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1782 Census Charlotte Co, Va Name: William Chisolm
State: VA
County: Charlotte County
Township: 10 12
Year: 1782
Record Type: Continental Census
Page: 15
Database: VA Early Census Index
Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=3578&h=32690687&tid=&pid=&queryId=701ad8d5162c568da0b4e81a596d3fa7&usePUB=true&_phsrc=wfp992&_phstart=successSource

1782 Personal Property Tax Lists 1782. Charlotte County, Virginia
William Chisholm, William Chisholm Jr, Jack, Peter, Matt, Ned, Jack, Sury, Lucy, Phillida, Emery, Fanny, Sarah. 2 white tithes – 11 slaves – 7 horses – 30 cattle
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/MembersOnlyArea/pdfs/Charlotte/1782Personal/06.pdf

1783 Personal Property Tax Lists 1783. Charlotte County, Virginia
William Chisholm, William Chisholm, Jack, Peter, Natt, John, Lucy, Lucy, Nan, Phillida, Fran, Amey, Sary, Jack. 2 white tithes – 7 slaves abv 16 – 12 total no. of slaves – 9 horses – 22 cattle
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/MembersOnlyArea/pdfs/Charlotte/1783Personal/12.pdf

1783 Nov 6 – Marriage of Joseph Terrel to Elizabeth Chisolm in Charlotte Co, Va
Name: Elizabeth Chisolm
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 06 Nov 1783
Marriage Place: Charlotte, Virginia
Spouse:
Joseph Terrel
FHL Film Number: 30815
Reference ID: R1 P4
Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/5047564:60214?tid=&pid=&queryId=ef3aa2ab58cd62bef54242c756f1964b&_phsrc=wfp995&_phstart=successSource

1784 Personal Property Tax Lists 1784. Charlotte County, Virginia
William Chisolm, William Chisolm Junr, Jack, Peter, Nall, John, Lucy, Lucy, Nan, Philada, Fran, Amey, Ana, Ned, Jack, Moses – 0 tithes – 9 slaves abv 16 – 14 slaves total – 8 horses – 20 cattle
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/MembersOnlyArea/pdfs/Charlotte/1784Personal/14.pdf

1787 Personal Property Tax Lists 1787. Charlotte County, Virginia
William Chisolm – 0 tithes – 11 blacks above 16 – 6 blacks under 16 – 9 horses – 24 cattle
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/MembersOnlyArea/pdfs/Charlotte/1787PersonalA/05.pdf

1788 Personal Property Tax Lists 1788. Charlotte County, Virginia
William Chisolm 1 tithe – 8 blacks above 16 – 9 horses
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/MembersOnlyArea/pdfs/Charlotte/1788PersonalA/05.pdf

1788 Jan 7 – Marriage of Richard Easter to Mary Chisolm in Charlotte Co, Va
Name: Mary Chisolm
Spouse: Richard Easter
Marriage Date: 7 Jan 1788
Marriage Location: Charlotte County, Virginia
Dodd, Jordan. Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1660-1800 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=3002&h=7291&tid=&pid=&queryId=4e49d82ca3ace1aac94a169bff2e0dc5&usePUB=true&_phsrc=wfp1000&_phstart=successSource

1788 Mar 18 – Marriage of Obediah Chisum to Mary A Cardwell in Charlotte Co, Va
Name: Obediah Chisum
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 18 Mar 1788
Marriage Place: Charlotte, Virginia
Spouse:
Mary A. Cardwell
FHL Film Number: 30815
Reference ID: R1 P10
Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/4339896:60214?tid=&pid=&queryId=07f1bb45c58919659ec2b54148335b12&_phsrc=wfp1046&_phstart=successSource

1789 Personal Property Tax List A 1789. Charlotte County, Virginia
Deborah Chisolm 0 tithes – 2 blacks above 16 – 2 horses
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/MembersOnlyArea/pdfs/Charlotte/1789PersonalA/06.pdf

1789 Personal Property Tax List B 1789. Charlotte County, Virginia
Obediah Chisolm 1 tithe – 1 horse
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/MembersOnlyArea/pdfs/Charlotte/1789PersonalB/05.pdf

