Benjamin James Chitty

about 1725–after 1746 (Age 21)

The Life Summary of Benjamin James

Benjamin James Chitty was born about 1725, in England as the son of Thomas Chitty and Rebecca Winter. He married Sarah Palmer in England. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died after 1746, in his hometown, at the age of 8275.

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Benjamin James Chitty
Sarah Palmer
Benjamin Chitty Jr.

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    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern): habitational name from a place called Chitty in the parish of Chislet, Kent, named from an Old English personal name Citta + ēg ‘island, dry ground in marsh’.Possibly an Americanized form of German Schütte (see Schutte ).

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

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    • Benjamin Chitty in entry for Benjamin Chitty, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
    • Ancestry Family Trees
    • Pennsylvania, U.S. Direct Tax Lists, 1798

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