Alabama – Bibb County – Chisholm Info

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1819 June 4 – Name: Jesse Chisolm
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 4 Jun 1819
Marriage Place: Bibb, Alabama, USA
Spouse: Cinthia Lewis
Film Number: 001784513
Ancestry.com. Alabama, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1805-1967 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/107007:61365?tid=&pid=&queryId=59af9d051eb11e7b3f989b689f11ee6f&_phsrc=TDt75&_phstart=successSource

1819 June 5 – Name: Jese Chisolm
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 5 Jun 1819
Marriage Place: Bibb, Alabama, USA
Spouse: Cinthia Lewis
Film Number: 001782872
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/63764:61365?tid=&pid=&queryId=59af9d051eb11e7b3f989b689f11ee6f&_phsrc=TDt75&_phstart=successSource

1822 March 22 – pg. 14. Hopkins Lee, Overseer of the Poor for Capt Samuel Carter’s Militia Dist, binds out William Elgin Chissum to William Lewis p. 16 Bibb County Orphans Court A-B, 1818-1821. Bibb County, Alabama
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1824 Feb 14, pg 32. Richard W Wood Crowson and Anna Chism. (Executed on the 15th) by Moses Crowson, MG
“Feb 7, 1824. I do hereby certify that I have consented for Richard W Crowson to get a license to marry my daughter Anna Chism.”
Signed: Frances Chism. Bibb County, Alabama
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1824 Feb 15 – Name: Anna Chism
Spouse: Richard Wood Crowson
Marriage Date: 15 Feb 1824
Marriage Location: Bibb
Ancestry.com. Alabama, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1802-1825 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2080&h=294&tid=&pid=&queryId=a83f8e06c8a3b9286acf7e8f9fd6fab8&usePUB=true&_phsrc=Zmn19&_phstart=successSource
Married by Moses Crowson, Minister of the Gospel – consent given by mother Frances Chism. License #32, Bibb Co, AL. Original Marriage Records Bibb Co, AL, 1820-1828.
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1829 March 19 p. 225. Marriage Book D. John Chism to Doancy Terry, executed by Hugh Henry, JP..
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1829 Mar 19 – Name: John Chism
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 19 Mar 1829
Marriage Place: , Bibb, Alabama
Spouse: Doaney Terry (or Donney Terry)
FHL Film Number: 1031250
in the Alabama, U.S., Select Marriage Indexes, 1816-1942
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/1680410:60000?tid=&pid=&queryId=a83f8e06c8a3b9286acf7e8f9fd6fab8&_phsrc=Zmn19&_phstart=successSource

1829 May 14 – Name: Sarah F Chism
Spouse: Daniel Lighty
Marriage Date: 14 May 1829
County: Bibb
State: Alabama
Source Information: Hunting For Bears
in the Alabama, U.S., Marriage Index, 1800-1969
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/13838:7838?tid=&pid=&queryId=a83f8e06c8a3b9286acf7e8f9fd6fab8&_phsrc=Zmn19&_phstart=successSource

1830 – in the 1830 United States Federal Census
Name: [John Chism]
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Bibb, Alabama
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: Bibb, Alabama; Series: M19; Roll: 2; Page: 169; Family History Library Film: 0002329
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1830 – in the 1830 United States Federal Census
Name: [Frances Chism]
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Bibb, Alabama
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 70 thru 79: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3
Year: 1830; Census Place: Bibb, Alabama; Series: M19; Roll: 2; Page: 169; Family History Library Film: 0002329
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1830 Nov 1 – Name: Frances Chism
Issue Date: 1 Nov 1830
Place: Bibb, Alabama, USA
Land Office: Tuscaloosa
Meridian: St Stephens
Township: 23-N
Range: 10-E
Section: 34
Accession Number: AL0770__.217
Document Number: 6835
Original URL: http://glorecords.blm.gov/details/patent/default.aspx?accession=AL0770__.217&docClass=STA&sid=2vganopb.moh
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/2081867:1246?tid=&pid=&queryId=b237139b8e388c61a0be7673ed1c51ac&_phsrc=Zmn23&_phstart=successSource