1789 Jan 24 – William Chisolm’s last will and testament – Will book 2, p 24. Charlotte County, Virginia
… I William Chisholm of the County of Charlotte and State of Virginia …. do make and establish this to be my last Will & Testament …
… I give to my son William Chisolm my negro man Amos, whoe he now has in possession.
… I give to my son John Chislom’s children, Janesy, William, John, Alexander, and Andrew my negro man Jack.
… I give my daughter Margaret Davis the following negroes viz: Fann a woman, Tom a man, and Ned a man, which negroes she has now in possession.
… I give to my daughter Sarah the following negroes viz: Phillidia a woman and her increase whom she has now in possession, and Moses a man whom she is to have after the death of my wife Debrah.
… I give to my daughter Anna my negro woman Lucy the mother of my negro woman Fann, whom she is to have possession of after the death of my wife Debrah, but as the said negro is not equal in value with the portions of the rest of my children, I desire that the woman Lucy may be valued and the deficiency made up by the other legatees of this will, she is to be valued at the death of my wife.
… I give to my daughter Mary Easter 30 pounds to be laid out in buying a negro girl, which money is to be paid out of the money arising from the sale of the land sold Langston Bacon and John Petty. But if the said negro when purchased is found of less value than the portions of the other legatees of this Will I desire that she shall be made equal by the legatees of this will.
… I give to my wife Debrah during her life the following negroes, viz: Jack a man, Lucy his wife, and Nate a man and after the death of my wife its my will that the said negroes, Jack, Lucy & Nate shall be equally divided among my children, William, Margaret, Sarah, John Chisolm’s childrenJincey, William, John, Alexander, and AndrewAnna my daughter, Mary Easter and Elizabeth Terrill.
… Lastly I do appoing my friend Edward Almond, executor of this my last Will & Testament as witness my hand & seal this 24 day of January 1789.
Signed: William Chisholm
In presence of John James, Burnley Callicott, Bartlett James.
At a court held for Charlotte County the 4 day of June 1792 this last will and testament of William Chisolm decd was presented in court and the same was proved by the oath of Burnley Callicott and Bartlett James and ordered to be recorded and Edward Almond the executor herein named renounced in open court the burthen of execution of the said will. Teste Thomas Read.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9PH-T9YS?i=367&cat=368051

1843 Nov 18 – Inventory and appraisement of John Chisum decd, Will bk 8, p 279, 280. Charlotte County, Virginia
… Signed: William H Clay, George W Redd, George W Elliott
(Recorded Jan 1, 1844)
1843 Nov 18 – Account of Sales of property belonging to the Estate of John Chisum decd
… Names of buyers: C M Adkisson, Barbary Chisum, John Loombs, Barbary Chisum, P H Rutledge, William Nichols, H T Redd, H T Redd, H T Redd, William H Clay, William H Clay, William H Clay, P H Rutledge, H T Redd, H T Redd, William Nichols, H T Redd, Anderson Toombs, Anderson Toombs, George W Redd, Mrs T Traylor, George W Redd, George W Redd, Anderson Toombs, J Newcum, P H Rutledge, Mrs T Traylor, Mrs T Traylor, William Nichols, P H Rutledge, Mrs T Traylor, Mrs T Traylor, William Nichols, John Tombs, Richard Watts, William Nichols, William Nichols, William Nichols, Henry T Redd, Henry T Redd, Henry T Redd, Anderson Toombs, C H Newcomb, Mrs T Traylor, Richard Watts, D A Adkins, Henry T Redd, Richard Watts, George W Redd, Henry T Redd, John Toombs, Anderson Toombs, George W Redd, Mrs T Traylor, R Collins, Edmund Chisum, William Nichols, Henry T Redd, P H Rutledge, Richard Watts, William Nichols, George W Redd, William Nichols, William Nichols, Mrs T Traylor, William Nichols, John Toombs, John Toombs, Henry T Redd, Henry T Redd, Henry T Redd, Henry T Redd, Joseph Collins, Henry T Redd, Joseph Collins, Joseph Collins, P H Rutledge, P H Rutledge, Daniel Hendrick, Henry T Redd, Richard Watts, Richard Watts, John Toombs, Anderson Toombs, Anderson Toombs, Edmund Chisum.
Clement M Adkisson admr of John Chisum decd in Charlotte County Court Clerks Office Dec 27, 1843. … this day admitted to record. Test Winslow Flimison CC.
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/1659833:62347?tid=&pid=&queryId=35bd8232635c32bc571c270c0bf2d372&_phsrc=vgK3684&_phstart=successSource

