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July 5, 1805. He resided in Washington, N. H. He was a
prosperous, thrifty, hospitable farmer; and the whole family
had the respect and good will of all their neighbors. He d.
Nov. 17, 1868; she d. Dec. 30, 1873.



CHENEY GENEALOGY.



CHILD.



417



HANNAH MARIA,s b. Jan. 4, 1S34, m. Dec. 12, 1859, /tf^«
Stnithj she d. Jan. 5, 1881.

466. JOSEPH," (James,6 Peter,^ Edmund,* John,^ Peter,^
John,^) b. in Groveland April 5, 1791, m. Aug. 29, 181 1,
Mary Washburn. Resided at Waterville, Vt. He d. July
18, 1872.

CHILDREN.

I. ANDREW.s b. April 1,1812. vi. LYSANDER,^ b. Oct. 30, 1 823.
II. MARY.8 b. Nov. 30, 1814. VII. SAMUEL B.,8b. Aug.28, 1826.

III. HANNAH W.,sb.Jan.25,i8i8. viii. SETH,^ b. Jan. 11, 1828.

766. n^. NORMAN M.,8b. Feb. 7, 1820. ix. JOSEPH.^ b. Aug. 5, 1831.

V. BOYNTON.s b. Feb. 9, 1822. x. BASSINA,^ b. Aug. 2, 1833.

467. JAMES," (James,6 Peter,^ Edmund,* John,^ Peter,^
John,^) b. in Groveland Oct. 9, 1797, m. Aug. 5, 1827,
Harriet dau. of Capt. Henry and Joanna (Burrill) Webb,
b. Jan. 30, 1803. He resided in Salem, Mass. He was a
merchant, a man good and upright, of quiet tastes. He d.
Dec. 16, 1884.

CHILDREN.

I. HARRIET WEBB,8 b. Aug. 25, 1828, d. Nov. 18, 1896.

n. I\LA.RY WEBB,8 b. March 26, 1830, m. June 16, 1859, Edward
Read. Children: (i) Frederick Read, (2) Anna Frye Read, d.
in infancy, (3) Mary Theresa Read, (4) Minnie Leonard Read,
(S) Harriet Read, d. in infancy, (6) Sarah Russell Read, (7)
Edward Read, (8) Henry Read.

HI. JAMES HENRY,8 b. June 3, 1832. He was a sea-captain; died
in Salem, Aug. 24, 1862, of fever contracted on the west coast
of Africa, and was buried in the family lot in Harmony Grove
Cemetery.

767. IV. GEORGE LEONARD,s b. Dec. 24, 1836.

47 I . SU:^IXER," (Jacob,6 John,^ Edmund,^ John,^ Peter,^
John,i) b. in Reading Jan. 9, 1805, m. in R. Oct. 24, 1832,
Salina, dau. of David and Salina (Gassett) Emerson, b. Feb.
28, 1811, d. Oct. 13, 1S73. He was a shoemaker by trade,



4i8 JOHN; SEVENTH GENERATION.

but for some years did quite a business in raising grapes and
other fruit for market. He d. Aug. 5, 1876.

472. JOHN,7 (Jacob,6 John,^ Edmund,* John,^ Peter,^
John,i) \y^ jjj Reading Feb. 21, 1814, m. in R. Oct. 7, 1841,
Mary Ann, dau. of Samuel W. and Nancy (Chute) Carter,
b. Sept. 10, 1824, d. April 11, 1862. He learned the trade
of cabinet-maker, and became a manufacturer of furniture
in Reading.

CHILD.
JOHN HARLAN/ b. Jan. 12, d. Aug. 23, 1843.

475. Rev. RUFUS,^ (John,6 Tristram,^ John,* John,^
Peter,2 John,i) ^^ ^^ Hillsborough, N. H. May 4, 1780, m.
Prudy Piper. Hailing from Walpole, N. H. Oct. 2, 1800,
he bought land of Asa Grow in Waterford, Vt. He was or-
dained to the Gospel ministry in the Free Will Baptist fel-
lowship in 1810. Preached in various places in New England
until 1838 when he began the work of his denomination in
Wisconsin, settling at New Berlin, " on section 32." A church
was organized in 1840, at Prospect Hill, in a log barn. Hav-
ing earned the love and reverence of a wide circle by his
blameless life, he d. Aug. 30, 1869. [Hist. Waukesha co.,
Wis.]

