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1820 Oct 6 – James Chisum fr William Hord, etal, bk 3, p 291. Madison County, Tennessee
… between Eldridge Hord for himself and as guardian for the minor heirs of Staunen Hord decd, Thomas Hord, William Hord, Stokely D Rowan and Lucretia Rowan his wife, formerly Lucretia Hord heirs and legatees of William Hord decd of the County of Hawkins and State of Tennessee of the one part, and James Chisum of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee of the other part … in consideration of the services of the said James Chissum in locating and entereing 2576 acres of land … in the Western District of Tennessee … confirm unto the said James Chissum … several tracts or parcels of land containing in all 476 acres … one tract containing 53 and 1/4 acres lying in the 10th District …. Range 1 and Section 7 and bounded … at a stake post oak and two black oak pointers marked WH and RH …. also one other tract containing 238 and 3/4 acres lying in the 10th District … Range 2 Section 6 on the Waters of Hachie River …. corner of an entry in the name of John Chissum No. 315
Signed: Edward Hord, Edward Hord Guardian for the heirs of Hord, Thomas Hord, William Hord, S D Rowan, Lucretia Rowan.
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1826 Nov 22 – James Chisum fr James Brown etal, bk 1, p 619. Madison County, Tennessee
… between James Sanderson of Alexandria District of Columbia by James Brown and William Wellborn his attornies in fact and John McIver of Rutherford County in said State of Tennessee of the one part and James Chisum of Hardeman County and said State of Tennessee of the other part … in consideration of services performed by said James Chisum in location of six land warrant numbers 346, 347, 349, 351, 348, 345 for 640 acres each have … confirmed unto said James Chisum … entry number 400 founded on warrant No 347 for 640 acres in the 10th Surveyors Dist, 2d and 3d Ranges, 8th Section, also 166 acres being part of entry No 410 founded on warrant No 348 in said 10th dist in Range 2 Section 8 …. last mentioned tract of 166 acres is bounded … beginning at the NW corner of said Entry No 410 … on the Southern boundary of Entry No 400 in name of Sanderson and McIver …
Signed: James Sanderson by his attorney in fact James Brown, William Wellborne, John McIver by his attorney in fact Evander McIver
Wit: W Stoddard, James Miller.
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1827 July 20 – James Chisum fr Simon Huddleston, bk 2, p 630. Madison County, Tennessee
… between Simon Huddleston … of the one part and James Chisam of the County of Hardeman and State afsd of the other part …. in consideration of the said James Chisum having located for hi 640 acres of land … convey to the said James Chisum … land situated … in the County of Madison & State of Tennessee in the 10th Dist Range 3 Section 7 and bounded … beginnning at 2 black oaks the NW corner of a 640 acre tract granted to said Simon Huddleston by grant No 20200 and dated the 16th day of Sept 1823 ….
Signed: Simon Huddleston
Wit: Jarrett Huddleston, Simon Huddleston Jr
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1829 May 1 – W H Chisholm fr C P Alexander, bk C, p 69. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between Caleb P Alexander of the County of Hardeman State of Tennessee of the one part and Whitson H Chisholm of the County of Montgomery and State of North Carolina of the other … in consideration of the sum of 1500 dollars … confirm unto the said Whitson H Chisholm … land lying & being in the County of Hardeman …. Range 4 Section 3 containing 280 acres on the west side of a 400 acre survey …. in the name of Randolph Johnston assignee of William Payn the balance of sd entry … to Peter Swanson as locator and lying on the east end of sd entry … refer to grant No. 25808 entry 357 …
Signed: Caleb P Alexander
Wit: E W Harris, Adam R Alexander.
