1744 Elijah Chisum b. abt. 1744 of Halifax Co, Va and White Co, TN

Elijah Chisum b. abt. 1744 of Halifax Co, Va and White Co, TN m. Lucinda “Lucy” Herbert (?, unsure of maiden name)

Parents: 

Children: 

  • Elijah Chisum Jr 1784-1811
  • Elizabeth Chisum
  • William Chisum
  • James Chisum
  • John Chisum

Siblings: (not all siblings are confirmed – still working on the relationships – to date this “appears” to be correct based on information available)

FACTS and SOURCES:  

The first entry found for Elijah Chisum is a 1770 deed from his father John Chisum to his brother James Chisum. The fact that Elijah witnesses this deed in 1770 indicates his year of birth is 1749 or before.  

1770 June 27 – John Chisum and James Chisum to John Fitz Patrick, bk 3, p 300. Pittsylvania County, Virginia
… between John Chisum and James Chisum of Halifax County of the one part and John Fitz Patrick of Bedford County of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 220 pounds … confirm unto the said John F Patrick … land containing 400 acres … in the County of Pittsylvania on the South side of Stanton River opposit Randolphs long island and bounds … between the said John Chisum and John Dyer …
Signed: John Chisum, James Chisum
Wit: Elijah Chisum, John Estes
(Ordered recorded on June 24, 1773)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9PX-GR5T?i=158&cat=415497

1778 Tax List of Henry Co, Va – John Chisum & Elijah Chisum

1779 Tax List of Henry County, Virginia – Elijah Chisum 5:5:0

1779 Jan 4 – Some records show that Elijah Chisham (Warrant No. 1001) might have been issued 90 acres of land in TN Sullivan County, located “N. side of Holston River”, but no matching Patent was found. More research is required to determine if a Patent was actually issued. The original request for this land was entered on 04 Jan 1779 and assigned TN Sullivan County Entry # 1001.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: (No date – patent not recorded) County: TN Sullivan (No Book:Page – patent not recorded)
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 04 Jan 1779, Entry no.: 1001 Other Identifiers: File no.: 027
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.17.859&qid=719365&rn=1

1781 Feb 12 – Some records show that Elijah Chisum (Warrant No. 741) might have been issued 100 acres of land in TN Eastern District County, located “N. side of Clinch River”, but no matching Patent was found. More research is required to determine if a Patent was actually issued. The original request for this land was entered on 12 Feb 1781.
From PATENT BOOK, Issued: (No date – patent not recorded), County: TN Eastern District, (No Book:Page – patent not recorded)
File no.: 04
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.3.460&qid=719357&rn=2

1784 Nov 10 – Elijah Chrishams [Chisem] (Warrant No. 564) was issued 220 acres of land on 10 Nov 1784 in TN Sullivan County, located “On South side of Holstin River”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 69 page 170 as TN Sullivan County Grant # 279. The original request for this land was entered on 16 May 1780 and assigned TN Sullivan County Entry # 564. It took 4 years and 6 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: 10 Nov 1784, County: TN Sullivan, Grant no.: 279, Book: 69 pg: 170
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 16 May 1780, Entry no.: 564, Other Identifiers: File no.: 400
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.17.400&qid=719364&rn=1

1784 Nov 10 – Elijah Chisum bk D, p 216 (Grant No. 279). Hawkins County, Tennessee (land in Sullivan County, TN)
… State of North Carolina No. 279. … in consideration of the sum of 50 shillings for every hundred acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Elijah Chisum … do give and grant unto the said Elijah Chisum a tract of land containing 220 acres … in our County of Sullivan on the South side of Holston & both sides of Dodsons Creek .. on Evans line … on Paynes line crossing Dodsons Creek
Signed: Alexander Martin.
(Registered Oct 12, 1790)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L987-3WWN?i=133&cat=1418132

1787 Aug 9 – Elijah Chrisham [Chisholm] (Warrant No. 71) was issued 250 acres of land on 09 Aug 1787 in TN Sullivan County, located “On the South side of Holston river”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 61 page 399 as TN Sullivan County Grant # 380. The original request for this land was entered on 26 Feb 1778 and assigned TN Sullivan County Entry # 71. It took 9 years and 5 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: 09 Aug 1787 County: TN Sullivan Grant no.: 380 Book: 61 pg: 399
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 26 Feb 1778 Entry no.: 71 Other Identifiers: File no.: 241
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.17.241&qid=719368&rn=1

1790 July 10 – Elisha Chisum. Grant No 733. 640 acres. bk 6, p 634. Hawkins Co, TN. N Carolina Grant.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G98J-37DQ?i=318&cat=351626

1790 Sept 17 – Elijah Chisum from Bartlett Sims, bk 1, p 73. Hawkins County, Tennessee
… between Bartlet Sims on the one part & Elijah Chisum both of Hawkins County & State of North Carolina … in consideration of the sum of 10 pounds … sold … unto said Elijah Chisum … land containing by estimation 90 acres … in Sullivan County on the North side of Holston River including the place where said Chisum now lives …
Signed: Bartlet Sims
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-23ZC-R?i=54&cat=205927

1790 Nov 3 – Elijah Chisolm in the U.S., Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820
Name: Elijah Chisolm
Gender: M (Male)
State: Tennessee
Locality: Territory South of Ohio River
County: Hawkins County
Residence Year: 1790
Household Remarks: He was appointed a Justice of the Peace for Hawkins County, 3 Nov 1790.
Document: Territorial Papers of the US; Volume Number: Vol 4; Page Number: 437; Family Number: 5
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2234&h=24885&tid=&pid=&queryId=86ee7eacdb62d6aa9efe7c8c8cd4afb7&usePUB=true&_phsrc=wfp329&_phstart=successSource

1791 Feb 2 – Elijah Chisum from Wm Paine, bk 2, p 36. Hawkins County, Tennessee
… between William Pain of the County of Hawkins in the ceded Terretory of NC of the one part and Elijah Chisum of the County of and Territory afsd … in consideration of the sum of 75 pounds … confirm unto the said Elijah Chisum … land containing 175 acres … on the right hand Fork of Dodsons Creek above Mitchells survey beginning at Mitchells corner … thence on John Evans line … along a conected line with William Hord …
Signed: William Paine
Wit: James Mayberry, Francis Mayberry
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-23HH-R?i=240&cat=205927

