Kathleen Bishop

19 December 1934–29 June 2009 (Age 74)
Murray, Georgia, United States

The Life of Kathleen

When Kathleen Bishop was born on 19 December 1934, in Murray, Georgia, United States, her father, Robert Lewis Bishop Sr., was 24 and her mother, Liza Mae Fowler, was 19. She died on 29 June 2009, in Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Spring Place, Murray, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Leon Greeson
1934–2018
Kathleen Bishop
1934–2009

Spouse and Children

    Charles Leon Greeson

    Male1934–2018Male

    Female1934–2009Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Robert Lewis Bishop Jr.

    Male1931–1931Male

    Annie Mae Bishop

    Female1933–2017Female

    Minnie Bishop

    Female1933–Female

    Female1934–2009Female

    Mima Verleen Bishop

    Female1935–Female

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 8

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Katherlene Bishop in household of Robert Bishop, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kathleen M Bishop in entry for Charles Ronald Greeson and Brenda Gayle Davenport, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Kathleen M Bishop in entry for Charles Ronald Greeson and Brenda Gayle Davenport, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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