Holmes County, Florida
Family Histories

Bishop/Sutton Families

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Descendants of James Bishop

Generation No. 1

1. James1 Bishop*1 was born Abt. 1837 in Alabama, and died 29 Jul 1915 in Holmes County, FL.  He married Catharine Bonds*2 Abt. 1869, daughter of William Bonds.  She was born 15 Dec 1846 in Alabama, and died 28 Feb 1912 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL.

More About James Bishop:
Burial: Sandy Creek Cem. Ponce de Leon, Holmes Co. FL

More About Catharine Bonds:
Burial: Sandy Creek Cem. Ponce de Leon, Holmes Co. FL

Children of James Bishop and Catharine Bonds are:

   2 i. William A.2 Bishop, born 21 Jul 1869.

   3 ii. H. I. Bishop, born 1871.

   4 iii. Archie M. Bishop, born 29 Aug 1873.

+ 5 iv. Alice Jane Bishop, born 12 Jul 1874; died 12 Feb 1912 in Holmes County, FL.

   6 v. James F. Bishop, born 18 Jan 1876.

   7 vi. George M. Bishop, born Dec 1879.

 

Generation No. 2

5. Alice Jane2 Bishop (James1) was born 12 Jul 1874, and died 12 Feb 1912 in Holmes County, FL.  She married Sidney D. Sutton Abt. 1888, son of Jessie Sutton and Sarah Teal. He was born 30 Jul 1867 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL, and died 15 May 1954 in Pensacola Hospital, Escambia Co. FL.

More About Alice Jane Bishop:
Burial: Otter Creek Cem. Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co., FL

More About Sidney D. Sutton:
Burial: Otter Creek Cem. Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co., FL

Children of Alice Bishop and Sidney Sutton are:

+ 8 i. Savannah3 Sutton, born 27 Sep 1889 in Holmes County, FL; died 10 Apr 1929.

+ 9 ii. Violar Sutton, born 23 Oct 1890 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 10 Feb 1934.

   10 iii. Sirilla D. Sutton, born 18 Jan 1892 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 20 Aug 1892.

   11 iv. Ostella Sutton, born 12 Jun 1893 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 24 Nov 1984.

   12 v. Katherine Sutton, born 03 Feb 1895 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 15 Jun 1959.

   13 vi. Perry Lee Sutton, born 12 Sep 1896 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 23 Jun 1967.

   14 vii. Carver Sidney Sutton, born 22 Jul 1898 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 18 Feb 1967.

   15 viii. Ottis Sutton, born 29 Aug 1900 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 08 Apr 1951.

   16 ix. Orvella Isabell Sutton, born 07 Dec 1901 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 21 Apr 1974.

   17 x. Alton Sutton, born 05 Nov 1903 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 01 May 1929.

   18 xi. Thelma Sutton, born 08 Dec 1905 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 31 Oct 1992.

   19 xii. Evada Sutton, born 24 Nov 1908 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 17 May 1910.

   20 xiii. Alice Sutton, born 07 Feb 1912 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL; died 07 Feb 1912.

Generation No. 3

8. Savannah3 Sutton (Alice Jane2 Bishop, James1) was born 27 Sep 1889 in Holmes County, FL, and died 10 Apr 1929.  She married James Lemuel Davis.  He was born 19 Mar 1886 in Holmes County, FL, and died 21 Aug 1976 in Madison County, FL.

Children of Savannah Sutton and James Davis are:

   21 i. Daniel Alcus4 Davis, born 06 May 1909; died 24 Jan 1970 in Rockdale Co. GA.

   22 ii. Ressie Davis, born 09 Sep 1910; died 07 Mar 1930 in Holmes County, FL.

   23 iii. Harkless Alvin Davis, born 27 Dec 1913; died 26 Aug 1971 in Holmes County, FL.

   24 iv. Ruby Davis, born 29 Dec 1915.

   25 v. Ramer Davis, born 29 Oct 1918.

   26 vi. James Orlan Davis, born 26 Nov 1919; died 09 Mar 1959.

   27 vii. Ruth Davis, born 27 Apr 1922.

