1. Jordan R. Dodd, ed. 1993. KY, NC, TN, VA, WV
Marriages: Early to 1850. Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund
2. 1820 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com;
Image #13 of 23; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
These data indicate:
Listed next to Benjamin BRADSHAW.
|No., Race, Gender
|1 white male
|1 white female
||persons engaged in agriculture
||person engaged in manufacture
|1 female slave
|*In the 1820 Census, the third column is
age class 16-18 and the fourth column is age class 16-25; therefore, any
individual in column three is duplicated in column four. By subtracting
the number in column three from the number in column four, you can create
an age class "19-25."
3. Census Index: U.S. Selected Counties, 1830 (Broderbund
CD-315): not found.
4. Christian County Genealogical Society. 1997. Christian
County, Kentucky, Deed Abstracts of Books G-H-I (1816-1819).
Christian Co. Gen. Soc. (1101 Bethel St.), Hopkinsville, KY 42240.
||DB H-267 January 7, 1818 WILLIAM BRISBIN and
HANNAH his wife to
HENRY CHRISMON all of Chr. Co., for $1,800.00,
395 A, on Sinking Fork of Little River. #1 tract - 45 A, adj. to JOSHUA
DAVIS, LUCY CHURCH, JONATHAN BOZARTH; #2 tract-350 A adj. to
||JONATHAN BOZARTH, JOHN MCLAIN, BENJ. P. CAMPBELL,
ZIBA HOWARD. It being patent to THOMAS ALSBURY assignee of Benjamin
P. CAMPBELL, assignee of LUCY CHURCH on Aug. 11, 1808. S/William Brisbin
Rec. Jan. 7, 1818
5. A.B. Willhite. [n.d.] Christian Co., Kentucky,
Tax List, 1819-1823. (Self-published; available from author
at 4396 Coopertown Rd., Russellville, KY 42276, or from the Christian County
Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY).
|Legend for numerical data:
A = White Males 21 or over; B = Blacks over 16; C = Total
Blacks; D = Horses
|Abbreviations: SF = Sinking Fork of
the Little River; LR = Little River
6. Anon. 1993. Christian County, Kentucky, Wills
and Estates, 1815-1823: Christian County Will Book C. T.L.C.
Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL.
"C" = Christian County.
||Page 134. Acct of sales. A list of the sale of the personal
estate of Abner Bozarth, Decd. Purchasers: ... Henry Chrisman ...
Recorded May Term 1818.
||Page 372. Jno P. Campbell, executor, in acct with the estate of
Frs Buckner D. Includes notes due from: ... Henry Crisman
... Signed Jan 30, 1830...
||Page 397. Inventory. Per Sep 1821 Term C Court order, we appraised
the personal estate of Abraham Enlow deceased... Signed Oct 3, 1821 - Henry
Christman, John S Sander, P Torians Sr...
||Page 408. Settlement with the executor of Francis Buckner deceased.
The estate of Francis uckner decd...
Credits. Mentions: ... H Chrisman ...Signed Sep 22, 1821
... Recorded Nov 5, 1821.
||Page 427. Oct 16, 1821. Property sold by James Enlow, Admr
for A Enlow deceased. Purchasers: ... Henry Chrisman... Recorded
Jan 7, 1822.
|Page 504. Will. I, Edward Palmer, of C...
To my wife Esther Palmer...
To my children, to wit, James Palmer, Suzana Torian, Drury Palmer's
heirs, Ursley McCarty & Martha Torian, Polly Boyd, Edward McCarty,
son of Elizabeth McCarty, Arabella Arbuckle... since the death of my son,
Executors: my friends George Torian & Peter Torian, and my
wife Esther Palmer.
Signed Feb 13, 1823 - Edward (X his mark) Palmer. Wit - Thomas
Arbuckle, James Tindall, Catherine Chrisman.
||p. 529. Inventory. Per Mar Term 1823 C Court order to appraise
the personal estate of Edward Palmer deceased, we proceeded to appaise
sd estate... Signed May 25, 1823 - Wm Lander, George Grisham, Henry
|p. 530. An account of the sale of that part of the estate of Edward
Palmer deceased that the will justified, and sold by John Lander, admr,
on Mar 21, 1823. Purchasers: ... Henry Chrisman ... Recorded
Jun 2, 1823.
||Page 534. Will. I, John Powers, of C ... Signed Jun 15, 1823
... Wit - Henry Chrisman ...
