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Near Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

James Chism

 
 
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By Chad Comer, January 15, 2015
1. James Chism Marker
Inscription. A Revolutionary War soldier, came from Virginia to this region of Kentucky around 1798. Many of his descendants are buried in this old burying ground. To their memory we erect this cairn. May those who make the pilgrimage to this site reflect on their good deeds and be grateful for the heritage that has been handed down to them.

Chism Family Association
3rd Clan Gathering
August 7-8, 1970
Glasgow, Kentucky

 
Erected 1970 by Chism Family Association.
 
Location. 36° 40.512′ N, 85° 43.579′ W. Marker is near Tompkinsville, Kentucky, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Gamaliel Road (Kentucky Route 100). Touch for map. Located in the Chism Cemetery between Tompkinsville and Gamaliel, KY. On the old Lee Stephens farm. Marker is in this post office area: Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. W. E. Thomas (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Mulkey Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hannah Boone Pennington (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tompkinsville National Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial
Chism Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer, January 15, 2015
2. Chism Cemetery
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Monroe County World War II Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Monroe County World War I Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Monroe County - Tompkinsville (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tompkinsville.
 
Additional keywords. Chism Cemetery, Monroe County, Old Mulkey Meetinghouse
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2015, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on January 19, 2015, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2015, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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