1791 June 10 – Elijah Chisolm in the U.S., Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820
Name: Elijah Chisolm
Gender: M (Male)
State: Tennessee
Locality: Territory South of Ohio River
County: Hawkins County
Residence Year: 1790
Household Remarks: He was appointed, 10 Jun 1791, a Captain in the militia for Hawkins County.
Document: Territorial Papers of the US; Volume Number: Vol 4; Page Number: 445; Family Number: 17
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2234&h=95489&tid=&pid=&queryId=86ee7eacdb62d6aa9efe7c8c8cd4afb7&usePUB=true&_phsrc=wfp328&_phstart=successSource

1791 Dec 26 – Elijah Chisum (Warrant No. 741) was issued 100 acres of land on 26 Dec 1791 in TN Hawkins County, located “On the North side of Holston River”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 77 page 312 as TN Hawkins County Grant # 197. The original request for this land was entered on 12 Feb 1781 and assigned TN Hawkins County Entry # 741. It took 10 years and 10 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK, Issued: 26 Dec 1791, County: TN Hawkins, Grant no.: 197, Book: 77 pg: 312
From WARRANT / PLAT, Entered: 12 Feb 1781, Entry no.: 741
File no.: 210
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.9.210&qid=719357&rn=3

1791 Dec 26 – Elijah Chisum. Grant No. 199. 100 acres. bk 8, p 112 and 234. Hawkins Co, TN. N Carolina Grant.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G98J-3ZH5?i=61&cat=351626

1793 Feb 23 – State of North Carolina (Stamp of Tennessee)
… No. 268. Know ye that we have granted unto Isham Chisom, Anney Chisom, Elijah Chisom, and Cloway Chisom 100 acres of land in Hawkins County on the North side of Holston River about 2 miles below Grenan Creek joining the lower end of James Nichols tract beginning at a pine a corner of Nichols Lusacy running on the said line North … to hold unto the said Isham Chisom, Anney Chisom, Clowey Chisom & Elijah Chisom their heirs and assigns forever. 23 Feb 1793.
NARRATIVE: (Warrant No. 1872) was issued 100 acres of land on 23 Feb 1793 in TN Hawkins County, located “On N. side of Holston River”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 78 page 444 as TN Hawkins County Grant # 268. The original request for this land was entered on 26 Mar 1785 and assigned TN Hawkins County …. Warrant originally issued to Jonathan Courtney. Warrant assigned to heirs of Marget Davis. … Entry # 1878. It took 7 years and 11 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK
Issued: 23 Feb 1793; County: TN Hawkins; Grant no.: 268; Book: 78 pg: 444
From WARRANT / PLAT; Entered: 26 Mar 1785; Entry no.: 1878
Other Identifiers: File no.: 291; MARS: 12.14.9.291
https://nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.9.291&qid=739800&rn=1

1793 Feb 23 – Elijah, Anne and Cloe Chisum. Grant No. 268. Warrant 1878. 100 acres. Bk C, p 219. Bk 3, p. 161. Hawkins Co, TN. North Carolina Grant.
… No. 268. … we have granted unto Isham, Anne, Elijah & Cloe Chisom 100 acres of land in Hawkins County on the N side of Holston River about 2 miles below German Creek joining the lower end of James Nichols tract … dated the 23 day of February 1793.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L98J-PZD5?i=115&cat=351626

1793 March 9 – J Courtney & Thomas Berry deed of land to Parish Sims, bk 2, p 98. Hawkins County, Tennessee
… land … on Coles Branch the waters of Caney Creek … on the spur of the Chimney Top …
Signed: Jonathan Courtney, Thomas Berrey
Wit: Elijah Chisum, Joseph Rogers
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-23HX-9?i=270&cat=205927

1794 March 29 – Elijah Chisum to Park and Campbell, bk 2, p 170. Hawkins County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum of the County of Hawkins and Territory South of Ohio of the one part and Park & Campbell of the County of Hawkins and Territory afsd … in consideration of 13 pounds … confirm unto the said Parks and Campbell … land … in the County of Hawkins in the Town of Rogersville … corner of one of the publck Lotts and with the line of siad lott to Alexander Nelsons corner then along McColloughs line … to his corner on back street then along back street to a stake on Washington Street then along said street to the beginning, being Lott No. 33.
Signed: Elijah Chisum
Wit: Thomas Jackson, William Gillispie
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-23HS-J?i=306&cat=205927

1794 Apr 23 – Elijah Chisum. Grant No. 170. 150 acres. Eastern Dist. On spring fork of Sycamore Creek oin the waters of Clinch River. bk 3, p 262. bk 8, p 40 and 202. North Carolina Grant.

1794 Apr 23 – Elijah Chisom (Warrant No. 261) was issued 150 acres of land on 23 Apr 1794 in TN Eastern District County, located “On Spring fork of Sycamore creek”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 81 page 558 as TN Eastern District County Grant # 170. The original request for this land was entered on 13 May 1780 and assigned TN Eastern District County Entry # 261. It took 13 years and 11 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: 23 Apr 1794 County: TN Eastern District Grant no.: 170 Book: 81 pg: 558
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 13 May 1780 Entry no.: 261 Other Identifiers: File no.: 198
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.3.192&qid=719378&rn=1

1794 July 12 – Elijah Chisolm (Warrant No. 71) was issued 284 acres of land on 12 Jul 1794 in TN Hawkins County, located “On the S. side of Holston River beg. at a Poplar on the Bank of the river marked R”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 82 page 217 as TN Hawkins County Grant # 615. The original request for this land was entered on 21 Sep 1792 and assigned TN Hawkins County Entry # 71. It took 1 year and 10 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: 12 Jul 1794 County: TN Hawkins Grant no.: 615 Book: 82 pg: 217
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 21 Sep 1792 Entry no.: 71 Other Identifiers: File no.: 775
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.9.775&qid=719373&rn=3

