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Descendants of William and Mary Chisholm

This is an ongoing research page and will be updated as information is verified or received.  Please feel free to contact me if you have information you would like to add.Linda Clanton

Generation No. 1

1.  WILLIAM CHISHOLM   b. 1827 d. 1866-67 in MO He married MARY ARTIMUS LEWALLEN. b. 1834-1840 TN.
 It is believed that William died from a wound recieved during the Civil War and may have died within a year of the end of the War.  Mary may have remarried twice, once to a Thornton and again to Bailes.  It is belief that her daughter Sarah is a Thornton and son William is a Bailes.  See  Vickie's Notes   Albert's Notes  for more information.

1860 Izard Co., AR
William b. 1827 ARK
Mary b. 1839 TN
Thomas age 1

1880 Searcy Co., AR Bear Township household#320
Mary Chism age 40 b. TN 1840 Father B. TN Mother b. TN
John (son) age 17 b. 1863 AR
Mary (dau) age 12 b. 1868 AR
William (son) age 10 b. 1879 AR
Jane (dau) age 1 b. 1879 AR

Note: this is not a proven fact as of this publishing.  There has only been one reference to Mary A LeWallen published and no married record has been found.  It is my belief that Mary's last name could have been Walling or Wallen see the Wallen Connection

Children of WILLIAM CHISHOLM and MARY are:
 i. THOMAS MARION CHISHOLM, b. 1859; d. September 14, 1930, Pope Co., ARK .Note: Thomas was also known by some family members to have gone by the name of Marion B. Chisum but no published reference has been found to verify this he has also been refered to as Thomas C Chism.
ii. JOHN GREEN CHISHOLM, b. February 19, 1862, Ark; d. June 11, 1951, Pope Co., ARK. More Below
iii. MARY JANE CHISHOLM  b. 1867 ARK m. Bruce Dickson or Tom Hopkins.
vi. SARAH THORNTON. b. 1868 MO m.T.A. WILCOX  Sept 30, 1886 Searcy Co., ARK (had 3 children Bill, Hammon, Jaunita (who was a US ARMY 1914 photographer))
vi. JANE BAILES b. 1879 ARK

Generation No. 2

2.  THOMAS MARION (or C) CHISHOLM  was born 1859 in ARK, and died September 14, 1930 in Pope Co., ARK .  He married  1879 in ARK Searcy Co., Bear Creek Township to (1) ALABAMA MAE REEVES, daughter of JOHN (Josh) Puner REEVES b. 1824 in Wayne Co., TN and ELIZABETH MCCAIN.  She was born December 27, 1858 in Searcy Co., AR, and died July 22, 1926 in Pope Co. AR and buried in the Boyd Cemetery..  He married (2) MARTHA KING, MCNUTT, TREADWELL, YANCY.  She was born December 24, 1862.

1880 Searcy Co. AR  Bear Township household # 328-329

Thomas Chism age 21 b. 1859 AR Father AR Mother TN
Alabama age 18 b. AR Father AR Mother TN

i. CORDILLA CHISHOLM. b. 1880 d. 1887 of Diarrehea and fevers buried Boyd Cemetery, Pope Co., ARK
ii. MANUEL CHISHOLM.b. 1882     d. 1887  within two weeks of sis buried Boyd Cemetery Pope Co., ARK
iii. JOHN HENRY CHISHOLM. b. Sept 1883 Pope Co., ARK d.? buried White Cemetery Gore OK m. Rosa Bell Ford Januuary 15, 1901 Russellville, Pope Co., ARK  (another source list him b.Sept 15, 1877 Marshall, Searcy Co., ARK)
iv. DEL CENIA CHISHOLM, b. March 04, 1889, Pope Co., AR. m. July 26, 1903 at Quincy ARK to Matthew Morris.
v. TWIN b. March 4, 1889 died at birth
 vi. ALBERT MARION CHISHOLM. b. July 21, 1898 d. April 2, 1980 OK m. Martha Caroline Freeman  MORE

3.  JOHN GREEN CHISHOLM  was born February 19, 1862 in Izard Co., Ark, and died June 11, 1951 in Pope Co., ARK2.  He married (1) NANCY MORRIS November 22, 1882 in Searcy Co., ARK, daughter of HENRY MORRIS and ELIZABETH ASHCROFT.  She was born May 09, 1862, and died September 04, 1907 in Pope Co., ARK.  He married (2) SARAH ELIZABETH FRANCES GOSWICK October 17, 1908 in Pope Co., ARK, daughter of JAMES GOSWICK and MARTHA CHISM.  She was born November 26, 1871 in Ark, and died September 06, 1954 in Russellville, ARK.

1900 Pope Co., Ark Sulphin Township listed:
John G Chism b. 2/1848 ARK Father MS Mother TN
Nancy  born 4/1862 AR
Lidda born 1/1886 AR
Millie born 1/1888 AR
John R born 1/1890 AR
Nancy born 7/1892 AR
Thomas born 9/1894 AR
Mary A born 2/1897 AR
Martha A born 12/1899 AR

1920 Pope Co. AR Sulphin Township household #42
John G Chism age58 b. 1862 AR Father MS Mother TN
Sallie age 49 born 1871 AR Father AR Mother AR
Wm. H (son) age 18 b. 1902 AR
Ollie J (dau) age 15 b. 1905 AR
Wm T Prince (step son) age 14 b. 1906 AR
Robert W (son) age 10 b. 1910 AR
Josie (dau) age 7 b. 1913

 i LYDIA CHISHOLM, b. 1886, Ark; d. 1909, Russellville, ARK.
 iii. JOHN RILEY CHISHOLM, b. 1890, Ark.
 iv. NANCY CHISHOLM, b. July 14, 1892, Ark; d. July 28, 1908, Pope Co., Ark.
 v. JAMES THOMAS CHISHOLM, b. September 01, 1892, (or 1895) Russelville, Pope Co., Ark.
 vi. MARY ARTMEIS CHISHOLM, b. February 06, 1897, Russelville, Pope Co.,Ark; d. June 15, 1988, Fairfax. OK; m. ANDREW LINCOLN STANDRIDGE, January 31, 1912, Pope Co., ARK; b. May 30, 1894; d. March 07, 1983, Fairfax. OK.
 vii. MARTHA CHISHOLM, b. 1899.
 viii. ANNIE CHISHOLM, b. 27 Dec 1899 Russelville, Pope Co., Ark; m. WILLIS FORD.
 ix. WILLIAM CHISHOLM, b. 1902.
 x. OLLIE CHISHOLM, b. july 30, 1904, Russelville Pope Co., Ark. .

 xi. ROBERT WESLEY CHISHOLM, b. September 16, 1909, Danville Ar; m. IDER COLLINS.
 xii. JOSEPHINE CHISHOLM, b. June 13, 1912, Victor, Pope Co., AR; m. LONNIE MONROE PRINCE; b. April 12, 1907; d. December 11, 1999, Victor, Pope Co., AR.

More information on the decendants of John Green Chisum can be found at  Goswick Genealogy

Generation No. 3



 More on Albert's Decendants

5.  DEL CENIA CHISHOLM  was born March 04, 1888 in Pope Co., AR.  She married MATTHEW MANUEL MORRIS July 26, 1903 in Quincy AR, son of JAMES MORRIS and ELIZABETH MORRIS.  He was born December 15, 1874 in Witchsprings AR, and died May 16, 1948 in Horsesprings, NM.

 i. CORDILLA MORRIS, b. 1904; d. 1905.
 ii. JOHN THOMAS MORRIS, b. January 20, 1905, Russellville, Pope Co. AR; d. February 01, 1964, Lordsburg, Hidalgo Co, NM; m. LUCILLE KATHRYNE COFFMAN, October 09, 1926, Russellville, Pope Co. AR3; b. April 26, 1910, Russellville, Pope Co. AR; d. December 18, 1987, Reserve, Catron Co., NM.  Marriage licence, Book 0 page 165, County of POPE ARK, JT Morris of Russelville Ark aged 21 years and Miss Lucy Coffman of Russellville in the county of Pope aged 18 years. Leonard Bell County clerk, Hh Sewell JP 9th of October 1926.

Obituary Lordsburg Hildalgo Newspaper

John T Morris Dies Following Short Illness
 John T Morris dies February 1 in Lordsburg following a short illness. Funeral Services were conducted at the Heather Chapel at 2pm Monday, Feb 2, with Rev. Forest Srader of the Assembly of God Church officiating.
 Mr. Morris, a resident of Lordsburg the past nine years was born, Jan 20, 1905 in Polk County Arkansas.  He worked in the sawmills and as a heavy equipmwnt operator on road construction.
 Surviving him are his widow Mrs. Katherine Morris, three daughters Mrs. Arbie Mobley, Mrs. Faye Horne, Miss Lucille Morris all of Lordsburg; two sons, John M , Cashion, Arizona and James T of Lordsburg; his mother, Cenia Morris, Oktaha, Okla; three sisters; Thelma Louise Hughes, Pierce, Okla., Lois Hughes, Porum, Okla,. and Betty Murray, Oktaha; two brothers, Floyd, Mountian Top, Arkansas and Jessie, Porum; nine grand children and a number of nieces and nephews.
 Pallbearers were Cecil Lemons, HW Schulz, WC Chavers and Dan Schulz with burial in Moutain View Cemetery.

We wish to express our sincere appreciation and gratitude for the lovely floral offerings, all kindnesses and words of sympathy extended to us in the loss of our loved one.  All was greatly appreciated.  Family of John T Morris.

 iii. ALABAMA MAE MORRIS, b. May 09, 1907, AR; d. September 1908, AR.
 iv. FLOYD WESLEY MORRIS, b. May 26, 1909, AR; d. October 09, 1970, OK; m. NELLIE HILL.
 v. JAMES LESLEY MORRIS, b. May 29, 1912, AR; d. April 16, 1947; m. LAURA GILLIAM.
 vi. CORE EVELYN MORRIS, b. April 23, 1915, AR; d. February 1946; m. HAYWOOD COLLINS.
 vii. THELMA MAGELINE MORRIS, b. May 28, 1918, Ben Hur AR; d. Broken Arrow, OK; m. ED HUGHES.
 viii. LOIS CAROLINE MORRIS, b. July 03, 1920; m. EARL HUGHES.
 ix. LLOYD ELMER MORRIS, b. June 01, 1923, AR; d. December 19, 1963, Shady Grove, OK; m. JEAN MURRAY.
 x. JESSIE VERLON MORRIS, b. January 17, 1927, AR; m. FLOSSIE COLLINS.
 xi. VESSIE BERLON MORRIS, b. January 17, 1927, AR; d. 1929, AR.
 xii. BETTY JOYCE MORRIS, b. January 03, 1932, Watonga, OK; m. VOWELL MURRAY.

More information on the John Thomas Morris and Lucille Kathryne Coffman can be found at  Clanton Branches and Roots

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