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1829 Dec 26 – James Chisum fr James McIver, bk C, p 367. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between John McIver of the County of Rutherford and State of Tennessee of the one part and James Chisum of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee of the other part … in past consideration of services performed by said James Chisum in locating and having surveyed sundery tenements in the name of and for the use of said McIver in the Western District of the State of Tennessee under and by virtue of contract and agreement between the said McIver and Chisum to the effect as by reference to the same will fully appear and for further consideration of one dollar to him the said McIver … confirm unto the said James Chisum … land containing 1280 acres … in the said Western District of the said State of Tennessee in the 10th surveyors district in Range 2 and Section 6 bounded … beginning at a point … founded on certificate No 3673 and entered … the 5th day of December 1820 by entry No 139 and granted … unto the said John McIver by grant No 20245 bearing date the 17th day of Sept 1823 …
Signed: John McIver
Wit: John McIver Jr, Henry Coupar
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1830 US Census Name: John Chisum
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Hardeman, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 80 thru 89: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 3
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 2
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 2
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 2
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Slaves – Females – 55 thru 99: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 5
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total Slaves: 14
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 22
Year: 1830; Census Place: Hardeman, Tennessee; Series: M19; Roll: 176; Page: 374; Family History Library Film: 0024534
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1830 US Census Name: [James Chisum]
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Hardeman, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 50 thru 59: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 4
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 4
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 2
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 5
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Females – 24 thru 35: 2
Slaves – Females – 36 thru 54: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total Slaves: 22
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 26
Year: 1830; Census Place: Hardeman, Tennessee; Series: M19; Roll: 176; Page: 375; Family History Library Film: 0024534
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1830 US Census Name: [Claiborn Chisum]
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Hardeman, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 1
Slaves – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 3
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total Slaves: 4
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 10
Year: 1830; Census Place: Hardeman, Tennessee; Series: M19; Roll: 176; Page: 374; Family History Library Film: 0024534
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1830 US Census Name: [Whitson H Chisholm]
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Hardeman, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 2
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 2
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 3
Slaves – Females – 24 thru 35: 2
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 1
Total Slaves: 11
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 12
Year: 1830; Census Place: Hardeman, Tennessee; Series: M19; Roll: 176; Page: 364; Family History Library Film: 0024534
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1830 US Census Name: William Chisholm
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Hardeman, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 4
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 6
Year: 1830; Census Place: Hardeman, Tennessee; Series: M19; Roll: 176; Page: 351; Family History Library Film: 0024534
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1830 US Census Name: Thomas G Chisum
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Hardeman, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total Slaves: 1
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3
Year: 1830; Census Place: Hardeman, Tennessee; Series: M19; Roll: 176; Page: 374; Family History Library Film: 0024534
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1830 Feb 25 – John Chisum to Edmund P G Chisum, Nancy Chisum, Vanransleor Chisum, William Chisum etal, bk 2, p 478. Madison County, Tennessee
… between John Chisum of the County of Hardeman State of Tennessee of the one part & Nancy Chisum, Vanransaleer Chisum, E P G Chisum, and William Chisum minor heirs of William Chisum decd of the County of Madison & State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 50 dollars to him in hand paid … confirmed unto the said Nancy Chisum, Vanransalaer Chisum, Edmund P G Chisum, and William Chisum minor heirs of William Chisum decd a certain tract or parcel of land situated … in the County of Madison and State of Tennesee in the 10th District 2d Range and 7th Section on Johnson’s Creek it being the North half of a 268 and 1/2 acre entry in the name of William Stroud and conveyed from said Stroud to John Chisum bounded …. at a … gum … W of the NE corner of said Section … containing 134 and 1/4 acres ….. to them the said Nancy Chisum, Vanransler Chisum, Edmund P G Chisum and William Chisum minor heirs of William Chisum decd …. the said John Chisum doth hereby bind himself …. defend the afsd premises …
Signed: John Chisam
Wit: Laban Dotson, Harvey Derryberry.