1795 Dec 2 – Elijah Chisolm (Warrant No. 2698) was issued 150 acres of land on 02 Dec 1795 in TN Eastern District County, located “On N. side of Clinch River”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 88 page 272 as TN Eastern District County Grant # 253. The original request for this land was entered on 19 Dec 1780 and assigned TN Eastern District County Entry # 2698. It took 14 years and 11 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: 02 Dec 1795 County: TN Eastern District Grant no.: 253 Book: 88 pg: 272
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 19 Dec 1780 Entry no.: 2698 Other Identifiers: File no.: 332
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.3.326&qid=719373&rn=2

1795 Dec 8 – Elijah Chisum (Warrant No. 139) was issued 200 acres of land on 08 Dec 1795 in TN Eastern District County, located “On N. side of Clinch River”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 88 page 273 as TN Eastern District County Grant # 255. The original request for this land was entered on 30 Oct 1781 and assigned TN Eastern District County Entry # 139. It took 14 years and 1 month to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK, Issued: 08 Dec 1795, County: TN Eastern District
Grant no.: 255, Book: 88 pg: 273
From WARRANT / PLAT, Entered: 30 Oct 1781, Entry no.: 139, File no.: 334
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.3.328&qid=719357&rn=1

1796 July 20 – Elijah Chissum (Warrant No. 2274) was issued 640 acres of land on 20 Jul 1796 in TN Hawkins County, located “On N. side of Clinch River”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 88 page 433 as TN Hawkins County Grant # 733. The original request for this land was entered on 24 Nov 1779 and assigned TN Hawkins County Entry # 2274. It took 16 years and 8 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: 20 Jul 1796 County: TN Hawkins Grant no.: 733 Book: 88 pg: 433
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 24 Nov 1779 Entry no.: 2274 Other Identifiers: File no.: 963
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.9.962&qid=719383&rn=1

1796 July 20 – Elijah Chissum (Warrant No. 359) was issued 640 acres of land on 20 Jul 1796 in TN Hawkins County, located “On N. side of Clinch”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 88 page 431 as TN Hawkins County Grant # 732. The original request for this land was entered on 24 Mar 1780 and assigned TN Hawkins County Entry # 359. It took 16 years and 4 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: 20 Jul 1796 County: TN Hawkins Grant no.: 732 Book: 88 pg: 431
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 24 Mar 1780 Entry no.: 359 Other Identifiers: File no.: 962
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.9.961&qid=719383&rn=2

1797 January 23 – James Chisum fr Stokely Dodson, bk A, p 66. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Stokely Donelson of Hawkins County and State of Tennessee of the one part, and James Chisum of Grainger County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 211 and 2/3 dollars to the said Stockley Donelson in hand paid by the said James Chisum … sell unto the said James Chisum … land lying … in the County of Grainger on Tyes Branch waters of Clinch River, bounded … beginning at two post oaks … containing 340 acres …
Signed: Stockley Donelson by Will. Tyrell his attorney
Wit: John Word, Elijah Chisum (Bearing date 22d day July 1797)
(Registered 27th June 1798)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XW7P?i=72&cat=203625

1797 Feb 25 – Elijah Chisum to John Raney, bk A, p 24. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum of the State of Tennessee Grainger County of the one part. John Raney of the same … of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 50 pounds … paid unto the said Elijah Chisum by the said John Raney …. sold … unto the said John Raney … land containint 200 acres … in the County of Grainger on the North side of Clinch River on the waters of Sycamore Creek a branch of Clinch joining a 640 acre tract in the name of Stockley Donaldson and William(sp?) Beard … the beginning corner of said 640 acres …
Signed: Elijah Chisum.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XWHD?i=30&cat=203625

1797 Jul 7 – Some records show that Elijah Chisolm (Warrant No. — ) might have been issued 200 acres of land in TN Grainger County, located “On Straight Creek”, but no matching Patent was found. More research is required to determine if a Patent was actually issued. The original request for this land was entered on 07 Jul 1797.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: (No date – patent not recorded) County: TN Grainger (No Book:Page – patent not recorded)
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 07 Jul 1797 Other Identifiers: File no.: 02
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.7.2&qid=719373&rn=1

1797 Aug 11 – Elijah Chisum fr Stokely Dodson, bk A, p 44. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Stockley Donelson of the County of Knox and State of Tennessee of the one part and Elijah Chisum of the County of Hawkins now Grainger and State afsd of the other part … the said Stockley Donelson … in consideration of the sum of 1000 dollars to him in hand paid … confirm unto the said Elijah Chisum … land containing 1000 acres … in the County of Grainger and Eastern District on the North side of Wallins Ridge on the head of Russells Creek including a large cane brake and Buffalow Lick beginning at a black oak and two Spanish oaks on the South side of the ridge running thence … whereof said William Tyrrell hath set the hand and seal the day and year first above written of the said Stockley Donelson by letter and Power of Attorney under his hand and seal Dated the 22d day of July 1796.
Signed: Stockley Donelson, William Tyrrell his Attorney in Fact.
Wit: George Evans, John Word
(Registered 22nd January 1798)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XWNT?i=50&cat=203625

1798 May 8 – Elijah Chisum to Jessee Dodson, bk A, p 66. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum of Grainger County and State of Tennessee of the one part and Jessee Dodson of the same place of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 500 dollars … paid by the said Dodson … granted unto the said Dodson … land … in the County of Grainger bounded on the North side of Wallings Ridge on the Kentucky Road being part of a 1000 acres tract deeded to Stockley Donelson and conveyed to said Chisum. Beginning at a white oak near the SE branch of Russels Creek … to a white oak on the Branch at the Kentucky Road … containing 255 acres …
Signed: Elijah Chisum.
Wit: Walter Evans
(Registered 28th June 1798)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XW7P?i=72&cat=203625

1798 May 22 – Elijah Chisum to Thomas Gibbons, bk A, p 75. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum of the County of Grainger and State of Tennessee of the one part and Thomas Gibbons of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 100 dollars … confirm unto the said Thomas Gibbons … land lying and being on the Spring Fork of Sycamore Creek the waters of Clinch River bounded … beginning on the west side of the Creek on 3 poplars … to the foot of Powels Mountain … along the foot of the mountain … 150 acres …
Signed: Elijah Chisum
Test Saml Yancey
(Registered July 5th, 1798)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XWZ6?i=81&cat=203625

