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John Simpson Chisum

rancher

John Simpson Chisum, American rancher.

Background

Chisum, John Simpson was born on August 15, 1824 in Hardeman County, Tennessee, United States. Son of Claiborne and Lucy (Chisum) C. Moved (with family) to Texas, 1837.

Career

Played disputed role in “Lincoln County (New Mexico) War,” 1878-1879, but took active part in establishing law and order in region (with appointment of new sheriff), 1880</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Eureka Springs, Ark.

Connections

father:
Claiborne with

mother:
Lucy (Chisum) C. Moved (with