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John Bisbee

Male 1844 - 1908  (63 years)


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  • Name John Bisbee  [1
    Born 23 Jun 1844  Lebanon Town, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Civil War, Co F, 157th NY Volunteer Infantry  [6
    John Bisbee Civil War Pension File
    John Bisbee Civil War Pension File
    Original documents from the National Archives
    Census 10 Sep 1850  Lebanon Town, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1855  Lebanon Town, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 28 Jul 1860  Lebanon Town, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 9 Jun 1870  Smyrna Town, Chenango, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 5 Jun 1880  Windsor Township, Eaton, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Census 1 Jun 1900  Colfax Township, Benzie, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died 19 Jan 1908  Nessen City, Benzie, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13
    Buried Colfax Township Cemetery, Colfax Township, Benzie, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Corp John Bisbee Memorial at Find A Grave with Headstone Photo and Obituary
    Corp John Bisbee Memorial at Find A Grave with Headstone Photo and Obituary
    Created by Jill & Bob, Sep 25, 2007
    Person ID I2162  Bisbee
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2011 

    Father Elijah Bisbee,   b. 24 Aug 1813, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1879, West Windsor, Eaton, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Calista Mathewson,   b. 1812, Smithfield Town, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1894, , Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F50  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elvira Wedge,   b. 27 Nov 1845, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1910, Nessen City, Benzie, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1866  North Norwich, Chenango, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 14
    Children 
     1. Robert E. "Bert" Bisbee,   b. 31 Jan 1869, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1933  (Age 64 years)
    +2. Effie L. Bisbee,   b. 2 Dec 1871, Lebanon Town, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1932  (Age 60 years)
     3. Gertie Bisbee,   b. 7 Aug 1873, , , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John A. Bisbee,   b. 8 Nov 1876, , , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2009 
    Family ID F1166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1844 - Lebanon Town, Madison, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Sep 1850 - Lebanon Town, Madison, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1855 - Lebanon Town, Madison, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 28 Jul 1860 - Lebanon Town, Madison, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jul 1866 - North Norwich, Chenango, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Jun 1870 - Smyrna Town, Chenango, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Jun 1880 - Windsor Township, Eaton, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1900 - Colfax Township, Benzie, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jan 1908 - Nessen City, Benzie, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Colfax Township Cemetery, Colfax Township, Benzie, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2309] Geneology of The Bisbee Family (I) - Viola Drake Bisbee, Viola Drake Bisbee, compiler, (June 2000, Bisbee Family Connection, Decatur, MI), p. 21.

    2. [S2222] Bisbee, John (1844): Family IGI, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Online at ).

    3. [S1895] Bisbee, Elijah (I44): 1865 NY Census, (Dwelling 88, family 88).

    4. [S2225] Bisbee, John (I2162): 1894 MI State Census, (Searchable database online at . JOHN BISBEE household, 1894.).

    5. [S2309] Geneology of The Bisbee Family (I) - Viola Drake Bisbee, Viola Drake Bisbee, compiler, (June 2000, Bisbee Family Connection, Decatur, MI), p. 60.

    6. [S1239] Civil War Pension File, John Bisbee (Private, Co. F, 157 NYVI), WC-641-509.
      "John Bisbe was enrolled 30th day of August, 1862 at Hamilton in Co "F" 157th Regiment of New York Volunteers to serve three years or during the war, and mustered into service as a Private on the 19th day of September 1862, at Hamilton, N. Y., in Co. "F", 157th Regiment of New York Volunteers to serve three years or during war. On the muster roll of Co F of that Regiment, for the months of May & June 1863, he is reported absent--sent to S. Div. Hospital near Brooks Station May 3/63. Nature of sickness not stated. July and Aug 1863 absent --detailed as Pioneer at Brig. Hd. Qtrs. Date of return from hospital not given. Sept. and Oct. 1863 present for duty. Mustered out with Co. July 10th, 1865. No evidence of wound. No further evidence of disability. John was honorably dischared at Charleston, S. C. 10 Jul 1865. According the the record, John Bisbe was pensioned for gunshot wound of right arm received in battle ((Gettysburg, 1 Jul 1863)). He lived in Eaton County, Michigan, until Nov 1881 at which time he moved to Benzie County."

    7. [S1908] Bisbee, Elijah (I44): 1850 US Census, (www.ancestry.com (2005): National Archives and Records Administration micropublication M432, roll 527; page 119, line 38, dwelling 2018, family 2062; image downloaded 9/2/2008), 1850-Lebanon.7.jpg.

    8. [S1546] Bisbee, Elijah (I44): 1855 NY Census, (LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, dwelling 70, family 72).

    9. [S1288] Bisbee, Reuben (I28): 1860 US Census, (www.ancestry.com (2004): National Archives and Records Administration micropublication M653, roll 781; enumerator page 22, master page 928, line 15, dwelling 996, family 978; image downloaded 8/14/2008), 1860-Lebanon.22.jpg.

    10. [S2224] Bisbee, John (I2162): 1870 US Census, (www.ancestry.com (2003): National Archives and Records Administration micropublication M593, roll 917; enumerated page 5, master page 508, line 28, dwelling 32, family 38; image accessed 12/24/2008.), 1870.NY.Chenango.Smyrna.39.

    11. [S1898] Bisbee, John (I2162): 1880 US Census, (www.ancestry.com (2005): National Archives and Records Administration micropublication T9, roll 578; enumeration district (ED) 67, enumerated page 7, master page 139C, line 36, dwelling 71, family 71; image downloaded 9/2/2008), 1880.MI.Eaton.Windsor.67.7.

    12. [S2226] Bisbee, John (I2162): 1900 US Census, (www.ancestry.com (2004): National Archives and Records Administration micropublication T623, roll 702; enumeration district (ED) 4, sheet 7B, page 36B, line 67, dwelling 151, family 151; image accessed 12/24/2008.), 1900.MI.Benzie.Colfax.4.14.

    13. [S1239] Civil War Pension File, John Bisbee (Private, Co. F, 157 NYVI), WC-641-509.
      John Bisbe pension dropped due to his death, 19 Jan 1908.

    14. [S1239] Civil War Pension File, John Bisbee (Private, Co. F, 157 NYVI), WC-641-509.
      8 Feb 1908, Elvira Bisbe of RFD #1, Nessen City, Benzie, Michigan, widow of John Bisbe states she was married to John Bisbe on 8 Jul 1866 at North Norwich, New York, by Lewis E. Carpenter, J. P., and her maiden name was Elvira Wedge. Witnesses Jennie and William Orr, neighbors of John and Elvira Bisbee, attest that they knew them since they came to the vicinity over twenty years ago and they saw said John Bisbe lying dead.