1710 John Chisam b. abt 1710 of Amelia & Halifax Counties, Va

John Chisam b. abt 1710 of Amelia Co, Va

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1743 John Chisum, registered deed of gift, 200 ac. on Flat Creek, Amelia Co., from Nicholas Gillentine.(Amelia D.B.I,p.475.)

1748 Sept 20 Land grant – William Chisolm, grantee.; Virginia. Colonial Land Office.; Library of Virginia. Archives.
Location: Amelia County. Va. Description: 1748 Sept 20 Land grant William Chisolm, grantee … in consideration of the sum of 40 shillings … have given granted and confirmed … unto William Chisolm on certain tract or parcel of land containing 400 acres lying and being in the County of Amelia between the Middle and Lower Seller Forks of Deep Creek and bounded as followeth … at Dennis’ corner in Leath’s line thence along Leath’s line E … to Bolling’s corner red oak thence along her lines N … to her corner white oak … to Dennis’ corner thence along his lines W … to his corner thence S …
Source: Land Office Patents No. 28, 1746-1749 (v.1 & 2 p.1-730), p. 399 (Reel 26). Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia. Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41. Virginia. Colonial Land Office. Library of Virginia. Archives.
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1754 John Chisum & Nicholas Gillentine sell 200 ac. to John Cook in Amelia Co.,Va. Cook related by marriage. (D.B.5,p.202.)

1757 John Chisum, Land Grant, 400 ac. on Flyblow Creek. After 1767 land is in Pittsylvania Co. (Halifax Land Grants.)

1761 John Chisum applied to Halifax County Court, permission to build a “water grist mill” on Straight Stone Creek. His land on both sides of the creek. Permission granted. (Court of Common Pleas, Halifax Co., Va., Bk.3, p.3s9.)

1761 John Chisum confirmed as executor of the will of John Harrison, Halifax Co. (Carrington, Hist.of Halifax Co.,p.30l. Torrance, Va.Wills & Administrations, p.196.)

1763 John Chisum bought land from Zachariah Green, land on Staunton River opposite Long Island. (Halifax D.B.s, p.7.) 45 ac. Halifax Co, Va.

1765 John Chisum and Ellender his wife, with Nicholas Guillotine, sell 200 ac. to John Cook, land on Flat Creek, Amelia Co. (Amelia Co. D.B.9, p.4l.)

1767 John Chisum sold to Francis Calloway of Bedford Co., 13 ac. with the “water grist mill”. (Halifax Co. D.B.5, p.380.)

1767 John Chisum makes deed of gift to son James Chisum, 150 ac., part of the Zachariah Green purchase. (Pittsylvania Co. D.B.l, p.8l); Pittsylvania was cut off from Halifax in 1767.

1767 John Chisum and Ellender his wife sell 50 ac. to John Dyer of Halifax, land in Halifax Co. (Pittsylvania D.B.l, p.63.)

1767 John Chisum sells a negro girl, Jean, to Yuille and Murdock. (Halifax Co. D.Bk.)

1773 Jan 28 – John Chisum from Gillington Deed bk 9, p 12. Halifax Co, Va.
… I Nicholas Gillington of Halifax County … for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have and bear unto John Chisum and my daughter Ellener his wife, both of the County of Halifax and also for the other goods causes and considerations … confirm unto the said John Chisum all my goods chattles leases debts plate jewels etc and my other substance whatsoever moveable and immoveable of what kind … as well in my own custody or possession as in the possession hands power and custody of others … to have and hold all and singular … unto the said John Chisum … that I the said Nicholas Gillington have … to the said John Chisum …
Signed: Nicholas Gillentine
Wit: John Dyer, Cloe Chisum, Mary Ann Bryant, John Dyer Jr.
(Schedule is attached of items)
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1777 August Court – James Chisum from Nelson, Order bk 9, p 231. Halifax County, Va.
… between John Wooton Nelson of the one part and James Chisum of the other were proved by the oaths of three of the subscribing witnesses thereto be the several accts and deed of the said John Wooton Nelson and the same were ordered to be recorded.
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1778 June 19 – Travis Guthry from John Chisum Deed bk 11, p 72. Halifax Co, Va
… between John Chisum of Amelia County of the one part and Travis Guthrey of Halifax County of the other part … the said John Chisum … in consideration of the sum of 75 pounds … sell and confirm unto Travis Guthery … land containing 130 acres … part of a patent of a greater quantity granted first to Edward Dean …. in Halifax County on the branches of Childress Creek and bounded … the lines of John Collier, Josephh Collier and a dividing line by a branch and from the mouth of the same … to the East line …
Signed: John Chisum
Wit: Joseph Collins, Joshua Eckhols, Charles Simmons, Zachariah Glass, John Piles.
(July 16, 1778 recorded)
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1779 John Chisum sells to Richard Eggleston Jr of Powhatan Co. 73 ac. in Amelia County. (Amelia Co. D.B.15, p.169.)

