South Carolina – Spartanburg County – Chisholm Info

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1792 April 3 – Bond for admin of David Chisholm decd’s estateUnion Co., SC.
Know all men by these presents taht we Obadiah Trimmier, William Chisholm, Cushman R Echron, and Thomas Stribling, all of Union County and State of South Carolina are held and firmly bound unto the judges of said County … sum of 300 pounds …
… obligation is such that the above bound administration … cause to be made a true and perfect inventory … shall come to the hand or possession … of the said Obadiah Trimmier and William Chisholm … or into the hands or possession of any other person for him and the same so made to exhibit in the said Court of Union …
Signed: Obediah Trimmier, William Chisholm, Cushman Eron, Thomas Stribling
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1792 April 26 – South Carolina Union County} Order to Appraise – Warrant of Appraisement – Estate of David Chisholm, decd.
By the worshipful judges of the County afsd to Charles Miles, John Watson Sr, William Coleman and Abner Coleman these are to authorize and impower you or any three of you to repair to all such places in this County as you shall be directed unto by Obadiah Trimmier and William Chisholm executors of … the Estate of David Chisholm decd … and appraise …
Signed: Ben. Haile, DC, Tor. Haile, CC.
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1792-1797 – The estate of David Chisholm, decd. To the executors for debts paid on account of said deceased.
To a proved acct of Henry McCrays – 4.7
To ditto of John Martin 0.18.8
to ditto of John McKibbin 0.6.9
To ditto of William Hodge 0.10.6
To ditto of John Trimmier 6.0.0
To ditto of Obadiah Watson 3.14.0
To cost of suit William Chisholm v. William Giles 4.8.9
Obadiah Trimmier and William Chisholm made Oath before me this statement be in just and true.
Signed: Obadiah Trimmier, William Chisholm
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1792 March – One Sorrell Mare, One Saddle, one grey colt at 18 months credit, one pair saddle bags, one cow N two yearlings, one bay gelding at 2 yrs credit, one silver watch at 18 months credit.
1797 March 4 – One negro man Lewis, one negro woman Fanny, one negro girl Lucindy, one negro girl Hanna, one negro boy Charles
Total Amounts: 357.5.6
Signed: Obadiah Trimmier, William Chisholm.
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1797 April 3 – Account – The Estate of David Chisholm Decd to Obadiah Trimmier.
1789 July — 10 and 1/4 bushells salt, waggoning, one cask, 8 years interest on the above.
1787 to special indents, valued at 1/2 to 8 years interest.
1790 Feb 20 – one pair kiporkin gloves, 6 years interest.
Spartanburgh County S Carolina} Personally came Obadiah Trimmier before me and made oath that the above account as stands stated is just and true, sworn and subscribed this 3d April 1797.
Signed: Obadiah Trimmier.
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1797 June 3 – The estate of David Chisholm decd, to William (Chisholm) extr.
1792 – riding to Statesburrough in order to sell 2 horses, 8 days – 1.17.4
cash expended on said journey – 1.10.0
attending Union Court 12 days on the Business of the estate – 2.16.0
Keeping 2 horses 6 months – 4.0.0
Riding to Augusta on the business of the Estate 4 days – 0.18.8
Total: 11.1.0
Union County, South Carolina} Personally came William Chisholm before me and made oath that the above acct is just and true sworn to before me the 3d day of June 1797.
Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1777-1866, Index, 1777-1961; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Union County); Probate Place: Union, South Carolina. Box 1, pkg. 34.
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1807 Jan 15 – John Chisholm conveys 146 acres to John Amos. Deed bk L, p 113. Spartanburg Co, SC
… I John Chisholm of the State of Tennessee and Jefferson County for and in consideration of the sum of 160 dollars to me in hand paid by John Amos … sold a certain tract or parcel of land containing 146 acres lying on the Waters of Beaverdam Creek … being a certain tract or parcel of land granted to Randolph Laurence … hereunto said John Amos … this 15th day of January 1807.
Signed: John Chisholm
Wit: Michl Gaffney, Rueben Morgan
(Proven in Court on June 8, 1807)
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1855 Sept – Nancy Fisher, heir of John Chisam, Rev War App for pension.
Nancy Fisher only heir of John Chisam a deceased Revolutionary soldier who died in Alabama June 15/29 leaving a widow Sarah Chisam who remained his widow and died August 30, 1848 act White County Tennessee. There were seven children then living is Nancy Fisher, John Chisam, Rachel Riddles, Polly Pollem, Betsy Burnside, Sarah Chisam and Francis Hately [probably Frances] – all dead but Nancy Fisher who applied in September 1855 –
Service claimed by widow who applied in June 1844 under act of 1836 as volunteer from Spartanburg district South Carolina under Colonel Thomas and Captain Taylor and under General Pickens and General Green for more than two years – claims to have been married in 1774 by a Minister of the Gospel in Spartanburg district knows of no marriage record –
She knows of her own knowledge of his going into service.
John Chisam son of John & Sarah swears in February 1852 that he is 71 years old – and that Nancy Fisher was then 31 –
Lewis Taylor swears in June 1844 – That he served with John Chisam under Captain Thomas, Captain Taylor, Colonel Thomas, General Pickens & General Green – that he was present at their marriage, that they have lived together since their marriage – Has known them more than sixty years – Lewis Taylor was a pensioner under Act of 1832.
Mary Chisam in August 1855 make affidavit that she is the widow of one of sons of John & Sarah Chisam who is dead, that she drew a pension as the only heir of Jonathan & Margaret Harris, and filed in that case her family Bible – Has often heard the old man talk of his service in the revolution.
That they had 12 children of whom Nancy was next to the youngest – of August 2 1786 –
James White with an order from John Chisam drew £32.14.3 ½ . The indent numbered 3435 – certificate obtained August 6/55 –
William Adcock of DeKalb County Tennessee swears on September 5/55 that he was acquainted with John and Sarah Chisam prior to 1794 – Has heard Chisam & his own father talk of their revolutionary services – New them in Spartanburg district South Carolina they had several children in 1794 the oldest was then 15 or 20 years of age]
[p 21: Certificate dated August 6, 1855 from the South Carolina Comptroller Generals office showing a payment made to John Chisam for duty done in the Roebuck’s Regiment.]
[Note: The following may relate to the above veteran]
South Carolina Audited Accounts relating to John Chisim [sic] AA214
Audited Account Microfilm file No. 1245
Transcribed by Will Graves 8/20/19
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[No.] 2435 No. 114
[Book] X 2 August 85 [1785]
John Chisim [sic] for Militia duty, before, & Since the fall of Charleston [Charleston South Carolina fell to the British on May 12, 1780] in Roebuck’s [Benjamin Roebuck’s] Regiment per Anderson’s [Colonel Robert Anderson’s] Return [not extant] – [old South Carolina] Currency £229
Stg. [Sterling] £32.14.3 ¼
Exd. J. Mc. A. G. [Examined by John McCall, Adjutant General]
Received the Amount of the Within in an Indent No. 3435, X, per Order
S/ James White
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Gentlemen
Please to Deliver the whole of my Indent if Ready to Mr. James White and you Will much oblige your Very Humble Servant
S/ John Chisam
To the Commissioners
Treasurer of State South Carolina
S/ R Harrison JP March 19th 1787
https://revwarapps.org/r1932.pdf