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1830 March 30 – Claiborne Chisum fr David Jarrett, bk C, p 156. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between David Jarrett of Madison County and State of Tennessee of the one part and Claibourne Chisam of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 2000 dollars … confirm unto the said Claibourne Chisum …. land situate … in the County of Hardeman and in the 10th surveyor district in Range 3 and Section 5 … apart of a 5000 acre tract granted to Samuel Polk and the SW corner of the same beginning at a beech and holly the SW corner of the said Polk 5000 acre tract …
Signed: David Jarrett
Wit: John Chism, John W Smith
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1830 April 7 – Whitson H Chisholm fr Adam R Alexander, bk C, p 70. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between Adam R Alexander of Hardeman County and State of Tennessee of the one part and Whitson H Chisholm of the County and State afsd of the other … in consideration of the sum of 200 dollars … confirm unto Whitson H Chisholm …. land situate … in the County of Hardeman … beginning at a stake NE corner of Entry No 890 in Range 5 of Section 3 in 10 District on the south boundary of entry no 659 in the name of Peter R Booker … thence south with Dawsons entry No 890 … on the north boundary of Pitson & Bradshaws 500 acre entry … on said Booker’s boundary line … containing by estimation 49 acres … granted to Adam R Alexander by No 1117 dated 11 November 1828 …
Signed: Adam R Alexander
Wit: C P Alexander, E W Harris.
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1831 March 10 – James Chisum fr Shff of Madison County, bk C, p 270. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between Stephen Syport Sheriff of Madison County of the one part and James Chisum of the County of Hardeman of the other part … a tract of land lying in the 10th Dist 2 Range and 4 Section in said county granted to William Stump by No. 22497 for 35 acres found and on entry No 1012 dated 14 of December 1822 date of grant 1st of October 1824 … referred to a Madison County Court to be in default as the State and County tax was not paid … title to be made to James Chissum
Signed: Stephen Syport shff
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1831 April 4 – James Chisum to Asa Robertson, bk C, p 281. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between James Chisum of the County of Hardeman & State of Tennessee of the one part and Asa Robertson of the County and State afsd of the other part …. in consideration of the sum of 105 dollars …. confirmed unto the said Asa Robertson … land … in the county afsd in the 10th surveyors district in Range 2 and Section 4 and bounded … beginning at a hickory marked WH …. containing 35 acres granted … to William Hays by grant No 22497 and dated the 1st of October 1822 …
Signed: James Chisum
Wit: W C Dunlap, Thomas Hardeman
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1831 May 21 – James Chisum fr William Falls, bk C, p 297. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between William Falls of the County of Iredell of the State of North Carolina of the one part and James Chisum of the County of Hardeman in the State of Tennessee of the other part ….. in consideration of the sum of 900 dollars … confirm unto the said James Chisum … land … in the County of Hardeman … on Big Hatchie River near the mouth of Clover Creek …. the NW corner of the original tract … the SW corner or the original tract … by estimation 300 acres … part of a 1500 acre tract granted … to Joseph Byers ….
Signed: William Falls
Wit: William Houston, Hirum Caldwell
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1832 July 12 – Claiborne Chisum fr William A N Andrews, bk D, p 371. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… I Willia A N Andrews of the County of Hardeman … in consideration of the sum of 75 dollars … delivered unto Claibourn of the County and State afsd a certain negro girl child aged about 1 years and 8 months … unto the said C Chisum …
Signed: William A N Andrews
Wit: John Chisum, James Chisum
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1832 Dec 13 – John Chisum etal to Frederick Mayo, bk 3, p 281. Madison County, Tennessee
… between John Chissum of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee of the one part and Frederick Mayo fo the County of Madison and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 500 dollars … confirm unto him the said Frederick Mayo … land … in the County of Madison … containing 134 and 1/4 acres in the 10th Dist 2d Range and Section 7th and bounded … beginning at a stake a black gum and hickory pointers …. the south half of a 248 and 1/2 acre entry in the name of William Stroud and deeded to John Chissum by deed bearing date the 9th day of January 1827 …
Signed: John Chissum
Wit: John W Smith, William H Chisham, L Copeland
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1833 Feb 25 – James Chisum fr Peter Brown, bk C, p 431. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between Peter Brown of the City of Raleigh and State of North Carolina by Samuel Dickens of the County of Madison and State of Tennessee his attorney in fact of the one part and James Chisum of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee of the other part …. in consideration of the sum of 1375 dollars … paid by the said James Chisum … confirmed unto the said James Chisum … land … in the County of Hardeman in the 10th surveyors district in Range 3 and Section 5 & 6 being part of a tract of 5000 acres granted by the State of Tennessee to Samuel Polk on both sides of Clover Creek … SE corner of the said 5000 acres tract … marked by Judge Murphy and Company … thence west … to Joseph Byongis 1500 acre tract … containing 1000 acres …
Signed: Peter Brown by his attorney in fact Samuel Dickens
Wit: Robert H Vernon, Andrew Turner
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1833 April 1 – James Chisum to Jonas Robinson, bk C, p 430. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between James Chisum of the County of Hardeman … of the one part and Jonas Robinson of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 600 dollars … confirmed unto the said Jonas Robinson his heirs and assigns forever … land … in the County afsd … in the 10th surveyors district in Range 2 and Section 6 being part of a tract of 1280 acres entered … in the name of John McIver … on the NW corner to the said 1280 acres … near the NW corner of said Robinson plantations … containing 232 acres ….
