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Major Christopher Bishir

Male 1805 - 1883  (78 years)


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  • Name Christopher Bishir  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Prefix Major 
    Born 1805  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Major in the state militia  [8
    Died 24 Dec 1883  Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Masonic Cem., Lynchburg, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I671  Carley Bisher's Ancestry
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2012 

    Father Christopher Bishir,   b. 25 Dec 1759, Alsace Lorraine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1847, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Hanora Laman 
    Family ID F370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah Hart,   b. 1808, Union Twp., Highland Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1839, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1827  Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 
     1. Ann Bishir,   b. Abt 1828, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Andrew James Bishir,   b. 10 Jan 1828, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1911, Lynchburg, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +3. John Henry Bishir,   b. 26 Jul 1829, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1898, Madison Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Elizabeth Bishir,   b. Mar 1831, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Sarah Anne Bishir,   b. 23 Jan 1833, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1923, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +6. William Marion Bishir,   b. 30 Sep 1834, Martinsville, Clinton Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1919, Ntl Miltary Home, Leavenworth, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +7. Eliza J. Bishir,   b. Abt 1836, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rebecca Abernathy,   b. Abt 1806, (probably North Branch of the Potomac), Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1839 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Ann Bishir,   b. Abt 1848, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1887, Clermont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Major Christopher Bishir served in the State Militia. He is the first of the Bishirs to appear on the tax roles for Highland Co., in 1826 in Union Twp. He is in Liberty Twp. from 1830-1832, then in Dodson Twp. from 1836-1859.

      He ran for Coroner on the Democratic ticket in 1865.

      Research: Was living in Clermont Co., Ohio in 1880 with an unmarried Rebecca. [11]

  • Sources 
    1. [S196] Census 1880 Christoher Bishir.

    2. [S23] Census 1840 Christopher Bishir Highland Co. OH.

    3. [S691] Highland County Tax Lists, David McBride.

    4. [S7] Census 1830 Christopher Bishir.

    5. [S41] Census 1850 Christopher Bishir.

    6. [S101] Census 1860 Christopher Bishir.

    7. [S143] Census 1870 Christopher Bishir.

    8. [S694] Highland Pioneer Sketches and Family Genealogies, Ayres, Elsie Johnson, (1971).

    9. [S765] The Descendants of Heth Hart, (http://www.hethhart.com).

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

    11. [S1477] .