CHILDREN.
I. SALLY,8 b. July 24, 1805.

770. n. JOHN, 8 b. April 9, 1807.

III. R0SWELL,8 b. Sept. 4, 1810.

771. IV. R0XANNA,8 b, Nov. 16, 1812, d. Sept. 5, 1825.

772. V. HARRY B.,8 b. Feb. 12, 181 5.
VI. RUFUS,8 Jr., b. July 5, 181 7.

VII. BENJAMIN,^ b. Sept. 17, 1819, d. in Ohio in 1823.

773. vm. DAVID D.,8 b. July 22, 1822.

IX. MARCUS K.,8 b. March 21, 1826, d. in 1848.

476. ROSWELL, ' (John,6 Tristram,^ John,* John,^ Peter,^
John,i) b. at Keene, N. H., May 17, 1789, m. at St. Johns-
bury, Vt., Dec. 13, 1812, Abigail, dau. of James and



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 419

(Grout) Willard, b. at St. J. Dec. 6, 1793, d. at Logansport,
Ind. June 28, i860. He lived in Sutton, Vt. awhile; re-
moved to Bridgewater, N. H. near Newfound Pond; was a
justice of the peace. Sold land there in May, 1832, and
went to Toledo, O. where he d. Jan. 22, 1846.

CHILDREN, born in Sutton, Vt.
I. CAROLINE MARIA,8 b. Sept. 19, 1813, d. in infancy.

774. n. ROSWELL WILLARD,^ b. Jan. 21, 1815.

775. ni. JAMES, ^ b. Dec. 15, 1817.

IV. CORNELIA MARI A,8 b. June 4, 1823, m. George Knickerbocker,
and resides at Hillsdale, Mich.

478. WILLIAM,' (William,^ Tristram,^ John,4 John,3
Peter,2 John,i) b. at Alstead, N. H. Aug. 9, 1776, m. Feb.,
1801, Tryphena, dau. of Phineas Hatch. [Notice of marriage
in "Farmers' Museum," pub. at Walpole, N. H., March 17,
1 801.] He was bred a carpenter, but soon became a mer-
chant. He made his home in Newport, N. H.

In 1 8 10 he built a block of stores a part of which he occupied until his
death. In 181 5 he built a large public house known as Nettleton's Hotel.
Three years later he erected a large building, four stories high and one
hundred and fifty feet long, called the " Tontine," designed for stores and
mechanic shops. At about this time he sold the town the tract of land
since used as a common. During the year 181 5 he constructed the dam
and canal which feed the upper tannery and the Newport and Eagle mills.
On the canal he built a cotton factory and linseed oil mill, and a grist-mill
and saw-mill at the dam below. About the year 181 9 he purchased all the
water-power at Sun^pee Harbor, and built there a grist-mill, saw-mill, and
carding-mill.

Col. Cheney had few educational advantages. His indomitable energy
and perseverance in all that he undertook, whether in private or public en-
terprises, brought him success. He had a generous heart. It is related of
him that he once took a poor, friendless old lady, who was on the way to
the poor-house, into his own family, where she enjoyed all the hospitalities
of his home for a long time.

He was often a moderator and selectman of the town, and, during the
years 1816-1 827, a representative to the state legislature. It was mainly
through his efforts that a division of Cheshire county was effected, and
Newport became the county seat of the new county of Sullivan. He was a
friend of education, and assisted several young men who were fitting for



420 JOHN; SEVENTH GENERATION.

college, and contributed generously to the support of the Newport Academy.
He was a deacon of the Baptist church, to which he presented the ground
for church and parsonage, and contributed largely toward the construction
of the edifices. The bell was his own gift, a surprise to the society. He
was an ardent lover of music, and in his earlier years played the violin.
The Masonic lodge, of which he was a member, met for a long time at a
hall in his residence. Passing through all subordinate grades, he became
a colonel in the state militia. When, in 1824, Lafayette passed through the
town, he was received by a large escort and conducted to the residence of
Col. Cheney, where he met the warm and enthusiastic congratulations of the
people.

Hedied, of consumption, June 15, 1830 leaving the largest estate ever ad-
ministered in town up to that time. Mrs. Cheney survived him many years.
The Rev. Baron Stow, of Boston, in an obituary notice of her, said : " Natu-
rally amiable, she was regarded by all as a model Christian, wife, and
mother. Though of the wealthiest family in town, she seemed not to know
it, and like a true lady mingled with the poor and the more fortunate as upon
the same level ; and thus won the hearts and commanded the respect of all."

