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Subject: Re: [PAERIE] Erie Cemetery Association ISRAEL
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2007 21:02:16 -0400
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Rogers Isreal was the first Solider from Erie killed in the Vietnam war, the
post is on 22nd and peach street two blocks from the Erie cemetery.

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Ziegenhine" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2007 2:12 PM
Subject: Re: [PAERIE] Erie Cemetery Association ISRAEL


> Clarification. Bishop is not his first name. It is
> his title. Bishop Rogers Isreal was the first bishop
> of the Episopal Diocese of Erie. Erie split off from
> Pittsburgh in about 1910. Oh, by the way, priests,
> deacons, and bishops are allowed to marry in the
> Episcopal Church. Also, Rogers Isreal has a VFW post
> named after him in Erie.
>
> Jim
> --- wrote:
>
>> HI Ron,
>> I know I've actually been using the census to cross
>> reference their database
>> too, along with the headstones and Find A Grave
>> data, like I said previously
>> it's tedious.
>>
>> In using Heritage Quest census I find:
>> 1920
>> ISRAEL, BISHOP age 65 M W born MD PA
>> ERIE 4-WD ERIE 1920 he is
>> Widowed, only has a servant with him
>>
>> 1880
>> ISRAEL MARK 26 W born GERM PA ERIE UNION 1880
>> he is just a boarder,
>> no family
>>
>> Just putting the first name Bishop in I get another
>> guy in 1900 & 1920 with
>> the first name Bishop, totally different surname.
>>
>> Hope this helps, I can't find Bishop Israel prior to
>> 1920. Tried by Age,
>> tried by birthplace leaving first name out and by
>> leaving out the last name and
>> only using Bishop.
>>
>> Chris
>>
>>
>>
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