Emily Mae Bishop

25 August 1900–22 May 1991 (Age 90)
Riverdale, Franklin, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Emily Mae

When Emily Mae Bishop was born on 25 August 1900, in Riverdale, Franklin, Idaho, United States, her father, John Robinson Bishop, was 39 and her mother, Emily Grace Stringer, was 37. She married John Lavon Larson on 21 August 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 22 May 1991, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Preston Cemetery, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lavon Larson
1896–1977
Emily Mae Bishop
1900–1991
Marriage: 21 August 1918
Theo Lavon Larson
1919–2007
Dorius Larson
1923–2008
Lavera Larson
1926–2016
Lois Mae Larson
1934–2018

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 1
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1913 · Franklin County is Formed
Age 13
Efforts to realign Oneida County became the top priority on the political agenda as the county seat was fifty miles away from Preston. They succeeded in their efforts and the bill to create Franklin County was passed on January 30, 1913.
1925 · Lorenzo E. Hansen Elected Mayor
Age 25
Lorenzo E. Hansen was elected as mayor in 1925 and served five consecutive terms. As mayor, Hansen placed permanent garbage cans at prominent places and organized special projects to provide work for those affected by the Great Depression. Their pay was in the form of regulated orders filled by local merchants. Items such as gum, candy, cigarettes, and liquor were prohibited through this program.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English 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 English surname has probably absorbed at least some of these continental European cognates. The word came to be applied as a surname for a variety of reasons, among them service in the household of a bishop, supposed resemblance in bearing or appearance to a bishop, and selection as the ‘boy bishop’ on St. Nicholas's Day.

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

Possible Related Names

Levick
Bischoff
Biskup
Levesque
Episcopo

Story Highlight

Bishop family came to find a home.

1899 - First came to Riverdale: Father, Mother, Vernon, Grace. 1900 - Brought the family sawed logs from Strawberry Canyon to build home. Use to plant crops by broadcasting the seeds. Vernon was r …

Sources (40)

  • Emily May Bishop Larson in household of John Lavon Larson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Emily May Bishop Larson in household of John Lavon Larson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Mae Bishop Larson in household of John Lavon Larson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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