Signed: James Chisum
Wit: J G Rapon, Thomas J Hardeman
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1833 April 1 – James Chisum to Robert H Vernon, bk C, p 430. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between James Chisum of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee of the one part and Robert H Vernon of the County and State afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 687 dollars and 50 cents … confirmed unto the said Robert H Vernon … land situate … in the County afsd in the 10th surveyors district in Range 3 and Section 5 & 6 including where the said Vernon now lives on Clover Creek being part of a tract of 5000 acres entered and granted in the name of Samuel Polk … in the E boundary line of said 5000 acre tract … and the line of a tract of 268 and 1/2 acres granted to the said James Chisum … containing 275 acres …
Signed: James Chisum
Wit: J L Rosson, Thomas J Hardeman
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1833 Apr 30 – Claiborne and James Chisum. Grant No. 2283. 31 and 1/2 acres. bk 3A, p 455. Hardeman Co, TN. WT Dist.

1833 Apr 30 – Claiborne and James Chisum. Grant No. 2284. 5 acres. bk 3A, p 456. Hardeman Co, TN. WT Dist.

1833 May 1 – Claiborne and James Chisum. Grant No. 2290. 9 acres. bk 3A, p 472. Hardeman Co, TN. WT Dist.

1833 May 1 – Claiborne and James Chisum. Grant No. 2291. 60 acres. bk 3A, p 473. Hardeman Co, TN. WT Dist.

1833 May 3 – James Chisum to John McDonald, bk 3, p 285. Madison County, Tennessee
… between James Chissum of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee of the one part & John McDonald of the County of Madison and State of Tennessee of the other part … the said James Chissum for and in consideration of services performed by John Chissum in locating and having surveyed sundry land warrants for William Hord and others in the Western District of Tennessee under … an agreement and contract entered … between the said James Chissum and the said John Chissam and others as a company of locators and for the further consideration of 1 dollar … paid by the said John Chissum … confirm unto the said John McDonald son in law to the said John Chissum and it being done at the special request and direction of the said John Chissum …. a certain tract of land containing 238 acres by grant No 20147 to the said William Hord and dated the 15th of Sept 1823 situated … in the 10th surveyors Dist in Range 2 and Section 6 and in Madison County …. the NW corner of an entry in the name of John Chissum No 315 …
Signed: James Chissum
Wit: John W Smith, S Copeland.
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1833 May 3 – James Chisum to John Chisum, bk 3, p 287. Madison County, Tennessee
… between James Chissum of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee of the one part and John Chissum of the County of Lauderdale and State of Alabama of the other part … the said James Chissum for and in consideration of services performed by said John Chissum in locating sundry land warrants and having the same surveyed and granted for James Samderson, John McIver and others in the Western District of Tennessee he the said John Chissum being one of a company of locators known by the name of Chissums Company etc, hath …. confirmed unto the said John Chissum … Entry No. 410 founded on Warrant No 347 for 640 acres in the name of James Sanderson and John McIver situated in the 10th Surveyors Dist 2d and 3d Ranges and 8th Sections ….