1798 June 13 – Elijah Chisum from William Arnold, bk A, p 67. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between William Arnold of the County of Hawkins of the one part and Elijah Chisum of the same place of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 25 pounds …. paid by the said Chisum … sold … unto the said Chisum … land lying and being in the County of Hawkins on the Spring Branch of Sycamore Creek the waters of Clinch River, beginning on a dogwood and white oak … containing 100 acres obtained by a grant in the name of William Arnold No. 167 dated April 23d 1794 …
Signed: William Arnold
Wit: Walter Evans, James Chisum
(Registered 28th June 1798)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XW9Y?i=73&cat=203625

1799 Feb 16 – Elijah Chisum to Nimrod Dodson, bk A, p 110. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum of Grainger County and State of Tennessee of the one part and Nimrod Dodson of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration …. granted unto said Dodson … land lying and being in the County afsd bounded on the North side of Wallins Ridge joining Jesse Dodsons tract and is a part of a 1000 acre tract obtained by Stockley Donelson beginning on a Mulberry red oak and 2 white oaks Jesse Dodson corner … to a stake Jesse Dodsons corner … containing 244 acres 
Signed: Elijah Chisum
Wit: T Cocke, William Garratt
(Registered 25 April 1799)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XWSY?i=116&cat=203625

1799 May 20 – Elijah Chisum to James Sims, bk A, p 126. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum of Grainger County of the one part and James Sims of the same place of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 25 pounds … sell … unto the said Sims … land lying and being in the County of Grainger on the Spring Fork of Sycamore Creek the Waters of Clinch River, beginning at a dogwood and white oak …. containing 100 acres …
Signed: Elijah Chisum
Wit: Thomas Henderson, James Grant.
(Registered Oct 8th 1799)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XWHR?i=132&cat=203625

1800 April 14 – Elijah Chisum fr Robert King, bk A, p 173. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Robert King of the County of Knox and State of Tennessee of the one part and Elijah Chisum of the County of Grainger and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 333 and 1/3 dollars … confirm unto the said Elijah Chisum …. land containing 320 acres … in the County of Grainger it being a part of a 640 acre tract patented in the name of Robert King and Nathaniel Henderson known by the name of Big Spring tract on the Kentucky Road waters of Sycamore Creek, beginning at the Southeast corner of said tract on a ash and forked sugar tree … to where it crosses the Spring Fork of Sycamore Creek then up the manders of said fork … below the mouth of the Big Spring Branch …. up a Wet Weather Branch which empties near said Spanish oak …. to where the Kentucky Road crosses the said Wet Weather branch … near the corner of John Cunningham’s fence …. to the end of a ledge of rocks ….
Signed: Robert King
Wit: James Ore, Stephen Heard
(Registered 9th July 1800)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-X7YJ?i=179&cat=203625

1801 Feb 10 Elijah Chisom fr Andrew Wade, bk A, p 8. White County, Tennessee
… between Andrew Wade of the County of Anson and State of North Carolina of the one part and Elijah Chisum of the County of Grainger and State of Tennessee of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1250 dollars … confirm unto him the said Elijah Chisum … land … in Middle District and State of Tennessee on the … waters of the Cain Fork of Cumberland River … containing 5000 acres …
Signed: Andrew Wade
Wit: Nimrod Dodson, John Hount, Isaac Sone.
(Recorded Apr 2, 1807)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-QQVS-X?i=13&cat=261424

Elijah Chisom fr N. Carolina, bk A, p 163. White County, Tennessee

(Page missing on Family Search – see: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-QQJR-1?i=88&cat=261424 ).