   28 viii. Evelyn Davis, born 22 Sep 1924; died 22 Sep 1924.

   29 ix. Olen Everett Davis, born 22 Sep 1924; died 18 Nov 1993.

   30 x. Alice Pearl Davis, born 08 Apr 1928.

9. Violar3 Sutton (Alice Jane2 Bishop, James1) was born 23 Oct 1890 in Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co. FL, and died 10 Feb 1934.  She married Vio Lemuel Howze 03 Jan 1909 in Holmes Co., FL, son of James Howze and Bethany Davis.  He was born 08 Jun 1890 in Thomas Co. GA, and died 10 Apr 1982 in Baker, Okaloosa County, FL.

More About Violar Sutton:
Burial: Otter Creek Cem. Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co., FL

More About Vio Lemuel Howze:
Burial: Pilgrim's Rest Bapt. Church Cem. Baker, FL

Children of Violar Sutton and Vio Howze are:

   31 i. Theo4 Howze, born 02 Nov 1910; died 29 Sep 1959 in Baker, Okaloosa County, FL.  He married Bertha Lucille Lundy 25 Dec 1932; born 1911 in AL; died 04 Jun 1990 in Baker, Okaloosa County, FL.

   More About Theo Howze:
   Burial: Goodhope Congregational Cem. Okaloosa Co. FL

   More About Bertha Lucille Lundy:
   Burial: 07 Jun 1990, Goodhope Congregational Cem. Okaloosa Co. FL

   32 ii. Nettie Gertrude Howze, born 31 Dec 1913 in FL; died 01 Jan 1998 in Reedsport, Douglas Co., Oregon.  She married William "Dutch" Elsevier 07 Apr 1939; born 24 Jan 1913 in Amsterdam, Holland; died 08 Nov 1976 in Reedsport, Douglas Co., Oregon.

   More About Nettie Gertrude Howze:
   Burial: Reedsport, Douglas Co., Oregon

   More About William "Dutch" Elsevier:
   Burial: Reedsport, Douglas Co., Oregon

   33 iii. James Marvin Howze, born 12 Aug 1915; died 01 May 1917.

   34 iv. Neaty Arrean Howze, born 13 Sep 1916; died 04 May 1917.

   35 v. Jewel Opal Howze, born 12 Apr 1919; died 10 Feb 1984 in Santa Rosa County, FL.  She married Verner Alfred Crow; born 10 Aug 1918 in AL; died 11 Feb 1986 in Milton, Santa Rosa Co., FL.

   More About Jewel Opal Howze:
   Burial: Goodhope Congregational Cem. Okaloosa Co. FL

   More About Verner Alfred Crow:
   Burial: Goodhope Congregational Cem. Okaloosa Co. FL

   36 vi. John Lemuel Howze, born 12 Oct 1921; died 10 Mar 1976 in San Bernardino, CA.  He married Louise Schweter.

   37 vii. Lynn Hue Howze, born 12 Aug 1925 in Baker, Okaloosa County, FL.  He married Florene Henry 19 Dec 1947 in Andalusia, Covington Co., AL; born 06 Sep 1932 in Baker, Okaloosa County, FL.

   38 viii. Bobby Gene Howze, born 12 Oct 1933; died 17 Nov 2000 in Pensacola, Escambia Co. FL.  He married Jessie Claudette Scott 22 Apr 1953 in MS; born 14 Dec 1934 in FL.

   More About Bobby Gene Howze:
   Burial: Otter Creek Cem. Ponce De Leon, Holmes Co., FL

Endnotes

*1. 1850 Walton Co., FL at age 10 in house of father George BISHOP;
      1860 Walton Co., FL at age 16;
      1870 Walton Co., FL Uchee Anna, age 26 farmer (married);
      1880 Walton Co. FL;
      1900 Holmes Co. Summerville Prec.;
      1910 Holmes Co.,FL (living with son James F. Bishop);
      surveyed Sandy Creek Cem. Nov. 05, 2001

*2. The Breeze, Defuniak Springs, FL Walton County.

 


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