CHILDREN.

I. CHLOE,^ b. Oct. 30, 1801, at Alstead, N. H.; m. Sept. 13,
1824, Hon. Horace Metcalf, of Charlestown, N. H., a brother of
Gov. Ralph Metcalf, b. May 10, 1801. He was a successful
farmer and financier. They occupied the old Metcalf place at
North Charlestown. Mrs. Metcalf was affable, courteous, and
benevolent, and an agreeable companion for all ages and classes.
She survived the period of their golden wedding, and d. Nov.
19, 1874. Children : (i) Diantha G. Metcalf, b. July 15, 1825 ;
d. young. (2) Sophia Jane Metcalf, b. June 12, 1827 ; m. Sept.
16, 1 85 1, George Mason Gilmore, of Charlestown, b. April 24,
1824; r. at Faribault, Minn. (3) Tryphena Maria Metcalf, b.
Sept. 6, 1828; m. Sept. 15, 1853, Dwight James McCann, b.
March 3, 1827, at Erie, Penn., res. Washington, D. C. (4)
Julian Metcalf, b. Dec. 29, 1833; m. Julia Beatrice Kinney, b.
Oct. 29, 1839, at Mount Vernon, Ohio; r. in Nebraska City,
Neb. where he was cashier of the Otoe County National Bank.

II. PHILENA,8 b. Jan. 3, 1803, at Alstead, N. H.; m. Sept. 24,
1822, Ezra P. Prentice, a grandson of Ezra Parmelee, of New-
port. He was for a time in Col. Cheney's store. They res.
in various places. In 1S41 Mr. Prentice having accumulated a
fortune, retired from business, and removed to his country seat, —
Mt. Hope, on the banks of the Hudson river. In 1872 they
celebrated their golden wedding. She d. Oct. 8, 1878, esteemed



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 421

by a large circle of friends, for her culture, sympathy, and
charities. Children: (i) William Packer Prentice, b. Aug. 26,
1834; m. Jan. 29, 1863, Florence Kelly of New York city; r. in
New York City. He graduated at Williams college, and at
Gottingen University, Germany, and is a lawyer in New York
city ; was assistant adjutant-general and chief of staff of Gen.
Mitchell, in the War of the Rebellion, (2) Sartell Prentice, b.
May 29, 1837; m. May 29, 1862, Mary Isham, of New York
City ; was educated at Williams college, Gottingen University,
and at the Harvard Law School. He was in the 12**^ U. S.
Infantry during the Rebellion ; was promoted to a captaincy,
and brevetted major in the regular army for gallantry in the
battles of the Wilderness ; was on the staffs of Brig.-Gen. B. S.
Roberts, and Maj.-Gen. M. R. Patrick; resides at Albany,
N. Y., (3) Bertha Prentice, b. Dec. 12, 1844, (4) Jessie P. Pren-
tice, b. July 23, 1847. Four children died between the ages of
two and eight years.
III. PERSIS HATCH,8 b. April 27, 1805, m.. May 30, 1824, Charles
Forbes, son of Gen. Abner Forbes, of Windsor, Vt. He was
in mercantile business in Boston, Louisville, Ken., and Cincin-
nati, O. where he died Sept. 16, 1849, aged 52 years. She d. Dec,
26, i860, beloved for her social and christian character. Chil-
dren : (i) Elizabeth West Forbes, b. June 5, 1826, m. Oct. 14,
1847, Wm. Moore. They passed the first seven years of their
married life at Burmah, as missionaries; afterward res. in
Middletown, Ohio, (2) Charles Forbes, b. March 14, 1835; d.
of consumption, March, 1855.

781. IV. WILLIAM HUTCHINS0N,8 b. March 5, 1807.

V. TRYPHENA,8 b. Dec. 31, 1808, m. (i) July 9, 1827, Rev.
Alonzo King, b. April i, 1790. He was ordained over a large
Baptist church at Yarmouth, Me. later removed to West-
borough, Mass. where he d. Nov. 29, 1835. She m. (2) June
5, i^^g, Rev. Ira Person, b. Sept. 28, 1791, at Windsor, Vt.;
He was an eminent Baptist clergyman ; lived to a great age
Children: (i) William Alonzo King, b. March 14, 1829; d. Dec.
8, 1 862, in the army in Virginia. (2) George Prentice King, b.
May 31, 1830; d. Dec. 17, i860. (3) Ellen Tryphena King,
b. Aug. 12, 1832; d. April 6, 1840. (4) Abby Philena King, b.
Feb. 10,1836. Graduated at Mt. Holyoke Seminary; m. C.
C. Dewey, of Rutland, Vt.

