Northumberland having derived from the Old English word cild meaning child, and tun meaning enclosure or settlement.
Early Origins of the Chilltoomb family
Northumberland where they held a family seat from early times.
Early History of the Chilltoomb family
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Chilltoomb Spelling Variations
The name, Chilltoomb, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Chilton, Chiltone, Chiltons, Chillton, Chilltone, Chilltons, Chiltoun, Chiltoune, Chiltowne, Chilltoun, Chilltoune and many more.
Early Notables of the Chilltoomb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chilltoomb family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Chilltoomb surname who came to North America were: James Chilton who sailed on the "Mayflower" and landed in Plymouth in 1620; and signed the famous compact of the ownerships of the land. He died on December 8th 1620.
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