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The Richard L. Chilsons of Port Byron, NY

Updated November 9, 2000

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My Chilson surename is from Bradford County, PA.

**ROBERT CHILSON, born May 1, 1797 (probably in Florida, Orange Co.,
NY), married Hettey Benjamin, died May 21, 1858 and is buried in Liberty
Corners, Bradford Co., PA (

Children of ROBERT and HETTY:

Almine Chilson b. Sept. 19, 1816, d. Dec. 26, 1890, m. Robert Wood

Charles Chilson, b. Jan. 12, 1823, d. Feb. 9, 1909, m. 1) Catherine
Kilmer, 2) Mary Hatch

Ebenezer Chilson, b. 1826, m. Nancy ________

Benjamin C. Chilson, b. Nov. 26, 1830, d. Feb. 28, 1908, m. 1) Mary Ann
Thall, 2) Filery Ellis

** HARRY Chilson, b. July 26, 1836, d. Jan. 2, 1903 in Forksville,
Sullivan Co., PA, married Lydia Elizabeth Vargason (12/31/1844 -
3/22/1929) - Harry was a mechanic, also served in the Civil War - Co.
D, 141st Pennsylvania Regiment, enlisted 8-7-1862, discharged 5-28-1865

Armine Chilson, b. Sept. 26, 1838, d. Aug. 7, 1905, m. George Benjamin

Children of HARRY and LYDIA:

Charles T. Chilson, b. Mar. 1, 1861, d. Apr. 8, 1911, m. Merci Melvina

Harry L. Chilson, b. 1865, m. Jennie Williams on Feb. 5, 1888

Jane Chilson

Jesse Chilson, b. 1868, d. May 1941, m. Cora Bell Kiff

Rachel Chilson, b. Mar 11, 1869, d. Mar. 1954, m. 1) William Coats, 2)
Perry Norton

Albert A. Chilson, b. Feb. 5, 1871, d. Dec. 16, 1929, m. Anjanette Sweet

Rosa C. Chilson, b. May 4, 1872, d. Nov. 15, 1949, m. George Horning

**AUSTIN Chilson, b. 1874, m. Bertha A. Smith

Caroline Chilson, b. 1876, m. Edwin Sawyer

William Chilson, b. 1878, m. Hattie Westbrook

Matilda Chilson, b. Apr 20, 1882, d. Sept. 28, 1923, m. 1)Samuel
Vargason, 2) George Williams, 3) Harry Haskins (Notice how many
husbands and how young she was - her 3rd husband shot her and then shot
himself in Buffalo, NY)

Floyd Chilson, b. Apr 16, 1883, d. Oct. 7, 1961, m. Helen Wilson


Lydia Chilson, b. 1900
Floyd Chilson b. Aug 13, 1903 d. May, 1981 (Buried Geneva, NY)
Agnes Chilson
Henry Chilson
Margret Chilson
Charles Chilson b. May 3,1920 d. Nov 1980 (Buried Geneva,NY)
George Austin Chilson, b. March 8, 1922 , d. May 10,1970 (Buried Geneva, NY) married Anna Marie Hamilton b. March 13, 1924
Richard W Chilson, b. June 2, 1924 d .Jan 30, 1946 (Killed and Buried in China -WW2)
Lawrence, b. after 1900

Children of GEORGE AND ANNA:

Dorothy Anne Chilson b. Feb. 28, 1947(Auburn,NY)
Richard Lawrence Chilson b. May 10, 1948(Auburn, NY)
Julie Marie Chilson b.July 19, 1949(Auburn, NY)
Austin Roger Chilson b.Oct. 21, 1950(Auburn, NY)
Georgia A. Chilson b. May 22, 1953 (Geneva, NY)
Clifford Rollo Chilson b. Aug 5, 1955 (Geneva, NY)
Maria Chilson b.d. Oct 31, 1957 (Geneva,NY)
Mary E. Chilson b. May 21, 1958 (Geneva,NY)
Edward J. Chilson b. Oct 12, 1959 (Phoenix, AZ)
m new to this and wish to know my roots

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