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1797 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absalom Chisum – 200 acres, 1 adult tithe, 1 under 16, 1 slave, 13 horses
Obadiah Chisum – 200 acres, 1 tithe, 3 horses
Isham Chisum – 1 tithe, 1 horse
John Chisum – 1 tithe, 1 slave, 6 horses.
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1797 Oct 12 – Grantee: Absalom Chisum
Number of Acres: 200
Survey Date: 12 Oct 1797
County: Warren
WaterCourse: Trammels Fk
Book Number: 1
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
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1798 Feb 7 – John Chisum v John Tilly, Reel 1, Suit 47. Warren County, Kentucky
… Order for the Sheriff to summon John Cox, Elkin Taylor, and Parmenius Palinder to appear before the Justices of Court of Quarter Sessions on the 2d of February Term to testify … in behalf of John Tilly in a certain matter of controversy depending … between the said Tilly Defendant and John Chisum Plaintiff
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1798 April 1 – John Chisum v Isaac Bell, Reel 1, Suit 66. Warren County, Kentucky
… Order for Sheriff to take Isaac Bell … to have him at the Quarter Session … first Tuesday in June … to answer John Chisum of a pleas of …. for damages 50 pounds …
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1799 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absolom Chisim – 400 acres, 1 slave, 7 horse, 2 tithes.
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1799 July 5 – John Cox assignee of Elanor Chisum enters 200 acres of 2nd rate land in Warren County by virgue of a certificate No. 2067 on the waters of Gaspers River begining at a certain Sugar tree at her spring and runing eastwardly and northwardly for quantity so as to include her improvement. Surveyors Book, 1796-1815. pg 68. Warren County, Kentucky

1799 July 5 – Grantee: Elinor Chism
Number of Acres: 200
Survey Date: 5 Jul 1799
County: Warren
WaterCourse: McFaddens Fk
Book Number: 5
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
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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
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1799 Sept 8 – Name: Chloe Chisum
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 8 Sep 1799
Marriage Place: Warren, Kentucky, USA
Spouse: William Clary
Film Number: 000164009
Ancestry.com. Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.
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1799 Aug 29 – Grantee: Absalom Chism
Number of Acres: 200
Survey Date: 29 Aug 1799
County: Warren
WaterCourse: Gasper R
Book Number: 9
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
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1799 Aug 31 – Obediah Chisum, Surveyors/Processioner books A, p 135. Warren County, Kentucky
Surveyed for Obed Chism 200 acres of 2d rate land. Beginning at a post oak about 16 poles from a large sink hole spring, thence S 240 poles to the black jacks & hickory, thence W 134 poles to a post oak. Thence N 240 poles to a stake. Thence E 134 poles to the beginning including his improvements. Surveyed July 9, 1799. E M Covington. Chain Carriers: David Smith, Timothy Dunham.
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1799 Sept 2 – Absalom Chisum, Surveyors/Processioner books A, p 186. Warren County, Kentucky
221 Old Book A. State of Kentucky Warren County. Surveyed for Absalom Chisum assignee of Elijah Hill 200 acres of 2d rate land by virtue of the commissioners certificate No 2083 on the waters of Gasper River beginning on a white oak on sd Chisums line running N 21 E 100 poles to a conditional line with Barr. Thence with said line … to a stake supposed to be on a military line now belong to sd Chism, thence with the same … to the beginning. Samuel Goode DS, E M Covington SC. Chain Carriers: Jacob Grubbs, Samuel Goode.  (Note: The book had his name as “Abraham”, but all other records indicate this land was for Absalom Chisum)
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1799 Oct 5 – Name: Chloe Chism
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 5 Oct 1799
Marriage Place: Warren, Kentucky, USA
Spouse: William Clary
Film Number: 000339890
Ancestry.com. Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.
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1799 Oct 6 – Name: Cloe Chism
Marriage Date: 6 Oct 1799
Marriage Place: Warren, Kentucky, USA
Spouse: William Claypool
Ancestry.com. Kentucky, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1802-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.
