James B Bishir

Male 1860 - 1944  (84 years)


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  • Name James B Bishir  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Birth 1859  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Birth 1860  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 7, 8, 11
    Born 12 Jan 1860  Monticello, White, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    Gender Male 
    Alternate Name James /Bisher/  [2, 5, 11
    Alternate Name James /Bishir/  [4, 6, 8, 13
    Birth 1861  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Death 1944  Weiner, ARK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Day Laborer (1900), Laborer Odd Jobs (1910)  [5, 8
    Died 24 Feb 1944  Weiner, Poinsett, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3919  Bishir Family | Jeremiah & Esther/Malinda Bishir
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2010 

    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  [15
    Married 1845  Jasper, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate Marriage Date Abt 1846  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary L Bisher,   b. Feb 1850, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alternate Marriage Date Abt 1894  [8
    Married 1897  [16
    Divorced 12 Mar 1924  Poinsett Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F1589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dora A. Goble,   b. Abt 1866, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F1590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1880 census with sister, Sarah Wright. Big Creek Twp. They were granted Guardianship after Jeremiah's death.
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      1885 Kansas census, living in Kirwin, Kansas
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      1900 West Prairie Twp., Poinsett Co., Arkansas
      Bishir, James,head,w,m,Jan,1860,40,M,6,Indiana,Indiana,Indiana,Day Laborer
      ,Marry L,wife,w,f,Feb,1850,50,M,6,7,3,Indiana,Indiana,Indiana
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      1910 West Prairie Twp., Poinsett Co., Arkansas
      Bishir, James, head, M, W, 50, M1, 15, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, English, Laborer, Odd Jobs
      Mary L., wife, F, W, 60, M3, 15, 6, 3, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, English
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      1920 Arkansas, Poinsett Co., West Prairie Twp. ED 200 pg 1A#6
      Bishir, James, head, O,F,m,w,59,married,-,-,-,-,y,y,IN,PA,IN,y,farmer
      Mary L(?), wife,f,w,69,married,-,-,-,-,IN,y,no occ.
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      1930 Arkansas, Poinsett Co., Owen Twp, Wiener Town, ED 56-19, p2A #25
      Bishir, James, head, O,2000,-,n,m,w,70,widowed,-,n,n,IN,PA,IN,-,60,-,-,-,-,y,no occ.
      George, brother, -,-,-,no,m,w,69,married at age 21,n,n,IN,PA,IN,60,-,-,-,-,y,no occ.


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      obituary White County Democrat 24 March 1944

      James Bishir
      1860-1944

      James Bishir, 84, a native of Monticello, died Feb. 24, at Weiner, Arkansas, where he had resided for 54 years. The burial was made at the Weiner Cemetery.
      the deceased was born in January 12, 1860, the son of Jeremiah and Mary(Gillam) Bishir, 3 1/2 miles southwest of Monticello. His father took up a homestead here in 1822, and raised a family of 21 children, 11 boys and 10 girls. Jeremiah Bishir built the large brick house in the year 1838. The brick was made on the farm. At the time of his death in 1875, he owned over 2000 acres in White County.
      The Modern News of Harrisburg Arkansas, in reporting Mr. Bishir's death, stated " Jim Bishir as he was known to everyone in Weiner, was noted for his joking, and jovial disposition and eccentric beliefs. He moved to Weiner about 54 years ago, and was always named as one of the pioneers of the community.

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