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Richard Bishop, of Salem was a husbandman. He married, first, before 1635, Dulzebella ____, who was born about 1607. She died in Salem 23 (24): 6: 1658; and he married, second, Mary Gould 22: 5: 1660. His wife Mary was born about 1611. He died in Salem 30: 10: 1674; and his widow Mary married Thomas Robbins March 11, 1674-5. Children:

  1. Mary Bishop, b. about 1635; m., first, probably, John Barnet (or Barbant) 18: 4: 1661; and, second, John Darling of Salem, fisherman, before 1680. She was living in 1686.
  2. Edward Bishop, baptized in Salem 23: 2: 1648. He was a husbandman, and lived in Salem Village until 1703, when he removed to Rehoboth, where subsequently lived, being an “innholder alias yeoman” there in 1705-6, he married Sarah Wild of Topsfield before 1685. Children, born in Salem?:
    1. Edward Bishop, born in Salem. He was a yeoman, and lived in Salem until 1711, when he removed to Ipswich, and from thence to Newbury in 1727. He married Susannah before 1706; and she was his wife in 1742. Children:
      1. Josiah Bishop, lived in Ipswich until 1727, when he removed to Newbury. Husbandman. He married Sarah Adams Feb. 7, 1716-7, at Ipswich-Hamlet; and she was his wife in 1740. She probably married, secondly, ? Fowler before 1767. Children:
        1. Bethiah Bishop, bapt. in Ipswich Dec. 15, 1717; m., first, Jonathan Moors, jr., of Newbury Oct. 16, 1741; and, second, _____ Parsons before 1767.
        2. Susannah Bishop, bapt. in Ipswich April 20, 1720.
        3. Sarah Bishop, bapt. in Ipswich Feb. 3, 1722-3; m. ____ Carter before 1767.
        4. Enos Bishop, bapt. in Ipswich Jan. 31, 1724-5; of Boscawen, N. H., yeoman, 1767. Enos Bishop of Contoocook, N. H., m. Elizabeth Bellamy of Newbury Nov. 21, 1749.
        5. Jemima Bishop, bapt. in Rowley Oct. 6, 1728; d. young.
        6. Lydia Bishop, bapt. in Rowley Aug. 23, 1730; m. Joshua Norton Jan. 19, 1752; and she was of Newburyport, his widow, in 1771.
        7. Benjamin Bishop, bapt. in Rowley Feb. 18, 1733; m. Hannah Bishop Nov. 6, 1762, in Newbury; lived in Newbury­port; administration on his estate was granted July 28, 1766; and his wife Hannah survived him.
        8. Jemima Bishop, bapt. in Rowley Dec. 28, 1735; m. Bezaleel Knight Sept. 16, 1754; and they lived in Newbury in 1771. He was a yeoman.
      2. James Bishop, lived in Ipswich, being a brick layer and mason, until about 1751, when he settled in Gloucester, and be­came a husbandman. He married, first, Sarah Holmes (published in Ipswich March 28, 1724); and, second, Sarah Millet of Gloucester Dec. 13, 1750. He died in 1764, his will, dated Oct. 31, 1764, being proved Dec. 10, 1764. His wife Sarah survived him. Children, born in Ipswich:
        1. James Bishop, yeoman, lived in Ipswich, 1746-1752, in Gloucester, 1753­1770, and in New Gloucester, Maine, 1778-1782. He married Deborah Sawyer March 24, 1752; and she was his wife in 1782. Children, born in Gloucester:
          1. Sarah Millet Bishop, b. April 19, 1753.
          2. James Bishop, b. Feb. 29, 1756.
        2. Sarah Bishop, bapt. May 19, 1728; m. Dan­iel Poland of Beverly, laborer, Oct.18, 1747, in Hampton Falls, N. H. and they were living in 1771.
        3. George Bishop, baptized in Ipswich Dec. 19, 1731. He was a cordwainer, and lived in Gloucester, 1752-1771. He married Deborah Hadlock Dec. 27, 1752; and she was his wife in 1769. Children, born in Gloucester:
          1. Abigail Bishop, b. March 9, 1753.
          2. Sarah Bishop, b. May 16, 1755.
          3. George Bishop, b. Sept. 4, 1757; d. young.
          4. Susanna Bishop, Nov. 8, 1760.
          5. Mary Bishop, b. May 11, 1763.
          6. Deborah Bishop, b. June 23, 1765.
          7. George Bishop, b. Sept. 11, 1767.
          8. Benjamin Bishop, b. Nov. 4, 1769.
        4. John Bishop, bapt. April 7, 1734; was non compos in 1764.
        5. Mary Bishop, bapt. Dec. 19, 1736; d. before 1764.
        6. Martha Bishop, bapt. Sept. 17, 1738; living in 1764.
        7. William Bishop, bapt. Dec. 14, 1740; d. young.
        8. Susannah Bishop, m. John Gilbert Dec. 8, 1767.
        9. Samuel Bishop, aged upward of fifteen, a minor, in 1765.
        10. William Bishop, aged upward of fifteen, a minor, in 1765.
      3. Daniel Bishop, bapt. in Beverly Dec. 3, 1704.
      4. Benjamin Bishop, born about 1712. He was a husbandman and cooper, and lived in Newbury until about 1764, when he removed to Rowley. He married Lydia Goodwin of Newbury March 18,1739-40; and died, of old age, Feb. 20, 1793, aged eighty-one, in the west part of the town. She was his wife in 1765. Children, born in Newbury:
        1. Hannah Bishop, b. July 29, 1741; m. David Hobson of Rowley (pub. Nov. 19, 1768).
        2. Edward Bishop, born in Newbury May 29, 1744. He was a cordwainer and yeoman, and lived in Rowley, his father having devised his homestead to him. He married Anna Symonds of Topsfield (published April 13, 1777). Children, born in Rowley:
          1. Joseph Bishop, Aug. 3, 1778.
          2. Benjamin Bishop, b. July 23, 1781.
          3. Polly Bishop, b. Jan. 19, 1784.
        3. Enos Bishop, born in Newbury Jan. 29, 1746. He was a tailor, and lived in Bradford as late as 1784. He was living in 1791. He married Phebe Day Nov. 19, 1769, in Bradford. Children, born in Bradford:
          1. Phebe Bishop, b. Feb. 13, 1770.
          2. Thomas Bishop, b. July 27, 1771.
          3. Lydia Bishop, b. July 12, 1774.
        4. Susannah Bishop, bapt. March 4, 1749, in Rowley; m. Jacob Simonds of Tops­field (pub. Nov. 25, 1776); and they were living in 1791.
        5. Lydia Bishop, bapt. April 22, 1753, in Row­ley; m. Daniel Boardman of Tops­field (pub. Nov. 25, 1776); and they were living in 1791.
        6. Benjamin Bishop, baptized in Rowley, Nov. 9, 1755. He was a tailor, and lived in Rowley. He married Mary Bishop of Rowley (published April 30, 1784). They were living in Rowley in 1794. Children, born in Rowley:
          1. Mary Bishop, b. Jan. 25, 1785; d. June 30, 1786.
          2. Paul Bishop, b. April 22, 1787.
          3. Jewett Bishop, b. Dec. 1, 1789.
          4. Joshua Bishop, b. Sept. 21, 1794.
    2. Samuel Bishop, born in Salem, where he lived until about 1712, when he re­moved to Attleborough, being dismissed from the church in Beverly to the church in Attleborough Nov. 23, 1712. He married Mary Jones May 13, 1695. Children, baptized in Beverly:
      1. Samuel Bishop, bapt. Jan. 9, 1697-8.
      2. Mehitable Bishop, bapt. Jan. 9, 1697-8.
      3. Mary Bishop, bapt. June 25, 1699.
      4. Sarah Bishop, bapt. Nov. 1, 1702.
      5. Joseph Bishop, bapt. Jan. 5, 1706-7.
    3. Jonathan Bishop, born in Salem. He was a sadler, and lived in Beverly. He married Abigail Averill of Topsfield (pub­lished July 6, 1699); and they were both living in 1724. Children, born in Beverly:
