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John CHRISMAN
Nancy BOBBITT
Husband:  John CHRISMAN
Birth:  16 Jun 1791, Dutch Buffalo Ck., Mecklenburg [now Cabarrus] Co., NC
Death:  1 Oct 1848, Morgan Co., IL
Father:  George CHRISMAN, descendant of Michael CHRISMAN of Worms
Mother:  Elizabeth HAGLER
Marriage:  22 Dec 1811, Christian Co., KY
Wife:  Nancy BOBBITT 
Birth:  bef. 1794 or 31 Oct 1796, Spartanburg Co., SC
Death:  20 Jan 1859, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL
Father:  Isham Drury BOBBITT, Sr.
Mother:  Elizabeth "Betty" JAMES

Nancy's birth and death dates appear to be from a tombstone, and it appears she had been fibbing about her age, as widows are inclined to do.  The "before 1794" date indicated in the census is much more plausible.

Children:
born in Christian Co., KY:
  1.  Annice/Annis/Anna J. CHRISMAN, b. 27 May 1814 
  2.  Presley A. CHRISMAN, b. 9 Apr 1816; m1. 27 Dec 1840, Sangamon Co., IL, Frances M. BRYANT; m2. 10 Mar 1859, Sangamon Co., IL, Nancy McCOMAS
  3.  Willis Hagler CHRISMAN, b. 16 Jun 1817/8; m. 22 Dec 1842, Sangamon Co., IL, Rachael Jane BRYAN
  4.  Emily D. CHRISMAN, b. 11/20 Mar 1820

born in KY or IL:
  5.  Louisa Jane CHRISMAN, b. 18/11 Sep 1822
  6.  William Riley CHRISMAN, b. 18 Jul 1824
  7.  John Bobbitt CHRISMAN, b. 3 Feb 1826

born in IL:
  8.  Emsley J. CHRISMAN, b. 25 Feb 1829 
  9.  James Marion CHRISMAN, b. 8 Oct 1831
10.  Michael N. CHRISMAN, b. 18 Jun 1834
11.  Lorenzo Van CHRISMAN, b. 6 Apr 1837; m. 26 Jun 1856, Scott Co., IL, Mary Jane V. FILMER

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Illinois, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina

Sources:

1a.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Chrisman, John Bobbitt, Nancy 22 Dec 1811 Christian Co.

1b.  Anon.  1983/96.  Kentucky Marriage Records: from the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society.  Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-519).  On p. 100:
Chrisman, John Bobbit, Nancy 22 Dec., 1811 Ishum Bobbit

2.  1820 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7 of 23 mis-indexed "Chriman"; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 KY Christian Co. p. 34 Ln. 12 John Chrisman 200010-20011-0-100 0000-0010
These data indicate:ves
No., Race, Gender  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 white males 9 or under 1810-1820 = Willis (b. 1818)
= Presley (b. 1816) 
1 white male 26-44 1775-1794 = John (b. 1791) 
2 white females 9 or under 1810-1820 = Emily (b. 1820)
= Annice (b. 1814) 
1 white female 26-44 1775-1794 = Nancy
1 white female 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = grandma?
1 people engaged in agriculture
1 female slave 26-44 1775-1794 = ?
Listed 13 lines from John's father, George CHRISMAN, Sr., who is two lines from John's sister, Barbara (CHRISMAN) BOBBITT, who next to John's brother, George CHRISMAN, Jr

3.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1830 (Broderbund CD-315):
1830 State Census Christman, John IL Morgan Co. p. 17

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1840 (Broderbund CD-316):  John not found in Morgan Co., IL.

5.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1850 (Broderbund CD-317):  Nancy not found.

6a.  A.B. Willhite.   [n.d.]  Christian Co., Kentucky, Tax List, 1810-1813.   (Self-published; available from author at 4396 Coopertown Rd., Russellville, KY 42276, or from the Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY).
Pg. in
Willhite
Year First 
Name
Last 
Name
A B C D E Acres Watercourse
- 1810-12 - - -   - - - - -
161 1813 John Chrisman 1   - - 3 - -
Legend for numerical data:
A = White Males 21 or over; B = White Males 16-20 (this column used only in 1811);
C = Blacks over 16; D = Total Blacks; E = Horses

6b.  A.B. Willhite.   [n.d.]  Christian Co., Kentucky, Tax List, 1814-1818.   (Self-published.  This book is out of print.  I do not have a copy.  If you have one to sell, please contact me.)

