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Amos H. Bishop
(1811-1873)
Eliza Ann Burgess
(1807-1871)
Jacob Wheeler
(1805-1891)
Cordellia Day
(1811-1860)
Amos Bradford Bishop
(1837-1905)
Almira Adaline Wheeler
(1844-1913)
Raleigh Bradford Bishop
(1866-1939)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ida May Grover

2. Eva J. Raymond

Raleigh Bradford Bishop 779

  • Born: 30 July 1866, Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine 779
  • Marriage (1): Ida May Grover 6 August 1890 in Farmington, Franklin County, Maine 2869
  • Marriage (2): Eva J. Raymond 10 December 1916 in Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine 2870
  • Died: 8 September 1939, Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine at age 73 2871
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Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine
September 9, 1939
p. 2

RALEIGH B. BISHOP

WINTHROP --
Raleigh Bradford Bishop, 73, died at his home Friday after a year of failing health. He was born at Leeds, July 30, 1866, the son of Amos B. and Almira (Wheeler) Bishop.

He was a member of Crystal Lodge, IOOF, and Arthur Lovejoy Rebekah Lodge and for 48 years was an employee of the Maine Central Railroad as ticket agent and telegraph operator at the Winthrop station. He was the local operator for the Western Union for six years, retiring two years ago because of health.

In 1890, he was married to Ida Grover, who died in 1907. All of their children survive. They are Claude of New York City, Mrs. Iona Williams of Waterville and Mrs. Lora Mattson of Santa Rosa, Calif.

On Dec. 10, 1916, he married Eva Larrabee who survives. Their children are Raymond W. of Winthrop and Lawrence of the United States Army, stationed at Ft. Preble at Portland. Other survivors are a step-daughter, Mrs. Guy Stetson of Winthrop; a brother, Lawrence W. of Auburn; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Judkins of Portland and Mrs. Gertrude Grover of Nebraska; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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He worked as a telegraph operator for the railroad.

He appeared on the census in 1870 in Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine. He lived in the household of his parents.

He appeared on the census in 1880 in Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine. He lived in the household of his parents.

He appeared on the census in 1900 in Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine. He was head of household and property owner.

He appeared on the census in 1930 in Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine. He was head of household and rented for $10 monthly.


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Raleigh married Ida May Grover, daughter of James D. Grover and Phebe E. Kennedy, 6 August 1890 in Farmington, Franklin County, Maine.2869 (Ida May Grover was born 21 December 1868 in Farmington, Franklin County, Maine 2872 and died 12 February 1907 in Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine 2872.) The cause of her death was heart disease.


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Raleigh next married Eva J. Raymond, daughter of James R. Raymond and Lydia A. Frost, 10 December 1916 in Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine.2870 (Eva J. Raymond was born 20 July 1881 in Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine 2873 and died 24 January 1961 in Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine 2873,2874.)




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