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1801 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Obadiah Chism – 200 acres, 1 tithe, 1 slave, 2 horses
Absalom Chism – 1000 acres, (Living in Ohio), 1 tithe, 1 slave, 5 horses
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1802 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Obediah Chisam – 200 acres, 1 tithe, 1 slave, 3 horses
Absolom Chisam – 800 acres, 1 tithe above 21, 1 tithe above 16, 2 slaves, 6 horses
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1802 Oct 19 – Absalom Chism location of land, Order Book B. p 374. Warren County, Kentucky
On the motion of Absalom Chism he is entitled to 100 acres of land according to the following entry to wit Absalom Chism enters 100 acres of land in Warren County beginning at a white oak marked AC running southwardly then eastwardly then northwardly thence to the beginning.
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1802 Dec 20 – Obediah Chism, Order Book B. p. 383. Warren County, Kentucky
On the motion of Obadiah Chism he is entitled to 100 acres of land according to the following entry to-wit, Obadiah Chism … 100 acres of land in addition to 200 acres located in the year 1798 lying in Warren County on the Waters of Gaspers River on both sides of Wolf Hollow bounded … beginning at a hickory marked O. C. about 30 poles from my line running southwardly thence westwardly thence northwardly thence eastwardly to the beginning …
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1803 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Obediah Chism – 200 & 100 acres (Samuel Booker, Obediah Chism – names entered on land), 1 slave, 6 horses
Absalom Chism – 200, 200, 200, & 200 acres, (Samuel Booker, Absalom Chism, Absalom Chism, Absalom Chism – names entered on land) – 1 tithe above 21, 1 above 16, 2 slaves, 7 horses
Dempsey Chism – 1 tithe, 1 horse
Elisha Chism – 1 tithe, 3 horses
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1803 Jan 10 – Obadiah Chism, Surveyors/Processioner books A, p 400. Warren County, Kentucky
8 Old Book B. State of Kentucky Warren County surveyed for Obediah Chism 100 acres of land by virtue of a Land Office Warrant No 182 beginning at a hickory marked OC on the waters of Gaspers River about 30 poles from said Chism line … to two black oak and a post oak on George Frazier line … Including both sides of the Wolf Hollow surveyed January 8, 1803. Thomas A Covinton DS, E M Covington SMC
Chain Carriers: Coleman Cox, Phineas Cox
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1804 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Obediah Chism – 200, 100, 380, acres, (Names on land: B Jackson, O Chism, W Bentley), 1 tithe, 1 slave, 4 horses
Absalem Chism – 200, 200, 200, 200 acres, (Names on land: J Booker, A Chism, A Chism, A Chism), 1 tithe, 2 slaves, 7 horses
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1804 Sept 1 – Obediah Chism, Order Book B. p 562. Warren County, Kentucky
Obadiah Chism 100 acres etc.
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1805 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absolom Chisum – 200, 200, 200, 200, 100 acres (Names on land: Saml Booker, A Chism, A Chism, A Chism, A Chism), 1 tithe, 2 slaves, 5 horses
Obadiah Chisim – 200, 100, 400, 200 acres (Names on land: Saml Booker, O Chisum, Bentley, Loving Ballard), 1 tithe, 1 slave, 4 horses
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1805 July 1 – Absolom Chism fr Burwell Jackson, bk 3, p 155. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Burwell Jackson of Warren County … of the one part and Absalum Chisum of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 500 …. sell unto the said Absalum Chissum … land … being on Chisums Creek near to the house where said Chisum lives … to an ash white oak and shugertree a corner between said Chisum and John Cox … to a mulberry dogwood an Harnbeen on Chisums Creek … containing 200 acres …
Signed: Burwell Jackson.
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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.
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1806 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absalom Chisum – 200, 200, 200, 200, 100 acres (Names on land: S Booker, E Hilll, J Estes, A Chisum), 1 tithe, 2 slaves, 6 horses
Dempsey Chisum – 1 tithe, 1 horse
Obediah Chisum – 200, 100, 400, 100, 160 acres (Names on land: S Booker, O Chisum, W Bentley, L Ballard), 1 tithe above 21, 1 tithe above 16, 1 slave, 2 horses
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1807 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Dempsey Chisum – 1 tithe, 1 horse
Absalom Chisum – 200, 200, 100, 200 acres (Names on land: S Booker, E Hill, A Chisum, J Eastus), 1 tithe, 2 slaves, 7 horses
Obadiah Chisum – 180, 160, 400, 100, 160 acres (Names on land: S Booker, O Chisum, W Bentley, L Ballard), 1 tithe, 1 slave, 4 horses.
