Joseph Bisher

Male 1829 - 1907  (77 years)


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  • Name Joseph Bisher  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 27 Jul 1829  Mason, Warren Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 1907  Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Moon Cem., Aubbee Twp., Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2663  Bishir Family | John & Angelina Bishir
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2013 

    Father John Bishir,   b. 17 Jul 1798, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Winter 1860, Warren Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Angeline Coddington,   b. 22 Jan 1800, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1844, White Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Alternate Marriage Date 16 Jan 1826  Mason, Warren Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Married 21 Mar 1826  Warren Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F1103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Frocoat,   b. 21 Feb 1833, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1920, Rochester, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1852  Adams Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah E. Bisher,   b. 25 Feb 1853, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Louisa Bisher,   b. 10 Sep 1854, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1855, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +3. Mariah Jane Bisher,   b. 28 Aug 1856, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1913, Near Germany, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +4. Emily Bisher,   b. 15 Jun 1858, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Bisher,   b. 10 Jul 1860, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1925, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +6. Margaret A. Bisher,   b. 7 Dec 1861, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary Francis Bisher,   b. 28 Mar 1863, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Joseph H. Bisher,   b. 19 Dec 1864, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1866, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     9. Joseph W. Bisher,   b. 11 Aug 1867, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1881, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F502  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    BISHER, Lewis - pension file: Affidavit by his brother, Joseph
    BISHER, Lewis - pension file: Affidavit by his brother, Joseph

    Headstones
    BISHER, Joseph & Mary (Frocoat), headstone, Moon Cemetery, Burton, Indiana
    BISHER, Joseph & Mary (Frocoat), headstone, Moon Cemetery, Burton, Indiana
    Contributed by Larry Chizum

  • Notes 
    • The family lived in AubbeeNaubbee Twp., Fulton Co., Indiana in 1880.

      Book: Fulton County Atlas, 1883. BISHER, JOSEPH [Aubbeenaubbee Township]
      BIOGRAPHY
      Joseph Bisher. - He is the son of John and Angeline Bisher; the former was born in Pennsylvania, July 17, 1798, and married Angeline Corrington, in Warren County, Ohio, in the year 1826. The latter was born in the last-named county and State January 22, 1800, and deceased in White County, Ind., September 14, 1844, and he died in Warren County, Ohio, in the winter of 1860. Joseph was born in Warren County, Ohio, July 27, 1829, and married Mary Frocoat April 15, 1852, in Adams County, Ind., and after wandering about for several years finally settled in this county in April, 1865. Mrs. Bisher was born February 21, 1833. Her father was a soldier throughout the war of 1812. His name was Michael Frocoat, and was born in Harrison County, Ohio, about 1784, and deceased in Muskingum County in 1864. Mr. and Mrs. Bisher are the parents of nine children--Sarah E., born February 25, 1853; Louisa, born September 10, 1854, and deceased September 20, 1855; Maria J., born August 28, 1856; Emily, born June 15, 1858; John born July 10, 1860; Margarette A., born December 7, 1861; Mary F., born March 28, 1863; Joseph H., born December 19, 1864, and deceased March 20, 1866, and Joseph W., born August 11, 1877. Mrs. Bisher is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and is a most exemplary Christian woman. Mr. Bisher owns a good farm of 160 acres and has it under a fine state of cultivation, and is one of the many well-to-do and much respected citizens of his community.

      The Evening Sentinel - 1907
      Joseph M. BISHER a farmer of the Sharon neighborhood, died last evening at nine
      o“clock. He had been in ill health for some time and death resulted from a stroke of paralysis. He was seventy years old, and his wife, together with three children, John BISHER, Mrs. Silas MILLIZER, and Mrs. CAHILL survive him.
      Funeral will occur tomorrow at Sharon church.

      FULTON CO. WILLS:
      BISHER, Joseph, of Fulton Co., Ind (WR ”D• 369)
      Date: 15 Oct. 1898; prob. 19 Mar. 1907, Fulton Co., Ind.
      Heirs: wife, Mary...•to my five children: Jane MILLISER, Emma MONESITH,
      John BISHER, Maggie DAVIS, May Francis CAHILL.
      Exr: wife, Mary BISHER
      Wits: Samuel PLANTZ, Benjamin F. OVERMYER.

      The 1900 census shows John and Mary living with two grandchildren:

      Baker, Wm. b. May 1882, Indiana
      Milliger, Quilla (?) b. Apr 1884, Indiana (she marries Otto Holliday in 1902) [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S472] Fulton County Cemeteries.

    2. [S130] Census 1860 Joseph Bishir, Darke Co., Ohio.

    3. [S181] Census 1870 Joseph Bishir, Fulton Co., Indiana.

    4. [S514] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).

    5. [S405] Pedigree chart from Mary Ann Garman.

    6. [S845] Marriage Records of Warren Co., Ohio.

    7. [S479] Fulton County Indiana Handbook, Tombaugh, Wendell C. and John B., (Tombaugh House, 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana).

    8. [S797] Marriage record for John Byshin and Angelina Coddington.