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Michael CHRISMAN, Sr.
Elizabeth __?__
Husband:  Michael CHRISMAN, Sr.
Birth said to be:  Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Death:  during Revolutionary War (civilian casualty)
Event:  23 Dec 1760, granted land in Anson [now Cabarrus] Co., NC
Event: 4 Apr 1765, granted land in Mecklenburg [now Cabarrus] Co., NC
Father said to be:  Johannes CHRISMAN
Mother said to be:  Maria __?__
Wife:  Elizabeth __?__
Children born in Mecklenburg [now Cabarrus] Co., NC:
1.  Michael CHRISMAN, Jr., b. 1763 
2.  George CHRISMAN, b. 1765
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; FRG, German, DEU, Deutschland, Rheinland-Pfalz; USA, US, United States, North Carolina


1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Census Index:  Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):  not found.

3.  Herman W. Ferguson.  1990/95.  Genealogical Deed Abstracts, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Books 10-14.  Self-published, 600 Chad Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 17803-1512.
p. 1 Deed Book 10
14, p. 26. 27 Apr 1775. Samuel Suther, Minister of Orange, to Christian Goodman, for £50 proc, 125 A being the tract first granted Michael Christman by Gov. William Tryon 23 Dec 1760 with an improvement the sd Christman bought from William Rymer, and from Christman to Suther. Sd land lies on Dutch Buffalo Cr of Rock R adj George Tucker, Conrad Carlaughs and John Michael Glantz. Wit: George Henry Berger, John Gifford, and Saml. L. _____.  Prvd in Jul 1778 Ct by John Gifford an evidence thereto. Sam Martin, CMC.
p. 81 Deed Book 13
1360, p. 402. 15 Dec 1787. Michael Christman, Junr, and wf Elizabeth (X) to George Christman, for £100 to be paid according to an agreement, 223 1/2 A on the north fork of Dutch Buffalo Cr adj the [Rowan] county line and bounded on the west by Andrew Gruse, on the south by Jacob Cline, and on the east by the late Christian Goodman and Andrew Bostian. Sd land is part of a tract patented 6 Apr 1765 to Michael Christman, Senr, who died intestate. Wit: Daniel Boyer and George Gulliman. Prvd in Jan 1787 1788 [sic] by oath of Daniel Boyer. Sam Martin, CMC.
Deed Book 13
1368, p 419. 15 Dec 1787. Michael Christman, Junr, and wf Elizabeth (X) to Andrew Gruse, for £110, 223-1/2 A on the north side of Dutch Buffalo Cr adj the [Rowan] county line to the north, Peter Sigman to the west, Henry Long to the south, and other lands of Christman to the east. Sd land is part of a tract patented 6 Apr 1765 by George III to Michael Christman, Senr, who died intestate and the land descended to the grantor, his eldest son. Wit: Daniel Bogger and George Christman. Prvd in Jan 1788 Ct by oath of Daniel Bogger. Same Martin, CMC.

4.  U.S. Geological Survey.  GNIS:  Geographic Names Information Service (online database).  "Dutch Buffalo Creek" is, today, in Cabarrus and Rowan Cos.  The creek flows south out of Rowan Co. and crosses the county line into Cabarrus Co. just east of the city of Kannapolis.  The creek continues southward until it joins the Rocky River, which then flows east to join the Pee Dee River.

5.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Birth: Abt. 1721, Mecklinburg Co., North Carolina
Father: John CHRISMAN; Mother: Mary
Source: [patron submission]

6.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Pedigree Resource File (index to CDs, online at FamilySearch.org).
Michael Christman
Birth: 1763; Place: Mecklenberg, North Carolina, USA
Father: Michael Christman; Mother: Elizabeth
Spouse: Elizabeth Seitz 

7.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

8.  Messages in the Chrisman Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

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