VI. SOPHIA,^ b. July 21, 1810 ; m., April 25, 1833, Franklin Man-
ning, a merchant of Portand, Me., who d. Sept. 29, 1853, aged
45 years. Children: (i) Georgianna S. Manning, b. Feb. 3,



42Z JOHN ; SEVENTH GENERATION.

1834; m., 1854, L. P. Tucker, a merchant of Portland; d. in
1864. (2) Charles F. Manning, b. Aug. 12, 1835 ; m. Ellen M.
Crockett, of Portland. (3) Prentice Cheney Manning, b. April
II, 1837; m. May i , 1862, Ellen H itchcock ; he is a merchant at
Portland, Me. (4) William Cheney Manning, b. Sept. 29, 1842 ;
m. Nov. 3, 1875, Mary M., dau. of Hon. Geo. G. Clarkson, mayor
of the city of Rochester, N. Y. He voluntered as a private at the
breaking out of the war of the Rebellion, and rose to the rank of
major. He was four times wounded during the war. At its
close he received a commission as lieutenant in the regular
army, and served in the Indian country; has since attained the
rank of Captain. He is now at the head of the Military de-
partment of Clinton Liberal and Military Institute, at Fort
Plain, N. Y.

782. VII. GEORGE HALLETT,8b. March 29, 1812.

VIII. ALICE, 8 b. June 13, 1814, m. Jan. 28, 1835, Rev. Oliver Ajigiis.
tus Dodge, pastor of the Baptist church at Lexington, Mass.
He was b. March 18, 1813, at Hampton Falls; studied at
Hampton Academy, Colby University, Me., and Newton Theo.
Institution. Was ordained at Lexington where he remained
until his death May 28, 1840. He was chaplain of a regiment
of light infantry in the i^' brigade of Mass. Militia ; was much in-
terested in education, and it was principally through his influence
that the first normal school in America was opened, in Lexington.
Children : (i) Alice Augusta Dodge, b. Dec. 13, 1835. She was
an apt scholar and ready writer. Wrote several Sabbath School
books. She d. June 22, 1866. (2) Mary Frances Dodge, b. Oct.
25, 1838; d. Sept. 8, 1862.

IX. PRENTICE,^ b. March 2, 1816. He was educated at Newport
Academy. Commenced the study of medicine at the age of
seventeen. Two years later, while attending lectures at Dart-
mouth Medical college, he contracted a cold that led to con-
sumption, of which he died March 19, 1835, at Matanzas, Cuba,
where he had gone with a hope of relief from his malady.

X. CHARLES FRANKLIN,8 b. April 19, 1819; d. July 30, 1834.

783. XI. JAMES EDWIN,8 b. April 10, 1821.

480. AMASA,' (William,^ Tristram ,5 John,4John,3 Peter,^

John,^) b. at Alstead, N. H. Dec. 31, 1787, m. in Eastport,

Me. Nov. I, 1810, Nancy C, dau. of John C. and Abigail

(Nichols) Todd, of Eastport, b. in Cherryfield, Me. d. at



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 443

Calais, Me. Dec. 17, 1878. He went to Eastern Maine at
the beginning of his adult life, and spent his life on the
border. He was a merchant at Eastport and at Baring, Me.
in partnership with Gilman King.

When the water way for logs and lumber was constructed by the falls of
the St. Croix, between Calais, Me. and St. Stephens, New Brunswick, he
superintended the work, residing temporarily on the " English side," in the
village of IVIilltown. He was also a school-teacher. He served in the war
of 1812. He d. June 30, 1827.

CHILDREN.

I. ELIZA JANE, 8 b. in Eastport, Me. Feb. 10, 181 2, m. Mark
Ellsworth. Children: (i) Albert Ellsworth, a banker at St.
Paul, Minn., (2) Nancy Ellsworth, (3) Edwin Todd Ellsworth,
of Milwaukee, Wis., (4) Georgianna Ellsworth, (5) Sarah Jane
Ellsworth, (6) Carrie Ellsworth.

