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Peter Cheney

Male 1789 - 1856  (66 years)


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  • Name Peter Cheney 
    Born 5 Sep 1789  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Married 1 Nov 1810 (Age 21)  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Died 5 Jul 1856  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    History 1897  [1
    According to Pope (1897), "He resided in Orange, was a farmer, diligent, intelligent and enterprising. He was also a methodical man, careful of all his books and papers; a pleasant evidence of this comes down in a set of 'Farmers Almanacs' in which he recorded the births of his children from year to year.
    Buried North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings 6 Siblings 
    Person ID I15192 
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2018 

    Father Levi Cheney,   b. 23 Nov 1756, Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1847, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Married After 4 Jun 1772  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Levi was 15 years - Mary was 16 years. (Were Married 46 years). 
    Family ID F169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Sep 1789 - Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Nov 1810 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1856 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Orange Cemetery, 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. [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).

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