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Levi Cheney

Levi Cheney

Male 1756 - 1847  (90 years)

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  • Name Levi Cheney 
    Born 23 Nov 1756  Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 13, 16, 19
    Christened 2 Jan 1757  Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 19
    Land/House 1777  North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Military 1777 
    Offices Held 1788 to 1800  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    History 26 Dec 1788  [20
    Census 1790  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1800  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1810  [3
    Offices Held 1816  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Census 1820  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1830  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 18 Apr 1847  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14, 15, 19
    Buried Aft 18 Apr 1847  North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 13, 14
    Web References 2019 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Person ID I136  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2020 

    Father William Cheney,   b. 7 Feb 1703/04, Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1756, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Joanna Thayer,   b. 18 Aug 1706, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 May 1726  Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary "Molly"Hill,   c. 18 Jan 1756, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1819, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)  [10, 17, 19
    Marriage Intentions 4 Jun 1772  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 4 Jun 1772  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 17, 19
    Age at Marriage He was 15 years - She was 16 years 
    Children 
     1. Esther Cheney,   b. 2 Oct 1779, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1860, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +2. Mary "Polly" Cheney,   b. 29 Jul 1784, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1870, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Levi Cheney,   b. 29 Apr 1787, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Peter Cheney,   b. 5 Sep 1789, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1856, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Stephen Cheney,   b. 30 Jan 1795, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1873, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Lois Cheney,   b. 30 Jan 1795, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1876, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Alexander Cheney,   b. 17 Aug 1797, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1882, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Ballou,   b. Abt 1780, Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1862, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)  [11, 18, 19
    Married 20 Jan 1820  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 18, 19
    Age at Marriage He was 63 years - She was 40 years 
    Children 
     1. Asula Parkhurst Cheney,   b. 11 Jan 1821, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1893, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Presson Cheney,   b. 7 Jul 1823, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1855, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: Ballou (1882) give his birth as in 1850. [10]
    • Death: Ballou (1882) gives his death as 1846. Pope (1897) gives his death as 11 April 1847. [10, 19]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Nov 1756 - Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Jan 1757 - Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage Intentions - 4 Jun 1772 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Aft 4 Jun 1772 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - In 1777, he purchased 800 acres of land in what was to be the northern part of Orange, Massachusetts. - 1777 - North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was a Selectman. - 1788 to 1800 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 - Free White Persons - Males - Under 16 2 - Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over 3 - Free White Persons - Females 7 - Number of Household Members - 1790 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 - Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over 1 - Free White Persons - Females - Under 10 1 - Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44 1 - Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over 1 - Number of Household Members Under 16 3 - Number of Household Members Over 25 4 - Number of Household Members - 1800 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He became the Town Clerk. - 1816 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 - Free White Persons - Males - Under 10 3 - Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 2 - Free White Persons - Females - Under 10 1 - Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44 3 - Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture 5 - Free White Persons - Under 16 4 - Free White Persons - Over 25 9 - Total Free White Persons 9 - Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other - 1820 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jan 1820 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 - Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9 1 - Free White Persons - Males - 70 thru 79 1 - Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9 1 - Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49 1 - Free White Persons - Under 20 1 - Free White Persons - 20 thru 49 1 - Total Free White Persons 1 - Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored) - 1830 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Apr 1847 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 18 Apr 1847 - North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S783] 1790 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), Primary Source.
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Orange, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Series: M637; Roll: 4; Page: 447; Image: 490; Family History Library Film: 0568144

    2. [S782] 1800 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), Primary Source.
      Year: 1800; Census Place: Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Series: M32; Roll: 18; Page: 87; Image: 97; Family History Library Film: 205616

    3. [S507] 1810 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), Primary Source.
      Year: 1810; Census Place: Orange, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: 19; Page: 223; Image: 00235; Family History Library Film: 0205627

    4. [S515] 1820 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), Primary Source.
      1820 U S Census; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Page: 83; NARA Roll: M33_50; Image: 92

    5. [S505] 1830 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), Primary Source.
      Year: 1830; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Series: M19; Roll: 62; Page: 131; Family History Library Film: 0337920

    6. [S2093] Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999), Secondary Source.

    7. [S2092] Amidon, Ryan M. North Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, (manuscript, 2003), Secondary Source.

    8. [S462] Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1917), Secondary Source.

    9. [S1011] Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Mendon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 , (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1920), Secondary Source.

    10. [S461] Ballou, Adin. History of the Town of Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts From its First Settlement to 1881, ( Boston: Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, & Co., 1882), Secondary Source.

    11. [S2094] Bassett, William. History of the Town of Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, (Boston: C. W. Calkins & Company, 1884), Secondary Source.

    12. [S459] Eldredg, Ruth DeFonda, compiler. Transcription of Early Handwritten Records of Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts volume 2, (Wheat Ridge, Colorado: Search and Reserach Publishing Corp, 2001), Secondary Source.

    13. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com), Secondary Source.
      Memorial ID 11014488 Levi Cheney

    14. [S460] Fiske, Arthur D. Cemetery Records of Orange, Franklin Co., Mass., (Seattle, Washington: Seattle Genealogical Society, 1963), Secondary Source.

    15. [S1947] Gravestone Inscription, Primary Source.

    16. [S454] Mayo, Chester Garst. John Mayo of Roxbury, Massachusetts 1630-1688 A Genealogical and Biographical Record of His Descendants, (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965), Secondary Source.

    17. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Primary Source.
      Marriage Record of Mary Hill and Levi Cheney

    18. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Primary Source.
      Marriage Record of Sarah Ballou and Levi Cheney

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

    20. [S466] Ward, Martha E. History of North Orange, Massachusetts, (Orange, Massachusetts: North Orange Reunion Association & Enterprise and Journal, 1924).