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William Cheney

Male 1599 - 1667  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name William Cheney 
    Christened 5 Feb 1598/99  Benington, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Land/House 1640  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    History 1645  [2
    Offices Held 21 Feb 1648  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Offices Held 1654/55  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Offices Held 19 Jan 1656/57  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Offices Held 1663  [2
    Religion 05 Mar 1664/65  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Freeman 23 May 1666  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Will 30 Apr 1667  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Died 30 Jun 1667  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    Buried 2 Jul 1667  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Inventory 10 Jul 1667  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Probate/Proved 30 Jul 1667  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Person ID I128  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 

    Father John Cheney of Bennington,   b. Abt 1568, Boston, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 16 Mar 1623/24, Benington, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   d. Jun 1614 to Nov 1614, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Cule,   b. Before 1612, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1686, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1626  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age at Marriage He was 26 years - She was 14 years 
    Children 
     1. Ellen Cheney,   b. Abt 1626, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1678, Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     2. Margaret Cheney,   b. 20 Nov 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas Cheney,   b. Abt 1631, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young
     4. Thomas Cheney,   b. Before 1635, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 23 Oct 1693, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
    +5. William Cheney,   b. 1636/37, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1681, Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. John Cheney,   b. 29 Sep 1639, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1671, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     7. Mehitabel Cheney,   b. 1 Jun 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1693/94, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     8. Joseph Cheney,   b. 6 Jun 1647, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1704, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 5 Feb 1598/99 - Benington, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1626 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 1640 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 21 Feb 1648 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1654/55 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 19 Jan 1656/57 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - 05 Mar 1664/65 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 23 May 1666 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 30 Apr 1667 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jun 1667 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Jul 1667 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - 10 Jul 1667 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 30 Jul 1667 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S977] Rixford, Elizabeth Mary Leach. Families Directly Descended from All the Royal Families in Europe (495-1932) and Mayflower Descendants, (Burlington, Vermont: Free Press Printing Co., 1932), Secondary Source.

    2. [S467] Pope, Charles H. The Cheney Genealogy, (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1897), Secondary Source.

    3. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900), Secondary Source.

    4. [S82] Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 , (Boston: George H. Ellis, Printers, 1887), Secondary Source.

    5. [S1060] Trask, William B. "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record and on the Files in the County of Suffolk, Mass." , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVI, 1862), Secondary Source.

    6. [S1061] Lawson, Stephen M. Ancestry of Stephen Lawson - Hastings-Cheney, (Online http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/hastings.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998), Tertiary Source.