James W. Bishir

Male 1857 - 1931  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name James W. Bishir  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Birth Abt 1853  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Born Jan 1857  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1930, Clerk in a Pharmacy 
    Died 4 Mar 1931  Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Buried Glendale Cem. Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I1401  Bishir Family | Major Christopher & Susanna/Rebecca Bishir
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2015 

    Father Andrew James Bishir,   b. 10 Jan 1828, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1911, Lynchburg, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Piety Ann Turner,   b. 5 Mar 1832, Blanchester, Clinton Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1921, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1850  Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Alternate Marriage Date 23 Oct 1850  [11
    Family ID F745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ida M. Lindsay,   b. Jan 1859, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1900 and 1910  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1880  Marshall Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 12
    Children 
    +1. Ernest William Bishir,   b. 20 Sep 1883, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1946, Omaha, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F2086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Samantha M Hamrick,   b. 24 May 1854, Lynchburg, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1921, Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Abt 20 Dec 1916  Sabina, Clinton Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13, 14
    Last Modified 21 May 2015 
    Family ID F2088  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    The County of Highland, by Rev. J. W. Klise, A. E. Hough, Editor, Northwestern Historical Society, Madison, Wis, 1902.
    The County of Highland, by Rev. J. W. Klise, A. E. Hough, Editor, Northwestern Historical Society, Madison, Wis, 1902.
    Excerpts regarding the Bishirs in Highland Co. Ohio.

  • Notes 
    • A James Bishir appears as a store clerk in Fayette, Iowa in 1880. There is a James W. Bishir, born in Ohio, in the 1900 census for Des Moines, Iowa. His birth date is Jan 1857, however. He also appears in the city registry for 1897. He is married to Irene, b. Jan 1859 in IL, and has one child: Ernest, b. Sep 1882. J. W. Bishir is listed with his brother, Arthur A, in 1910 in Des Moines. No sign of his wife and children. He appears with wife Ida in 1905, Des Moines Ward 1. He is widowed by 1920, 1925 and 1930, living alone in Des Moines, Iowa.

  • Sources 
    1. [S235] Census 1880 James Bishir.

    2. [S446] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    3. [S437] 1925 Iowa State Census.

    4. [S619] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002).

    5. [S589] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006).

    6. [S597] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).

    7. [S157] Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007).

    8. [S576] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    9. [S465] Iowa Cemetery Records.

    10. [S686] Marriage Records of Highland County, Ohio, McBride, David & Jane, (The Southern Ohio Genealogical Society).

    11. [S947] Klise, Rev. J. W.

    12. [S664] Madison Co. Iowa Marriage Records.

    13. [S491] Death certificate for Samantha Bisher.

    14. [S1564] Engagement Announced, James Bishir & Mant Lacy.