Susanna Ann Goff Bishop

Susanna Ann Goff Bishop
1859 – 1916

1859

Susanna Ann Goff Bishop was born in 1859 at Kershaw County, South Carolina, the daughter of William G. Goff and Mary Miles Goff.

1860

According to the United States Census reported on July 27, 1860, W. G. Goff (39) lived in Kershaw County, South Carolina. In his household was Mary Goff (33), Julia Goff (15), W. P. Goff (14), J. S. Goff (13), E. H. Goff (12), H. W. Goff (10), Amanda Goff (8), Vinay Goff (6) and Susan Goff (1). It was reported that all family members were born in South Carolina; W. G. Goff was a planter and Julia Goff was a seamstress.

1880

According to the United States Census reported on June 8, 1880, Thomas W. Bishop (24) lived in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina. In his household was his wife, Susanna Bishop (23), his son, Edward Bishop (7 months old), his sister, Victoria Bishop (19) his father, William C. Bishop (74) and his mother; Emeline C. Bishop (60). It was reported that all family members were born in South Carolina; Thomas W. was a farmer, Susanna was keeping house and Victoria, William C. and Emeline C were all reported as “at home.”

1900

According to the United States Census reported on June 11, 1900, Thomas Bishop (40) rented a home in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina. In his household was his wife, Susiana Bishop (38). It was reported that they were married when they were both 20 years old, she reported that she was the mother of 9 children all of whom were still living, however only 8 children are known, those children in the home were; Andrew Bishop (18), Willie Bishop (16), Brooks Bishop (15), Glenn Bishop (14), Giles Bishop (10), Swift Bishop (8), Frank (7), and Mandy Bishop (4). It was reported that all family members were born in South Carolina; Andrew, Willie, Brooks, Glenn and Giles were all Drawing at the cotton mill.

1910

According to the United States Census reported in April 1910, Tom W. Bishop (56), rented a home in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina. In his household was his wife, Susannah Bishop (53). They reported having been married for 32 years, and that Susannah was the mother of 12 children; 7 of whom were still living. The following children were living in their home; Andrew Bishop (24), Giles Bishop (21), Frank Bishop (21) and Maude Bishop (12). It was reported that all family members were born in South Carolina; Tom was an engineer with the railroad, Andrew worked in the cloth room at the cotton mill, Giles worked in the cords at the cotton mill, Frank worked in the weave at the cotton mill, Maude worked in the cloth room at the cotton mill.

1916

Susanna Ann Goff Bishop died at her home on Church street Wednesday, November 22, 1916, after an illness of several months. Mrs. Bishop had been improving for some time and her death was a shock to her many friends. She survived by seven sons; Andrew Crawford Bishop, William Thomas Bishop, Brooks Bishop, Glenn Bishop, Jiles Templeton Bishop, Swift Bishop, and Frank Green Bishop; and one daughter, Maude Bishop Coyle. The interment took place at Blaney, South Carolina.

On November 27, 1916, Mrs. R. E. Bishop was listed in the newspaper article “Granby.”

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