1831 Jan 4 – Name: John Chism
Issue Date: 4 Jan 1831
Place: Bibb, Alabama, USA
Land Office: Tuscaloosa
Meridian: St Stephens
Township: 23-N
Range: 10-E
Section: 34
Accession Number: AL0780__.059
Document Number: 7187
Original URL: http://glorecords.blm.gov/details/patent/default.aspx?accession=AL0780__.059&docClass=STA&sid=lauviwid.ary
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1833 Feb 28 – James Hamilton married to Elizabeth Chism. (solemnized 28th) by Looken(?? or Larkin?) Ferguson, JP. p. 14. Bibb County, Alabama
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1833 Feb 28 – Name: Elizabeth Chism
Spouse: James Hamilton
Marriage Date: 28 Feb 1833
County: Bibb
State: Alabama
Performed By Title: Justice of the Peace
Performed by Name: Larkin Fuguson
Source Information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research
Ancestry.com. Alabama, U.S., Marriage Index, 1800-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/1686867:7838?tid=&pid=&queryId=b237139b8e388c61a0be7673ed1c51ac&_phsrc=Zmn23&_phstart=successSource

1833 March 30 – John Chism fr David Risinger, bk B, p 116. Bibb County, Alabama
… between David Risinger and Nancy Resinger his wife of the County of Bibb and State of Alabama of the first part and John Chism and Charles Cruise of the County and State afsd of the second part …. in consideration of the sum of 500 dollars .. convey unto the said party of the second part … land … in the County of Bibb and State of Alabama … the East half of the NW quarter of Section 2 of Township 22 in Range 10 in the district of lands subject to sell at Cahaba, Alabama containing 82 acres and 23/100ths of an acre … Signed: David Risinger, Nancy Risinger.
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1834 Sept 4 – Name: John Chism
Issue Date: 4 Sep 1834
Place: Bibb, Alabama, USA
Land Office: Cahaba
Meridian: St Stephens
Township: 22-N
Range: 10-E
Section: 2
Accession Number: AL0420__.405
Document Number: 14986
Original URL:  http://glorecords.blm.gov/details/patent/default.aspx?accession=AL0420__.405&docClass=STA&sid=lauviwid.ary
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1834 Sept 4 – Name: John Chism
Land Office: Cahaba
Document Number: 14986
Total Acres: 41.12
Signature: Yes
Canceled Document: No
Issue Date: 4 Sep 1834
Mineral Rights Reserved: No
Metes and Bounds: No
Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566
Multiple Warantee Names: No
Act or Treaty: April 24, 1820
Multiple Patentee Names: No
Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries
Land Description: 1 NWNE ST STEPHENS No 22N 10E 2
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1834 Sept 28 – Name: Sarah E. Chism
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 1812
Death Date: 28 Sep 1834
Cemetery: Tabernacle Methodist Church Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Bibb County, Alabama, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Milton Leggette Chism
Children: Infant Daughter Chism
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/87261033/sarah-e.-chism
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1835 Jan 29 – John Chism fr Charles Cruise & wife, Deed bk B, p 115. Bibb County, Alabama
… between Charles Cruise and Mary Cruise his wife of the County of Bibb and State of Alabama of the first part and John Chism of the same County and State afsd of the second part … in consideration of the sum of $127.50 … sell to the party of the second part … land … the east half of the NW quarter of Section 2 of Township 22 in Range 10 of the lands subject to sell at Cahauba Alabama containing 82 acres and 23/100ths of an acre … Signed: Charles Cruise, Mary Cruise. Test: William Caddell, Clk.
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1838 July 28 – Name: John H Chism
Land Office: Cahaba
Document Number: 34131
Total Acres: 40.85
Signature: Yes
Canceled Document: No
Issue Date: 28 Jul 1838
Mineral Rights Reserved: No
Metes and Bounds: No
Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566
Multiple Warantee Names: No
Act or Treaty: April 24, 1820
Multiple Patentee Names: No
Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries
Land Description: 1 NENE ST STEPHENS No 22N 10E 4
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1838 July 28 – Name: John H Chism
Issue Date: 28 Jul 1838
Place: Bibb, Alabama, USA
Land Office: Cahaba
Meridian: St Stephens
Township: 22-N
Range: 10-E
Section: 4
Accession Number: AL1800__.272
Document Number: 34131
Original URL:  http://glorecords.blm.gov/details/patent/default.aspx?accession=AL1800__.272&docClass=STA&sid=lauviwid.ary
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1844 Oct 22 – John Chism and wife to Jackson S Cleveland, bk F, p 15. Bibb County, Alabama
… between John Chism and Dorna Chism of Bibb County and State of ALabama of the first part and Jackson S Cleavland of the second part all of the same County and State afsd … in consideration … of 500 dollars … convey to the said party of the second part … land … the E half of the NW quarter of Section 2 of Township 2 in Range 10 in the Dist of Lands subject to sale at Cahawba Alabama containing 82 and 20/100ths acres … the NW quarter of the NE quearter of Section 2 in Township 22 of Range 10 in the Dist of lands subj to sale at Cahawba Alabama containing 31 acres and 12/100ths of an acre … the W half of the NW quarter of Section 2 in Township 22 of Range 10 in the Dist of Lands subj to sale at Cahawba Alabama containing 82 and 23/100ths of an acre … Signed: John Chism, Dorna Chism. Wit: L R Frost, C W Cleaveland.
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1850 US Census Name: John Chism
Gender: Male
Age: 40, Birth Year: abt 1810
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1850: E C River, Bibb, Alabama, USA
Occupation: Farmer, Industry: Agriculture, Real Estate: 1500
Line Number: 19, Dwelling Number: 1151, Family Number: 1151
Household Members Age
John Chism 40
Dorinda Chism 40
Dempsey M Chism 20
Emily E Chism 18
John W Chism 16
Frances A Chism 13
James F Chism 11
Mary C Chism 9
Jane P Chism 8
Mary A Chism 6
Parolee L Chism 4
William F Chism 5 months
Frances Chism 65 (female b. Alabama)
Elizabeth T Hamelton 16 f
John P Hamelton 7 m
Year: 1850; Census Place: E C River, Bibb, Alabama; Roll: 2; Page: 85a
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/17076348:8054

