Jesse Chalfant

Brief Life History of Jesse

When Jesse Chalfant was born about 1754, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Chalfant, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Green, was 30.

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Thomas Chalfant
Margaret Green
Robert Chalfant
Jesse Chalfant
about 1754–
George Chalfant
Mary Chalfant
Rachel Chalfant
Abel Chalfant
Elizabeth Chalfant
Thomas Chalfant
David Chalfant
Jesse Chalfant
Martha Chalfant

Sources (3)

  • Jesse Chaffant, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Jesse Chalfant, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Jesse Chaffant, "United States Census, 1790"

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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.

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