When Jesse Chalfant was born in 1744, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Chalfant, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Underwood Harris, was 19. He married Rachel Ann Bailey in 1785. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died from 1826 to 1827, at the age of 83.
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’.
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