Timothy Kirkpatrick Chism

26 July 1914–26 June 2002 (Age 87)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Timothy Kirkpatrick

When Timothy Kirkpatrick Chism was born on 26 July 1914, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Trotwood Kirby Chism, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth "Bettie" Evans, was 44. He married Jean Swift Chism on 22 November 1952, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 June 2002, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Kirkpatrick Chism
Jean Swift Chism
Marriage: 22 November 1952
James Swift Chism

Spouse and Children

22 November 1952
Kentucky, United States


    James Swift Chism


Parents and Siblings



    James Herbert Chisum


    William Hughes Chism


    Sallie Robert Chism



    Lillian Evans Chism


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 12

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish (Antrim): shortened form of Scottish Chisholm .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tim K Chism in household of Trottie Ky Chism, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Tim Chism in household of T K Chism, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tim Chism in household of T K Chism, "United States Census, 1940"

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