1801 Feb 10 – Andrew Wade to Elijah Chisum, bk A, p 234. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Andrew Wade of the County of Anson and State of North Carolina of the one part and Elijah Chisum of the County of Grainger and State of Tennessee of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1250 dollars to him the said Andrew Wade in hand paid by the said Elijah Chisum … confirm unto him the said Elijah Chisum …. land situate and being in Middle District and State of Tennessee on the head of the Caney Fork of Cumberland River, beginning at a white oak at the head of said Caney Fork …. containing 5000 acres … which said tract of land …. the said Andrew Wade …. hath hereby set over conveyed and released unto him the said Elijah Chisum his heirs and assigns so far as he is authorised to do by virtue of his title derived from Joshua Prault(sp?) …
Signed: Andrew Wade
Wit: Nimrod Dodson, John Hunt, Isaac Lane
(Registered Oct 5, 1801)
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1801 Feb 11 – Elijah Chisum to Andrew Wade, bk A, p 234. Grainger County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum of the County of Grainger and State of Tennessee of the one part and Andrew Wade of the County of Anson and State of North Carolina of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1250 dollars …. paid by the said Andrew Wade … confirm unto the said Andrew Wade … land situated lying and being in the County of Grainger & State of Tennessee on the Spring Fork of Sycamore Creek, beginning at a Spanish Oak standing on the NW bank of said Spring Fork, just where the noted Big Spring Branch runs into sd Fork near where the main Kentucky Road crosses sd Spring Fork and runs up a Wet Weather branch the various courses thereof to where the Kentucky Road crosses said wet weather branch the last time …. to a white oak near the corner of John Cunninghams fence … along a ledge of rocks to a hickory and small post oak and 2 hickory pointers … containing 320 acres ... part of a tract of 640 acres granted to Nathaniel Henderson & Robert King by the State of North Carolina letter patent bearing date the 27th day of August 1795 known by the name of the ___ Spring tract the right and title of said tract or parcel of land he the said Elijah Chisum for himself and his heirs and assigns engage to warrant and defend forever … with an exception of 1 acre of land whereon the Baptist Meeting House now stands as long as the Baptist Society sees cause to make use of that spot for use of Preaching, and when the … from making use of it as afsd, the title is to be considered as fully and amply in the said Wade …
Signed: Elijah Chisum
Wit: Nimrod Dodson, John Hunt
(Registered October 5, 1801)
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1807 Aug 21 – Elijah Chisom fr Tennessee, bk C, p 92. White County, Tennessee
… obtained from the board of commissioners for West Tennessee by Elijah Chisum and entered on the 14th day of Aug 1807 by No. 124 there is a granted by the said State of Tennessee unto the said Elijah Chisum … land containing 450 acres … in White County in the 3d District and 22 section … in the line that divides the 19th and 22 sections … in Moses Fisk’s line … surveyed the 6th of March 1809 by James Chisum ….
By the Governor Willie Blount
(Recorded April 9, 1810)
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1807 Nov 21 – Elijah Chism fr Thomas Tiller, bk 2, p 409. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Thomas Teller of Warren County … of the first part, Elijah Chisham Sr and William Lutterall of the second part and Tabitha Tiller wife of the said Thomas Tiller of the third part … whereas an union and uneasines have arisen between the said Thomas and Tabitha and whereas they have mutually agreed to live separate and apart from each other and divide their property … that the said Thomas in consideration of the premises and provides a seperate maintenance for the said Tabitha as well as in bar of all divers jointures or other claims … which the said Tabitha might or could hereafter have or set up against the estate … sell unto the above named Elijah Chisham Sr and William Lutteral … nevertheless and to the sale use and benefit of the said Tabitha … all that parcel or part of a tract of land containing 71 and 1/2 acres … taken off a tract of land belonging to the said Thomas containing 215 acres situate in Warren County on the waters of Gaspers River … the said 71 and 1/2 acres …. corner to the said original survey … unto them the said Elijah Chisham Sr and William Lutterall … in trust for the use and benefit of the said Tabitha Tiller ….
Signed: Thomas Tiller
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1807 Nov 21 – Thomas Tiller to Elijah Chism Sr and William Lutterall, bk 2, p 412. . Warren County, Kentucky
… that I Thomas Tiller of Warren County … have bargained and sold … unto Elijah Chism Sr and William Lutterall one negro man slave named Roger of the age 53 years also one negro boy slave of the about 3 years named Archer also one third part of my stock of horses cattle hogs dorn fodder plantation utinsils household and kitchen furniture which slaves and property I have delivered over into the possession of my wife Tabitha Tiller … Elijah and William are to have and hold and possess the said slaves and property in trust for the sole use and benefit of the said Tabitha Tiller …
Signed: Thomas Tiller
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1811 Jan 15 – Elijah Chisom to Elijah Hill, bk F, p 152. White County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum of the County of White and State of Tennessee of the one part and Elijah Hill of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 5 dollars … transfer unto him the afsd Elijah Hill … land containing 1 acre … in White County on the waters of the N side of Cany Fork it being part of a grant No. 2087 issued in the name of the said Elijah Chisum and bounded … line of Abner Hill’s survey of 57 acres …
Signed: Elijah Chisum
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1811 Sept 23 – Inventory of estate of Elijah Chisum Jr, decd; Margaret Chisum, adm’x, Elijah Chisum Sr, and William Hill adm’rs. Elijah Chisum Jr, decd on the night of 8 Aug 1811. Inventory 23 Sept 1811; sale June 1813. William H Chisum, heir of Elijah Chisum Jr.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4F-4SS8?i=151&cat=252598

(NOTE) 1812 Feb 29 – NOTE: Entries No. 7704-7708 all appear to be related:

1812 Feb 29 – (No. 7704) Benjamin Shaw assignee of Elijah Chisum Sr assignee of John McIver by virtue of a certificate warrant No. 220 issued by the Register of East Tennessee.
Enter 50 acres of land in the First District in White County on the Waters of Calf Killers Fork and on the West side of the same, beginning on Jacob Millers South East corner of his 100 acre survey running North 89 and 4/10ths poles, thence East to include the quantity. Feb 29, 1812. Signed: Benjamin Shaw
(Note to side: Survey … May 13, 1814 by Jas Townsend, DS.).
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(NOTE: The entries just below this one indicate that there was a family relationship between Elijah Chisum and “Blind” John Chisum – the following 4 entries directly after this one are all related to “Blind” John Chisum’s family)

1812 Feb 29 – (No. 7705) – Gaitwood Chism assignee of Thomas Ramsey of William T Lewis. By firtue of a certificate warrant No. 823 issued by the Register of West Tennessee for 300 acres. Enters 20 acres of land in White County between the Rock Island and Hickory Nut Mountain, beginning at a post oak … including said Chism’s house. February 29, 1812. Signed: Gaitwood Chism.
(Note on side of entry – Survey ret’d Aug 23, 1814 by J Townsend DS.)
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(NOTE: Gatewood Chisum is the son of “Blind” John Chisum).

1812 Feb 29 – (No. 7706) – John Chism assignee originally of John G Blount, by virtue of a certificate Warrant No. 457 issued by the commissioner for West Tennessee. Enters 50 acres of land in White County on the Waters of Caney Fork. Beginning at a poplar … as to include said Chism’s improvement. February 29, 1812. Signed: John Chism.
(Note to side: Surveyed Aug 23, 1814 by J. Townsend DS).
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(NOTE: This likely is John Chisum Jr, son of “Blind” John Chisum – based on the other grants filed at same time as his).

1812 Feb 29 – (No. 7707) – Jonathan Harris assignee originally of John G Blount. By virtue of a certificate warrant No. 457 issued by the Commissioner for West Tennessee for 182 acres. Enters 45 acres of land in White County on the waters of Caney Fork. Beginning at a hickory marked as the SW corner of an occupant survey made in the name of Robert Taylor … so as to included said Harris’ improvement. February 29, 1812. Signed: Jonathan Harris.
(Note to side: Made void August 23, 1814).
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(NOTE: Jonathan Harris is the father-in-law of John Chisum Jr – son of “Blind” John Chisum. John Chisum Jr. married Mary “Polly” Harris)

1812 February 29 – (No. 7708) – Jonathan Harris assignee originally of William T Lewis. By virtue of a certificate Warrant No. 823 issued by the Register of West Tennessee for 300 acres. Enters 30 acres of land in White County on the waters of Caney Fork. Beginning at a large poplar marked JH standing about 2 poles E of the Spring now made use of by Isham Pulliam, running West, thence South etc, so as to include said spring and the improvement where said Pullam now lives. February 29, 1812. Signed: Jonathan Harris.
(Note to side: Made void 23d August 1814).
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(NOTE: Isham Pullam or Pulliam was married to Mary “Polly” Chisum – daughter of “Blind” John Chisum)
(NOTE: Jonathan Harris is the father-in-law of John Chisum Jr – son of “Blind” John Chisum. John Chisum Jr. married Mary “Polly” Harris)

