Jesse Chalfant

Male1744–from 1826 to 1827

Brief Life History of Jesse

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.

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Jesse Chalfant
Rachel Ann Bailey
Marriage: 1785
Robert Chalfant
Hannah Chalfant
John Chalfant
Rebecca Chalfant
Jesse Chalfant Jr
Lydia "Luda" Chalfant
Ezekiel Chalfant
John Chalfant
Mary Chalfant
Jane Chalfant
Catherine Chalfant

Sources (3)

  • Jesse Chalfant in entry for Jesse Baily, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jesse Chalfant -

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  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 32

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


    Age 32

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

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

    Age 43

    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    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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