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1807 May 24 – Absalom Chism, Surveyors/Processioner books A, p 489. Warren County, Kentucky
121 Old Book B. State of Kentucky Warren County surveyed for Absolum Chism 100 acres of land by virtue of a certificate granted by the County Court of Warren No 897 lying on the waters of Gasper River beginning at a white oak marked AC … surveyed January 28, 1807. John B Smith DS, E M Covington SWC.
Chain Carriers: John M Harrison, Obadiah Chism.
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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.
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1807 Sept 6 – Obadiah Chism, Surveyors/Processioner books A, p 556. Warren County, Kentucky
253 Old Book B. State of Kentucky Warren County. Survveyed for Obadiah Chism assignee of Loving Ballard 100 acres of land by virtue of a certificate granted by the County Court of Warren No 716. Beginning on a post oak … to a post oak and black jack on or near Reubin Ballards line … to a black jack thence with or near Loving Ballards line …. surveyed July 25, 1807. Thomas A Covington DS, E M Covington SWC
Chain Carriers: Richard P Chism, Gillington Chism.
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1807 Sept 6 – Obadiah Chism, Surveyors/Processioner books A, p 556. Warren County, Kentucky
254 Old Book B. State of Kentucky Warren County. Surveyed for Obediah Chism 100 acres of land by virtue of a certificate granted by the County Court of Warren No. 1169. Beginning at a blackjack and post oak Loving Ballards corner running thence with said Ballards line … surveyed July 26, 1807. Thomas A Covington DS, E M Covington SWC.
Chain Carriers: Richard P Chism, Gillington Chism.
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1807 Nov 18 – Obadiah Chism, Surveyors/Processioner books A, p 463. Warren County, Kentucky
114 Old Book B. State of Kentucky Warren County – Surveyed for Obediah Chism assignee of Loving Ballard 100 acres of land by virtue of a certificate granted by the County Court of Warren No 192 lying in Warren County beginning on a post oak above his spring running thence … to a black jack on Reuben Ballards line thence with his line … surveyed December 4, 1806. E M Covington SWC
Chain Carriers: Bently Ballard, John Ballard.
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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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1808 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absalom Chism – 200, 200, 100, 200 acres (Names on land: S Booker, E Hill, A Chism, J Estes), 1 tithe, 2 slaves, 6 horses
Obadiah Chism – 200, 100, 400 acres (Names on land: S Booker, O Chism, R Owen), 1 tithe over 21, 1 tithe over 16, 1 slave, 9 horses
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1808 May 12 – Obadiah Chism, Surveyors/Processioner books A, p 599. Warren County, Kentucky
325 Old Book B. State of Kentucky Warren County. Surveyed for Obadiah Chism assignee of William Bentley 400 acres of land by firtue of a certificate granted by the County Court of Warren No 510 beginning at a black jack Bently Ballards corner … to a stake on a conditional line made between said William Bently and Mark Anderson thence with said line … to two black jacks on James Reeds line … to two post oaks said Reeds corner … Surveyed the 12 of March 1808. Thomas A Covington DS, E M Covington SWC.
Chain Carriers: Richard P Chism, John Chism.
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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 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absalom Chism – 200, 200, 100, 200 acres (Names on land: S Booker, E Hill, A Chism, A Chism), 1 tithe, 2 slaves, 6 horses
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1810 US Census Warren, KY Name: Joseph Chisholm
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Warren, Kentucky
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members: 4
Year: 1810; Census Place: Warren, Kentucky; Roll: 8; Page: 250; Image: 00247; Family History Library Film: 0181353
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1810 US Census Warren, KY Name: John Chesholm
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Bolin Green, Warren, Kentucky
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members: 4
Year: 1810; Census Place: Bolin Green, Warren, Kentucky; Roll: 8; Page: 282; Image: 00279; Family History Library Film: 0181353
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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1812 Oct 24 – James Covington assignee of John McKinzie who was assignee of Thomas A Covington who was assignee of John Brown enters 30 acres of land in Warren County by virtue of part of a Removeable Certificate granted by the County Court of Warren No 1462 withdrawn from page 291 on the waters of Gaspers River beginning at a Black Jack Obadiah Chisms beginning corner runing eastwardly with his line to Reuben Ballards line then northwardly to Michael Frakers line thence westwardly to Jacob Skiles line thence southwardly to the beginning. Surveyors Book, 1796-1815. pg 189. Warren County, Kentucky

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 Sept 21 – David and John Cheason to John Miller, bk 6, p 364. Warren County, Kentucky
… John Cheason and Peggy his wife and Davis Cheason sell land where their father Joseph Cheason had lived and died to Joseph Miller …. (Note: This does not appear to be the Chisholm line of families)
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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.
