1761 Obadiah Chisum b. abt. 1761 m. Mary Cardwell

Obadiah Chisum b. abt. 1767-1837 m. Mary Cardwell

Parents:

Children:

  • John Chisum 1791–1829
  • Susanna Chisum 1794–1833
  • Gillington Chisum 1796–1872
  • Thomas E. Chisum 1798–1833
  • Obediah Chisum Jr 1803–1891
  • Polly Ann Chisum 1806–1827
  • Malinda Chisum 1808–1867
  • William G. Chisum 1812–
  • Mary Ann Chisum 1813–1873
  • Elizabeth Chisum 1816–1889
  • Elijah L Chisum 1817–1880

Siblings: 

FACTS and SOURCES: 

In 1782 Obediah Chisum appears to witness a letter written by Nathaniel Hendrick regarding Nicholas Gillentine’s estate. This indicates he is likely considered an adult at this time.

1782 Oct 25 – (Image 41) (Letter) Sir, I understand that Nicholas Gillington by his Will gave my wife a certain legacy which estate you have in your hand if so I … you may come and make payment otherwise me at next Amelia Court and bring a copy of the Will and I shall be their or some other in my behalf on … acting you may expect imadeate trouble from ye Etc etc.
(Signed): Nathaniel Hendrick
Oct 25, 1782
)))))
(Image 42) To Mr Nathaniel Hendrick my pen
Obadiah Chisum
John Chisum my hand
Know all men by thes presents that I Obadiah Chisum – Virginia Chancery Index. 1792 012 Gillentine’s executors v. Chisum. Amelia County, Virginia: https://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/

1782 Oct 25 Obediah Chisum witnesses a letter from Nathaniel Hencrick 01

1782 Oct 25 Obediah Chisum witnesses a letter from Nathaniel Hencrick 01

1782 Oct 25 Obediah Chisum witnesses a letter from Nathaniel Hencrick 02

1782 Oct 25 Obediah Chisum witnesses a letter from Nathaniel Hencrick 02

1788 Mar 18 – Marriage of Obediah Chisum to Mary A Cardwell in Charlotte Co, Va
Name: Obediah Chisum
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 18 Mar 1788
Marriage Place: Charlotte, Virginia
Spouse:
Mary A. Cardwell
FHL Film Number: 30815
Reference ID: R1 P10
Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/4339896:60214?tid=&pid=&queryId=07f1bb45c58919659ec2b54148335b12&_phsrc=wfp1046&_phstart=successSource

1789 Personal Property Tax List B 1789. Charlotte County, Virginia
Obediah Chisolm 1 tithe – 1 horse
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/MembersOnlyArea/pdfs/Charlotte/1789PersonalB/05.pdf

1791 October 6 – Obadiah Chisum fr John Chisum. Deed book 19, p. 132. Amelia County, Virginia
… between Obadiah Chisum of the County of Charlotte of the one part and John Chisum of the County of Amelia of the other part …. in consideration of the sum of 50 pounds … confirmed unto the sd Obadiah Chisum … land lying and being in the County of Amelia and containing 80 acres … bounded … by the lines of Jove Hillman, Richard Eggleston and Efford Booker …
Signed: John Chisum
Wit: David Allen, William Jesse, Efford Booker
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSL6-S8MF?i=267&cat=282005

1792 Sept 28 – Last Will and Testament of John Chisum. Will Book 4, p. 351. Amelia County, Virginia
… I John Chisum of Amelia County being of sound mind and memory do … make … this to be my last will and testament .. I give and devise to my son and law William Pottallo and his heirs forever a certain trac or parcel of land bound … at a path by Jose Hilsmans line .. along the line formerly Joh Hughes Sr his nearly a westerly course … the large County Road … to Efford Booker’s line … to a corner pine on Obadiah Chisum‘s line … I give and devised to my loving wife Ellender all my moveable estate to dispose of as she thinks proper after my death … I appoint my wife executrix and William Pottallo executors of this my last will and testament … this 28th day of Sept 1792.
Signed: John Chisum
Wit: Blackburn Hughes, Thomas Tabb, David Allen
Proved up on Jan 24 1793 in Amelia County Virginia.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99P4-X615?i=202&cat=275408

1792 Oct 9 – Obadiah Chissum to Richard Eggleston, bk 19, p 223. Amelia County, Virginia
… between Obadiah Chissum of the County of Amelia of the one part and Richard Eggleston of the said County of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 60 pounds … paid by the said Richard Eggleston … sell one certain … parcel of land lying … in the County of Amelia containing 80 acres … bounded … on Jenito Road near Efford Bookers corner … the Mays Brancy … to Hilsmans line …
Signed: Obadiah Chissum.
At a court held for Amelia County the 25th of October 1792 … acknowledged by the within named Obadiah Chissum .. Mary his wife being first privily examined relinquished her right of dower in and to the land … (ordered recorded).
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSL6-S83S?i=314&cat=282005

