Robert Chalfant

about 1747–

The Life of Robert

When Robert Chalfant was born about 1747, his father, Thomas Chalfant, was 18 and his mother, Margaret Green, was 22. He married Rachel Walter on 19 May 1774, in Old Swedes Church, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Robert Chalfant
1747–
Rachel Walter
Marriage: 19 May 1774
Abel Chalfant
1775–1790
Robert Chalfant
1779–1854

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 May 1774
Old Swedes Church, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
children

(2)

    Abel Chalfant

    Male1775–1790Male

    Robert Chalfant

    Male1779–1854Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

Name Meaning

Variant of English Chalfont, habitational name from either of two places in Buckinghamshire, Chalfont St. Giles and Chalfont St. Peter, named with Old English cealf ‘calf’ + funta ‘spring’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Chalfant in entry for Robert Chalfant, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Robert Chalfant, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"
  • Robert Chalfant in entry for Robert Chalfant, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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