Chilton, Hezekiah T
Chilton, Hezekiah T.
a Baptist minister, was born in Eastern Virginia, October 15, 1810. He became a Christian at the age of sixteen, was ordained November 11, 1837, and preached in different places in Virginia till 1851 or 1852, his labors being, accompanied with marked success. Moving to Illinois, he engaged in evangelistic work in Morgan, Scott, Green, and other counties. In the winter it was his custom to hold protracted meetings for several months. He died December 16, 1875. Mr. Chilton is said to have been a man of far more than ordinary ability. See Minutes of Illinois Anniversaries, 1876, page 8. (J.C.S.)