Herbert Livingston Bisher

Male 1855 - 1928  (73 years)


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  • Name Herbert Livingston Bisher  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 8 Jun 1855  Glascow, Madison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Harboo 
    Death 1 Oct 1928  Macksburg, Madison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Occupation Blacksmith 
    Died 2 Oct 1928  Madison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Buried 3 Oct 1928  Winterset Cemetery, Winterset, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I2431  Bishir Family | Major Christopher & Susanna/Rebecca Bishir
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2014 

    Father John Henry Bishir,   b. 26 Jul 1829, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1898, Madison Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Eleanore Cochrane,   b. 3 May 1833, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1867, Madison Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Family ID F755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann McKibbon,   b. 9 Oct 1851, Pike Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1934, Winterset, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Alternate Marriage Date 8 Nov 1875  [4
    Married 30 Dec 1875  Madison Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. William Cochran Bisher,   b. 15 Feb 1877, Madison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1923, Yakima, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F1106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    BISHIR, Herbert and Mary, Winterset, Iowa
    BISHIR, Herbert and Mary, Winterset, Iowa
    Contributed by FLH@att.net

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH: Herbert is listed as "Harvoo" in the 1860 census, and with a birth year of about 1850.

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      From Ranch and Range., October 17, 1901, Page 3:

      WHO CAN ANSWER.

      Editor The Ranch: Inclosed find ad which you will please insert in your paper.

      Can you recommend me to some city or town that would make a good point for opening a barn for the sale of pure-bred horses and cattle in your state?
      H. L. BISHER.
      Winterset, Ia.

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      Winterset Cemetery
      Winterset, Madison County, Iowa

      Submitted by Judy Wight Branson [jlwight@northlink.com].

      Bishir, Herbert L., b. 1855, d. 10-2-1928, h/o Mary A.
      Bishir, Mary Ann (McKibben), b. 10-9-1851, Oh, d. 6-7-1934, h/o Herbert L.

      Two marriage dates are available: 8 Nov 1875 (Mary's obit) and 30 Dec 1875 (Madison Co., Iowa Marriage records)

      Winterset Madisonian-Winterset, Iowa
      October 4, 1928

      Death of Herbert L. Bishir

      Herbert L. Bishir, a long time resident of this county died Monday October 1, at his home in Macksburg. Mr. Bishir lived in Winterset for many years and had a blacksmith shop on 2nd avenue, across the street from where Creger's poultry house is now located. He went to Macksburg in 1916 and continued to work at his trade there until three years ago when he was compelled to give up his shop because of ill health.

      The deceased was a son of John and Elaine Bishir and was born at Glascow, June 8. 1855. He came to Winterset with his parents was a small child. He attended the public schools here and worked for some time in a blacksmith shop with his father. He was married to Mary McKibban November 8, 1875, and they had one child, Cochran Bishir, who died in Yakima, Washington in 1923.

      Mr. Bishir spent two years in Nebraska, but he returned to Winterset where he continued to work at his trade until he moved to Macksburg. He has been a member of the Modern Woodmen lodge in Winterset for many years. He was also a member of the Baptist church. For more than 50 years he has been a faithful worker and a respected citizen.

      He leaves besides his wife, one brother, Grant of Springdale, Montana; one sister, Mrs. Anna Erwin of Monroe and two half-sisters, Zella and Jennie of Seattle, Washington. The Rev. Mr. Ossman conducted the funeral services at the Bishir home in Macksburg and at the Tidrick funeral home in Winterset, Wednesday afternoon, October 3rd and burial was in the Winterset cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S517] Census 1910 Herbert L. Bisher.

    2. [S127] Census 1860 John H. Byshea Missouri.

    3. [S272] Census 1885 Iowa Herbert Bisher.

    4. [S226] Obituary for Herbert Livingston Bishir, Judy Wight Branson.

    5. [S480] 1870 Census.

    6. [S765] The Descendants of Heth Hart, (http://www.hethhart.com).

    7. [S283] Madison Co. Iowa Cemetery/Death Records.

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