Rhoda Chisum

21 September 1808–1891 (Age 82)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rhoda

When Rhoda Chisum was born on 21 September 1808, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Isham Chisum, was 33 and her mother, Permelia Roberts, was 26. She married John C Walling Jr. in 1824, in Covington, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Rusk, Texas, United States in 1850 and Cooke, Texas, United States in 1880. She died in 1891, in Texas, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John C Walling Jr.
Rhoda Chisum
Marriage: 1824
Amanda Walling
Samuel Walling
Rhoda Walling
Amelia Ann Walling
William Alfred Walling
John C. Walling III

Spouse and Children

Covington, Mississippi, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Scottish Chisholm .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rhoda Walling in household of John Walling, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rody Walling in household of John Walling, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rhoda Chisum Walling, "Find A Grave Index"

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