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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  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • Ballou (1882) give his birth as in 1850.
    Christened 2 Jan 1757  Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Gender Male 
    Land 1777  North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    in 1777, he purchased 800 acres of land in what was to be the northern part of Orange, Massachusetts. 
    Office Held 1788 to 1800  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    He was a Selectman. 
    History 26 Dec 1788  [6
    On 26 December 1788, Livi Cheney and Joseph Metcalf, represented the District of Orange in the first perambulation of the town line of Orange and Warwick. 
    Office Held 1816  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He became the Town Clerk. 
    Died 18 Apr 1847  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried North Orange Cemetery, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Levi Cheney
      d. Apr. 18, 1847
      96
    Person ID I136  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2018 

    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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Joanna Thayer,   b. 18 Aug 1706, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 20 May 1726  Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Family ID F166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Hill,   c. 18 Jan 1756, Mendon, 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) 
    Married 1772  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    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)  [Birth]
    +2. Mary 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)  [Birth]
     3. Levi Cheney,   b. 29 Apr 1787, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     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)  [Birth]
     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)  [Birth]
     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)  [Birth]
     7. Alexander Cheney,   b. 17 Aug 1797, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2018 
    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) 
    Married 20 Jan 1820  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    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)  [Birth]
     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)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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 MapsMarried - 1772 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 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 MapsOffice Held - He was a Selectman. - 1788 to 1800 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He became the Town Clerk. - 1816 - 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 MapsDied - 18 Apr 1847 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Orange Cemetery, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [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).

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

    3. [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).

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

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

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

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

    8. [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).