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Knight Dexter Cheney was born 9 October 1834 in Mt Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio to Charles Cheney (1803-1871) and Waitstill Shaw (1780-1841) and died 13 August 1907 of unspecified causes. He married Edna Dow Smith (1841-) 1862 in Hartford County, Connecticut. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom, England, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Israel, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Belarus, Switzerland.

Family Life


Offspring of Knight Dexter Cheney and Edna Dow Smith (1841-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ellen Waitstill Cheney (1863-)
Elizabeth Cheney (1865-1898)
Harriet Bowen Cheney (1867-)
Helen Cheney (1868-)
Ednah Parker Cheney (1870-)
Knight Dexter Cheney (1870-)
Theodora Cheney (1874-)
Clifford Dudley Cheney (1877-)
Phillip Cheney (1878-)
Thomas Langdon Cheney (1879-)
Russell Cheney (1881-1945) 16 October 1881 South Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut 12 July 1945 Connecticut


Offspring of George Cheney and Waitstill Shaw (1780-1841)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Frank D Cheney (1830-1831)
Frank Woodbridge Cheney (1832-1909) 5 June 1832 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States 26 May 1909 Mary Bushnell (1840-1917)

Mary Howell Cheney (1834-1836)
Knight Cheney (1834-1907) 9 October 1834 Mt Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio 13 August 1907 Edna Dow Smith (1841-)

Sarah Shaw Cheney (1835-1836)
Anna Wells Cheney (



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