Clifford "Vernon" Bishop

10 January 1922–23 September 1998 (Age 76)
Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Clifford "Vernon"

When Clifford "Vernon" Bishop was born on 10 January 1922, in Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States, his father, Charles Thomas Bishop, was 39 and his mother, Fannie Eveline Price, was 42. He married Lena Frances Jones on 17 January 1942, in London, Laurel, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Washington Township, Warren, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Ohio, United States in 1998. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 23 September 1998, in Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States.

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Clifford "Vernon" Bishop
Lena Frances Jones
Marriage: 17 January 1942
Donald Vernon Bishop

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1942London, Laurel, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 1
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
    1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights
    Age 1
    Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
    1942 · The Japanese American internment
    Age 20
    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    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.

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    Sources (7)

    • Vernon Bishop in household of Thomas C Bishop, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Vernon Bishop, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Clifford V Bishop, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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