Signed: James Chissum
Wit: John W Smith, S Copeland
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1833 Dec 30 – Whitson Chisholm to McKinnie Irons, bk D, p 149. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between Whitson H Chism of the one part and McKinnie Irons of the other part both of Hardeman County and State of Tennessee … in consideration of the sum of 2532 dollars … paid by said McKennie Irons … convey to the said McKinnie Irons …. two certain tracts or parcels of land … in said County of Hardeman on the waters of Wolf River and bounded … the western part of grant No 25808 for 400 acres S Dist Range 4 and Section 3 beginning at a point … also a tract of 49 acres near the same and bounded … a NE corner of entry No 890 on the S boundary of entry No. 639 in the name of Peter R Booker … corner on the N boundary of Pillow and Bradshaws 300 acres survey … on Bookers line ….
Signed: W H Chisholm
Wit: E W Harris, John W Jones
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1835 Jan 1 – John Chisam. Grant No. 2621. 150 acres. Hardeman County, TN. Book 3A, p 807. W.T. Dist.

1835 May 25 – James Chisum and others fr Chancery Court, bk D, p 426. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… at a Court of Chancery being held at the Courthouse in the Town of Bolivar on Monday the 14th day of September 1835 …
Claiborn Chisum etal heirs of James Chisum decd exparte } Bill to Sell Real Estate.
… on this 16th day of September 1835 this cause came on to be heard for final decree upon the report of the Clerk of Master in this behalf before the Hon William B Reese Chancellor … a report is submitted in the words & figures following, towit
Claiborn Chisum and others heirs of James Chisum decd } Bill to Sell Real Estate
… in obedience to an interlocatory decree of the Hon the Dist Chancery Court at Bolivar made at the last term thereof … to be advertised in the Bolivar Free Press, or newspaper prinded in the Town of Bolison County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee …. to be publicly sold at the Courthouse door in said Town on Monday the 25 day of May 1835 on a credit of 12 months from said day of sale …. on said 25 day of May he proceeded to sell said land including thereon a Grist Mill and moiety of a said Mill … and Walter Robinson, Jonas Robinson, Andrew Turner, Robert H Vernon and James Chisum became the purchasers thereof as tenants in common for the sum of 1500 dollars they being the last and highest bidders … said tract of land to consist of ten several pieces or parcels all adjoining each other and constituting together one entire tract or parcel but acquired by the said James Chisum by different title, towit, 100 acres of the South end of a 1000 acre tract of land purchased by said James Chisum …. beginning at a chestnut on Robert H Vernons south boundary line on the bank of Clover Creek … in the south boundary line of the said 1000 acre tract … to said Vernons SE corner on the bank of said creek … 300 acres purchased of William Falls which is bounded … at a beech … being part of a 1500 acre tract granted to Joseph Byars also a moiety of a 31 and 1/2 acre tract granted to said James Chisum and Claibourn Chiisum by grant No 2283 Range 3 and Section 5 and bounded … the SW corner of Entry No 456 for 5000 acres in the name of Samuel Polk … crossing Clover Creek … also a moiety of a 5 acre tract granted to said James Chisum and Claibourn Chisum by grant No 2284 lying on both sides of Clover Creek Range 3 and Section 5 … SE corner of Entry No 1563 for 12 acres in the name of John G Cadwell … with said Cadwells line … also the moiety of a 3 acre tract granted to said James Chisum and Claiborne Chisum by grant No 2290 on both sides of Clover Creek Range 3 and Section 5 and bounded as follows … the NE corner of said Chisums 31 and 1/2 acre survey entry No 2612 … in the W boundary of Joseph Byars 1500 acre tract entry No 588 … also the moiety of 60 acre tract granted to said James & Claiborn Chisum by grant No 2291 Range 3 Section 5 on both sides of Clover Creek and bounded … NE corner of said Entry No 2614 for 5 acres in the name of said Claiborn Chisum
Signed: Sylvester Baily clerk
