Charles Wollerton

11 June 1699–13 May 1781 (Age 81)
Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Wollerton was born on 11 June 1699, in Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Wollerton, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Hemsely, was 25. He married Jane Chilcott on 26 March 1726, in Concord MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 13 May 1781, in Uwchlan Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Goshen Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wollerton
Jane Chilcott
Marriage: 26 March 1726
John Wollerton
Jane Wollerton
James Wollerton
Sarah Wollerton
Mary Wollerton

Spouse and Children

26 March 1726
Concord MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (2)


Age 77

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

Age 77

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Wolverton, as for example the one in Buckinghamshire, or from Woolverton in Somerset or Wolferton in Norfolk, all of which are named from the Old English personal name Wulfhere + -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Story Highlight

Charles served in Revolutionary War

Virginia Bushman notes: "It is amazing to learn that Charles Wollerton served in the Revolutionary War. He was almost 80 years of age. This makes you [referring to descendants] eligible to join eith …

Sources (3)

  • Charles Wollerton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Charles, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Charles Wollerton - Goshen Friends Burial Ground(Find A Grave)

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