Tennessee – Sullivan County – Chisholm Info

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1779 Jan 4 – Some records show that Elijah Chisham (Warrant No. 1001) might have been issued 90 acres of land in TN Sullivan County, located “N. side of Holston River”, but no matching Patent was found. More research is required to determine if a Patent was actually issued. The original request for this land was entered on 04 Jan 1779 and assigned TN Sullivan County Entry # 1001.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: (No date – patent not recorded) County: TN Sullivan (No Book:Page – patent not recorded)
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 04 Jan 1779, Entry no.: 1001 Other Identifiers: File no.: 027
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.17.859&qid=719365&rn=1

1784 Nov 10 – Elijah Chrishams [Chisem] (Warrant No. 564) was issued 220 acres of land on 10 Nov 1784 in TN Sullivan County, located “On South side of Holstin River”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 69 page 170 as TN Sullivan County Grant # 279. The original request for this land was entered on 16 May 1780 and assigned TN Sullivan County Entry # 564. It took 4 years and 6 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: 10 Nov 1784, County: TN Sullivan, Grant no.: 279, Book: 69 pg: 170
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 16 May 1780, Entry no.: 564, Other Identifiers: File no.: 400
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.17.400&qid=719364&rn=1

1784 Nov 10 – Elijah Chisum bk D, p 216 (Grant No. 279). Hawkins County, Tennessee (land in Sullivan County, TN)
… State of North Carolina No. 279. … in consideration of the sum of 50 shillings for every hundred acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Elijah Chisum … do give and grant unto the said Elijah Chisum a tract of land containing 220 acres … in our County of Sullivan on the South side of Holston & both sides of Dodsons Creek .. on Evans line … on Paynes line crossing Dodsons Creek
Signed: Alexander Martin.
(Registered Oct 12, 1790)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L987-3WWN?i=133&cat=1418132

1787 Aug 9 – Elijah Chrisham [Chisholm] (Warrant No. 71) was issued 250 acres of land on 09 Aug 1787 in TN Sullivan County, located “On the South side of Holston river”. This was recorded in Land Patent Book 61 page 399 as TN Sullivan County Grant # 380. The original request for this land was entered on 26 Feb 1778 and assigned TN Sullivan County Entry # 71. It took 9 years and 5 months to issue the grant.
From PATENT BOOK Issued: 09 Aug 1787 County: TN Sullivan Grant no.: 380 Book: 61 pg: 399
From WARRANT / PLAT Entered: 26 Feb 1778 Entry no.: 71 Other Identifiers: File no.: 241
https://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.17.241&qid=719368&rn=1

1790 Sept 17 – Elijah Chisum from Bartlett Sims, bk 1, p 73. Hawkins County, Tennessee
… between Bartlet Sims on the one part & Elijah Chisum both of Hawkins County & State of North Carolina … in consideration of the sum of 10 pounds … sold … unto said Elijah Chisum … land containing by estimation 90 acres … in Sullivan County on the North side of Holston River including the place where said Chisum now lives …
Signed: Bartlet Sims
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-23ZC-R?i=54&cat=205927