1852 April 30 – Francis Chism to John Chism bk H, p 22. Bibb County, Alabama
… I Frances Chism of the County and State afsd … in consideration of the sum of 300 dollars … to me in hand paid … by John Chism of the County and State afsd … confirm unto the said John Chism … land known and designated by its numbers as the W half of the SW quarter of Section 34 Township 23 and Range 10 E in the Dist of Land subject to sale at Tuscaloosa, Alabama containing 79 and 50/100ths of an acre … Signed: Frances Chism. Teste: John W Settle.
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1852 Dec 23 – John Chisum fr Collen Shackelford and wife, bk G, p 440. Bibb County, Alabama
… between Collin Shackelford and his wife Mary Shackelford of the County of Bibb … of the first part and John Chisum of the County and State afsd of the second part … in consideration of the um of 800 dollars … confirmed unto John Chisum … land lying and being in the County of Bibb …. known by number as the SW 1/4th of the DE 1/4th of Section 33 Townshie 23 and Range 10 E … Signed: Collin Shackelford, Polly Shackelford. Test: Jno W Settle
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1855 Apr 9 – John Chism fr Shadrach Frost, bk H, p 85. Bibb County, Alabama
… between Shadrack B Frost and Louisa P Frost of the first part and John Chism of the second part all of the County and State above stated …. in consideration of the sum of 1500 dollars … confey unto the said party of the second part … the E half of the NE quarter of Section 33 Township 23 Range 10 E in the Dist of lands offered for sale at Tuscaloosa Alabama … Signed: Shadrack Frost, Louisa Frost.
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1856 July 29 – John Chism fr Allen Smelly, bk H, p 289. Bibb County, Alabama
… I Allen Smelly of the County of Bibb … in consideration of the sum of 200 dollars .. paid … by John Chism of the same place … convey unto the said John Chism … a negro girl named Maria about 10 years of age … Signed: Allen Smelly
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