Kentucky – Logan County – Chisholm Info

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1792 – Logan County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absolam Chisam – 1 poll, 13 horses, 10 cattle
John Chisam – 1 poll, 6 horses, 8 cattle, 47 acres
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1793 – Logan County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absolam Chisam – 1 poll, 12 horses, 12 cattle
John Chisam – 1 poll abv 21, 1 poll abv 16, 5 horses, 4 cattle, 200 acres
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1793 June 6 – John Chism to David Standly, bk A1, p 5. Logan County, Kentucky
… between John Chism of the County of Logan of the one part and David Standly of the afsd County of the other part … in consideration of 50 pounds … conveyed unto the said David Standley … land containing 200 acres … survey bearing date the 15 day of December 1785 … in the County of Logan on the far fork of Red River … bounded … beginning on the N side of said River about half a mile above Barkford …
Signed: John Chism
(Recorded August 1793)
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1794 – Logan County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absolam Chisum – 1 poll, 10 horses, 10 cattle, 200 acres
Isam Chisum – 1 poll, 2 horses
John Chisam – 1 poll, 4 horses, 5 cattle, 200 acres
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1795 – Logan County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absolam Chisum – 1 poll, 9 horses, 14 cattle
John Chisum – 1 poll, 4 horses, 5 cattle
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1796 – Logan County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absolom Chisum – 200 acres, 1 poll, 12 horses, 11 cattle
Obediah Chisum – 1 poll, 3 horses, 1 cattle
Isam Chisum – 1 poll, 1 horse
John Chisum – 1 poll ovr 21, 1 poll ovr 16, 9 horses, 3 cattle
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1798 April 20 – John Chism to Hugh McMillen, bk A1, p 225. Logan County, Kentucky
… between John Chism of Warran County and State of Kentucky of the one part and Hugh McMillen of Logan County … of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 50 pounds … paid by the said Hugh McMillen … confirm unto the said Hugh McMillen … land … in Logan County and on the N side of Red River … a tract of 43 acres granted to the said John Chism … 9 February 1796 and bounded … on the banks of the River …
Signed: John Chism
Wit: Peyton Nowlin, George Coushran, John Atty
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1808 July 9 – William Chism to Robert Haslet, bk B, p 390. Logan County, Kentucky
… we Charles Robinson and William Chism of Stewart County Tennessee State … sell and deliver unto Robert Haslet of Logan County State of Kentucky one negro woman named Pate now in the possession of the said Haslet about 22 years of age and one negro girl child of hers named Celia about 4 years old also one boy child of hers about 2 years old named Ambrose for and in consideration of 700 dollars …
Signed: Charles Roberson, William Chism
Wit: James Stevenson, Jonathan Ingram
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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
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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.
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1817 Dec 26 – Richard Chism and Mary Ann Chism decd to John Benbrook, bk F, p 518. Logan County, Kentucky
… we Richard Chisholm and Obadiah May and Susannah May his wife being two of the legal heirs of Mary Ann Chism decd all of the County of Robertson and State of Tennessee for and in consideration of the sum of 400 dollars to us in hand paid … deliver unto John Benbrook of the County of Logan and State of Kentucky … our undivided right title and interest which we have as joint heirs of the said Mary Ann Chism decd in and to a certain negro woman slave named Drusiller and her 4 children (to wit) Elder, Booker, Ader, and Lucy …
Signed: Obadiah May, Richard Chism
Wit: James Gheen, Joel Robertson, Thomas E Chism.
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1818 Nov 27 – John Chisum from John Beacham etux, bk G, p 291. Logan County, Kentucky
… between John Beachem of the State of Tennessee of the one part and John Chisum of the State of Kentucky of the other part … the sd John Beachum and his wife Anney … sold a tract of land lying in Logan County containing 200 acres for and in consideration of the sum of 600 dollars ….on Covinnington Line …
Signed: John Beachum, Ann Beachum
Wit: Jacob Rowland, Edward Neely
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1816 Sept 24 – Absolom Chism from James Judkins, bk Q, p 329. Logan County, Kentucky
… I James Judkins of the County of Logan … Kentucky … sold unto Samuel G Whyte and Absalom Chisholm of the County … afsd … a certain negro woman named Molly aged 60 years old also a black man named Sam aged 20 years Sept next, and a black girl named Lucy aged 15 years old … for the sum of 800 dollars …
Signed: James Judkins
Wit: John Bratton, Cread Glover.
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1830 October 9 – Absalom Chisholm emancipation slave, bk Q, p 331. Logan County, Kentucky
… we Absalom Chisholm and Samuel G Whyte by a bill of sale from James Judkins of the 24 of Sept 1816 became owners of a certain man of colour named Sam alias Sampson, this will therefore make it known that we the said Absalom and Samuel do this day and forever hereafter emancipate release and set free from servitude to us or our heirs the said Sampson from conscintious and religious motives and in consideration of the regard we have and do bear to the moral conduct and natural rights of the said Sampson and allow the said Sampson hereafter to trade bargain and do for himself as a free man …
Signed: Absalom Chisholm, S G Whyte.
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1830 October 9 – Absalom Chisholm emancipation slave, bk Q, p 331. Logan County, Kentucky
… we Absalom Chisholm and Samuel G Whyte by bill of sale from James Judkins of the 24th of September 1816 became owners of a certain woman of color named Lucy. This will therefore make it known that we the said Absalom and Samuel do this day and forever hereafter emancipate, release and set free from servitude to us and hour heirs the said Lucy from conscientious and religious motives and in consideration of the regard we have and do bear to the moral conduct and natural rights of the said Lucy and allow the said Lucy hereafter to trade bargain and do for herself as a free woman …
Signed: Absalom Chisholm, S G Whyte.
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1830 October 9 – Absalom Chisholm to emancipation, bk Q, p 331. Logan County, Kentucky
… I Absalom Chisholm Sr of the County of Logan and State afsd do hereby release and forever set free and at liberty from servitude a certain man of color named Archer who is aged about 22 years about 6 feet high long featured and weighs about 180 pounds. And I the said Absalom in all matters lawful pertaining to me resecting the said Archer do forever hereafter freely and fully allow the said Archer to trade act and do for himself in every respect as a free man without molestation or hindrance from me the said Absalom or from any other person or persons whatever…
Signed: Absalom Chisholm
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1830 October 9 – Absalom Chisholm emancipation slave, bk Q, p 331. Logan County, Kentucky
… I Absalom Chisolm of the County and State afsd having for 20 years past allowed David Barnett a man of colour to act and do for himself as a freeman, now in consideration of his dutiful deportment to me to this period of his life and his devotion to a pious and religious life for said 20 years and in order to give, confirm and perpetuate to the said David his entire freedom from servitude to me or my heirs, I the said Absalom do forever now and hereafter freely and fully allow the said David to trade act and do for himself in every respect as a free man without molestation let or hinderance in future from me the said Absalom or from any other person or persons whatever …
Signed: Absalom Chisholm
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