•Friday, September 26, 2014
[1] Ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (database onl\-line), Provo, Utah, USA:  Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.  Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Vital and Town Records, Provo, Utah:  Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).

[2] Essex County, New York, Surrogate's Court Record, Petition of Lucy Bishop, widow of John F. Bishop, dated 16 October 1840, page 106.

[3] Gardner, Absalom. Compendium of the History, Genealogy and Biography of the Town of Wales (Massachusetts), non-published manuscript, compiled in 1873 (accessed on-line at Ancestry.com); Bishop Families, page 33, regarding William Bishop.  Reads in part:  "He removed from this town in or about 1787, to the state of New York."

[4] Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont:  Deed from John Forbes to Daniel Goff; Deed book 6, page 465, dated 15 March 1802, 30' by 30' lot

[5] Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont:  Deed from Peter Parker and Phillip and Mary Parker to Palmer Tripp, Deed book 6, page 435, dated 13 January 1802, 34 acres

[6] Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont:  Deed from Tilly Ballard to John Larnard, Deed book 7, page 217, dated 28 March 1805, 107 acres

[7] Essex County, New York:  Deed from the heirs of William Laight to John F. Bishop, Deed book S, page 66-67, dated 24 November 1806, Lot number 44, 100 acres

[8] Easton, Susan Ward, Membership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1830-1848, volume 5, Ben-Blo, 289.3, Ea85m

[9] Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1939, 1959-1995, Index, Accessed on-line at FamilySearch.org. giving the following details:  Emaline Fowler, age 74, widowed, date of death 18 June 1880, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.  place of birth:  Vermont; occupation:  Seamstress; place of burial:  Graceland; Microfilm FHL 1031427

[10] United States Federal Census, 1810, Crown Point, Essex County, New York, Roll 27, page 51, Microfilm FHL 181381

[11] Hastings, Hugh, compiler; Military Minutes of the Council of Appointments of the State of New York, 1783-1821; Volume 2, page 1440

[12] Essex County, New York:  Deed from James Cockburn, special guardian of Annette H. Cockburn, to John F. Bishop, Deed book T, pages 67-68, dated 23 August 1839, Lot number 49