Aug 5, 1823. The will of John Powers deceased was this day
produced in court and proven by the oaths of Thomas and Henry Christian
[sic], subscribing witnesses thereto.
7a. (Henry CHRISMAN not found in County Court Order Books A
7b. James Taylor Killebrew. 1999. County Court
Order Book "C," Parts 1 & 2, Christian County, Kentucky, 1814-1819.
Christian County Genealogical Society (1101 Bethel St., Hopkinsville, KY
42240). First column is the page number in Killebrew; second column
is the page number in Court Order Book C.
|1 Dec 1817
||On motion of Henry Chrisman who wishes to establish a Carding
and Fulling Mill on Gist's Branch a branch of Little River about one fourth
of a mile from his dwelling house lower down said stream he setting forth
that he is the proprietor of the land on both sides of said branch and
the bed thereof it is ordered that a Writ of Adquaddamnum be awarded to
said Chrisman directed to the sheriff of this County commanding him to
summons twelve good and lawfull freeholders to meet upon the premises on
the fourth Saturday in this month and that they meet upon the premises
and proceed to condemn the same according to law.
||3 Nov 1818
||Ordered that Henry Chrisman be appointed surveyor of that
part of the road leading from Hopkinsville to Eddyville commencing at the
place where said road leaves the Saline road and continuing to Gist Branch
in the place of Jonathan Bozarth resigned with all hands living within
one and a half miles of said part of said road.
|8 Dec 1818
||On motion of Henry Chrisman, it is ordered that an Alias
Writ of Adquaddamnum be awarded him agreeable to a former order of this
Court for the condemnation of a seat for a fulling Mill and Carding Machine
on Gist's Branch about three hundred yards above where the Eddyville road
crosses said Branch he setting forth that he is the proprietor of lands
on both sides of said Branch at said place and the road thereof that the
inquest be held on Saturday the 19th day of this month and report, the
former writ not having been executed and returned.
||4 Jan 1819
||An inquest made and sealed by the Jurors summoned agreeable to
a Writ of Adquaddamnum awarded to Henry Chrisman at the last term
of this Court for the condemnation of a seat for a Fulling Mill and Carding
Machine on Gist's Branch, about three hundred yards above where the Eddyville
Road crosses said Branch was this day returned into Court by the Sheriff
which ordered to record and upon due consideration being had by the Court
it is considered that said Christman have leave to erect said mill
agreeable to said inquest.
||1 Feb 1819
||The Commonwealth: On a Charge of Vagrancy
Mastin Tally :
This day came the attorney for the Commonwealth for this County
and the said Mastin Tally being led to the Bar in the custody of the Jailor
and the said Tally says he is not guilty in manner and form as in the Warrant
is charged against him and of this he puts himself upon the County and
the Attorney for the Commonwealth likewise, and the defendant by his attorney
moved the Court to quash the action on the warrant which is over-ruled
by the Court and thereupon came a jury to wit: Archer Lindsey, Wiliam Dupuy,
Meredith Brewer, Charles H. Stewart, William C. Watts, Benjamin Campbell,
Drury Palmer, Henry Chrisman, John Conner, Noah Brunk, Dawson Haggard
and John Routt, who being sworn the truth of and upon the premises to speak
upon ther oaths do say, "We of the Jury find the defendant not guilty,"
therefore it is considered by the Court that the said Mastin Tally be discharged
from the said prosecution and that he go hence without delay.
Note: there are no Court Order Books "D" or "E";
the letters were skipped.
7c. James Taylor Killebrew. 1999. County Court
Order Book "F," Parts 1 & 2 [but not 3], Christian County, Kentucky,
for the years 1819-1825. County Genealogical Society (1101 Bethel
St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240). First column is the page number in
Killebrew; second column is the page number in Court Order Book F.
||4 Dec 1820
||On motion of Fedelio C. Sharp, it is ordered that Thomas Alsbury,
Mathis W. Henry, Henry Christman, Abner Boyd, and Philip Ford or
any three of them be appointed to view and mark the nearest and best way
for a road which is proposed to be cut and opened leading from the Town
of Hopkinsville, Christian County to Cadiz in Trigg County and report thereof
to this Court.
|Ordered that Thomas Green be appointed surveyor of that part of
the road leading from Hopkinsville to Eddyville commencing at the place
where said road leaves the Saline Road and continuing to Gist Branch in
the place of Henry Cristman resigned with all hands, living within
one and a half miles of said part of said road.