6c.  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).
Pg. in
Willhite
Year First
Name
Last 
Name
A B C D Acres Watercourse
15 1819 John Christman 1 - - 3 150 T W
83 1820 John Christman 1 - - 4 150 T W
126 1821 John Christman 1 - - 2 150
100
Sand Lick
"
169 1822 John Christman 1 - - 3 150 T W
213 1823 John Christman 1 - - 2 150
107
T W
T W
Legend for numerical data:
A = White Males 21 or over; B = Blacks over 16; C = Total Blacks; D = Horses
Abbreviations:  TW = Tradewater River

7.  Anon.  1993.  Christian County, Kentucky, Wills and Estates, 1815-1823:  Christian County Will Book C.  T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL.
"C Court" = Christian County Court.
p. 78 Page 315. Inventory. We, agreeable to an order of C Court at their May Term 1820, have proceeded, after first being sworn, to appraise the personal estate of John Keys deceased (or such therof as was produced to us). Total amt: $43.14½.  Signed May 27, 1820 - John Chrisman, Jas. C. clark, Tho. Dunkerson...

8a.  John CHRISMAN not found in Court Order Book A nor in Book B, Part 1.

8b.  James Taylor Killebrew.  1987.  County Court Order Book "B" Part 2 for Christian County, Kentucky, for the years Nov. 1809 - 6 June 1814 for a County Court held at Town of Hopkinsville.  Christian County Family and History Research Society (4465 Cadiz Rd., Hopkinsville, KY 42240).  First column is the page number in Killebrew; second column is the page number in Court Order Book B.
p. p. Date Motions
131 346  6 Sep 1813 Ordered that James Palmer be appointed surveyor of that part of the road from Hopkinsville to the United States Saline commenceing (sic) at the Sinking Fork and continuing to a marked Black Oak about half a mile from Bobbitts and be assisted by the following hands to wit: ... George Christman, John Christman ...

8c.  There are no Court Order Books "D" or "E"; the letters were skipped.

8d.  James Taylor Killebrew.  1999.  County Court Order Book "F," Parts 1 & 2 [but not Part 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.
p. p. Date Motions
83 81 1 May 1820 On motion of the administrator of John Keyes deceased it is ordered that John Chrisman, James Clark and Thomas Dunkerson after being first duly sworn before a magistrate do appraise in current mony the personal estate and slaves if any of said decedent and report thereof.
358 344 6 Dec 1824 On motion of Francis Boyd, the Viewers appointed by a former order of the Court to view and mark the nearest and best way for a road leading from Hopkinsville to Williamson's Mill on Trade Water having heretofore made their report and the Court being fully advised of and concerning the premises, it is ordered that said road be established agreeable to said report.
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And it is further ordered that Michael Workman be appointed Surveyor of said road from the Saline Road to the Cove Lick and that Abner Boyd be appointed Surveyor of said road from the Cove Lick to Francis Boyds and that John Chrisman be appointed Surveyor of said road from Francis Boyds to James Clarks and Lemuel Clark from James Clarks to Williamsons Mill and that the said Surveyors open the said road and keep it in lawful repair and that all the hands residing within three miles on each side thereof be alloted to work on said road.
380 363 8 Mar 1825 Ordered that John Chrisman be appointed Surveyor of that part of the road leading from Hopkinsville to Williamson's Mill Commencing at Francis Boyds and continuing to John Keys and that the following hands be alloted to work on said part of said road, to wit:  David Clark 1 hand, John Chrisman 1 hand, Peter Chrisman (1), George Chrisman (1), Luton Lewis (1), William Underwood (1), Samuel Underwood (1), James Knight (1), John Knight (1), Jacob Chrisman (1), George Chrisman, Jr. (1), William Long (1), Thomas Long (1), James Johnston, Robt. Philps (1), Joshua Bryant (1), Lawrence Bryant (1) Andrew Maun [sic, Mann] (1), William Brawnon (1), John Keys (2) hands.

9.  Descendants of William Bobbitt by Linda D. Martin. [link died]

10.  Email from Marcelle Porter (25 Jun 2000).

11.  WorldConnect (online at RootsWeb.com).

12.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Illinois Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-228):
Chrisman, Prisley Bryant, Frances M. Dec 17, 1840 Sangamon Co.
Chrisman, Willis Bryan, Rachael Jane Dec 22, 1842 Sangamon Co.

13.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1998.  Marriage Index:  Illinois, 1851-1900.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-250):
Chrisman, John B. Graves, Zilpha Ann Apr 12, 1857 Morgan Co.
Chrisman, Prisley A. McComas, Nancy Mar 10, 1859 Sangamon Co.
"John B." may not be John Bobbit CHRISMAN.

14.  Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 17631900:
CHRISMAN, LORENZO V FILMER, MARY JANE V SCOTT 06/26/1856 ____/0087 00001537

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