Born Sept. 7, 1808, Warrenton, Virginia. Died Jan. 7, 1867, Warrenton, Virginia
Lawyer; practiced in Boonville, Missouri and Warrenton, Virginia. Said to have been appointed attorney for Abolitionist John Brown.
Son of Stephen and Susan Turner Chilton who moved with their family from Virginia to Franklin, Missouri circa 1830-35. Brother of Charles Chilton. Married Isabella Brook and had six children; four died very young. Two surviving children: James Voss Chilton, and Jane Brook Chilton Hurtthall. James (1841-1905), Editor of Warenton, VA newspaper The Solid South.