James Rhodes "Grammar-Jim" Chisam

Male 1842 - 1918  (76 years)


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  • Name James Rhodes "Grammar-Jim" Chisam 
    Born 23 Jan 1842  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military CSA Veteran  [4
    Died 14 Aug 1918  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Jericho Cemetery, Quebeck, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I48344  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2017 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Celia Jane Hash,   b. 10 Oct 1814, Rock Island, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1895, Walling, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 0___ 1832  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1860  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F12551  Group Sheet

    Family Sallie Anderson,   b. 0___ 1844, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1914  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Y  [3
    Children 
     1. Thomas Andrew Chisam,   b. ~ 1863, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Joseph Polk Chisam,   b. 0___ 1864, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1937  (Age ~ 73 years)
     3. Overton Deweese Chisam,   b. 0___ 1865, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1954  (Age ~ 89 years)
     4. Carleen Chisam,   b. 0___ 1867, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1902  (Age ~ 35 years)
     5. William Aaron Chisam,   b. 16 Feb 1869, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1937, Lewisburg, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Rosetta "Zettie" Chisam,   b. 2 Nov 1870, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1934, Walling, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     7. James Manuel "Spike" Chisam,   b. 29 Jan 1873, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1949, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     8. Violet "Villia" Chisam,   b. 14 Mar 1877, (White County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1911  (Age 34 years)
     9. Silas Marion Chisam,   b. 9 Jun 1881, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1965, North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     10. George Chisam,   b. 0___ 1889, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F17839  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jan 1842 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 1918 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Jericho Cemetery, Quebeck, White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Birth: Jan. 23, 1842
      White County
      Tennessee, USA
      Death: Aug. 14, 1918
      White County
      Tennessee, USA

      My Great Grandfather. Nicknamed "Grammar Jim" for his habit of correcting bad English. Civil War vet. (bio by: Graveyard Shift)

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Overton D Chisam (1811 - 1883)
      Celia Jane Hash Chisam (1814 - 1895)

      Spouse:
      Sarah Huff Anderson Chisam (1842 - 1914)

      Children:
      Overton Deweese Chisam (1865 - 1954)*
      Lydia Carlia Chisam (1867 - 1902)*
      Sarah Rozetta Chisam (1870 - 1934)*
      Violet Veelia Chisam Phifer (1877 - 1911)*

      Siblings:
      Martha Ann Chisam Blankenship (1834 - 1910)*
      James Rhodes Chisam (1842 - 1918)
      Mary Caroline Chisam Thompson (1845 - 1931)*
      Francis E Chisam Taylor (1847 - 1929)**
      William Overton Chisam (1849 - 1915)**
      John David Chisam (1853 - 1931)**
      Celia Jane Chisam Mason (1856 - 1946)**

      *Calculated relationship
      **Half-sibling

      Burial:
      Jericho Cemetery
      Quebeck
      White County
      Tennessee, USA

      Created by: Reba Bain
      Record added: Jul 17, 2008
      Find A Grave Memorial# 28344253 [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S10855] "Hache-Hash Genealogy and Allied Lines", by Lella Gertrude Saylors, 1970", abstracted, recorded & uploaded to this websi, p. 87.

    2. [S10857] "Celia Louisa "Josephine" Blankenship Cotton", profile, abstracted, recorded & uploaded to this website, Wednesday, Apri.

    3. [S10858] "Hache-Hash Genealogy and Allied Lines", by Lella Gertrude Saylors, 1970", abstracted, recorded & uploaded to this websi, p. 98.

    4. [S11200] "James Rhodes "Grammar-Jim" Chisam", Cemetery Profile, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=chisam&GSf.

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

    6. [S53224] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51417116.

    7. [S11197] "Overton DeWeese Chisam", 1860 White County, TN Census, "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch.