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Jesse Chisholm
Birth: 1805
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1868
Blaine County
Oklahoma, USA

Western Pioneer. Born in the Cherokee Nation, eastern Tennessee, he was a skilled hunter, guide and trader. Learning dozens of Indian languages, he became a sought-after guide and adviser about Indian affairs throughout Texas, Kansas and Indian Territory. In 1865, Chisholm hauled wagons loaded with buffalo hides from his trading post near Wichita, Kansas, to what is now Oklahoma City. The route came to be known as the Chisholm Trail and for the next 20 years, traders and cowboys herding Texas longhorn cattle to the railroad in Kansas followed the trail. Although the trail fell out of use with the expansion of the railroads, it was immortalized in frontier lore. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Ignatius Chisholm (1777 - 1837)
  Martha Rogers Chisholm (1788 - 1865)
  Jennie Chisholm Davis (1848 - 1930)*
  Mary Chisholm Cochran (1860 - 1901)*
  Sallie Chisholm Tyner (1869 - 1950)*
  Jesse Chisholm (1888 - 1978)*
  Jesse Chisholm (1805 - 1868)
  Martha Chisholm Biggs (1812 - ____)**
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Jesse Chisholm Gravesite
Blaine County
Oklahoma, USA
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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 Added: Mar. 10, 2017

- Janis•E
 Added: Mar. 4, 2017
Thank you for publishing this. I am descendant of Jesse Chisholm. Now that I know where he is buried I will make sure to take some time and go to his graveside.
- Sarah Chisholm-Taylor
 Added: Dec. 20, 2016
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