Lewis Bishir

Lewis Bishir

Male 1832 - 1902  (70 years)

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  • Name Lewis Bishir  [1, 2, 3
    Born 30 Mar 1832  Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Christened 6 Nov 1832  Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer, Store Owner  [1
    Died 6 Nov 1902  Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Buried 8 Nov 1902  Hillsboro Cemetery, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID I729  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2012 

    Father Jacob Bishir,   b. 17 Oct 1796, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1868, Dodson Twp., Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Coddington,   b. 13 Nov 1797, Warren Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1875, near Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1821  Warren Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Julia Bailey,   b. 15 Feb 1840, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1863, Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1862  [6, 9
    Children 
     1. Lewis Francis Bishir,   b. 14 Feb 1863, Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1863, Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F411  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Loruhama Baker,   b. 28 Apr 1842, New Market, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1894, Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Alternate Marriage Date 12 Jan 1864  [4
    Married 12 Jan 1865  Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 10, 11
    Children 
     1. James Edwin Bishir,   b. 11 Jun 1865, Pricetown, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1908, Columbus Hospital, Columbus, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    +2. Jacob D. Bishir,   b. 15 Dec 1866, Pricetown, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1943, Wilmington, Clinton Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +3. Mary Anna Bishir,   b. 9 Apr 1869, Pricetown, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1957, Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Ella Bishir,   b. 10 May 1874, Dodsonville, Dodson Twp., Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1899, Hillsboro, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +5. Emma Jerome Bishir,   b. 28 Feb 1880, Washington Twp., Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1948, Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    BISHIR, Lewis & Loruhama (Baker) and family about 1889
    BISHIR, Lewis & Loruhama (Baker) and family about 1889
    Contributed by Mary Lou Wells Jensen and Julie Monson
    Back row, LtoR: Emma Bishir, Ella Bishir, Mary Anna Bishir, "Aunt Cad" (sister of Lewis acc. to Mary Lou Wells Jensen.)
    Front row, LtoR: Lewis Bishir, Lourahama Baker Bishir, Jacob Bishir
    BISHIR, Lewis, his store (in Hillsboro, Ohio?) where the men are clustered. Lewis may be one of the men.
    BISHIR, Lewis, his store (in Hillsboro, Ohio?) where the men are clustered. Lewis may be one of the men.
    Courtesy of Mary Lou Wells Jensen and Julie Monson
    BISHIR, Lewis
    BISHIR, Lewis
    Courtesy of Mary Lou Wells Jensen and Julie Monson
    BISHIR, Lewis
    BISHIR, Lewis
    Contributed by Barb Kime
    BISHIR, Lewis and Lourahama Wedding Portrait
    BISHIR, Lewis and Lourahama Wedding Portrait
    Contributed by Julie Monson, courtesy of Mary Lou Wells Jensen

    Documents
    BISHIR, Mary Ann's recollections of her Genealogy as told to Mabel Cooper in the early 1900s, page 1
    BISHIR, Mary Ann's recollections of her Genealogy as told to Mabel Cooper in the early 1900s, page 1
    Contributed by Karron Miller
    BISHIR, Mary Ann's recollections of her Genealogy as told to Mabel Cooper in the early 1900s, Page 2
    BISHIR, Mary Ann's recollections of her Genealogy as told to Mabel Cooper in the early 1900s, Page 2
    Contributed by Karron Miller

  • Notes 
    • Birth date from family bible. Did not find in 1880 census index or 1900 and 1910. Death records show a L.R.H. Bisher, d. 5 Apr 1894, md., age 52, d. Hillsboro, b. Salem twp. Son of Jacob Bishir/Bisher and Elizabeth Corington. Bishir Family Website has he died 6 Nov 1902.

      He married 1) Julia Bailey
      CENSUS: 1870 Salem twp., Highland Co., Ohio (Bisher); 1900 Washington twp,
      Highland Co, Ohio (Birshire);

      Notes from Kathleen Rizer
      1527 Benson Dr. Dayton, Ohio 45406
      data from Springer family book
      email RizerK@erinet.com FAX 775-254-1514

      An advertisement appears in the Highland Weekly News on 20 Jan 1859 as follows:

      NEW GROCERY
      Just opened in Bishir’s Building, on High St., three doors South of the “Hillsboro Drug Store,” where there can at all times be found an assortment of the Cheapest and Best GROCERIES offered for sale in this place.
      PRODUCE of all kinds constantly on hand and for sale cheap for cash.
      The highest market price paid for same in cash or Groceries.
      Remember, everything sold low for Cash. Call and be convinced.
      BISHIR & CO
      N.B. A fine lot of CHRISTMAS CANDIES AND NOTIONS. B. & CO.
      dec’6tf

  • Sources 
    1. [S867] Correspondence with Kathleen Rizer.

    2. [S109] Census 1860 Jacob Bishir Hillsboro Highland OH.

    3. [S249] Census 1880 Lewis Bishir Washington Twp Highland Co OH.

    4. [S861] Correspondence with Karron Miller.

    5. [S405] Pedigree chart from Mary Ann Garman.

    6. [S195] IGI individual record for Lewis Bishir.

    7. [S1429] Letter and family group sheet from Mary Anna Garman to J. Benson Bishir.

    8. [S794] Marriage record for Jacob Bysow & Elisabeth Codington.

    9. [S183] IGI individual record for Julia Bailey.

    10. [S356] Ohio Marriages 1803-1900, Lewis Bisher & Ruhanna Baker.

    11. [S686] Marriage Records of Highland County, Ohio, McBride, David & Jane, (The Southern Ohio Genealogical Society).