||7 May 1821
||On motion of Henry Christman it is ordered that Thomas Green,
Laban Shipp, Peter Torian, Mathis W. Henry and Edward McCarty or any three
of them being first duly qualified be and they are hereby appointed viewers
to view and mark a proposed alteration in the road leading from Hopkinsville
to Edyville commencing at the junction of said road with the road leading
from Hopkinsville to Boyd's Landing and to intersect the road to Edyville
again at the ford at Peter Toryant passing from ford on the line between
Thomas Green and H. Christiman and through the land of Jesse Cravens
heirs to or near a point on the Boyd's Landing Road three miles due West
from the westwardly extrimity of Hopkinsville thence due East to or near
to the corner of James H. McLaughlin's land and with the line between him
and Laban Shipp to the present Edyville road his and Shipps line and report
thereof the next term of this Court.
||3 Sep 1821
||On motion of the Executor of Abrham Enlow deceased it is ordered
that Henry Christman, John S. Lander, Peter Torian and John Hopson
or any three of them being first sworn before a magistrate for that purpose
be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to appraise in current money
the personal estate and slaves if any of said decedent and report thereof
to this Court.
||3 Mar 1823
||On motion of the executor of Edward Palmer, deceased, it is ordered
that George Gresham, Henry Chrisman and John Hopson who being first
duly qualified be appointed appraisers to appraise and value the personal
estate and slaves if any of said decedent and report to this Court.
||4 Mar 1823
||On motion of Henry Christman it is ordered that William
Lander, Peter Torian, Abner Boyd and John S. Lander be and they are hereby
appointed Viewers who or any three of whom being qualified for that purpose
view a proposed alteration in the road leading from Hopkinsville to Edyville
to leave said road near Joseph Mean's on the south side thereof and to
intersect said road again at or near a Pond on the West of Austins and
report to this Court the advantages and disadvantages likely to accrue
to the public and to individuals in consequence of the establishment of
|Ordered that Henry Christman be appointed Surveyor of that
part of the road leading from Hopkinsville to Edyville commencing where
said road leaves Boyd's Landing Road and continuing to Gist Branch with
the following alotment of hands to wit: Said Christman and
hands, W.W. Sn____ and hand, John Wheler and hand, and Thomas Smith and
hand and such others as may hereafter remove into the respective place
occupied by them.
||5 May 1823
||On motion of George Torian it is ordered that Henry Christman,
Philip Ford, and John S. Lander, James Miler and George Grisham or any
three of them being first duly qualified before a magistrate for that purpose
be appointed Viewers to view and mark a proposed alteration in the road
leading from Hopkinsville to Boyd's Landing to commence on the Edyville
Road at the West end of Samuel Lander's fence thence S 66 W in the line
of John Lander and Geo. Torian thence on the line of said Lander and Philip
Ford thence to the Trigg County Line at the corner of Laban Shipp's fence.
That they report to this Court the advantages or disadvantages likely to
accrue to the public or individuals in consequence of said alteration,
the differences in the distance as near as practicable between the old
road and the contemplated new one and which is the best round also the
names of the proprietors of the land through which it is proposed to pass
and whether they consent thereto.
||2 Jun 1823
||The Commissioners appointed by a former order of this Court to
view and mark a proposed alteration in the road leading from Hopkinsville
to Edyville this day made their report favorable to said alteration and
consent being had it is considered by the Court that said alteration be
established agreeable to said report as follows, to wit: To leave
the old road near the house of Joseph Means and thence on the South side
of Christmans to cross the creek below said Christmans Carding
Machine thence to intersect the old road near a Pond West of where Geo.
Austin now lives, provided however the said Christman shall open
said mud part clean and smooth as required by law.
||5 Aug 1823
||The last Will and Testament of John Powers deceased was this day
produced in Court and proven by the several oaths of Thomas Smith and Henry
Christman subscribing witnesses thereto to be the act and deed hand
and seal fo the said Powers for the purposes therein, whereupon the same
was ordered to be recorded.
|On motion of William Alexander who made oath as the law requires
Letters of Administration with the Will annexed, is granted him upon the
estate of John Powers deceased whereupon the said Alexander together with
Christman his security entered into and acknowledged bond in the penal
sum of Fifteeen Hundred dollars conditioned according to law.
||1 Sep 1823
||Ordered that Henry Christman Surveyor of part of the road
leading from Hopkinsville to Edyville have all the hands within two miles
on each side of his said Precinct on the east side of the Sinking Fork.