CHARLTON.-This family is supposed to have settled first in Maryland, where
Edward Charlton owned an estate in Prince George's County, which prior to
1739 bore the name of "Charlton Forest." Thomas Charlton, of
died in 1743, leaving a wife, Alice, and children,-John, Thomas, Arthur,
Poynton, Isabella, Ann, Jane, Elinor, Mary, and Lettice,-some of whom were
then married. Henry Charlton, of the same township, died in 1745, leaving
a wife, Isabella, and children,-Thomas, John, Edward, henry, Lettice,-and
son-in-law, John Charlton.
The property is now in possession of Thomas M. Charlton, near Penn
Station, is held by deed from Christiana Gulilma Penn, dated 1758.