1812 Nov 9 – David Cowan Jr to John Chisom, bk E, p 458. White County, Tennessee
… between David Cowan Jr of the County of White and State of Tennessee of the one part and John Chisum Jr of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 150 dollars … confirm unto the said John Chisum Jr … land situate … in the County and State afsd on the Waters of the Calf Killers Fork of the Caney Fork .. that David Cowan Sr now makes use of … Containing 50 acres …
Signed: David Cowan Jr
Wit: Joseph Upchurch, William Roberts, Elijah Chisum
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1813 Sept 30 – Elijah Chism to William Luttrell, bk 6, p 236. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Elijah Chism Sr of the County of White and State of Tennessee of the one part and William Luttrell of the County of Robertson and State afsd of the other part … Elijah Chism … sell unto the above named William Luttrelll …. land containing 71 and 1/2 acres … part of a 215 acre survey of Thomas Tiller decd situate in Warren County State of Kentucky and on the waters of Gaspers River … corner to the original survey … Signed: Elijah Chism Sr
Wit: Gillington Chism, Obediah Chism, Nancy Chism, Richard P Chism.
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1814 April 12 – Elijah Chisom to Sherrod Horn, bk E, p 276, 277. White County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum Sr of the County of White and State of TN of the one part, Sherrod Horn of the County and State afsd of the other part … the said Elijah Chisum Sr … in consideration of the sum of 75 dollars … confirmed unto the said Sherrod Horn … land situate in the County and State afsd on both sides of the Calf Killers Fork of the Caney Fork adj a tract of 100 acres in the name of George Russell, location No. 475 above … passing said Russells NE corner … containing 30 acres … was granted by the said State of TN to the said Elijah Chisum Sr per grant No. 4889 and dated the 15th day of July 1813 …
Signed: Elijah Chisum Sr
Wit: James Chisum
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1814 May 6 – Margarett Chisom fr David Smyth, bk E, p 305. White County, Tennessee
… I David Smyth of the County and State afsd … sold unto Marget Chisum of the same place a negro woman named Charity and her child named Matilda about 6 months old …
Signed: David Smyth
Wit: Elijah Chisum Sr
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1815 June 12 – Elijah Chisom Sr to W C Metcalf, bk E, p 450. White County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum of the County of White and State of Tennessee of the one part, and William C Metcalf of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 150 dollars … sold unto the said William C Metcalf two tracts of land one containing 50 acres, the other 25 acres … in the said County of White and State of Tennessee and bounded …. the 50 acres … of the SE corner of William Hays’ entry No. 533 … survey the 4th of March 1813 … the other 25 acres … E of the SE corner of a 55 acre tract in the name of William P Anderson … a SW corner of William Brown … surveyed the 4th of March 1813 … both tracts of land lying … together in the Third District on the waters of the Calf Killer Fork of the Caney Fork …
Signed: Elijah Chisum Sr
Wit: Thomas McReed, Samuel Lauren, Abraham Broyle
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1815 June 16 – Elijah Chisom to Benj Weaver, bk E, p 401. White County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum Sr and Benjamin Weaver both of the County of White and State of Tennessee … in consideration of the sum of 112 dollars …. confirm unto him the said Benjamin Weaver … 2 tracts of land included in two grants containing 50 acres that is grant number 6741 containing 20 acres in the County afsd on the waters of the Calf Killer waters of the Caney Fork …. WE corner of William P Anderson and Elijah Chisum Sr survey of 180 acres known by the name of the Iron Oar Tract … also grant number 6643 contining 30 acres situate … on the waters of the Calf Killer Fork … on the NW corner of Elijah Chisam Srs 20 acre survey …
Signed: Elijah Chisum Sr
Wit: William Glenn, Isaac Taylor, Anthony Dibrell
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1815 July 1 – James Chisom to Marshal Duncan, bk E, p 449. White County, Tennessee
… between James Chisum of the County of Overton and State of Tennessee of the one part and Marshal Duncan of the County of White and State afsd of the other part … the said James Chisum for and in consideration of the sum of 266 dollars and 66 and 2/3 cents … confirm unto the said Marshal Duncan … land … in the County of White on the Waters of Calf Killers on the Waters of a creek known by the name of Cherry Creek including part of the improvement where the said Duncan now lives containing 80 acres granted by the State of Tennessee to the said James Chisum Grant No. 5772 and dated 30th day of June 1814 … corner of Hardy Jones occupant survey of 100 acres … in the south boundary of an entry in the name of Elijah Chisum Jr … to the NE corner of said Jones’ survey …
Signed: James Chisum
Wit: Elijah Chisum Sr, Soloman Duncan
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1815 July 19 – Elijah Chisom to James Turner, bk E, p 407. White County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum Sr of the County of White and State of Tennessee of the one part and James Turner of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 120 dollars … confirmed unto him the afsd James Turner … land containing by survey 49 acres granted to the said Elijah Chisum by the State of Tennessee by Grant No 5774 … in White County in the 3d District and on the Waters of Calf Killer Fork of Canes Fork in a cove of the mountain known by the name of the Turkey Cove … bounded … line of Lowrey’s claim …
Signed: Elijah Chisum Sr
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1815 Sept 12 – Elijah Chisom to John Shropshire, bk F, p 397. White County, Tennessee
… between Elijah Chisum Jr(?) of the County of White and State of Tennessee of the one part and John Shropshire of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 150 dollars … confirm unto the sd John Shropshire … land … in the State and County afsd on the waters of the Caney Fork entered on warrant No. 229 in the First Dist … the SE corner of James Martin’s 100 acre entry in the S boundary line of Joseph Upchurch occupant survey … containing 100 acres …
Signed: Elijah Chisum
Wit: Joseph Upchurch, Hicks Shropshire, Thomas Hill, John May
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1815 Sept 13 – Elijah Chisom fr John Shropshire, bk F, p 148. White County, Tennessee
… between John Shropshire of the County of White and State of Tennessee of the one part and Elijah Chisum Jr of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 18 dollars … confirm unto the said Elijah Chisum … land … in the State and County afsd on the waters of the Cany Fork in the First District … at a black oak sd Chisum’s SE corner … on the Rock Island Road … containing 12 acres ….