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1835 July 3 – heirs of James Chisum to Elizabeth Chisum, bk D, p 204. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… whereas the commissioners appointed at the April Term of said County … to divide the Real Estate of James Chisum decd between the heirs of said Chisum and also to lay off to the widow of said James Chisum decd her dower in the lands of which he died seized and possessed have laid off to me, as my dower 423 and 1/4 acres of land including the buildings and most of the other improvements on the land where he resided next before his death … I hereby relinquish any and all right that I have or might have, to right of dower in any and all other lands belonging to said Estate except the dower above mentioned and the said commissioners are herby authorized to divide all other lands … between the heirs of the said Chisum …
Signed: Elizabeth Chisum
Wit: E D Tarver, Thomas W Hudson
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1835 Oct 30 – James S Chisum fr Joseph F Falls, bk D, p 249. Hardeman County, Tennessee
… between Joseph Falls of the County of Iredell and State of North Carolina of the one part and Jemes S Chisum of the County of Hardeman and Statae of Tennessee of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 800 dollars … confirm unto the said James S Chisum … land … in the County of Hardeman on the waters of Clover Creek containing 200 acres and bounded …. 150 acres beginning at a stake the NE corner of a tract of 300 acres …. laid off to William Falls the locators interest in a 1500 acre tract of which this is a part along the S boundary of a tract of 5000 acres granted to said Polk 145 and 1/2 poles to a maple … SE corner to Polks tract … to a stake to William Falls east boundary … also 50 acres allotted in division to John Falls and Easter his wife containing 50 acres … the SE corner of William Falls 300 acre tract … to a stake SW corner of Joseph Falls 150 acre tract …
Signed: Joseph F Falls
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1836 James S Chisum to George Overton, bk D, p 467. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1836 Claiborne Chisum to Jonas Robinson, bk D, p 474. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1836 Claiborne Chisum fr Gray Westbrook, bk E, p 4. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1836 James S Chisum fr Adam R Simenton, bk E, p 8. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1836 Claiborne Chisum fr Thomas G Chisum, bk E, p 24. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1836 Thomas G Chisum to Andrew Turner, bk E, p 24. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1836 Nov 2 – Claiborne Chisum. Grant No. 3010. 12 acres. Hardeman Co, TN. bk 4, p 280. WT Dist.

1837 James S Chisum to Hinson Vinson, bk E, p 165. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1837 James Chisum to R H Vernone, bk E, p 169. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1837 Claiborn Chisum fr Thomas G Chisum, bk E, p 265. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1837 Thomas G Chisum to Robert H Vernon, bk E, p 286. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1837 Claiborn Chisum & others to Robert H Vernon, bk E, p 287. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1837 Elizabeth Chisum to Robert H Vernon, bk E, p 307. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1837 Claiborn Chisum to Thomas Williams, bk E, p 312. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1837 Claiborne Chisum to Pitner Miller, bk E, p 328. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1837 March 11 – Claiborn Chisum to John Vinson etal, bk 7, p 93. Madison County, Tennessee
… between Claibourn Chisam of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee of the one part and John Vinson of the County of Madison and State afsd of the other part …. in consideration of the sum of 1000 dollars … conveyed unto the said John Vinson … land …. in the county of Madison … in the 10th Surveyors District Range 2 and Section 7 and bounded … beginning at a stake post oak … containing 184 acres …
Signed: Claibourn Chisum
Wit: Edwin C Stevens, William H Chisum
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1837 March 11 – Claiborn Chisum to John Vinson, bk 7, p 94. Madison County, Tennessee
… between Claibourn Chsum of the County of Hardeman and State of Tennesse of the one part and John Vinson of the County of Madison … of the other part … in consideration of 400 dollars … conveyed unto the said John Vinson… land … in the County of Madison… in the 10th Surveyors dist Range 1 and Section 7 and bounded …. beginning at a black oak … containing 54 and 1/4 acres …
Signed: Claibourn Chisum
Wit: William H Chisum, Edwin C Stevens.