      1. Gould Bishop, b. Nov. 13, 1703.
      2. Elizabeth Bishop, bapt. May 26, 1706.
    4. Ebenezer Bishop, bapt. in Beverly May 12,1695
  3. Thomas Bishop, was a wheelwright, and lived in Manchester as early as 1660. He married Lydia _____; and died Oct. 15, 1694. She was his widow in 1702. Children, born in Manchester:
    1. Hannah Bishop, b. March 14, 1761; m. Manning Day before 1702.
    2. Mary Bishop, b. Aug. 5, 1664; was widow of _____ Buseo in 1702.
    3. John Bishop, born in Manchester Oct. 17, 1667. He was a husbandman and cooper, and lived in Manchester. He married Ann _____ before 1695; and died in 1730. She survived him. Children, born in Manchester:
      1. Anna Bishop, b. Oct. 5, 1695; m. George Wallis April 30, 1718; and was living
        in 1735.
      2. Rachel Bishop, b. Dec. 13, 1698; m. Solomon Driver of Gloucester Nov. 17, 1718.
      3. Lydia Bishop, b. Aug. 8, 1701; m. Robert Knowlton of Manchester, housewright, Dec. 24, 1724; and was living in 1735.
      4. John Bishop, born in Manchester Nov. 22, 1703. He was a husbandman, fisherman and coaster, and lived in Manchester. He married Elizabeth Hooper Dec. 9, 1729; and she was his wife in 1743. Children, born in Manchester:
        1. John Bishop, b. Sept. 13, 1730.
        2. Richard Bishop, b. Aug. 9, 1732; m. Rachel Lee in Manchester Feb. 2, 1764; yeoman; lived in Brimfield until 1764, when he removed to Monson, where he was living in 1778.
        3. Anna Bishop, b. April 1, 1736.
        4. Elizabeth Bishop, bapt. Nov. 19, d. young.
        5. Elizabeth Bishop, b. Jan. 15, 1739-40.
      5. Mary Bishop, b. July 24, 1706; m. Samuel Bare of Manchester, mariner, Jan. 25, 1727-8; and she was his wife in 1737.
      6. Sarah Bishop, b. Sept. 15, 1708.
      7. Prudence Bishop, b. May 23, 1712-3; m. Ternance Webber of Manchester, cooper, June 28, 1731; and was his wife in 1734.
      8. Jemima Bishop, b. June 17, 1715; always non compos; and d. in Manchester April 2, 1760, aged forty-four.
      9. Richard Bishop, b. Sept. 22, 1717.
      10. Elizabeth Bishop, b. July 10, 1720.
    4. Richard Bishop, b. Dec. 25, 1669; lived in Manchester; mariner; and d. at sea Oct. 7, 1703.
    5. Joseph  Bishop, b. Feb. 27, 1671; was living in 1702.
    6. Lydia Bishop, b. March 1, 1673; m. Francis Peirce before 1700.
    7. Elizabeth Bishop, b. Sept. 6, 1676; unmarried in 1702. Elizabeth Bishop married John Williams of Beverly Nov. 1, 1705
    8. Rebecca Bishop, b. June I9, 1678; unmarried in 1702.
    9. Thomas Bishop, b. April 7, 1680; living in 1702.
  4. Nathaniel Bishop, lived at Easthampton, Long Island, N. Y.; and was deceased in 1686. Child:
    1. Daniel Bishop, lived in Easthampton, Long Island, N. Y., in 1686.
  5. John Bishop, lived in Southampton, on Long Island, N. Y., husbandman, 1675, 1686.

Source: The Essex Antiquarian July 1904



MLA Source Citation:

Perley, Sidney. The Essex Antiquarian. Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Antiquarian Monthly Periodical, published 1897-1909. Compiled into 13 volumes by Essex Antiquarian, and republished. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 19 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/genealogy/genealogy-of-richard-bishop.htm - Last updated on Aug 15th, 2013


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