1793 Sept 7 – Obediah Chisum to Timothy Holdaway, bk B, p 22. Jefferson County, TN
… between Obadiah Chisum and Timothy Holdawy both of the Territory of the US South of the River Ohio in the County of Jefferson … in consideration of the sum of 40 pounds to me in hand paid by the said Timothy Holdway … sold unto the said Holdaway .. land situate lying and being in the County of Jefferson and on the Waters of Bent Creek containing 50 acres …. to a conditional line between said Holdaway and Nathaniel Day ….
Signed: Obadiah Chisum
Wit: Alexander Outlaw, William Small
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS54-9QD7-P?i=194&cat=202318

1793 Aug 22 – Obaddiah Chesolm fr Alexander Outlaw, bk B, p 164. Jefferson County, TN
… between Alexander Outlaw and Obediah Chesom both of the County of Jefferson, in the Territory South of the River Ohio … in consideration of the sum of 60 pounds … sold unto the said Chisolm … land situate … on the waters of Bent Creek and in the County of Jefferson … Holdaway’s … to a conditional line made by Charles Hodges * John Bull … along said line to McDonald’s line … containing 520 acres …
Signed: Alexander Outlaw
Wit: Charles Hodges, William Small
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS54-9Q8R-Z?i=265&cat=202318

1794 Aug 9 – Obadiah Chisum to Nathaniel Day, bk B, p 165. Jefferson County, TN
… between Obediah Chisum and Nathaniel Day both of the Territory of the US south of the River Ohio in the County of Jefferson … in consideration of the sum of 60 pounds … sold unto the said Day … land situate … in the County of Jefferson and on the waters of Bent Creek including 250 acres … the place whereon old Mr Cheek once did live … to a post oak corner of Nathaniel Day and Timothy Holdaway … along a conditional line of marked trees between Timothy Holdaway and Nathaniel Day … to the conditional line between Nathaniel Day and Charles Hodges … to Chisum’s east line …
Signed: Obadiah Chisum
Wit: William Parks, William Horner
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS54-9Q8R-Z?i=265&cat=202318

1795 Mar 20 – Obadiah Chisum to Nathaniel Day, bk C, p. 206. Jefferson County, TN
… between Obadiah Chisum and Nathaniel Day both of the County of Jefferson in the Territory South of the River Ohio … in consideration of the sum of 80 pounds …. sold unto the said Nathaniel Day a certain parcel or tract of land situate lying and being on the waters of Bent Creek and in the County of Jefferson … on a conditional line made between Charles Hoges and Nathaniel Day … to a conditional line made by Charles Hodge and John Bull … to McDonals line … contining 470 acres …
Signed: Obadiah Chisum
Wit: Charles Hodges, John Gray, William Smith
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS54-9Q8W-5?i=469&cat=202318

1799 July 9 – Grantee: Obediah Chism
Number of Acres: 200
Survey Date: 9 Jul 1799
County: Warren
WaterCourse: None
Book Number: 4
Collection: The Kentucky Land Grants; Volume Number: 1; Part: 1; Title: Chapter IV Grants South Of Green River (1797-1866); Section: The Counties of Kentucky; Source Page Number: 287
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/21510:2073?tid=&pid=&queryId=48bdd44a98080947c486cee3e5fe2bec&_phsrc=vgK3637&_phstart=successSource

1805 Oct 18 – Obediah Chism fr B Jackson, bk 3, p 220. Warren County, Kentucky
… Between Burwell Jackson of the County of Warren .. of the one part and Obediah Chism of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 500 pounds … confirm unto the said Obadiah Chism … land … in the County of Warren on the waters of Gaspers River and containing 200 acres … corner to Absalom Chisms survey … on the banks of Chisms Creek corner to John Cox …
Signed: Burwell Jackson.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4R-1SBL-F?i=139&cat=89154

1807 June 1 – Obediah Chisholm to Thomas Tiller, bk 2, p 349. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Obediah Chisham of the County of Warren … of the one part and Thomas Tiller of the same .. of the other part …. in consideration of the sum of 80 dollars .. sell unto the said Thomas Tiller … land situate … in the County afsd on the waters of Chishams Creek containing 20 acres …
Signed: Obediah Chisham.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4C-9QSW-4?i=374&cat=89154

1808 July 4 – Obediah Chism to David Smith, bk 4, p 31. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Obadiah Chislum of the County of Warren … of the one part and David Smith of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 500 pounds … confirm unto the said David Smith … land … in the County of Warren …
Signed: Obadiah Chism
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1809 Aug 7 – Obediah Chisum from Murel Utley etux, bk B, p 521. Logan County, Kentucky
… between Murel Utley & Winefred Utley his wife of the County of Logan State of Kentucky of the one part and Obadiah Chisum of the County of Robinson State of Tennessee of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 300 dollars … paid by the sd Obediah Chisum … sold unto the sd Obediah Chisum one certain tract … of land situate … in the County of Logan …
Signed: Merrel Utley, Winefred Utley
Wit: J Morrow, Nancy Straughan
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4T-MSQZ-T?i=282&cat=318268