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1837 June 28 – William Chisholm. Grant No. 3154. 25 acres. Hardeman County, TN. bk 4, p 421. W.T. Dist.

1838 Claiborne Chisum & others to E Gibbons, bk E, p 443. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1838 Oct 15 – John G Chisholm, Claiborn Chisum, James Chisum, Matilda Chisum, Thomas Chisum, William H Chisum etal to John Chisum, bk 7, p 169. Madison County, Tennessee
… between the legal representaties of James Chishum deceased and John Chisholm deceased, to wit, John Johnson and wife Polly, Walter Robertson and wife Rebeccah, Robert H Vernon and wife Nancy, Andrew Turner and wife Vinsy, Jonas Robinson and wife Elizabeth, Claibourn Chishum, Thomas G Chishum, John G Chishum, also the heirs of said John Chishum decdWilliam H Chishum, Claibourn Chisholm and wife, John W Smith and Letty his wife, Edwin Stephens and wife Mary Ann, Thomas G Chishum and wife Belinda, James M Johnson and wife Nancy, Catherine Chishum, Matilda Chishum, Martha Jane Chishum, all of the Counties of Madison and Hardeman Tennessee. William Hill guardian of the heirs of Lucy Hill deceased of the County of White and State afsd of the first part, and John Chisholm of the County of Lauderdale State of Alabama of the second part …. party of the first part for and in consideration of services performed by John Chisholm of the second part in locating sundry land warrants and having the same surveyed and granted for the heirs of James Galleway and others in the Western District of Tennessee he the said Chisholm being one of the Company of Locators known by the name of the Chishum Company & Co the party of the first part hath granted … and sold unto the said John Chisholm of the second part … their equal and undivided 2/3 of 120 of land the location interest in and to them decreed by the Rockingham County North Carolina Chancery Court part of tract of land granted to the heirs of James Galleway and located by said Company in said Western District of Tennessee in the County of Madison Entry No 334 in the 10th Surveyors District in Ranges 2 & 3 Section 7 and the Eastern part of said tract of 600 acres beginning at the NE corner … containing 120 acres …
Signed:
John Johnson, Mary Johnson,
John G Chisam,
Walter Robinson, Rebecca Robinson,
Robert H Vernon, Nancy Vernon,
Andrew Turner, Levina Turner,
Jonas Robinson, Elizabeth Robinson,
Claibourn Chisum,
Thomas G Chisum, Belinda Chisum,
William H Chisum,
Edwin C Stevens, Mary Ann Stevens,
John W Smith, Charlotte Smith,
Catherine Chisholm,
W H Chisholm Guardian } Matilda Chisholm, Martha Jane Chisum,
James M Johnson, Nancy C Johnson.
Wit: Seth Caison, Meremon H Jones.
