Sunday, June 16, 2019

1840 Revolutionary War Soldiers of White Co, TNGenWeb

Interesting information.

John CHISAM SC Line, sol's only heir, Nancy FISHER stated 5 Sep 1855 that he died 15 Jun 1829 in AL leaving a widow Sarah who d 30 Aug 1848 in White Co, TN. He and wife had 7 children, to wit: Nancy FISHER, John, Chisam [sic], Rachel RIDDLES, Polly PULLEN, Betsy BURNSIDES, Sarah CHISAM & Frances HATELY & all were dec'd in 1855 except Nancy FISHER. He and wife had married in Spartansburg Dist, SC in 1774. A Mary CHISAM stated in Aug 1855 that she was a widow of one of his sons & that she drew a pension as only heir of Jonathan & Margaret HARRIS. (RW Pension File R1932) See also RW Jonathan HARRIS below.
Jonathan Harris NC Line, applied 16 Aug 1833 White Co, TN aged 82, he lived in Rowan Co, NC at enl, was born in 1751 in Hopewell Co in East Jersey; his widow applied 4 Apr 1838 White Co TN aged 86, declared they had married in Feb 1772 in Lancaster Co, PA. He died 28 Jun 1834, and his daughter Mary CHISOM made affidavit on 24 Feb 1852 White Co TN & she stated her mother had died 24 Aug 1849 leaving only 1 child Mary "Polly" CHISOM; a copy of his will is in the file dated 25 Jun 1834 in White Co TN, naming his wife and John CHISOM whom he appointed executor & Polly CHISOM; refers to grandchildren (not named) (RW Pension File W4979) Private, North Carolina Line, $20.00 Annual Allowance $60.00 Amount Received September 30 1833 Pension Started Age 83 (1835 TN Pension Roll) See also RW John CHISUM above.

Source: TN Gen Web