1779 March 17 – James Chisum to Chandler Deed bk 11, p 288. Halifax Co, Va.
… between Timothy Chandler of the County of Halifax of the one part and James Chisum of the same County of the other part … the said Timothy Chandler for and in consideration of the sum of 10 pounds current money … confirm unto the said James Chisum … land … in John Phelps line … on Nelson’s line … in said Chisum’s line … containing by estimation 35 acres …
Signed: Timothy Chandler
Wit: John Brown, William Chandler, Healy Shaw.
(Recorded June 17, 1779)
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1779 June Court – James Chisum from Chandler, Order bk 10, p 3. Halifax Co, Va
… An indenture of bargain and sale btw Timothy Chandler of the one part and James Chisum of the other was by the said Timothy ack to be his act and deed and the same was ordered to be recorded.
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1782 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va
James Chisum 1 free male, 3 horses, 8 cattle
Absalom Chisum 1 free male, 1 horse
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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1782 July 18 – James Chisum to James Phelps, Deed bk 12, p 255. Halifax Co, Va.
… between John Phelps of the County of Halifax of the one part and James Chisum of the County afsd of the other art … in consideration of the sum of 20 pounds … confirm unto the said James Chisum … land … in the County of Halifax containing … 100 acres being part of a greater tract received of William Jones wich said 100 acres is bounded …. in Jones’ old line …
Signed: John Phelps
Wit: Nimrod Farguson, William Royall, Joseph Collins
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1782 Nov Court – James Chisum fr Phelp Order bk 10, p 307. Halifax Co, Va
… An indenture of bargain and sale btw John Phelps of the one part and James Chissum of the other was by the said John Ack to be his act and deed and the same was ordered to be recorded.
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1783 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va
Adam Chisholm – 2 tithes, 1 slave over 16, 3 slaves under 16, 5 horses, 10 cattle
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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1783 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va
James Chissum – 1 tithe, 4 horses, 11 cattle
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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1784 Aug 1 – James Chisum from James Bates Deed bk 13, p 104. Halifax Co, Va
… between James Bates of the County of Halifax of the one part and James Chisum of the said County of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 77 pounds … confirm unto the said James Chisum … land … on the branches of North Fork of Terrible Creek in the County of Halifax afsd containing by estimation 154 acres …. bounded by the lines of John Phelps the said Chisum and John Brown … line between the said Chisum and said James Bates …..
Signed: James Bates
(Oct 21, 1784 proven up and ordered to be recorded)
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1784 Oct Court – James Chissum from James Bates, Order bk 11, p 139. Halifax Co, Va.
… An indenture of bargain and sale between James Bates of the one part and James Chisum of the other was by the said Bates ack to be his act and deed and the same was ordered to be recorded.
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1784 Oct 11 – Land grant – Robert Wooding, grantee.; Virginia. Land Office. Register.; Library of Virginia. Archives.
Location: Pittsylvania County. Va. Description: 1784 Oct 11 Land grant Robert Wooding, grantee adj Chisum … in consideration of the ancient Composition of 2 pounds sterling paid by Robert Wooding into the Treasury of this Commonwealth there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Robert Wooding and certain tract or parcel of land containing 400 acres by survey bearing date the 4th day of Apr 1747 lying and being in the County of Pittsylvania on the branches of Swan Creek and bounded as followeth … at a maple tree in John Chissom’s line … to James Hancock’s corner white oak thence on his line N … crossing a branch …
Source: Land Office Grants M, 1781-1785, p. 434 (Reel 53). Part of the index to the recorded copies of grants issued by the Virginia Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia. Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Grants A-Z, 1-124, reels 42-190; Virginia State Land Office. Grants 125- , reels 369-. Virginia. Land Office. Register. Library of Virginia. Archives.
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1785 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va
David Chishum – 1 tithe, 1 slave over 16, 2 horses, 2 cattle
James Chism – 1 tithe, 5 horses, 9 cattle
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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1786 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va
Barbara Chisum (widow) (no tithes), 3 horses, 9 cattle
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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(No other Chisholms listed for 1786)

1786 June Court – Rebecca Chissom admx of estate of James Chissom extr admr granted, Order bk 11, p 474. Halifax Co, Va.
… On the motion of Rebecca Chissom administration of the estate of James Chissom is granted her she having taken the oath and entered into bond and security according to law.
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1786 June Court – James Chissom’s estate to be appd Order bk 11, p 474. Halifax Co, Va.
… George Nubil, Thomas Fergusson, Thomas Ker, and Edward Murphy or any three of them being first sworne are appointed to appraise the Estate of James Chissom deceased.
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1786 Oct Term – Will/Probate, Book 2, p. 223 – James Chisum decd inventory of estate. Halifax Co, Va
… 105.8.3 total – items
Signed: George Newbill, Thomas Farguson, Thomas Carr
Returned and recorded on Nov 16, 1786.
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1786 Nov Court – James Chisum inventory Order bk 12, p 31. Halifax Co, Va.
… Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of James Chissum decd was returned and ordered to be recorded.
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1787 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va (alpha lists)
Edmund Chisum – 1 tithe, 1 horse, 1 cattle
Barbara Chisum – no tithes, 1 slave under 24, 3 horses, 11 cattle
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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1788 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va (alpha lists)
Barbara Chisum no tithes, 1 slave, 4 horses
Edmund Chisum 1 tithe, 1 horse
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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1789 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va (alpha lists)
Barbara Chisum – 1 slave, 5 horses
Edmund Chisum – 1 tithe, 2 horses
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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1790 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va (alpha lists)
Barbara Chissum – no tithes, 2 horses
Edmund Chissum – 1 tithe, 2 horses
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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1791 Personal Property Tax List – Halifax Co, Va (alpha lists)
Edmund Chissum 2 tithes, 3 horses
Barbara Chissum no tithes, 2 horses
Personal property tax lists, 1782-1799
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1792 John Chisum makes a deed of gift to his youngest son Obadiah Chisum, 80 ac. in Amelia Co. (D.Bk.19, p.132.)