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Bishop, Mary Louise
MAIDEN NAME: Place AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 16 Oct 1906 DIED: 21 May 2004 BURIED:  ~ Womer Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Marietta, Ohio
DEATH PLACE: Polk Co, Oregon

1910 WA CENSUS – Mary L. Place (3y, b Ohio) enumerated with parents Charles E. (35y, b Ohio, married 9y, occupation farm laborer) and Sarah C. (38y, b Ohio, mother of 3 children) and 2 siblings, Arthur E. (7y, b Ohio) and Winfred O. (5y, b Ohio)

1920 WA CENSUS – Mary Place (13ty, b Ohio) enumerated with parents Charley (45y, b Ohio, occupation orchardist) and Sarah (48y, b Ohio, occupation teacher) and sister Winifred (15y, b Ohio)

1930 CA CENSUS – Mary Place (23y, b Ohio, occupation tutor in private home) listed as a lodger with William Smith family

1940 CA CENSUS – Mary Louise Bishop (33y, b Ohio, living in rural San Diego co, California in 1935) enumerated with husband James W. (31y, b California, occupation gardener, living in same place in 1935); with them was a ward, George Morris (11y, b California, 1935 residence unknown)


OSBH DC (2004 Polk co) #04-12941


Mary Louise Bishop, Oct 16, 1906-May 21, 2004

Mary Louise Bishop of Falls City died May 21. She was 97. She was born to Charles and Sarah Place in Marietta, Ohio. She graduated from Pacific Union College in Angwin, Calif, with a teaching degree. She taught elementary and middle school in Santa Cruz, Calif, and later in Tillamook. She married James William Bishop on June 14, 1938 in Santa Cruz. After James retired they moved from Laurelwood Academy, Ore, to Falls City. She enjoyed hiking, camping, and reading, and was truly dedicated to her volunteer work for the Falls City Community Food Bank. She was a member of the Falls City Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James in 2000. Survivors include her son, Ed Bishop of Washington; daughter, Julee Bishop of Falls City; and two grandsons, Evan and AJ. Graveside services will be at 10:230 am Friday, May 28 at Womer Cemetery in Pedee. Arrangements are being handled by Dallas Mortuary Chapel.

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, May 26, 2004


[cemetery place marker]

Mary L.


1906 - 2004



1910 WA CENSUS (Okanogan co, Aeneas, ED 120, sheet 3B)

1920 WA CENSUS (Okanogan co, Tunk Creek, ED 98, sheet 9A-B)

1930 CA CENSUS (Los Angeles co, Burbank, ED 847, sheet 7B)

1940 CA CENSUS (Santa Cruz co, Santa Cruz, ED 44-19, sheet 5B)

IO, 26 May 2004


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