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William Cheney was born 8 September 1741 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts to Joseph Cheney (1710-1776) and Elizabeth Tucker (1712-) and died April 1803 in Grand Manan, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth Sweet (1745-1763) 14 April 1763 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. 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.


Biography

1. WILLIAM2 CHENEY (JOSEPH1) was born September 08, 1741 in NEWBURY MASS, and died 1803 in GRAND MANAN N B. He married ELIZABETH SWEET April 17, 1763 in NEWBURY MASS. She was born November 24, 1745 in NEWBURY MASS, and died Unknown in GRAND MANAN N B.

Parentage

Joseph Cheney was born on 2 November 1710. He was the son of Benjamin Cheney and Mary Harbert. Joseph Cheney married Elizabeth Tucker. Joseph Cheney died in 1776.

  1. Child of Joseph Cheney and Elizabeth Tucker: William Cheney+ b. 8 Sep 1741, d. 4 Apr 1803



Family of William Cheney

Children of WILLIAM CHENEY and ELIZABETH SWEET are:

  1. Ebenezer Cheney (1764-1832) - b. February 24, 1764, NEWBURY MASS; d. August 03, 1832, CAMPTON N H.
  2. WILLIAM CHENEY, b. ST ANDREWS; d. 1884, GRAND MANAN N B.
  3. SAMUEL CHENEY, b. GRAND MANAN N B; d. Unknown, GRAND MANAN N B.
  4. EDMUND CHENEY SR, b. July 09, 1770, INDIAN ISLAND N B; d. January 24, 1835, GRAND MANAN N B.
  5. ELIZABETH CHENEY, b. July 11, 1772; d. Unknown.
  6. SUSANNA CHENEY, b. January 09, 1775, INDIAN ISLAND N B; d. 1861, GRAND MANAN N B.
  7. MARY CHENEY, b. April 02, 1777; d. Unknown.
  8. HANNAH CHENEY, b. June 22, 1779; d. Unknown.
  9. A DAUGHTER, b. July 29, 1781; d. Unknown.
  10. SARAH CHENEY, b. February 16, 1783; d. Unknown.
  11. RUTH CHENEY, b. April 23, 1785; d. Unknown.
  12. MOSES CHENEY, b. January 16, 1790, GRAND MANAN N B; d. March 18, 1873, GRAND MANAN N B.
  13. BARBARA CHENEY, d. Unknown.



Children


Offspring of William Cheney and Elisabeth Sweet (1745-1763)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ebenezer Cheney (1764-1832) 24 February 1764 Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts 3 August 1832 Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire Hannah Eaton (1761-1832)

William Cheney (1766-1842)
Samuel Cheney (1767-1824)
Edmund Cheney (1770-1835)
Elizabeth Cheney (1772-)
Susannah Cheney (1775-1861)
Mary Cheney (1777-1864)
Hannah Cheney (1779-)
Dorothy Cheney (1781-)
Sarah Cheney (1783-1865)
Ruth Cheney (1785-)
Barbara Cheney (1786-1835)
Moses Cheney (1790-1873)

Siblings


Offspring of Joseph Cheney and Elizabeth Tucker (1712-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Cheney (1741-1803) 8 September 1741 Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts April 1803 Grand Manan, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada Elisabeth Sweet (1745-1763)

Vital Records

Massachusetts Marriage Record

  • Husband Name: William Cheney
  • Spouse's Name: Elisabeth Sweet
  • Event Date: 14 Apr 1763
  • Event Place: Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts

Source: "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910," index, FamilySearch ([1] : accessed 16 Jul 2014), William Cheney and Elisabeth Sweet, 14 Apr 1763; citing reference 414; FHL microfilm 886203.

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