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Ebenezer Cheney

Male 1741 - 1828  (87 years)


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  • Name Ebenezer Cheney 
    Born 10 Jul 1741  Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 19 Jul 1741  Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Married To 18 Mar 1760  Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Abigail Thompson. She was born in 1736. She died on Tuesday 16 January 1776 in Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Abigail's gravestone inscription in North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, reads:
    Abigail Thompson
    1736-1776
    wife of
    Ebenezer Cheney

    Issue:
    1. Elijah Cheney (1760-1760)
    2. Ebenezer Cheney (1761-____)
    3. Elijah Cheney (1764-____)
    4. Abner Cheney (1765-1797)
    5. Simon Cheney (1767-____)
    6. Joanna Cheney (1768-1862)
    7. Sarah Cheney (1770-1779)
    8. infant Cheney
    9. infant Cheney
    10. Abigail Cheney
    11. Daniel Cheney (1774-____) 
    • Ballou (1882) gives their marriage place as Milford, Massachusetts.
    Military 27 Apr 1760  [1
    Ebenezer served in the French and Indian War, enlisting from Mendon, 27 April 1760 in Capt. William Jones' Company. He was discharged 26 November 1760 after 30 weeks of service. During this time he was promoted to Sergeant. 
    Religion 30 Aug 1767  Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Ebenezer Cheney was received into full communion in the Milford Church. 
    Married To 1776  [1, 5, 6
    Hannah Gould. She was born about 1758. She and Ebenezer Cheney filed marriage intentions on 18 October 1776. She died on Friday 10 October 1828 in Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Hannah's gravestone inscription in North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, reads:
    Mrs. Hannah
    wife of
    Mr. Ebenezer Cheney
    d. Oct. 10, 1828
    æ. 70

    Issue:
    1. Hannah Cheney (1777-1861)
    2. Sarah Cheney (1780-____)
    3. John Cheney (1781-____)
    4. Buelah Cheney (1785-1836)
    5. Susannah Cheney (1786-1870)
    6. Mark Cheney (1788-____)
    7. Luke Cheney (1790-____)
    8. Lydia Cheney (1793-____)
    9. Matthew Cheney (1795-____)
    10. Silence Cheney (1800-____)
    11. Mary Cheney (1803-1863) 
    Died 14 Nov 1828  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Buried North Orange Cemetery, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Mr. Ebenezer Cheney
      d. Nov. 14, 1828
      æ. 22 yr
    Person ID I15142  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, 3
    Family ID F166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jul 1741 - Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 19 Jul 1741 - Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Abigail Thompson. She was born in 1736. She died on Tuesday 16 January 1776 in Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Abigail's gravestone inscription in North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, reads:
    Abigail Thompson 1736-1776 wife of Ebenezer Cheney
    Issue: 1. Elijah Cheney (1760-1760) 2. Ebenezer Cheney (1761-____) 3. Elijah Cheney (1764-____) 4. Abner Cheney (1765-1797) 5. Simon Cheney (1767-____) 6. Joanna Cheney (1768-1862) 7. Sarah Cheney (1770-1779) 8. infant Cheney 9. infant Cheney 10. Abigail Cheney 11. Daniel Cheney (1774-____) - 18 Mar 1760 - Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsReligion - Ebenezer Cheney was received into full communion in the Milford Church. - 30 Aug 1767 - Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Nov 1828 - 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. [S467] Pope, Charles H. The Cheney Genealogy, (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1897).

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

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

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

    6. [S458] Eldredg, Ruth DeFonda, compiler. Transcription of Early Handwritten Records of Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Volume 1, (Wheat Ridge, Colorado: Search and Reserach Publishing Corp, 2001).