1810 Feb 20 – Obediah Chism to Alijah Morris, bk 4, p 247. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Obadiah Chism and Maryann his wife of the County of Warren … of the one part and Alyah Morris of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1 shilling … confirm unto the said Aliyah Morris his heirs and assigns … land … in the County of Warren … on the Blackberry Grove and containing 40 acres part of a 200 acre tract patented in the name of Obadiah Chism assigned of David Barbree who was assignee of John Casselberry … on Gracy Barbyrees line …
Signed: Obadiah Chism, Maryann Chism
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1810 February 26 – Obediah Chism to Frances McElwain, bk 5, p 20. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Obadiah Chism and Maryann Chism his wife of the County of Robertson and State of Tennessee of the one part and Francis McKelwain of the County of Warren and State of Kentucky of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1880 dollars … confirm unto the said Frances MacKilwain her heirs and assignes three several tracts … of land … in the County of Warren … firsst of said tracts … containing 413 acres and bounded … Bently Ballards corner … James Reeds line … The second of said tracts … containing 87 acres adjoining the above and bounded … on Reuben Ballards line … corner of Jesse Barbarees fence … The third and last tract … containing 160 acres and bounded …. Jesse McComes line … on Gracy Barbarees line … Bently Ballards corner … to a post oak Castleburys beginning corner … on McConles line … said three tracts of land containing 660 acres …
Signed: Obadiah Chism, Maryann Chism
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4R-1SB7-J?i=381&cat=89154

1810 Dec 10 – Obediah Chism to William C Johnson, bk 5, p 198. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Obadiah Chism and Maryanne his wife of the State of Tennessee and County of Robertson of the one part and William C Johnson of the State of Kentucky and County of Warren of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1453 dollars and 3 quarters current money … sell unto the said William C Johnson … land … in the State of Kentucky County of Warren and Chism Creek … corner to Absalom Chisms survey … on the North bank of Chisms Creek …. containing by late survey 290 acres … and 139 poles …
Signed: Obadiah Chism, Maryanne Chism
Wit: John Loving
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4R-1SYV-9?i=472&cat=89154

1812 Jan 8 – Obediah Chism fr Jesse Barber, bk 6, p 123. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Jesse Barberof the County of Knox Indianna Territory of the one part and Obadiah Chism of Robertson County State of Tennessee of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 30 dollars …. sold unto the said Obadiah Chism one certain tract …. in the County of Warren … Loving Ballards corner …
Signed: Jesse Barber
Wit: L J Sharp, George Reid, David Reid.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4R-KSK6-V?i=73&cat=89154

1812 Oct 30 – Obediah Chism to Jesse Barber, bk 6, p 68. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Obadiah Chism and Nancy Chism his wife of the County of Robertson and State of Tennessee of the one part and Jesse Barber of the Indiana Territory Knox County of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 50 dollars …. sold unto the said Jesse Barber …. land … in the County of Warren … containing 19 and 1/2 acres ...
Signed: Obediah Chism, Nancy Chism
Wit: John Estes, Joseph Covington.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4R-KS27-M?i=43&cat=89154

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.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4R-KSKF-2?i=133&cat=89154

1814 July 4 – Obediah Chism to Riley Truitt’s heirs etc, bk 6, p 382. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Obediah Chism and Nancy his wife of the one part and the heirs of Riley Truett decd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1500 dollars … confirm unto the said heirs of the said Riley Truett decd 3 several tracts or parcesl of land … in the County of Warren … the first tract … Bently Ballards corner … a conditional line made between said William Bently and Mark Andrews … on James Reeds line … granted to the said Chism by patent bearing date 8 Feb 1809 containing 400 acres … The second tract … on Jesse McCombs line … on Gracy Barbaries line … Bently Ballards corner … Castleburrys beginning corner … on McCombs line … containing 167 acres … part of 200 acres of land granted to said Chism afsd by patent bearing date 4th June 1808 … The other tract of land containing 87 acres … part of 100 acres granted to the said Chism afsd of Loven Ballard by patent bearing date 4 June 1808 … on Reuben Ballards line ….
Signed: Obediah Chism, Nancy Chism.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4R-KSKW-9?i=223&cat=89154

