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19, 1767; (4) Abigail Martin, b. Aug. 27, 1772; (5) Elizabeth
Martin, b. Nov. 23, 1774; (6) Mary Martin, b. May 13, 1777.
Mrs. Abigail (Cheney) Martin, d. at Martinsburg, N. Y. Aug. 9,
1818.

54. VI. JOSEPH,^ b. in 1742.

55. vii. REUBEN,5 b. in 1744.

vm. MARY,5 b. June 30, 1746, m. July 25, 1769, Elijah Plimpton.
Children: (i) Reynolds Plimpton, b. Nov. 18, 1769; (2) Elisha
Plimpton, b. Dec. 19, 1771 ; (3) Louisa Plimpton, b. Feb. 23,
1774; (4) Elijah Plimpton, b. April i, 1776; (5) Polly Plimpton,
b. Oct. 16, 1778; (6) Daniel Plimpton, b. March 16, 1781 ; (7)
Joseph C. Plimpton, b. Sept. 4, 1 783 ; (8) Parley Plimpton, b.
July 27, 1785.

IX. PENUEL,^ b. June 17, 1748, m. Jerusha Mann, and d. without
issue. Penuel Cheney from Windham, Conn, was a surgeon i
month upon the Lexington alarm ; afterward surgeon's mate of
3<i Conn. regt. and served at Cambridge through 1775. Ap-
pointed full surgeon Oct. 4, 1775, cashiered by Court-Martial
Nov. 22, 1775, but appointed surgeon of Col. Johnson's regt.
Jan. 7, 1778 and surgeon of Col. McLellan's regt. for i year's
service from March, 1778. [Conn. Archives.] His widow d. in
Windham Feb. 25, 1833, aged 82.

X. ELIZABETH,^ b. May 22, 1750; m. Sept. 25, 1766, Samtiel

Freeman. Children: (i) Chloe Freeman, b. Jan. 23, 1767; (2)
Ebenezer Freeman, b. Feb. 15, 1768; (3) Chester Freeman, b.
Feb. 5, 1770; (4) Samuel Freeman.

XI. ZERUIAH,^ b. Jan. 23, 1752.
56. XII. NATHAN,^ b. Oct. 7, I754-



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 73

28. J0SIAH,4 (Josiah,3 Joseph,^ William i) b. in Medfield
Feb. 15, 1723-4, m. May 20, 1752, Thankful, dau. of Solo-
mon and Mary (Lovell) Clark, b. Feb. 13, 1732-3.

He settled in Holden ; was mentioned in the town census
of 1760, with 8 in his family. Was a citizen of good stand-
ing, a supporter of his country's cause and the church. He
d. Sept. 24, 1815 ; Mrs. Cheney d. Dec. 3, 1815.

CHILDREN.

57. I. J0SIAH,5 b. April 18, 1753.

58. n. SIM0N,5 b. Nov. 14, 1755.

59. m. SOLOMON CLARK,^ b. June 27, 1758.
IV. THANKFUL,5 b. Nov. 20, 1760.

60. V, EBENEZER,5 March 14, 1763.

VI. ANNATIA,5 b. Apr, 25, 1766; m. Dec. 7, 1786, Joihain Ball, of

Concord.
VII. HANNAH,5 b. Aug. 7, 1768 ; m. Sept. 17, 1788, Nathan Chaffin.

61. vm. J0SEPHUS,5 b. Aug. 11, 1777.

29. TIMOTHY,^ (Josiah,3 Joseph,2 William,i) b. in Med-
field Oct. 10, 1726, m. June 2, 1775, Hephzibah Herring;
she d. Nov. 24, 1805. He resided in Medfield; was one of
the selectmen in 1760.

He marched on the Lexington alarm in Capt. Eph.
Chenery's co., Col. John Smith's regt. and serv^ed 3 days.
He did occasional services in 1776, receipting for pay there-
for [Mass. Arch. 76,172]. Served in Capt. Mann's co., 13
days; marched Dec. 8, 1776 to Providence and Warwick,
R. L Was drafted for U. S. Army May 8, 1777, and paid
money in lieu of service. Served afterward 4 days in Capt.
W"". Greenleaf's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. from Aug.
22, 1777.

He gave a part of his property to his son Ebenezer by
deed Jan. 30, 1806. He d. April 17, 1810. His estate was
distributed to his children, Timothy, Josiah and Joseph
Cheney, Lucy Gilbert, widow of Samuel H. Gilbert, and
Hannah Danielson, wife of Lothario Danielson.



74 WILLIAM; FOURTH GENERATION.

CHILDREN.