II. NANCY MARIA,8 b. in Eastport, Me. June i, 1814, d. young.
III. MARY ANN NICHOLS,^ b. April 2, 181 7, m. A7nos Clark of
Milltown, Me. Children: (i) Sarah Maria Clark, (2) Alice
Dodge Clark, (3) George Hallet Clark, (4) Eugene Bracket
Clark, (5) Henrj- Howard Clark, (6) Abbie Jackson Clark, (7)
Carrie Ellsworth Clark, (8) Hattie Emma Clark, (9) Judson
Storer Clark. Of these Rev. Henrj- Howard Clark is a chap-
lain in the U. S. navy, attached in 1897 to the Naval Academy
at Annapolis, Md.

784. IV. WILLI AM,8 b. at Eastport, Me. Aug. 8, 181 9.

V. ABIGAIL PERSIS,^ b. about 1821, m. Satnuel Jackson. Chil-
dren: (i) Marj' Eliza Jackson, (2) Charles Jackson.

785. VI. AMASA WILLIAM,^ b. at Milltown, N. B. March 14, 1825.

48 I - WILLIAM," (Elias,6 Tristram,^ John,* John,^ Peter,2
John,i) b. in x\ntrim, N. H. March 31, 1787 ; m. i'* Dec. 7,
1809, Mehitable Carr of Cabot, Vt. She d., at Stowe, Vt.
March 22, 1847. He m. 2*^, June 26, 1S51, Palace D.
(Lanpher) Loomis. The ^Xoxy of his life was written at his
dictation, and gives many exceedingly interesting particulars
of the toils and troubles and joys of pioneer life. We should
like to print it entire had we room. He d. at Stowe, Vt.
Sept. 8, 1875.



424 JOHN; SEVENTH GENERATION.



CHILDREN.

786. I. WILLIAM RILEY,8 b. Jan. 3, 1812.

787. II. LORENZO D0W,8 b. July 22, 1814.

III. MEHITABLE,8 b. Aug., 1816, m. Sept. 30, 1838, Salem Fuller,
d. March 26, 1890.

482. ELIAS,' (Elias,6 Tristram,^ John/ John,^ Peter,^
John,^) b. in Antrim, N. H. Dec. 31, 1786; m. at Cabot,
Vt. Nancy Carr. He resided at Cabot and at Waterford,
Vt. His widow administered on his estate jointly with his
brother John in 1813.

CHILDREN.

I. JESSE,^ b. Oct., 1808, m. Calista Higgens; he left no children;
d. at St. Johnsbury, Vt. May i, 1882.

II. ELI AS, ^ b. Jan. 20, 1810, m. Mary Miner. Children: (i)
William Miner,^ b. May 16, 1839, d. Nov. 8, 1856. (2) Oscar,^
d. in infancy. (3) Emily H.,^ b. July 13, 1844, resides in
New York city.

483. JESSE,7 (Elias,6 Tristram,^ John,* John,^ Peter,^
John,^) b. in Antrim, N. H. Oct. 3, 1788, married Nov. 25,
1813, Alice, dau. of James and Alice (Boyd) Steele, b. Aug.
12, 1791, in Antrim, N. H. She died in Manchester, N. H.
July 28, 1849 ' "^ woman of rare sweetness of disposition and
exemplary character ; a fine natural singer, in her home and
in "the village choir"; every way a "help-meet" to her
husband, and a mother whose memory is fragrant. Mr.
Cheney was a blacksmith ; lived at Hillsborough, Frances-
town and Manchester, N. H. He died at the latter place
June 23, 1863.

CHILDREN.

790. I. BENJAMIN PIERCE,8 b. Aug. 12, 1815.

791. II. JAMES STEELE,8 b. July i, 181 7.

III. JESSE, ^ b. Nov. 19, 1819, lived in Goffstown, N. H. ; was a
farmer. He d. April 18, 1896.

793. IV. GILMAN,8 b. Jan 25, 1822.



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 425

V. LUCY ANN,8 b. Jan. 11, 1824, m. at Providence, R. L Dec. 2^

\%^\,John Plumer of Manchester, N. H. He was a merchant
tailor. Children: (i) Alice May Plumer, b, and d, in i860,
(2) Mary Alice Plumer, b. 1863, d. 1878.

