Rosa M. Bishop

Female20 February 1877–18 May 1911

Brief Life History of Rosa M.

When Rosa M. Bishop was born on 20 February 1877, in Clarence, Shelby, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Metzler Bishop, was 30 and her mother, Ella Floa Huston, was 21. She married Lenis Hayes Muff on 16 February 1908, in Clarence, Shelby, Missouri, United States. She lived in Clay Township, Shelby, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Hudson Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 18 May 1911, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Clay Township, Shelby, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lenis Hayes Muff
Rosa M. Bishop
Marriage: 16 February 1908

Sources (6)

  • Rose M Muff in household of Luis H Muff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosa M. Muff, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rose M Bishop in entry for Lewis H Muff, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1908Clarence, Shelby, Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

    Age 4

    Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 13

    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.

    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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