The ancestry of the name Childerson dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the tithing of Chilson, which is in the parish of Charlbury in Oxfordshire.
Early Origins of the Childerson family
The surname Childerson was first found in Oxfordshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Childerson family
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Childerson Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Childerson have been found, including Chilson, Childerstone, Childeston, Childerson, Chelsum, Chelson and many more.
Early Notables of the Childerson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Childerson family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Childerson, or a variant listed above: Brown Chilson, who arrived in America sometime between 1760 and 1765; and Swan Chelson, who came to Kansas in 1888.