Signed: John Shropshire
Wit: Joseph Upchurch, Hicks Shropshire, Thomas Hill, John May
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1817 Apr 19 – Elijah Chisom fr Thomas Taylor, Sher, bk F, p 64. White County, Tennessee
… between Thomas Taylor sheriff of White County in the State of Tennessee and successor of Isaac Taylor late Sheriff of the County afsd of the one part and Elijah Chisum Sr of the County and State afsd of the other part … a certain writ of fier facias issued out of the Court of Warren County …. the goods and chattels lands and tenements of William P Anderson within the said County he should cause to be made the sum … which sum Joseph Colville lately in the Court of Warren recovered against the said William P Anderson … did seize execute and take into his possession 55 acres of land … in the County of White and Waters of the Calf Killers Fork of Caney Fork …. the SW corner of Isaac Taylor’s occupant claim of a 159 acres … thence north with said line … granted by the State of Tennessee on the 23d day of March 1815 by grant no. 6764 …. Elijah Chisum Sr … the sum of 5 dollars which was the highest and best bid became the purchaser of the afsd tract of 55 acres … sell unto the said Elijah Chisum Sr … the afsd tract of land …
Signed: Thomas Taylor, Sheriff of White County
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1818 Feb 2 – Elijah Chisom to Benj Weaver, bk G, p 113. White County, Tennessee
… I Elijah Chisum Sr of the State of Tennessee and County of White am held and firmly bound unto Benjamin Weaverof the State and County afsd in the penal sum of 200 dollars … the condition of this obligation … before the 1st day of Sept next …. deed of conveyance to 30 acres of land lying in said County of White to Benjamin Weaver … part of a tract of 180 acres granted to Elijah Chisum and William P Anderson … known by the name of the Great Ore Bank lying at the … W corner of said tract
Signed: Elijah Chisum Sr
Wit: John W Dearing.
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1818 Oct 19 (Proveup Date of Will) – Last Will and Testament of Elijah Chisum Sr. White County, Tennessee
… I, Elijah Chisum Sr of the County of White and State of Tennessee … ordain this my last will and testament …
… 1st I give … to my 2 grandsons William H Chisum & Elijah Chisum the Western part of the tract of land on which I now live. It being that part on I now live by a North and South line … which 2 tracts of land are given them my 2 grandsons as before mentioned to make them equal to my sons and daughters which I have heretofore given land …. allotted to my said 2 grandsons should be by 3 or more respectable persons of the neighborhood valued to 500 dollars …
… 2dly. I give .. to my grandson Elijah Gibbons my tract of land containing 80 acres known by the name of the Lance Place it being a tract lying South of the one on which I now live and adjoining the large claim of Fisk and others which tract of land of 80 acres … in addition to a tract that I had formerly given to his father (Thomas Gibbons) is in full of all that I intend the said Elijah Gibbons my grandson as afsd shal inherit of my estate.
… 3dly. I give … to Lucy my dearly beloved wife the full possession … of the land and plantation whereon I now live (which is not hereing before disposed of together with my negroes, stock of all descrition household furniture and farming utenseals to be her my said wife fully possessed and enjoyed during her natural life or pleasure provided …. my said wife continue to keep house and remain upon the plantation whereon I now live … and after her death (or pleasure to deliver up to my executors herein after named the whole to be equally divided between my three sons that are now living Towit: James Chisum, John Chisum, William Chisum and my daughter Elizabeth Dodson and my two grandsons William H Chisum and Elijah S Chisum which two last mentioned grandsons are to be jointly interested and to have a share equal to one of my own children …
… I do constitute appoint … my two sons James Chisum and John Chisum my executors … In witness whereof I have hereinto set my hand … 28th day of January 1818.
Signed: Elijah Chisum, Senr.
Wit: Samuel Johnson, John W Dearing
(Will proven in court on the 19th of October 1818)
(Executors John Chisum and James Chisum, along with William Glenn and Jacob A Lane post bond for 10,000 on 24th October 1818 for the the executors of the estate).
Will Books, 1810-1840, White County, Tennessee; Author: Tennessee State Library and Archives (Nashville, Tennessee); Probate Place: White, Tennessee. Will Books, 1810-1840. Will Book A, p. 77. 1810-1828. White County, Tennessee
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1819 June 18 – James and John Chisom exrs to John Rutledge, bk F, p 332. White County, Tennessee
… between James Chisum of the County of Overton and John Chisum of the County of White both of the State of Tennessee executors of the last will and testament of Elijah Chisum Sr decd of the one part, and John Rutledge of the County of White and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 2500 dollars … confirm unto the said John Rutledge … land … in the County of White on the waters of the Calf Killers Fork of the Caney Fork of Cumberland River … including the late residence of the said Elijah Chisum Sr decd being part of a tract of 450 acres granted by the State afsd to the said Elijah Chisum Sr decd by patent No. 1858 and bearing date the 18th day of January 1810 … corner to a tract of 150 acres willed by the said Elijah Chisum Sr decd to his two grandsons William H Chisum and Elijah S Chisum … with the line of the said 150 acre tract … corner of the cleared land whereon Peggy Chisum (widow woman) now lives … in Moses Fisk’s line … containing 300 acres … reserving two poles square including the graves of the late proprietors in the center …
Signed: James Chisum, John Chisum
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1828 Sept 16 – John Chisom exr to William Simpson, bk H, p 90. White County, Tennessee
… between John Chisum acting executor of Elijah Chisum Sr decd late of the County of White and State of Tennessee of the one part and William Simpson of the County of White … of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 200 dollars … transfer unto him the afsd William Simpson … land granted by the State of Tennessee to William P Anderson containing 90 acres .. found on warrant No 692 … in the County of White on the waters of the Calf Killer Fork of the Caney Fork … corner of E Chisum’s claim of 450 acres, in the W boundary of Thomas Storms claim …
Signed: John Chisum, acting executor of Elijah Chisum Sr, decd.
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1828 Oct Session – Report by Commission of a settlement made with the execution of Elijah Chisam Snr decd returned on oath at Oct Session A.D. 1828. Towit:
… whose names are hereunto subscribed, commissioners, to settle with James Chisum and John Chisum, executors of the Last Will and Testament of Elijah Chisum Senr deceased, late of the County of White, concerning the amount of the Estate of the Testator which came to their hands as Executors, Report and say as follows, To wit:
First, that the amount of the sales of property of said testator and moneis by them received … account current returned by said executors on oath, at the July Session A.D. 1819 of White County Court – $7276.24 and 1/2
To amount of part of lands bequeathed to the heirs of Elijah Chisum Jr decd as evidenced by Report of Commissioners made at January County Court A.D. 1822 – $1000.00
To amt of sales of 3 small tracts of land one to David Snodgrass and 2 to William Hill on 21 July 1828 – $302.00
Total amt of Estate Real and Personal – $8578.24 and 1/2
Said Executors distributed:
To Nimrod Dodson, who intermarried with Elisabeth Chisum, daughter of testator – (amounts listed) …
By receipt of William Hill, guardian to William H Chisum, surviving heir to Elijah Chisum Jr, decd …
Heirs of William Chisum decd, a son of the Testator. By paying Seth Cason, who married with Elizabeth Chisum daughter of William Chisam decd paid 14 Aug 1822 ….
Sally Chisum, daughter of William Chisum decd …
By amount paid to John Chisum, guardian to the heirs of William Chisum decd, July 1821.
By amount retained by John Chisum executor and one of the heirs of the testator …
By amount retained by James Chisum executor and one of the heirs of the testator …
(List of payments made after this part for notes and bills owed …)
… Distributees respective shares.
To Nimrod Dodson in right of his wife $1472.17 and 1/2
To William H Chisum, heir of Elijah Chisum Jr $1472.17 and 1/2
To James Chisum $1472.17 and 1/2
To John Chisum $1472.17 and 1/2
Sales of land in recapitalation mentioned is to be divided among the above named persons; the executors retaining therefrom, the amount of expenses incurred, in enclosing the Graves of Elijah Chisum Sr and Lucy Chisum Decd the father and mother of said Executors, when said expenses are ascertained.
Interest account:
To amt interest due Nimrod Dodson on his share 69.63
To interest due Sally Chisum 69.63
To interest due W H Chisum 237.05
To interest due 5 minor heirs of William Chisum decd 520.27
It will be seen, that the amount of each distributive share is $1472.17 and 1/2 cents, which will stand amongst the heirs of William Chisum as follows, there being 7 of them, and the executors having paid and advanced money for the joint benefit of said heirs to the amount of $84.71 cents, would leave their share amounting to the sum of $1387.46
Each share amounting to the sum of $198.20 besides the sum mentioned in the interest account above. Therefore there is due to the heirs of William Chisum as follows, towit:
To Seth Cason principal and interest – $67.83
To Sally Chisum, principal and interest – $110.61
To five other minor heirs of said William, principal and interest – $1511.27
To William H Chisum, son of Elijah Junr bal principal and interest – $709.22 and 1/2
The amt of the share of Nimrod Dodson … $1541.80 and 1/2 …
It being represented to the commissioners, that there remained in the hands of Elijah Chisum Senr the testator, the sum of 15 dollars 6 and 1/4 cents due to William Hill, adm of Elijah Chisum Junr decd, unaccounted for and for which said executors are bound to account. The commr therefore direct that that sum with interest from the time it fell due, untill paid, be paid by said executors, out of the land last sold by them and herein before refered to, when the money for the same be collected. Also one dollar for one day to Turner Lane, on commissioners.
The commissioners, therefore, having fully examined all the papers records and documents relating to the Estate of the said Elijah Chisum Senr decd —
Report and say that the said account and report as before herein stated, shows a true, full, and perfect statement of the smount of each distributive share, with the interest threon, up to this day, with the balances due the heirs of the said Elijah Chisum decd severally.
John Chisum, executor etc produced and shewed, that he had furnished and paid for, Tombstone of Elijah Chisum and Lucy Chisum, his father and mother, prepared at Nashville, and halling same $23; and further, that the price for putting up the mason-work as herein before expressed, round said graves, the further sum of $25 – all of which is allowed him out of said Estate, by said commissioners.
All of which is most respectfully submitted to the worshiful court.
Given under our hands and seals 18th Sept 1828.
Signed: Turner Lane, Anthony Dibrell, Jacob A Lane
Returned 5th July A.D. 1831
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1830 Nov 12 – W H Chisom to William Hill, bk H, p 155. White County, Tennessee
… between William H Chisum now of the County of White … of the one part and William Hill of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1200 dollars … confirm unto him the afsd William Hill … land containing 200 acres … in White County on the waters of Calf Killer and adj the Rocky Mountain …. same land which he the said William H Chisum holds by virtue of the Last Will and Testament of Elijah Chisum Sr decd … line of a tract on which the said Elijah Chisum last lived … where the widow of Elijah Chisum Jr dec’d lived …. also another tract of land containing 50 acres adj the W boundary of … tract held by Grant No. 7089 and bounded … W boundary of the said 450 acre tract …
Signed: William H Chisum
Wit: Turner Lane Sr, Trent C Conner.
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1847 May 8 – Chisom etal to J R Conner, bk P, p 288. White County, Tennessee
… between William H Chisum, Thomas Miller and Catherine his wife, Edwin C Stevens and Mary Ann his wife, John W Smith and Charlotte his wife, Thomas G Chissum and Belinda his wife, James M Vinson and Matilda his wife, Martha J Chissum and Nancy Chissum of the County of Madison and State of Tennessee of the one part and James R Connor of the County of White and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 75 dollars … unto the said James R Connor … land containing 180 acres lying in White County in the Third District on the NW side of the Calf Killers Fork of Caney Fork … E from the land formerly owned by Lowrey Fraily … the same tract or parcel of land granted by the State of Tennessee to Elijah Chissum and William P Anderson on the 3d day of March 1815 by Grant No. 6761 …
Signed: Thomas G Vernon, Martha J Vernon, Edward C Stephens, Mary Ann Stephens, James M Vinson, Matilda Vinson, Thomas Z Mercer, Catharine Mercer, Nancy Chisum, William H Chisum, John W Smith, Charlotte Smith, Thomas G Chisum, Belinda Chisum, By William H Chisum their agent.
Wit: T. C. Connor, William Harrell
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