Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in the tithing of Chilson, which is in the parish of Charlbury in Oxfordshire.
Early Origins of the Chillystone family
Oxfordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Chillystone family
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Chillystone Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Chillystone family name include Chilson, Childerstone, Childeston, Childerson, Chelsum, Chelson and many more.
Early Notables of the Chillystone family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chillystone family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Chillystone surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Brown Chilson, who arrived in America sometime between 1760 and 1765; and Swan Chelson, who came to Kansas in 1888.
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