1845 Oct 30 – John Chisum, Will bk 9, p 28. Charlotte County, Virginia
– Est. John Chisum decd In account current with Clement M Adkisson the administrator.
1843 Nov 18 – (Names of people paid) –
… paid John Tombs – 2.00
… paid Henrey T Redd – $15.35
… refunded by H T Redd – 1.79
1844 April 22 – payments –
… paid Edmund Chisum – 9.70
… paid Coleman & Adkisson – 13.00
… paid Richard Logan – 23.75 (May 8)
… paid Coleman & Adkisson – 4.00 (May 28)
… paid Coleman & Adkisson – 25.00 (Sept 9)
… paid Clerk ticket (Charlotte) – 3.00 (Oct 3)
… paid James E Hamblett – 2.50 (Oct 28)
… paid Coleman & Adkisson – 4.45 (Nov 29)
… paid Richard Logan – 17.50 (Nov 29)
… paid Shff Charlotte – 0.50 (Dec 3)
… paid Tax account – 1.32 (Dec 3)
… paper – 0.12 (Dec 3)
… paid expenses to Charlotte Court to administer on Est. – 0.37 (Dec 3)
… paid ferriage to attend sale – 0.12 (Dec 3)
… paid expenses to Charlotte CoHo to have a/c current settled – 0.50
… interest in favor of the estate – (add 1.71 and 1/2)
… to 5 pr comt corn on 127.75 and 3/4 – 6.38
… balance due the Estate & retained in hand by the admin to pay recording this a/c etc – 1.70.
In pursuance of an order of the County Court Charlotte … 2d day of Dec 1844 we the undersigned commissioners proceeded to settle the acct current of Clement M Adkisson admr of John Chisum decd and find a balance due the estate of 1 dollar and 70 cents due the 3d day of Dec 1844. Given under our hands this 30th day of October 1845.
Signed: John Morton, John Booker, James South(sp?)
At a Court held for Charlotte County Nov 3, 1845 this account current of Clement M Adkisson admin of John Chisum decd reported by the commissioners appointed to settle adjust the same was this day returned into Court and ordered to be one term for exceptions.
And at another Court held for the same County Dec 1, 1845 this account having lain one term and no exceptions being filed to it is ordered to be recorded.
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/1659833:62347?tid=&pid=&queryId=35bd8232635c32bc571c270c0bf2d372&_phsrc=vgK3684&_phstart=successSource

1850 US Census – Name: Mary Chism
Gender: Female
Age: 70
Birth Year: abt 1780
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1850: Charlotte, Charlotte, Virginia, USA
Cannot Read, Write: Yes
Line Number: 12
Dwelling Number: 38
Family Number: 38
Household Members Age
Parks H Rutledge 32
Ellin Rutledge 33
Mary A Rutledge 7
Mary Chism 70
Year: 1850; Census Place: Charlotte, Charlotte, Virginia; Roll: 940; Page: 3a
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/14949843:8054

1850 US Census – Name: Edmund Chissm
Gender: Male
Age: 27
Birth Year: abt 1823
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1850: Charlotte, Charlotte, Virginia, USA
Occupation: Farmer
Industry: Agriculture
Line Number: 35
Dwelling Number: 35
Family Number: 35
Household Members Age
Edmund Chissm 27
Sarah Ann Chissm 29
Mary W Chissm 6
Nancy J Chissm 2
Isabella Chissm 1
Year: 1850; Census Place: Charlotte, Charlotte, Virginia; Roll: 940; Page: 2b
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/14949824:8054

1857 Feb 2 – John Chisum, Will bk 12, p 154. Charlotte County, Virginia
Est. John Chisum decd In acct current with C M Adkisson admr.
… 1844 Dec 1 – balance due on settlement a/c current – 1.70
… 1845 Dec 16 – paid clk Charlotte – 0.35
… 1846 Jan 30 – paid clk Charlotte – 1.12
… 1850 Feb 27 – paid clk Charlotte – 0.22
….
… 1856 Mar 26 … cash of Mary A Lewis for money paid R Logan as his judgt v E Hardwick & John Chisum.- 69.57
… 1856 Mar 26 … paid Tho Johnson – 47.94
… 1856 Mar 31 … paid John Coleman – 15.04
… 1856 Mar 31 … 5 prcent … on J 69.57 – 3.48
… 1856 May 1 … balance due estate – 3.11
……
To the County Court of Charlotte County.
….. report to the Court that …. May 1856 that C M Adkisson admr of John Chisum decd exhibited before your commissioners a statement of all the money which he has received or becom chargeable … from the 1 Dec 1844 to the 1 May 1856 …
… At a Court held for the County of Carlotte the 2 Feb 1857 … ordered to be recorded.
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/1659833:62347?tid=&pid=&queryId=35bd8232635c32bc571c270c0bf2d372&_phsrc=vgK3684&_phstart=successSource

1860 US Census – Name: Mary Chisum
Age: 85. Birth Year: abt 1775
Gender: Female. Birth Place: Virginia
Home in 1860: Charlotte, Virginia
Dwelling Number: 31. Family Number: 31
Cannot Read, Write: Y
Household Members Age
James R Farrell 42
Wyatt T Newcomb 21
Ed A Layne 24
Missouri A Farrell 14
Eliz J Farrell 12
Jas W Farrell 10
Joshua Farrell 8
Mary S Farrell 6
Ed P Chisum 36
Sarah A Chisum 35
Mary W Chisum 15
Mancy I Chisum 12
Isabella Chisum 10
Fleming C Chisum 7
Mary Chisum 85
Year: 1860; Census Place: Charlotte, Virginia; Roll: M653_1340; Page: 188; Family History Library Film: 805340
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/33683927:7667