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BISHOP Lenious Thomas

BISHOP Lenious Thomas

Male 1845 - 1939  (94 years)

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  • Name BISHOP Lenious Thomas 
    Born 7 Mar 1845  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1870  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    • 1870 census, Surry County, Va., Guilford Township district
    Religion 1885  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Member Carsley Methodist 
    • Member of Carsley Methodist Church since 1885
    Census 1910  Guilford, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1910 United States Federal Census
      about Linnaus T Bishop
      Name:Linnaus T Bishop [Linneus T Bishop] [Linnaeus F Bishop]          
      Age in 1910:64          
      Birth Year:1846          
      Birthplace:Virginia          
      Home in 1910:Guilford, Surry, Virginia          
      Race:White          
      Gender:Male          
      Relation to Head of House:Head [Self (Head)]          
      Marital Status:Married          
      Spouse's Name:Ida E Bishop          
      Father's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Mother's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Neighbors: View others on page          
      Household Members:NameAge               
      Linnaus T Bishop 64               
      Ida E Bishop 48               
      Burtha Bishop 21               
    Military Confederate Army 
    Pension 23 Apr 1924  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Confederate War Veteran 
    • U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958
      about Linnaeus Bishop
      Name:
      Linnaeus Bishop          
      Application Date:23 Apr 1924          
      Application Place:Surry, Virginia          
      Birth Year:abt 1844          
      Birth Place:Surry County, Virginia          
      Age:80          
      Application Type:Veteran          
    Occupation Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Died 9 Apr 1939  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Waverly, VA (Bishop Cemetary, Chappell Farm) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Lenious was the last Confederate Veteran to die in Surry County.(per Phillip Chappell and family records). He farmed Phillip Chappell's farm. There are 6 or 7 Confederate soldiers of his buried in the family plot (not related). Joined Carsley Methodist Church 1 Oct 1890, Rev. L.M. Williams. He was buried on his farm, where he was also born. He gave the farm to Iola and Logan Emmett Chappell
    Person ID I455  Booth Family
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2015 

    Father BISHOP H. S.,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother BISHOP Virginia --LNU--,   b. 1814,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SMITH Ida Estelle,   b. 6 Jun 1861, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1932, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Cal 1894 
    • Marriage date from 1930 census as he was 36 and she was 19 at "date of first marriage"
    Children 
     1. BISHOP Leonard T.,   b. 29 Aug 1880,   d. Abt 1931, Newport News, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. BISHOP Inez,   b. 6 Feb 1883,   d. 22 Oct 1949, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. BISHOP Merritt S.,   b. Feb 29,1882,   d. 12 Sep 1944  (Age ~ 62 years)
     4. BISHOP William (Willie),   b. 23 Aug 1885, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1964, Sussex County, VA (At His Residence) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. BISHOP Bertha,   b. 13 Jul 1888,   d. 8 Mar 1952, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. BISHOP Iola Estelle,   b. 2 May 1890, Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1974  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2009 
    Family ID F166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Guilford, Surry, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Waverly, VA (Bishop Cemetary, Chappell Farm) Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Bishop: Lenious Thomas Bishop
    Bishop: Lenious Thomas Bishop

    Documents
    Bishop: Lenious Thomas Bishop
    Bishop: Lenious Thomas Bishop
    1930 census miracode
    Bishop: Lenious T. Bishop
    Bishop: Lenious T. Bishop
    1930 Census
    Bishop Births and Deaths
    Bishop Births and Deaths
    from Aunt Mae
    Bishop: Lenious T. Bishop
    Bishop: Lenious T. Bishop
    Obituary - Last living confederate soldier in Surry County dies

  • Sources 
    1. [S212] Phillip Chappell and Family Bible.

    2. [S334] Obituary (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S487] 1870 Census for Surry County, Virginia, U. S. Government (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S200] Obituary from newspaper.

    5. [S214] The Church Register of the Surry Circuit- Methodist Episcopal Church South 1868-1925 Register of Carsley Methodist Church.

    6. [S213] Tombstone shows Apr 9, 1939.