VI. ALICE MARIA,8 b. May 26, 1827, d. Aug. 26, 1874.

VII. CHARLOTTE,^ b. July 3, 1829, m. William Henry Plumer of
Manchester, N. H., who succeeded his brother John in the cloth-
ing business. Children: (i) William Steele Plumer, b. Oct. 4,
1865 ; is in business with his father; (2) John Herbert Plumer,
d. in infancy.
VIII. J0HN,8 b. May 21, 1833 ; d. Aug. 28, 1863.

484. JOHN,' (Elias,6 Tristram,^ John,^ John,^ Peter,^
John,i) b. in Antrim, N. H. about 1790, m. Betsey Newton.
He purchased a tract of land at Waterford, Vt. in partner-
ship with his brother EHas, Jr. in 1813, and bought and sold
numerous other pieces of real estate there. He d. at Lyndon^
Vt. in Sept. 1827.

CHILDREN.

I. ELIZA,^ m. Robert Hunter.

795. II. J0HN.8

m. SOPHIA,^ m. George Hunter.

IV. ELI AS, ^ m. Lucianna Kittredge; no issue.

V. NANCY,8 d. unmarried.

796. VI. WILLI AM,8 b. March 6, 1822.
VII. HIRAM,* d. unmarried.

485« JOEL,7 (EHas,6 Tristram,^ John,* John,^ Peter,^
John,i) b. in Antrim, N. H., March 19, 1791, m. in March,
1819, Olivia Hill. He d. at Albany, Vt. July 29, 1849.

CHILDREN.

I. ORACY,* m. Lemuel Mason of E. Craftsbury, Vt.
II. HARRIET H.,8 m. John Coomer.
m. ELN0RA,8 m. B. F. Stevens, res. at Kendall, Mich.
IV. WEALTHY W.,8 b. Nov. 10, 1829, d. in July, 1856.

797. V. AUGUSTUS G.,8b. June 19, 1831.
VI. 0LIVIA,8 m. Schuyler C. Willcox.



426 JOHN; SEVENTH GENERATION.

486. FRANKLINJ (Elias,^ Tnstram,^ John,^ John,^
Peter,2 John,^) b. at West Concord, Vt. Dec. i8, 1812, m.
i^*, April 19, 1840, Julia Ann dau. of Edmund Parsons, of
Barnet, Vt. d. Dec. 8, 1844 ; m. 2*^ April 22, 1846, at Lowell,
Mass. Sarah, oldest child of John and Nancy (Rollins)
Abrams, of Sanbornton, N. H., b. Feb. 15, 1819; a descend-
ant of John Abrams of Amesbury. She d. in Lowell, Aug.
2, 1887.

Mr. Cheney lived in Northern Vermont until he was 18
years old, when he came to the home of his grandfather
Winchester in Danvers. He found occupation in Boston
three years, and spent the next three years in the U. S. Navy,
on the frisate Constitution, *' Old Ironsides." He returned
to Vermont and engaged in the Shoe business at Morrisville
until the death of his first wife. He then came to Lowell,
which was his home for half a century. Most of the time he
was in the Boot and Shoe business on Middlesex St., but for
several years he had an office for Real Estate and Employ-
ment business on Central si. His closing days were passed
with his son at Dedham, where he d. Nov. 7, 1894.

" Dea. Franklin Cheney, for more than forty years a resident of Lowell,
and for over twenty-seven years a prominent member of The First Baptist
church," was particularly noticed by the press of that city at the time of
his death. During a revival, conducted by Rev. A. B. Earle he became
spiritually renewed, and joined the First Baptist church Nov. 22, 1867.
He was called forward into church activities at once, and as a member of
the standing committee, S. S. superintendent and deacon, became a very
significant figure in the church's life. He was foremost in the movement
which led to the founding of the Branch st. church. He was a valuable
speaker in the prayer-meeting, a peculiarly efficient teacher in Sunday
School; remarkably thoughtful of the sick and the poor, whom he helped
with Bible-reading and prayer on the one hand and with generous contri-
butions on the other. At the memorial service held in his honor the
church was handsomely decorated and the pastor preached from the text :
" He was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith."

CHILDREN.

798. I. WILLIAM FRANKLIN,8 b. Oct. 6, 1847.

799. n. GEORGE ABRAMS,^ b. June 22, 1850.



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 427

487. JOSEPH," (Jesse,6John,5 John,^ John,3 Peter,^ John,i)
b. in Fitzwilliam, N. H., bapt. Sept. 15, 1782, m. Feb. 10,
1804, Sukey, dau. of Elisha and Mehitabel (Russell) Strat-
ton, b. April, 1780, d. July 20, 1864. He was a shoemaker
and farmer. He d. Sept. 21, 1864.

