Mary Ann "Polly" Harris

Female 1782 - 1869  (87 years)


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  • Name Mary Ann "Polly" Harris 
    Born 23 Feb 1782  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Aug 1869  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Chisam Cemetery, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I32407  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2014 

    Father Jonathan Harris,   b. 0___ 1751, Hopewell County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1834, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Margarette Patterson,   b. 0___ 1752, (Pennsylvania) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1849, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 97 years) 
    Married 0Feb 1772  Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Family ID F9392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John "Hickory John" Chisam,   b. 30 Nov 1780, York County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1804  Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Preston Chisum,   b. 0___ 1808, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Overton DeWeese Chisam,   b. 11 Feb 1811, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1883, Walling, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. John Hickory Chisum, Jr.,   b. 0___ 1814, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1863, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
     4. William M. Chisam,   b. 7 Dec 1822, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1905, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F12552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1782 - Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1804 - Spartanburg County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Aug 1869 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chisam Cemetery, White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Birth: Feb. 23, 1782
      Virginia, USA
      Death: 1891
      White County
      Tennessee, USA

      Mary Ann "Polly" (Harris) Chisam, daughter of Jonathan and Margarette (Patterson) Harris, wife to "Hickory" John Chisam.
      Her death date of 1891 on her stone makes her 108 at her death. I have been unable to document her past 1862.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Jonathan Harris (1751 - 1834)

      Spouse:
      John "Hickory" Chisam (1779 - 1855)*

      Children:
      Overton D Chisam (1811 - 1883)*
      John H. Chisam (1816 - 1863)*
      William M Chisam (1822 - 1905)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Chisam Cemetery
      White County
      Tennessee, USA

      Created by: Graveyard Shift
      Record added: Apr 25, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 51596255

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  • Sources 
    1. [S45132] http://www.tngenweb.org/revwar/counties/white.htm.

    2. [S47191] Julia Bond | 31 Dec 2012 | jabond7@cox.net | her research can be viewed on http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8217770/family.

    3. [S53223] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51596255.

    4. [S10869] "Mary Ann Harris Chisam", Profile, revisited, recorded & uploaded to this website, Thursday, April 20th, 2017, by David.

    5. [S4160] "The Chisz, A History of the Chisholme/Chism Family",by John D. Chism, Jr.,, p. 34.