Thomas Randolph Adams LETCHWORTH Benjamin LETCHWORTH Nathan Breed CHISM Mary Estes CHISM Michael CHISM Sarah Elizabeth Georgiana CHISM Joseph Thomas Jacob Letchworth Granville CHISM Catherine Lavenia William Tolbert CHISM Martha Eleanor LETCHWORTH Jacob Chism Joseph Howard LETCHWORTH Mary Kelso Mini tree diagram

Martha Eleanor LETCHWORTH

21st Jan 1822 - 12th Apr 1863

Life History

21st Jan 1822

Born in near Overton, Cooper, MO

20th Feb 1840

Married Nathan Breed CHISM in Versailles, Morgan, MO

3rd Dec 1840

Birth of daughter Mary Estes CHISM in Versailles, Morgan, Missouri, USA

17th Nov 1842

Birth of son Michael CHISM in Versailles, Morgan, MO

18th Feb 1845

Birth of daughter Sarah Elizabeth "Bettie" CHISM in Eldon, Morgan, MO

5th Aug 1847

Birth of daughter Georgiana CHISM in Versailles, Morgan, MO

7th Sep 1849

Birth of son Joseph Thomas "Joe" CHISM in Linn Creek, Camden, MO, (Horseshoe Bend)

22nd Nov 1851

Birth of son Jacob Letchworth "Jake" CHISM in Linn Creek, Camden, MO, (Horseshoe Bend)

15th Aug 1854

Birth of son Granville CHISM in Linn Creek, Camden, MO, (Horseshoe Bend)

7th Feb 1857

Birth of daughter Catherine Lavenia "Kate" CHISM in Linn Creek, Camden, MO

16th Jan 1860

Birth of son William Tolbert CHISM in Linn Creek, Camden, MO, (Horseshoe Bend)

12th Apr 1863

Died in Osage River, Camden(Horseshoe, MO, Bend)

16th Apr 1863

Buried in Camden, MO

Other facts




  • Martha was born in Cooper County Missouri near Overton.  Her motherand
    father died when she was very young.  She was raised in the home ofher
    grandparents, Jacob and Priscilla Chism.  She migrated with her
    grandparents when they moved from Cooper County to Morgan Countyaround
    1835.  In 1840, she was united in marriage to her second cousin,Nathan
    Breed Chism.  They established themselves in a farming enterprise in
    Morgan County Missouri.  Around 1838, Nathan and Martha moved to Linn
    Creek in Camden County Missouri.  In 1865, during the Civil War,Nathan
    was killed by bushwackers in the front yard of his home.  Martha haddied
    previously in 1863.  We do not know the location of their burialsites.

    Record:  Morgan County missouri Marriage Records
    Record:  Bible, Nathan Breed Chism's Bible
    Book:  "Morgan County History", page 261
    Family Information:  Mrs. Virginia McDonald, Bozman, Montana
    Family Information:  Mrs. Mabel Scott Bealer, Eldon, Mo
    Family Information:  Mrs. Bess Schuler, Blue Springs, Mo
    Family Information:  Mrs. H. L. Sanders, Bozman, Montana

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