Individual Record 2642

Name}   Bishop, Mohonri Moreancumer Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 29 Nov 1917 Place} Delta,Millard, Utah
Marr.: Date} Fam  6 Jun 1941 Place} Logan LDS Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa   9 Oct 2006 Place} Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho
Burial: Date} Exa14 Oct 2006 Place} Rigby Pioneer Cemetery, Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho
  Grave Marker} Yes  &
Source 1} 1891=Genealogy
Source 2} 766 = 1920 USA cen
Source 3} 767 = 1930 USA cen
Source 4} 1893=1940 USA cen
Source 5} 1175=Military rec
Source 6} 1909=Newspaper
Source 7} 1004=Index
Source 8} 1806=S.S. record
Source 9} 1735=S.S. record
Source 10}1910=Obituary
Source 11}1894=Cemetery rec
Parents: } John Avery Bishop & Lemira Louisa Walker
   Relationship No.} 146
1st Household No.} 780 = Delta, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} Cabinet Maker
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Johnson, June
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Mohonri Moreancu,er Bishop was born 29 Nov 1917 in Delta, Millard, Utah.  He was the fourth child of John Avery Bishop and Lemira Louisa Walker.  His older siblings were Erma, born in 1908, Avery Alvin in 1913, and Francis Walker (Frank) in 1916.  He was joined by his brother John Abram, in 1919.

In the 1920 U.S. census, the Mohonri's family was enumerated in Delta (Town), Millard, Utah.  His father John was a farm manager, working for a wage or salary.  The family owned their home free of mortgage.  The children were Erma, 11, attending school, Avery A., 6, attending school, Frank W. 3, Mohonri M. 3, and John A., 8 months.  Mohonri's sister Lemira was born in 1921, followed by two more sisters, Ava and Ora Mae.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Delta (Town), Millard, Utah, Mohonri's parents owned their own home, valued at $3,000. and had a radio set.  Although they did not live on a farm, his father John was a farmer, doing general farming on his own account.  The children were Erma, 21, Alvin A., 26, Frank W., 13, Mahonri M., 12, John A., 11, Lemira, 8, Ava, 5, and Ora M., 14 months.  Alvin, Frank, Mahonri, John and Lemira were attending school.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Delta, Millard, Utah, Mohonri's family was living on Center Street 3rd West, the same house as in 1935.  His father John was a manager of a cream station.  The children at home were Francis, 23, Mahonri M., 22, and John A., 21, all laborers doing odd jobs; and Lemira, 18, Ava, 15, and Ora May, 11.

Mohonri attended the Utah State University, obtaining a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He married June Johnson on 6 Jun 1941 at Logan, Utah in the Logan LDS Temple.

Mohonri enlisted in the U.S. Navy at Notre Dame, Indiana, on 18 May 1942.  He obtained the rank of Lieutenant and was discharged 6 Feb 1946 in Washington, D.C.

Mohonri, referred to as M. M. Bishop, owned and operated the Bishop Cabinet Shop in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho for fifty years.  He and his wife June raised a family of six children in Rigby.  A newspaper article refers to his obtaining a license to hunt elk in 1949, and he was an avid gardener.  He served on the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery board of directors, and was secretary for many years.

Mohonri was an active member of the Latter-day Saints Church.  He served as Bishop for eleven years, as a Temple Officiator for fifteen years, and as the Rigby Stake Patriach.

Mohonri's wife June died 18 Aug 2005.  Mohonri died 9 Oct 2006, at the age of 88, at the Pine Brook Assisted Living Center, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho.  Funeral services were held 14 Oct 2006 in the Rigby LDS Stake Center, the Bishop Earl Bishop presiding.  He was buried in the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery alongside his wife.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Mohonri Moreancumer Bishop
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Mohonri Moreancumer Bishop
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Bachelor of Science or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Navy                              for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   2 Jul  2016
Date Created}  14 Feb 2005
Copyright © 2016 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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