Elsie B Bishop

17 April 1888–1923 (Age 34)
Perry Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Elsie B

When Elsie B Bishop was born on 17 April 1888, in Perry Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, George W. Bishop, was 35 and her mother, Lucy E Mercer, was 28. She married Conard Riley Newell on 25 July 1908, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Muskingum Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Muskingum, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died in 1923, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Conard Riley Newell
1883–1965
Elsie B Bishop
1888–1923
Marriage: 25 July 1908
George N Newell
1909–1974
Mary Louella Newell
1911–1979
Newell
1911–1911

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 July 1908Muskingum, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 2
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 10
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English bissop, biscop, Old English bisc(e)op ‘bishop’, which comes via Latin from Greek episkopos ‘overseer’. The Greek word was adopted early in the Christian era as a title for an overseer of a local community of Christians, and has yielded cognates in every European language: French évêque, Italian vescovo, Spanish obispo, Russian yepiskop, German Bischof, etc. The word came to be applied as a surname for a variety of reasons, among them a supposed resemblance in bearing or appearance to a bishop, and selection as the ‘boy bishop’ on Saint Nicholas's Feast Day. In some instances the surname is from the rare Middle English (Old English) personal name Biscop ‘bishop’. As an Irish surname it is adopted for Mac Giolla Easpaig, meaning ‘servant of the bishop’ (see Gillespie ). In North America, this surname has absorbed, by assimilation and translation, at least some of continental European cognates, e.g. German Bischoff , Polish, Rusyn, Czech, and Slovak Biskup , Slovenian Škof (see Skoff ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Bischoff
    Bispo
    Gillespie
    Episcopo
    Dean

    Sources (7)

    • Elsie Bishop, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Elsa B Newell in household of John W Newell, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Elsie B. Bishop in entry for Newell, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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