Martha Elizabeth Chisum

21 October 1842–23 February 1916 (Age 73)
Nacogdoches, Texas, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Chisum was born on 21 October 1842, in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, her father, Isham Russell Chisum, was 29 and her mother, Mary 'Polly' Walling, was 24. She married John Chapman about 1860. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Groesbeck, Limestone, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 8, Limestone, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 23 February 1916, in Thornton, Limestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Thornton Cemetery, Thornton, Limestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William E Meek
1830–1883
Martha Elizabeth Chisum
1842–1916
Marriage: 1865
Rush Chapman Meek
1861–
Sarah Ann Meek
1866–1954
Bleayden Meek
1868–
Eli Haden Meek
1868–1868
Elizabeth Caledonia "Callie" Meek
1869–1898
Susan Elmina Meeks
1871–1925
Isham Meek
1873–1960
Isabella Meek
1879–1967

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1865
Limestone, Texas, United States
children

(8)

    Rush Chapman Meek

    Male1861–Male

    Female1866–1954Female

    Eli Haden Meek

    Male1868–1868Male

    Bleayden Meek

    Male1868–Male

    Elizabeth Caledonia "Callie" Meek

    Female1869–1898Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 4

Historical Boundaries: 1846: Limestone, Texas, United States
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Scottish Chisholm .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Mick in household of Osham Mick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha E Meek in household of Wm E Meek, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Chisum in household of J R Chisum, "United States Census, 1860"

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