Martha Elizabeth Chisum

Female21 October 1842–23 February 1916

Brief Life History of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Chisum was born on 21 October 1842, in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, her father, Isham Russell Chisum Sr, was 29 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Walling, was 23. 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
Martha Elizabeth Chisum
Marriage: 1865
Rush Chapman
Sarah Ann Meek
Bleayden Meek
Eli Haden Meek
Elizabeth Caledonia "Callie" Meek
Susan Elmira Meek
Isham Meek
Isabella Meek

Sources (11)

  • Martha Mick in household of Osham Mick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Chisum Meek, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Martha Chisholm in entry for Isam Meeks, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1865Limestone, Texas, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

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


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries 1846: Limestone, Texas, United States


    Age 21

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

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: shortened form of Chisholm . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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