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1816 March 2 – Gabriel Chism v Phineas Cox, Bk 3, p 43. Warren County, Kentucky
In Case } Continued
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1816 May 29 – Gabriel Chism v Phineas Cox, Bk 3, p 73. Warren County, Kentucky
In Case } By Consent this cause is continued until the next term.
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1817 Feb 24 – Gabriel Chism v Phineas Cox, Bk 3, p 176. Warren County, Kentucky
In Case } Continued by consent
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1817 May 27 – Gabriel Chism v Phineas Cox, Bk 3, p 239. Warren County, Kentucky
In Case } Continued
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1817 Aug 26 – Gabriel Chism v Phineas Cox, Bk 3, p 310. Warren County, Kentucky
In Case } Continued
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1818 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absalom Chism – 125, 177, 29, 150, 136, 262, 400, 100, 72, 200 acres (Names on land: E M Covington x 2, Benett White, John Crints x 2, John Dabney, George Chapman, A Chism x 3), (no tithes or slaves listed).
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1818 May 27 – Gabriel Chism v Phineas Cox, Bk 3, p 439. Warren County, Kentucky
In Case } (Jury trial) – … We the jury find for the Deft. Wherefore it is considered by the court that the plaintiff take nothing by his bill and for his false clamour be in mercy etc. and that the Defendant recover of the said Plaintiff his costs …
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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.
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1821 Jan 28 – Absalom Chisholm to John Stone, bk 10, p 52. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Absalom Chisholm and Edith his wife of the County of Warren and State of Kentucky of the one part and John Stone of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 2000 dollars … paid by the said John … confirm unto the said John … two certain tracts or parcels of land … in the County and State afsd on the waters of Chisholms Creek at a branch of Gasper River … tracts of land are bounded …. first tract beginning in the middle of the Save Spring being the head of Chisholms Creek … where the said John now lives … a corner between said Chisholm and John Cox … on the bank of Chisholms Creek … The second tract … on a line of the afsd survey running thence North … to a conditional line with Barr … near a line of said Chisholms old survey …
Signed: Absalom Chisholm, Edith Chisholm
Wit: S G Whyte, Eli McClain
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1825 October – Last Will and Testament of John Estes – Warren County, Kentucky
…. do make and publish this my last will and testament …
… Item … unto my son Thomas Estes one bay horse which he has in his possession … and the place that he now lives on I wish him to keep possession of until the end of the year 1825.
… Item … the residue of my estate both real and personal be sold on 2 years credit and the money arising from the sale be equally divided between my 10 children viz:
1 – Abraham Estes,
2 – the children of Moses Estes decd
3 – John Estes
4 – the children of William Estes decd
5 – Chisam Estes
6 – Absolam Estes
7 – the children of Elijah Estes decd
8 – the children of Elizabeth Jordan late Elizabeth Estes
9 – Joseph Estes
10 – the children of Nancy Sanders late Nancy Estes … to them and their heirs.
… I hereby appoint Abraham Estes and ___ Estes my executors … set my hand and seal this 10th day of November 1824.
Signed: John Estes
Wit: Francis S Jones, William C Jones, Robert C Jones.
Will was produced in court October 1825.
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1828 April 7 – Eleanor Chism land Order Book F. p. 199. Warren County, Kentucky
On motion of John Cox. Leroy Jackson, John Stone and William McGown are appointed commissioners to procession a 100 acre tract of land in this county on the waters of Gaspers River entered in the name of Eleanor Chism and patented to said Cox.
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1828 Sept 13 – Absalom Chisholm to Jeremiah Cawood, bk 13, p 245. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Absalom Chisholm of the County of Logan and State of Kentucky of the one part and Jeremiah Cawood of the County of Warren and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1000 dollars to him the said Absalom in hand paid by the said Jeremiah … confirm unto the said Jeremiah … land lying … in the County of Warren on the waters of Trammels Fork of Drakes Creek …
Signed: Absalom Chisholm
Wit: S G Whyte, T J Harrison
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1835 May 27 – Chisum heirs & Commissioner to heirs of John Porter decd, Deed bk 16 and 1/2 p. 153-155. Warren County, Kentucky.
This indenture made this 27th day of May 1835 between …
the unknown heirs of Precilla Hill, the unknown heirs of James Chism, the unknown heirs of Elijah Chism, the unknown heirs of John Chism, the unknown heirs of Elisha Chisum, the unknown heirs of Eleanor Chisum, the unknown heirs of Moses Estes, the unknown heirs of Nancy Estes, the unknown heirs of William Estes, the unknown heirs of Chisum Estes, the unknown heirs of Elijah Estes, the unknown heirs of John Estes, the unknown heirs of Tabetha Huntsman, …
Obadiah Chisum, Sally Patillo, Abraham Estes, Joseph Estes, Joseph Jordan, Elizabeth Jordan, William Patillo, Absalom Chisum, David Bailey, Patsey Bailey, Absalom Estes, John C May, William Hill, John Hill and Thomas Estes by Richard Curd commissioner appointed by Warren Circuit Court of the one part, …
and Isaac Smith and Margaret Smith formerly Margaret Porter, John Porter, Vance Porter, Mary Porter, Nancy Ann Porter, John Neal and Rebecca Neel formerly Rebecca Porter, James McElwain and Lydia McElwain formerly Lydia Porter, heirs of John Porter Sr deceased of the other part.
_______________
Withesseth that whereas the Warren Circuit Court did by decree rendered at their March term 1835 in the suit in chancery then therein pending, in which said suit:
>>Isaac Smith and Margaret Smith formerly Margaret Porter, John Porter, Vana Porter, Mary Porter, Nancy Ann Porter, John Neal and Rebecca Neel formerly Rebecca Porter, James McElwain and Lydia McElwain formerly Lydia Porter were complainants, and
>>and the unknown heirs of Pracella Hill, the unknown heirs of James Chisum, the unknown heirs of Elisha Chisum, the unknown heirs of John Chisum, the unknown heirs of Elisha Chisum, the unknown heirs Eleanor Chisum, the unknown heirs of Moses Estes, the unknown heirs of Nancy Estes, the unknown heirs of William Estes, the unknown heirs of Chisum Estes, the unknown heirs of Elijah Estes, the unknown heirs of John Estes, the unknown heirs of Tabetha Huntsman, Obadiah Chisum, Sally Patillo, Abraham Estes, Joseph Estes, Joseph Jourdan and his wife Elizabeth Jourdan, William Patillo, Absalom Chisum, David Bailey and his wife Patsey Bailey, Absolom Estes, John C May, William Hill, John Hill and Thomas Estes were defendants …
decree and order that the parties of the first part should convey to the parties of the second part, a certain tract of land as mentioned in the bill and exhibits and in manner and form as metioned in the decree aforesaid that Richard Curd be and he was appointed by said decree a commissioner of said court to make a conveyance for and on the part of the parties of the first part in this indenture mentioned provided they did not on or before the first day of the then next term of said Warren Circuit Court make said conveyance in their proper persons, and that then and in that event the said Richard Curd was appoionted to make the same for them and they having failed to make the same according to said decree,
and the unknown heirs of Pracella Hill, the unknown heirs of James Chisum, the unknown heirs of Elisha Chisum, the unknown heirs of John Chisum, the unknown heirs of Elisha Chisum, the unknown heirs Eleanor Chisum, the unknown heirs of Moses Estes, the unknown heirs of Nancy Estes, the unknown heirs of William Estes, the unknown heirs of Chisum Estes, the unknown heirs of Elijah Estes, the unknown heirs of John Estes, the unknown heirs of Tabetha Huntsman, Obadiah Chisum, Sally Patillo, Abraham Estes, Joseph Estes, Joseph Jourdan and his wife Elizabeth Jourdan, William Patillo, Absalom Chisum, David Bailey and his wife Patsey Bailey, Absolom Estes, John C May, William Hill, John Hill and Thomas Estes, parties of the first part in this indenture mentioned by the said Richard Curd Commissioner as afsd for and in consideration of the premises set out as afsd do by these presents, give, grant, and convey to the parties of the second part and their heirs a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Warren and State of Kentucky on the head of McFadins Fork of the Gasper River containing 200 acres and bound as follows … beginning at a walnut and hickory running south … to Clement Moberly’s line … to James Moberly’s line …
… This indenture made and entered into this 29th day of May 1835 between Samuel Barclay, George Bailey.