CHILDREN.

800. I.GILBERT NICH0LS,8b. May 31, 1806.

801. n. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.^ b. Jan. 17, 1810.

m. ELIAS BARR0N,8 b. Jan. 24, 1813, d. Oct. 7, 1836.
IV. ANN,8 b. Oct. 5, 181 5.

V. CHARLES STRATT0N,8b. Sept. 27, 1826 ; went to California
in early days.

49 I ■ LEMUEL,' (Joseph,^ Ralph,^ John,* John,^ Peter,^
John,^) m. i*\ Mary Jackson, m. 2*^, Sarah Harris. Resided
in Boothbay, Me.

CHILDREN.

I. ABIGAIL.8 IV. HARRIET.^
n. ISABEL.8 v. IDA.s

m. DRUSILLA.8 vi. MARY EMMA.*

VII. HARTLEY J.,^ b. in Alna, Me., m. Lydia M. . Resides in

Boston. Children: (i) Ida Althea,9b. Nov. 9, 1885,(2) Andrew
Hewey,^ b. Sept. 13, 1888, (3) Thomas Hewey,^ b. Jan. 22, 1891.

492. CYRUS,' (Joseph,^ Ralph,^ John,* John,^ Peter,^
John,^) b. in Alna, Me. April 27, 1824, m. July 6, 187 1,
Agnes Melissa, dau. of Joseph, jr. and Lucinda (Williams)
West, b. April 16, 1839. ^ farmer, residing in Alna, Me.

CHILDREN.

I. EDITH CLARA,s b. April 6, 1872, a successful teacher in the
public schools.

II. JOSEPH WEST,8 b. July 16, 1874.

495. JOHN MARSHALL,' (William,^ Ralph,^ John,*
John,3 Peter,2 John,i) b. in Whitelield, Me., July 25, 1823,
m. I*', Harriet L. ; he m. 2'^, in Bath, Me. Sept. 19,



428 JOHN; SEVENTH GENERATION.

1869, Jane Susan, dau. of George and Susan Whitehouse,

widow of Benner, b. in 1838 in Jefferson, Me. He

learned the trade of caulker. Resided in North Whitefield,
Me. and at other places when working at his trade. He d.
in Boston, Jan. 11, 1891.

CHILDREN.

I. EMMA M.,8 b. in Thomaston, Me. in i860, m. in Boston Oct.
31, 1888 Bartlett P. Crenner, b. in Hudson, N. H.

II. JOHN MARSHALV b. in Boston April 21, 1871. Has a
position in the wholesale Boot and Shoe store of Winch Bros.,
Boston.

496. ISAAC,7 (William,^ Ralph,^ John,* John,^ Peter,2
John,i) b_ jn Whitefield, Me. Oct. 5, 1825, m. June 20, 1853,
Harriet T. Yeaton, of Richmond, Me., b. Nov. 17, 1833.
He resides in Whitefield, Me.

CHILDREN.

I. HENRIETTA,^ b. May 8, 1854, m. Alden Carleton, of Alna, Me.

II. MARY JOSEPHINE,^ b. Oct. 6, 1855, m. Thomas Haley, oi
Pittston, Me.

III. FREDERICK,^ b. Nov. 27, 1857, m. Dec. 25, 1894, Sarah

McGregor, of Alna, Me.

IV. SIDNEY EDWARD,8 b. Jan. 4, 1861, m. Flora Harriman, of

Randolph, Me.

V. HATTIE FRANCES,^ b. Feb. 13, 1863, m. Feb. 14, 1883,
Willis Peaslee, of Whitefield, Me.

VI. GEORGE HENRY,8 b. July 13, 1865, m. Helen Austin, of Vas-
salboro. Me.

vii. MARY ELIZABETH,^ b. April 11, 1868, m. in Nov., 1894,
Albion Peaslee.

VIII. SUSAN HELEN,8 b. Aug. 31, 1870, m. July 20, iSSg, Augustus
E. Gove, of Randolph, Me.

IX. FLORENCE GERTRUDE,^ b. Feb. 5, 1875, m. Sept. 23,
1895, Arthur F. McCurdy, of Jefferson, Me.

X. EDNA LYDIA,8 b. March 3, 1878.



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