union were born five sons and one daughter, of which, together with the wife and mother, one son Roy, of Danville, and a daughter, Mrs. Rose Elsworth of Chicago Heights, survive. Two sons, William and Charles, preceded him in death during the last six months.
      Mr. Bishir went to Momence 36 years ago and was employed by the C&E I railroad until failing health forced his retirement.
      He had been a member of Grace Methodist eat this couple church since February 12, 1911

  • Sources 
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    2. [S597] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit th, e following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Origina.

    3. [S849] The Gillam Family in Indiana, Edward C. Crider.

    4. [S882] Correspondence with Robert Bishir.

    5. [S514] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).

    6. [S626] Lori Myers.

    7. [S576] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Cen, sus. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900.T623, 1854 rolls. Kankakee, Illinois, ED 46, roll T623 312, page 17B.

    8. [S351] Census 1900 George D Bishior.

    9. [S1214] Death Certificate for George Bishir.

    10. [S886] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Online publication - Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data -
    11. Works Progress Administration, com, p. Index to Marriage Records Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.
    12. Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research, comp. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual coun.

    13. [S275] Obituary, Moniticello Herald unknown date 1934.

    14. [S343] White County Democrat, Firday July 11, 1941, His last child, George Bisher, died five years ago.

    15. [S532] Www.sos.state.il.ul/departments/archives/IDPHdeathindex.html.

    16. [S1085] Email exchange with Gillam researcher, Philip Sonnichsen, Philip Sonnichsen.

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    18. [S822] Marriage records at ct house book 5w page 4.