Bishop, Alfred (2)
Bishop, Alfred (2), a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born near Deposit, Delaware Co., N. Y., date unrecorded. He embraced religion when about fourteen, received license to preach in 1840, was employed as a preacher in north-west Illinois in 1849, and in 1851 entered the Iowa Conference. For two years he braved the storms and hardships of the extreme northern frontier. He died in 1855. Mr. Bishop was a good, plain, practical preacher, and won many souls for Christ. See Minutes of Annual Conf., 1855, p. 646.