Kentucky – Barren County – Chisholm Info

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Family Search Wiki Page for Barren Co, KY: https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Barren_County,_Kentucky_Genealogy

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Three Part Investigation into the Chisholm/Chisum Family out of Orange County, Virginia: “Barren county Kentucky’s Mill Creek Chism Family & Their Virginian Ancestors Parts 1 – 3”: 

Barren county Kentuckys Mill Creek Chism Family & Their Virginia pt 1

Barren county Kentuckys Mill Creek Chism Family & Their Virginia pt 2

Barren county Kentuckys Mill Creek Chism Family & Their Virginia pt 3

FACTS and SOURCES: 

1793 Apr 27 – Grantee: Benj Chisholm
Number of Acres: 300
Survey Date: 27 Apr 1793
County: Military
WaterCourse: Big Barren R
Book Number: 12
Collection: The Kentucky Land Grants; Volume Number: 1; Part: 1; Title: Chapter III Old Kentucky Grants (1793-1856); Section: The Counties of Kentucky; Source Page Number: 162
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/11646:2073?tid=&pid=&queryId=48bdd44a98080947c486cee3e5fe2bec&_phsrc=vgK3637&_phstart=successSource

1800 John Chisum in the U.S., Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820
Name: John Chisum
Age: Over 21
Gender: M (Male)
Color: White
State: Kentucky
County: Barren County
Residence Year: 1800
Household Remarks: Acres of land: 200; Barren Co.; watercourse: Mill Creek; Entry: John Chisum; Survey: same; Patent: 0; white males over 21: 1; white males 16-21: 0; blacks over 16: 1; total blacks: 1; horses: 4; stud
Document: Barren County Tax Book, 1800, part 1; Call Number: FHL Film 7865; Page Number: 4; Family Number: 22
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2234&h=47033&tid=&pid=&queryId=3c4cdf6c545d5a9d85e89614b32e5ec0&usePUB=true&_phsrc=wfp326&_phstart=successSource

1800 George Chisum in the U.S., Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820
Name: George Chisum
Age: Over 21
Gender: M (Male)
Color: White
State: Kentucky
County: Barren County
Residence Year: 1800
Household Remarks: Acres of land: 200; Barren Co.; watercourse: Mill Creek; Entry: George Chisum; Survey: same; Patent: 0; white males over 21: 1; white males 16-21: 0; blacks over 16: 0; total blacks: 0; horses: 2; stu
Document: Barren County Tax Book, 1800, part 1; Call Number: FHL Film 7865; Page Number: 4; Family Number: 23
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2234&h=87055&tid=&pid=&queryId=3c4cdf6c545d5a9d85e89614b32e5ec0&usePUB=true&_phsrc=wfp326&_phstart=successSource

1808 July 29 – James Chisin to Nathen Wilson, bk B, p 388. Christian County, Kentucky
… between James Harrison and James Chism of the County of Barren and State of Kentucky of the one part and Henry Hopson Sr of the County of Christian and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 250 dollars … sell unto Henry Hopson Sr …. land lying in the County of Christian on the waters of Little River and bounded … beginning at two post oaks in Coons line …. containing 100 acres …
Signed: James Harrison, James Chism
Wit: George S Foster, Hugh Johnson, Nevill Hopson
Sarah Harrison and Phoebe Chism wives of the within named James Harrison and James Chism …. relinquish their right of dower.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4X-673?i=569&cat=115353

1808 Oct 14 – James Chism fr Benjamin Coon, bk B, p 148. Christian County, Kentucky
… between Benjamin Coon and Polly his wife of the County of Christian and State of Kentucky of the one part and James Harrison and James Chism of the County of Barren of the State afsd of the other part … in consideration of 45 dollars … sell unto the said Harrison and Chism … land lying in the County of Christian on Boyds Creek, waters of Little River … beginning at two gums marked BC … containing 200 acres …
Signed: Benjamin Coon, Polly Coon
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4X-66Y?i=403&cat=115353

1808 Oct 14 – James Chism fr William Gist, bk B, p 150. Christian County, Kentucky
… between William Gist of Warren County and State of Tennessee of the one part and James Harrison & James Chism of the County of Barren and State of Kentucky of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 50 dollars … deliver unto the said James Harrison and James Chism 100 acres of land lying in the County of Christian in Kentucky on the waters of Little River … beginning at two post oaks in Coons line …
Signed: William Gist
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4X-6Z9?i=404&cat=115353

1810 US Census Barren, KY Name: George Chisom
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Barren, Kentucky
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 7
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 11
Year: 1810; Census Place: Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 5; Page: 38; Image: 00031; Family History Library Film: 0181350
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/452019:7613?_phsrc=wfp335&_phstart=successSource&gsln=Chism&ml_rpos=23&queryId=5c0983e902855f788876d83f0474dc6f

1810 US Census Barren, KY Name: Michael Chism
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Barren, Kentucky
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members: 3
Year: 1810; Census Place: Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 5; Page: 78; Image: 00052; Family History Library Film: 0181350
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/452967:7613?_phsrc=wfp335&_phstart=successSource&gsln=Chism&ml_rpos=8&queryId=5c0983e902855f788876d83f0474dc6f

1810 US Census Barren, KY Name: Jacob Chism
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Barren, Kentucky
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 7
Year: 1810; Census Place: Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 5; Page: 77; Image: 00051; Family History Library Film: 0181350
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/452949:7613?_phsrc=wfp335&_phstart=successSource&gsln=Chism&ml_rpos=7&queryId=5c0983e902855f788876d83f0474dc6f

1810 US Census Barren, KY Name: James Chism
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Barren, Kentucky
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 2
Number of Household Members Under 16: 4
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 8
Year: 1810; Census Place: Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 5; Page: 76; Image: 00051; Family History Library Film: 0181350
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/452933:7613?_phsrc=wfp335&_phstart=successSource&gsln=Chism&ml_rpos=1&queryId=5c0983e902855f788876d83f0474dc6f

1810 US Census Barren, KY Name: William Chism
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Barren, Kentucky
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 3
Number of Household Members: 5
Year: 1810; Census Place: Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 5; Page: 78; Image: 00052; Family History Library Film: 0181350
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/452966:7613?_phsrc=wfp335&_phstart=successSource&gsln=Chism&ml_rpos=12&queryId=5c0983e902855f788876d83f0474dc6f

1810 US Census Barren, KY Name: John Chism Sr
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Barren, Kentucky
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 3
Year: 1810; Census Place: Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 5; Page: 43; Image: 00034; Family History Library Film: 0181350
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/452116:7613?_phsrc=wfp335&_phstart=successSource&gsln=Chism&ml_rpos=19&queryId=5c0983e902855f788876d83f0474dc6f