Robert Chalfant

about 1747–
Delaware Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Chalfant was born about 1747, in Delaware Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, 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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Family Time Line

Robert Chalfant
1747–
Rachel Walter
1750–
Marriage: 19 May 1774
Abel Chalfant
1775–1790
Robert Chalfant
1779–1854

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1774Old Swedes Church, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Chalfont, a habitational name from either of two places in Buckinghamshire, Chalfont Saint 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

    Chalfin

    Sources (22)

    • Robert Chalfant in entry for Robert Chalfant, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Robert Chalfant, "Delaware Marriages and Marriage Licenses, 1683-1894"
    • Robert Chalfant, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"

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