1814 Oct 20 – Obediah Chism. Grant No. 6165. 150 acres. Bk H, p 541. Robertson Co, TN. General Grants.

1814 Oct 20 – Obediah Chism. Grant No. 6166. 100 acres. Bk H, p 542. Robertson Co, TN. General Grants.

1814 Oct 20 – Obediah Chism. Grant No. 6167. 150 acres. Bk H, p 543. Robertson Co, TN. General Grants.

1816 March 14 – John Chism from Obadiah Chism, bk E, p 168. Logan County, Kentucky
… I Obadiah Chism of the County of Robertson and State of Tennessee for and in consideration of the natural love and affection I bear to my son John Chism have given granted and convirmed … unto the said John Chism … land on which the said John now lives containing 100 acres (being part of a 400 acre tract patented in 1809 to O Chism) … in the County of Logan and State of Kentucky … beginning corner of the 400 acre survey … north of the road leading from Russelville to Bledsows lick about 1 mile eastward of the Double Lick …
Signed: Obadiah Chism
Wit: Joel Robertson, Thomas E Chism.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLX-L9KY-Q?i=322&cat=318268

1820 US Census Robertson, TN Name: Obediah Chisholm
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Springfield, Robertson, Tennessee
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 18: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 14: 3
Slaves – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 14: 2
Slaves – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 6
Free White Persons – Under 16: 6
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 9
Total Slaves: 7
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 16
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Springfield, Robertson, Tennessee; Page: 27; NARA Roll: M33_125; Image: 41
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1820 March 22 – Chism to U Davis, bk P, p 493. Robertson County, Tennessee
… between Upshaw Davis of the County of Robertson of the one part and Obadiah Chism and William Milican of the other part … Upshaw Davis having bought a certain tract of land … described of William Stewart of Sumner County and having received of him the said Stewart a legal title thereto acknowledged himself to stand … indebted to the said Stweart the balance of 190 dollars and 25 cents … the same tract of land which the said Davis bouth of the said Stewart … in the County of Robertson on the watters of Sumner Creek of Red River … containing 49 and 1/2 acres … this deed of trust … Signed: Upshaw Davis
Wit: William Milliken, James Greer, Brook Duval, S Sperman.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4T-M2K6?i=816&cat=234586

1821 June 6 – Obadiah Chism to Clabourn Still, bk 10, p 48. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Obadiah Chism of Robertson County and State of Tennessee of the one part and Clabourn Still of the County of Warren and State of Kentucky of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 300 dollars paid by the said Clabourn Still … confirm unto the said Clabourn Still … land … in the County of Warren on the Waters of Gasper River containing by survey 100 acres … agreed … in case William Steward of Logan County should claim 3 or 4 acres of the above 100 acres the said Clabourn Still agrees to let him have that much provided there is more than 100 acres … about 30 poles from said Chisms line … on George Frasiers line … including both sides of Wolf Hallow …
Signed: Obadiah Chism, Nancy Chism
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1821 June 6 – Obadiah Chism to John Hurt, bk 10, p 49. Warren County, Kentucky
… betwen Obadiah Chism of the County of Robertson and State of Tennessee of the one part and John Hurt of the County of Warren and State of Kentucky of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 200 dollars … confirm unto the said John Hurt … land containing 100 acres … in Warren County and bounded .. Loving Ballards corner …
Signed: Obadiah Chism, Nancy Chism.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLX-FS74-7?i=331&cat=89154

1830 US Census Name: [Obediah Chism]
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Robertson, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 3
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 4
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total Slaves: 5
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 11
Year: 1830; Census Place: Robertson, Tennessee; Series: M19; Roll: 179; Page: 412; Family History Library Film: 0024537
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1830 US Census Name: [Obediah Chism Jr.]
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Robertson, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3
Year: 1830; Census Place: Robertson, Tennessee; Series: M19; Roll: 179; Page: 412; Family History Library Film: 0024537
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ROBERTSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE NOTES: 

Robertson County, Tennessee info on Chisholms

Deeds: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/234586?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4T-QSNP?i=17&cat=234586

O Chism fr Bank of Tenn, bk M, p 310. Robertson County, Tennessee

J Chism fr J Chowning, bk S, p 323. Robertson County, Tennessee

O Chism fr J Chism etal, bk S, p 339. Robertson County, Tennessee

O Chism fr Tennessee, bk S, p. 392. Robertson County, Tennessee

O Chism fr Tennessee, bk S, p 395. Robertson County, Tennessee

O Chism fr Tennessee, bk S, p 395. Robertson County, Tennessee

O Chism fr James Greer, bk S, p 430. Robertson County, Tennessee

O Chism Sr to O Chism Jr, bk V, p 405. Robertson County, Tennessee

O Chism Sr to B Duvall, bk V, p 408. Robertson County, Tennessee

O Chism to O Chism, bk X, p 338. Robertson County, Tennessee

O Chism to W G Chism bk Y, p 178. Robertson County, Tennessee

W G Chism to R Bartlett, bk Z, p 422. Robertson County, Tennessee