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Rhoda Ann (Rushing) Chisholm (1867 - 1932)

Rhoda Ann Chisholm formerly Rushing
Born in Franklin, Mississippi, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 64 in Mississippi, United Statesmap
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Rhoda Ann Rushing was born on October 19, 1867 in Franklin County, Mississippi.[1] She was the daughter of Ephraim Rushing and Nancy O'neal.

She married Daniel Washington "DC" Chisholm (1865-1947) on April 25, 1889 in Franklin County, Mississippi.[2] They thought to have had 12 children.

  1. Ada Elizabeth Chisholm (1890-)[3]
  2. Margaret India Chisholm (1891–1978)[3][4]
  3. Infant Son
  4. Daniel Hines Chisholm (1894–1969) [3][4]
  5. John Burket "Burt" Chisholm (1896–1976)[3][4]
  6. Ary 'Leona' (Chisholm) Williams (1898–1983)[3][4][5]
  7. Nancy 'Theona' (Chisholm) Crittenden (1900–1969)[3][4]
  8. Alberta Ophelia Chisholm (1903-)[3][4]
  9. Samuel Howard "Sam" Chisholm
  10. Frank Brister Chisholm (1907-)[3][4][5]
  11. Euda Chisholm (1900-)[5]

They made their home in Amite County, Mississippi in 1910, where he had a Farm, with Rhoda helping with the farm, Home and children, Ada-20, India-18, Hines-16, Burket-14, Leona-11, Theona-9, Alberta-7, and Brister-3. with the help of Aunt Myria Eaton-61.[3] In 1920, they were on their farm with India-24, Berket-23, Leona-21, Theona-19, Aberta-17 and Brister-12.[4] Leona-26, Euda-30 Buster-23, were the only chldren left in the home in 1930, but their 3 grand children, Leona's children, Junior-4, Williams-4, Wansey-3, and Clinton-1 were in the home.[5]

She passed away on June 15, 1932 , at the age of 64, and was buried in the Adams United Methodist Church Cemetery in Auburn, Linsoln County, Mississippi.[1]

School Enrollment (1885)

Name: Rhoda Rushing
Sex: Female
Age: 16
School Enrollment Date: 1885
School Enrollment Place: , Lincoln, Mississippi, United States
Birth Year (Estimated): 1869
Parent Name: Ephraim Rushing

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Find a Grave, database and images, memorial page for Rhoda Ann Rushing Chisholm (19 Oct 1867–15 Jun 1932), Find A Grave: Memorial #26094811, citing Adams United Methodist Church Cemetery, Auburn, Lincoln County, Mississippi, USA; Maintained by Nancy (Chisholm) Benson (contributor 46617366) .
  2. "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911", database, FamilySearch ( : 14 February 2020), Rody A. Rushing in entry for Daniel Chisolm, 1889.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2 November 2022), Rody Cisholm in household of Dan Cisholm, Beat 4, Amite, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 27, sheet 15B, family 236, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 732; FHL microfilm 1,374,745.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 February 2021), Rhoda Chisolm in entry for Dan O Chisolm, 1920.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2 November 2022), Rhoda Chism in household of Daniel C Chism, Beat 4, Pike, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 16, sheet 1B, line 90, family 18, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1162; FHL microfilm 2,340,897.
  6. "Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 March 2021), Rhoda Rushing, 1885; citing School enrollment, , Lincoln, Mississippi, United States, Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Jackson.


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