Republic of Texas, Red River County } This day personally appeared Seth Caison and Meriman H Jones the two subscribing witnesses to the within deed …. (acknowledged signatures of John Johnson & Mary Johnson his wife, and Thomas G Chisum and Belinda Chisum his wife sign their signatures … )
State of Tennessee, Hardeman County } … order to examine Rebecca Robinson wife of Walter Robinson, Nancy Vernon wife of Robert H Vernon, Levincey Turner wife of Andrew Turner, Elizabeth Robertson wife of Jonas Robertson, Charlotte Smith wife of John W Smith, Mary Ann Stephens wife of Edwin C Stephens, Nancy C Johnson wife of James M Johnson, Catherine Chisum now Catherine Mercer wife of Thomas B Mercer … separately from their husbands …
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1838 Oct 15 – Belinda Chisum, Claiborn Chisum, James Chisum, John G Chisum etal to John Chisum, bk 7, p 172. Madison County, Tennessee
… between the Legal Representatives of James Chishum decd to wit, John Johnson by his wife Polly, Walter Robinson and wife Rebeccah, Robert H Vernon and wife Nancy, Andrew Turner and wife Vincy, Jonas Robinson and wife Elizabeth, Claibourn Chishum, Thomas G Chishum, John G Chishum of the County of Hardeman State of Tennessee, and William Hill guardian of the heirs of Lucy Hill deceased of the County of White and State afsd of the first part, and John Chishum of the County of Lauderdale and State of Alabama of the second part … in consideration of services performed by John Chisholm of the second part in locating sundry land warrants and having the same survey’d and granted for the heirs of Martin Armstrong and others in the Weestern District of Tennessee he the said Chisholm being one of a company of locators known by the name of Chishum Company and Co the party of the first … sold unto the said John Chisholm of the second part … 260 acres of land the location interest set apart under decree of Davidson County Nashville Tennessee to the locatiors of the Marting Armstrong representatives … lying in the County of Madison in the 10th Surveyors Dist Range 2 & 3 Section 7 grant No 20173 dated the 15th of Sept 1823 entry dated the 26th of December 1820 Grant No 335 and bounded … beginning at a stake the SW corner of Entry No 334 in the name of James Galliway for 600 acres … to the beginning containing 260 acres …
Signed:
John Johnson, Mary Johnson,
John G Chisam,
Walter Robinson, Rebecca Robinson,
Robert H Vernon, Nancy Vernon,
Andrew Turner, Levina Turner,
Jonas Robinson, Elizabeth Robinson,
Claibourn Chisum,
Thomas G Chisum, Belinda Chisum
Wit: Seth Caison, Mermon H Jones.
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1840 US Census – Name: William Chisholm
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Hardeman, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 7
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 9
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 9
Year: 1840; Census Place: Hardeman, Tennessee; Roll: 522; Page: 311; Family History Library Film: 0024544
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1840 US Census – Name: [John G Chisum]
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Hardeman, Tennessee
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 4
Schools – Primary and Common Schools: 1
Schools – No. of Scholars (Pri/Comm): 30
Free White Persons – Under 20: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total Slaves: 3
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6
Year: 1840; Census Place: Hardeman, Tennessee; Roll: 522; Page: 321; Family History Library Film: 0024544
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1847 Claiborne Chism to John Wade, bk J, p 51. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1847 William Chisholm to W P McKinnie, bk J, p 55. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1847 Claiborne Chism to Robert H Vernon, bk J, p 62. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1847 Claiborne Chism to Jonas Robinson, bk J, p 64. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1847 Chism & Pirtle fr D W Thompson, bk J, p 168. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1847 Catherine J Chism to Philip R Jones, bk J, p 344. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1850 US Census – Name: J G Chisum
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Birth Year: abt 1818
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1850: Hardeman, Tennessee, USA
Occupation: Farmer
Industry: Agriculture
Real Estate: 3000
Line Number: 28
Dwelling Number: 736
Family Number: 736
Household Members Age
J G Chisum 32
Larisa Chisum 33
Elizabeth Chisum 10
Mary Chisum 8
James Chisum 7
William Chisum 4
Nancy Chisum 5
Sarah Chisum 2
William Pirtle 36
Elizabeth Cheshier 76
Year: 1850; Census Place: Hardeman, Tennessee; Roll: 881; Page: 119b
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1850 Turner Chism & Moore fr Jonas Robinson, bk K, p 141. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1850 John G Chism to Turner, Robinson & Moore, bk K, p 168. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1850 John G Chism fr Robinson Turner & Moore Turner, bk K, p 317. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1851 William H Chism to Thomas B Mercer & others, bk K, p 456. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1855 Thomas G Chism fr Claiborne Chism, bk M, p 561. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1855 Thomas G Chism fr Thomas, John D, and others, bk M, p 562. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1858 John G Chism to Circuit Court, bk P, p 274. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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1859 John G Chism to Pitser Miller, bk P, p 326. Hardeman County, Tennessee

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