Thomas Cheney

Male Bef 1635 - Aft 1693  (~ 58 years)


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  • Born Before 1635  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married 11 Jan 1655  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Jane Atkinson. She was born before 1640. As a widow she lived in Cambridge with her children. She signed a business statement 13 July 1724, but was referred in the probate papers of her son Benjamin as dead 29 July 1724.

    Issue:
    1. Margaret Cheney (1656-____)
    2. Thomas Cheney (1656-____)
    3. Mehitabel Cheney (1656-____)
    4. John Cheney (1656-____)
    5. William Cheney (1656-____)
    6. Mary Cheney (1656-____)
    7. Jane Cheney (1656-____)
    8. Joseph Cheney (1656-____)
    9. Hannah Cheney (1656-____)
    10. Benjamin Cheney (1656-____)
    11. Ebenezer Cheney (1656-____) 
    Offices Held 29 Jan 1654/55  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    He was appointed a member of a committee to inspect the bounds between Roxbury and Dorchester. 
    Offices Held 1659  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He was appointed a Constable. 
    Land 26 Apr 1659  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    He purchased a house and land in Cambridge from Richard and Ann Dana. He purchase another lot 20 December 1665, and a third 16 February 1665/66. 
    Offices Held 1662  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    He was appointed the Surveyor of Highways. 
    Freeman 23 May 1666  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Moved to 1667  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    He removed to Roxbury to take care of his sick mother after his father's death where he remained. 
    Will 23 Oct 1693  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    He mentions his wife, Jane, and his children: Benjamin, Joseph, Thomas, William, Jane, and Hannah. 
    Died After 23 Oct 1693  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Inventory 04 Mar 1694/95  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Thomas' estate was inventoried and valued at £1064. 
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I19557 
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 

    Father William Cheney,   c. 5 Feb 1598/99, Benington, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1667, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Margaret Cule,   b. Before 1612, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1686, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1626  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Before 1635 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Jane Atkinson. She was born before 1640. As a widow she lived in Cambridge with her children. She signed a business statement 13 July 1724, but was referred in the probate papers of her son Benjamin as dead 29 July 1724. Issue: 1. Margaret Cheney (1656-____) 2. Thomas Cheney (1656-____) 3. Mehitabel Cheney (1656-____) 4. John Cheney (1656-____) 5. William Cheney (1656-____) 6. Mary Cheney (1656-____) 7. Jane Cheney (1656-____) 8. Joseph Cheney (1656-____) 9. Hannah Cheney (1656-____) 10. Benjamin Cheney (1656-____) 11. Ebenezer Cheney (1656-____) - 11 Jan 1655 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was appointed a member of a committee to inspect the bounds between Roxbury and Dorchester. - 29 Jan 1654/55 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was appointed a Constable. - 1659 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - He purchased a house and land in Cambridge from Richard and Ann Dana. He purchase another lot 20 December 1665, and a third 16 February 1665/66. - 26 Apr 1659 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was appointed the Surveyor of Highways. - 1662 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 23 May 1666 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - He removed to Roxbury to take care of his sick mother after his father's death where he remained. - 1667 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his wife, Jane, and his children: Benjamin, Joseph, Thomas, William, Jane, and Hannah. - 23 Oct 1693 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - After 23 Oct 1693 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - Thomas' estate was inventoried and valued at £1064. - 04 Mar 1694/95 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1061] Lawson, Stephen M. Ancestry of Stephen Lawson - Hastings-Cheney, (Online http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/hastings.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998).

    2. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877).

    3. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986).

    4. [S899] Trask, William B. "Early Records of Boston" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XI, 1857).

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



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