Signed By:
the unknown heirs of Pracella Hill,
the unknown heirs of James Chisum,
the unknown heirs of Elijah Chisum,
the unknown heirs of John Chisum,
the unknown heirs of Elisha Chisum,
the unknown heirs Eleanor Chisum,
the unknown heirs of Moses Estes,
the unknown heirs of Nancy Estes,
the unknown heirs of William Estes,
the unknown heirs of Chisum Estes,
the unknown heirs of Elijah Estes,
the unknown heirs of John Estes,
the unknown heirs of Tabetha Huntsman,
Obadiah Chisum,
Sally Patillo,
Abraham Estes,
Joseph Estes,
Joseph Jourdan,
Elizabeth Jourdan,
William Patillo,
Absalom Chisum,
David Bailey,
Patsey Bailey,
Absolom Estes,
John C May,
William Hill,
John Hill,
Thomas Estes
By Richard Curd Commissioner of Court
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1836 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
John Chism – 1 poll, 4 horses
John G Chism – 1 poll, 1 horse
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1837 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
John J Chism – 1 poll, 3 horses
John Chism – 1 poll
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1837 Oct 28 – John Chism from William Barnes and Clara his wife, Deed bk 16, p 449. Warren County, Kentucky
… between William Barnes and Clara his wife of the County of Warren … of the one part and John Chism of the County of Warren … of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 800 dollars … sell unto the said John Chism … land situate … in the County of Warren … on the watersof Gaspers River … near a sink hole spring … EN Cookes corner … Ellis’ corner … on R B Collins line … on D Smiths line … to a red oak Cooks corner and J Davis’ corner … containing 230 acres …
Signed: William Barnes, Clara Barnes
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1838 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
Absolam Chisholm – 1 poll
John J Chisholm – 234 acres, 1 poll, 7 horses
John G Chisholm – 1 poll
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1840 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
John Chisum – 234 acres, 1 poll, 9 horses, 4 cattle, 2 children btw 7 & 17
Absolom W Chisum – 1 poll, 2 children btw 7 & 17
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1841 May 3 – Absolem W Chisholm to S A Atchison, bk 18, p 158. Warren County, Kentucky
… between Absolem W Chisholm of the County of Warren and State of Kentucky of the first part and S A Atchison & Bm? of the Town of Bowling Green and State afsd of the second part … in consideration of one note of hand given for a just consideration for 67 dollars and 10 cents bearing date August 29, 1839 … doth hereby mortgate and convey to the party of the second part all his present growing crops which is now sewn or planted or to be sewn or planted this present year … 11 acres of corn … 4 acres of oats, 1 horse abt 8 years old, 1 blind one, bed and bed stead, 3 chairs, 1 pot and skillet and one cow and calf … if the said Chisholm doth well and truly pay off and discharge the above note …. to be null and void…
Signed: Absolem W Chisholm
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1842 – Warren County, Kentucky Tax Books
John Chism – 230 acres, 1 poll, 4 horses
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1842 April 28 – John Chism & wife Elizabeth to Phineas Cox, bk 18, p 455. Warren County, Kentucky
… between John Chisam and Elizabeth his wife of the County of Warren and State of Kentucky of the one part and Phineas Cox of the County of Warren … of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 1150 dollars … John Chism and Elizabeth his wife … sell unto the said Phineas Cox … land situated .. in the County of Warren … on the Waters of Gasper River and bounded … near a sink hole spring … to a post oakk E N Cookes corner … to 2 post oaks Ellis’ corner … on R B Collins line … on Daniel Smiths line …. Cooks corner and J Davis’ corner … containing 230 acres …
Signed: John Chism, Elizabeth Chism
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