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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
    Gender Male 
    Married To 1 Nov 1810  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Abigail Goodell, the daughter of Zina and Joanna (Cheney) Goodell. She was born on 19 July 1792 in District of Orange, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts. She died on Saturday 19 July 1884 in Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Abigail's gravestone inscription in North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, reads:
    Abigail
    wife of Peter Cheney
    d. July 19, 1884
    æ 92

    Issue:
    1. Prudence Cheney (1811-1878)
    2. Charlotte Cheney (1812-____)
    3. Luther Cheney (1814-____)
    4. Edward Peter Cheney (1817-____)
    5. Elijah Cheney (1820-____)
    6. baby boy Cheney (1822-1822)
    7. baby daughter Cheney (1822-1822)
    8. Nathaniel Cheney (1824-____)
    9. Abner Cheney (1826-1851)
    10. Ebenezer Cheney (1829-____)
    11. Abigail Cheney (1831-1835)
    12. Jane Cheney (1834-1856)
    13. Janette Cheney (1834-1849) 
    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, North Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Peter Cheney
      d. July 5, 1856
      æ 67
    Person ID I15192  Roy Family Genealogy
    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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1772  Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    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 To - Abigail Goodell, the daughter of Zina and Joanna (Cheney) Goodell. She was born on 19 July 1792 in District of Orange, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts. She died on Saturday 19 July 1884 in Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Abigail's gravestone inscription in North Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, reads:
    Abigail wife of Peter Cheney d. July 19, 1884 æ 92
    Issue: 1. Prudence Cheney (1811-1878) 2. Charlotte Cheney (1812-____) 3. Luther Cheney (1814-____) 4. Edward Peter Cheney (1817-____) 5. Elijah Cheney (1820-____) 6. baby boy Cheney (1822-1822) 7. baby daughter Cheney (1822-1822) 8. Nathaniel Cheney (1824-____) 9. Abner Cheney (1826-1851) 10. Ebenezer Cheney (1829-____) 11. Abigail Cheney (1831-1835) 12. Jane Cheney (1834-1856) 13. Janette Cheney (1834-1849) - 1 Nov 1810 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1856 - 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. [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).

    4. [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).