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Everett Wright Bishop

Everett Wright Bishop

Male 1899 - 1987

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  • Name  Everett Wright Bishop  [1, 2, 3
    Born  17 May 1899  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1900  Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Everett W. Bishop, son, white, male, born in May 1899, age 1, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa
    Military  1917/1918  [5
    • He served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War I, and was listed in an article of those who served from Des Moines County, Iowa
    Service Men and Women From Des Moines County, Iowa, in World War I
    Service Men and Women From Des Moines County, Iowa, in World War I
    This is a database listing those servicemen and servicewomen who enlisted and/or served who were from Des Moines County, Iowa, in World War I. It was originally a list of names found in the Burlington Hawk-Eye on page 6 of the April 2, 1961, edition, in an article entitled: "Honor Roll; Des Moines County, Iowa, Men and Women Who Served During World War I." (It is a .pdf document)
    Residence  Jan 1968  Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died  12 Apr 1987  Pinecrest Manor, Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Obituary  13 Apr 1987  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Hawk-Eye 
    • Everett Wright Bishop, 87, of Pinecrest Manor, Mount Morris, Illinois, formerly of Fort Madison, died Sunday, April 12, at Pinecrest Manor.

      Born May 17, 1899, in Des Moines County, he was the son of Louis Everett and Mary Etta Wright Bishop. On September 28, 1922, at Mount Pleasant, he married Opal Madeline Larkin. She died November 29, 1972.

      He lived in Fort Madison from 1931-1980 when he moved to Mount Morris. He operated the Bishop Confectionery, Fort Madison, for 36 years, retiring in 1967.

      He was a member of First United Methodist Church, the American Legion, the VFW, and a three-year member of the Fort Madison City Council. He was affiliated with the Fort Madison Elks Lodge No. 374 and with several Rose Societies. He was a veteran of World Wars I and II. He served on the Lee County Draft Board for three years.

      Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Ruby DeSpain, Gary, Indiana, Mrs. Nellie Thomas, Oregon, Illinois;, and Mrs. Faith Super, Sun Lake, Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.

      The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. Tuesday until time of service at Barr Memorial Chapel, Fort Madison.

      Services for Mr. Bishop will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Barr Memorial Chapel with the Reverend Wayne Bartruff officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Everett Bishop; born: 17 May 1899; died: April 1987; last residence: 61054 (Mount Morris, Ogle, Illinois); last benefit: (none specified); Social Security #: 481-22-3507; state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  14 Apr 1987  Hillcrest Memorial Park, Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I41125  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Louis Everett Bishop,   b. 21 Oct 1877, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1954, Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Etta "Etta" Wright,   b. 14 Jan 1877, Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1968, Park Manor Nursing Home, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Sep 1898  [1, 7
    Family ID  F7453  Group Sheet

    Family  Opal Madeline "Mae" Larkin,   b. 19 Jul 1903, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1972, Sacred Heart Hospital, Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Sep 1922  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Everett Wright Bishop; Titles & Terms: Mr.; Event: Marriage; Event Date: 28 September 1922; Event Place: Henry County, Iowa; Age: 24; Father: Lewis Everett Bishop; Mother: Marietta Wright; Spouse: Opal Madaline Larkin; Spouse's Titles & Terms: Miss; Spouse's Age: 20; Spouse's Father: Samuel Wilbur Larkin; Spouse's Mother: Bessie Helversen; Film Number: 1750230; Digital Folder Number: 004266319; Image Number: 00023
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F20186  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    New London High School's 1916-1917 Football Team
    New London High School's 1916-1917 Football Team
    This photograph was printed in the centennial edition of the New London Journal in 1975. The photograph was originally from the Periscope, the name of the first yearbooks that New London High School students published. The text of the caption of this photograph is:

    NEW LONDON HIGH SCHOOL'S 1916 football team. Back row: Harold Shelledy, Emmett Jacobs, Everett Bishop, Tom Crabbe, Glen Peterson, Harold Hayes, Walter Shaner, Coach J. M. Garrett. Front Row: Ralph Eckey, Walter Brown, Robert Harding, Frank Ireton, Walter Wilson. Photo from 1917 PERISCOPE, courtesy Mrs. Max Hasenclever.

    Obituaries, Deaths, Funerals
    The Obituary of Everett Wright Bishop
    The Obituary of Everett Wright Bishop
    Everett Bishop (1899-1987) married Opal Madeline "Mae" Larkin, a descendant of Samuel Nelson and Lucinda Hopkins (Deen) Moyers. Everett and Mae were married September 28, 1922, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. They had no children.

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 22, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 8A, page number: 331; enumeration date: June 23, 1900

    2. [S6778] Bishop, Everett Wright - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 14A, April 13, 1987; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S7972] Des Moines County, Iowa - Men and Women Who Served During World War I, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 6, April 2, 1961; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S10484] Bishop, Mary "Etta" (Wright) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 3, January 7, 1968; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S3016] World Connect - Don Dickenson's Family Tree: dickenson, (last updated: 2010-07-13 17:45:10 UTC (Tue), contact Don) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S6777] Bishop, Opal Madeline "Mae" (Larkin) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 31, November 29, 1972; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).