When Sarah Chilson was born on 19 August 1724, in New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Chilson, was 50 and her mother, Sarah Wetmore, was 31. She married Increase Wetmore on 24 March 1746. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 16 October 1795, in Barkhamsted, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 71.
English: habitational name from Chilson in Oxfordshire, named with Old English cild ‘young man’ (see Child ) + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’.
History: It is not known when this surname was first brought to America, but it was already established in CT in the early 18th century. Daniel Chilson of Weathersfield, CT, was born c. 1720 and on 4 October 1745 married Sybil Stanclift in Middlesex County, CT.