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Caleb Cheney

Male 1739 - 1800  (61 years)


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  • Name Caleb Cheney 
    Born 12 Jan 1738/39  Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military say 1756  [2
    Caleb is thought to have served in the French and Indian War.  
    Married To 9 Mar 1758  Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Mary Wheelock, the daughter of Samuel and Hannah (Ammidown) Wheelock. She was born on 31 December 1738 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She died on Thursday 3 March 1814 in Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Tryphena Cheney (1758-____)
    2. Artemas Cheney (1760-1804)
    3. Mary Cheney (1762-____)
    4. Relief Cheney (1764-____)
    5. Calvin Cheney (1766-____)
    6. Elizabeth Cheney (1768-1810)
    7. Caleb Cheney (1770-1830)
    8. Olive Cheney (1772-1826)
    9. Rachel Cheney (1774-____)
    10. Charles Cheney (____-1804)
    11. Hannah Cheney (1778-____)
    12. Sarah Cheney (1780-____) 
    • The marriage is listed in both the Milford and the Mendon vital records.
    Office Held say 1760  [1, 2
    Military 1775  [1, 2
    He was a lieutenant in charge of the Second Mendon Minute Company under Capt. William Jennison. On 19 July 1776, he was in Capt. Gershom Nelson's company. In the alarm of 8 December 1776, he marched as a sergeant in Lt. Seth Thayer's company to Providence, R.I. 
    Died 5 Jul 1800  Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Person ID I15141  Roy Family Genealogy
    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  [1, 2, 4
    Family ID F166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jan 1738/39 - Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Mary Wheelock, the daughter of Samuel and Hannah (Ammidown) Wheelock. She was born on 31 December 1738 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She died on Thursday 3 March 1814 in Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Tryphena Cheney (1758-____) 2. Artemas Cheney (1760-1804) 3. Mary Cheney (1762-____) 4. Relief Cheney (1764-____) 5. Calvin Cheney (1766-____) 6. Elizabeth Cheney (1768-1810) 7. Caleb Cheney (1770-1830) 8. Olive Cheney (1772-1826) 9. Rachel Cheney (1774-____) 10. Charles Cheney (____-1804) 11. Hannah Cheney (1778-____) 12. Sarah Cheney (1780-____) - 9 Mar 1758 - Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1800 - Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [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).

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

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

    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).