Sarah Jane Robertson

about 1817–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Robertson was born about 1817, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Asa Robertson, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Ann Chisom, was 41. She married John D. Chism on 1 January 1835, in Hardeman, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Tippah, Mississippi, United States for about 20 years.

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John D. Chism
1815–1899
Sarah Jane Robertson
1817–
Marriage: 1 January 1835
Nancy A J Chism
1836–1910
William T Chism
1840–1910
Thomas J. Chism
1845–
Asa Green Chism
1847–
Henry Washington Chisholm
1838–1904
James Marion Chism
1841–1912
John D. Chism
1843–
Elisah A. Layfayett Chism
1851–1910
Moses Oliver Chism
1851–1917
Martha Catherine Chism
1859–1931
Madison Price Chism
1861–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1835
Hardeman, Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

    Nancy A J Chism

    Female1836–1910Female

    Henry Washington Chisholm

    Male1838–1904Male

    William T Chism

    Male1840–1910Male

    James Marion Chism

    Male1841–1912Male

    John D. Chism

    Male1843–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1817

Age 0

Mississippi is the 20th state.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 1

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 33

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce ( 1274–1329 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Chisholm in household of John D Chisholm, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Chisholm in household of John D Chisholm, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Chism in household of John D Chism, "United States Census, 1860"

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