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Bishop Family Plot

Located on Caroline Depot Road.
Only one headstone was readable, in the 1950's

Believe this to be on the old property of John & Rhoda Bishop
Listed below is only one headstone that was showing in the 1950's, other headstones were there at that time lying flat covered with sod. (Per Elmer Lockwood)
Unable to locate this family burial plot 2000.

Town of Caroline, Tompkins County, NY.
Family Plot is inactive.
This record is as complete as possible at this time.
A short history of the Bishop Family (off site)

It is believed that John and Rhoda Bishop are also buried here. Some family history on this family John Bishop, born 1774 in Marbletown, NY - died Dec. 5, 1862 in Caroline, Tompkins  NY.
He was the son of Asa & Rebecca (Winchell) Bishop.  Asa Bishop born Aug. 23, 1752, in MA.  Rebecca Winchell born 1750.   John Bishop married Rhoda Austin, who was born 1777 in Mass., and died in Caroline, NY in 1871. 

Intestate papers - Tompkins Co., NY has the following:
John Bishop of Caroline, NY, died Dec. 6, 1862, Probate August 21, 1865;  Widow, Rhoda Bishop; Son, Austin Bishop - Caroline, NY; Dau., Abigail wife of Jacob Reed; Son, John James Bishop - Ithaca, NY; Dau., Delight Schutt, Caroline, NY; Dau., Azubah Ann wife of Alfred Gould, Caroline, NY; Son, Miles Bishop - Caroline, NY; Dau., Rebecca Miller, deceased - left Melissa Miller; Dau., Eliza Longcoy, deceased - left; Frank Longcoy
Please use Notes as a guide only!

Surname Given Name Relationship/Death Date/Age Notes
Loncoy Ann Eliza wife of Isaac Loncoy, d. June 26, 1843 age 23 years 1 month 26 days Her death year had been recorded as 1813 in an earlier record. Ann Eliza died in childbirth, or shortly thereafter. Her husband Isaac Longcoy married 2nd to Mary (_______).

Thank you Andrew F. Dannemann for correcting the death year for Ann Eliza Longcoy.
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