I. HANNAH,^ b. July 31, 1777, d. April 20, 1779.
II. LUCY,° b. Sept. 17, 1778; m. April 2, 1795, Samuel H. Gilbert.

62. III. EBENEZER,5 b. June 29, 17S0.

IV. HANNAH,^ b. July 3, 1782; m. Dec. 4, 181 7, Dr. Lothario
Da>tielso?i, who came from N. Y. about 1800; rem. to Michigan,

63. V. TIMOTHY,^ b. Aug. 24, 1784.

64. VI. J0SIAH,5 b. March 25, 1786.
6s. VII. JOSEPH,^ b. Nov. 29, 1791.

30. SAMUEL,^ (Josiah,3 Joseph,2 William,!) b. Jan. 22,
1729-30, m. May 15, 1766, Olive, dau. of Seth and Sarah
(Pratt) Wight, b. Aug. 21, 1743. He resided in Dedham
and in Dover. He d. Nov. 11, 1797, Mrs. Cheney d. Sept.
6, 1804. His estate was apprized at $3592.55.

CHILDREN.

66. I. SIM0N,5 b. March 25, 1767.

II. SARAH,5 b. Feb. 11, 1769, d. Nov. — , 1777.

III. SAMUEL,^ b. Oct. 27, 1772, d. Feb. 29, 1776.

IV. LUTHER,5b. June 2, 1775, d. in Philadelphia, Pa. Nov. 6, 1800.

67. V. SAMUEL,^ b. Jan. 30, 1777.

68. VI. CALVIN,5 b. 1779.

VII. OLIVE,^ b. Jan. i, 1781, d. Aug. 26, 1800, and her portion of
her father's estate was distributed Feb. 3, 1801, to "the heirs of
Luther Cheney, to Samuel, Calvin and Simon Cheney, they being
brethren of the deceased." We have no particulars respecting
Luther's " heirs."

31. LEVI,^ (Ephraim,3 Joseph^, William,^) b. in Med-
field Jan. 21, 1729-30, m. Jan. 21, 1752, Mehitable Morse,
of Walpole, where he had been a taxpayer already a year.
He enlisted in Capt. Ezekiel Plimpton's co. of Col. Harris'
regt. Sept. 25, 1777, and served at Rhode Island i month
and 7 days. He did other service during that year, we know,
for the town of Walpole recorded him as having served " 3
months in 1777," for which he received £7. — los. He was
also a private in Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. Haws's
regt. ; service from Aug. 4, 1778, to Aug. 26, 1778, 22 days.



CHENEY GENEALOGY.



75



at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Wrentham. He re-
enlisted for 3 months, July 28, 1781, described as " Levi
Cheney of Walpole, 50 years old, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, of
light complexion, grey hair and grey eyes " ; served in
Capt. John Lincoln's co. of Col. Joseph Webb's regt. ; was
discharged Nov. 29, 1781. He d. in Mediield.

CHILDREN.

I. ASA,5 b. Sept. 29, 1752; he marched from Medfield (adjacent
town to Walpole) on the Lexington alarm, and served 1 1 days
in Man's co. of Greaton's regt.

n. ABIGAIL,^ b. March 4, 1754, m. Holland Wood.

HI. MARY,^ b. Oct. 9, 1755, m. in lygg, Jatnes Allen.

IV. MEHITABEL,5 b. April 26, 1757, m. in 1775, Holland Wood.

V. TAMAR,^ b, Feb. 25, 1759, ™- i^i '^777 ^ Elihu Lawrence.

VI. AQUILA,5 1 f

}h. Sept. 12, 1761,^
VII. PRISCILLA,5j ^ id. Jan. 30. 1764.

Aquila enlisted from Walpole when a stripling of 16. He
served in Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. Haws's regt. ; service
from Aug. 4, 1778, to Aug. 26, 1778, 22 days, at Rhode Island.
Roll sworn to at Wrentham. He enlisted again at 18, and did
good service as a Revolutionary soldier ; was described as " 5 ft.
5 inches high," "of light complexion," July 2, 1780, when he
joined Capt. Phinehas Parker's co. at Springfield, for six months ;
and passed muster under Brig. Gen. Patterson, at Camp Totto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780. He was discharged Dec. 3, 1780. Enlisted
again Sept. 30, 1782, and served at Hull, etc. till Oct. 24, 1782,
in Capt. John Baxter's co., Maj. Job Cushing's regt. ; did duty
at Hull.

N. B. This unusual name appears in Baltimore, Md.
about the year 1790.

VIII. PRISCILLA,5 b. Jan. 8, 1764.

IX. LEVI,5 ]
X. LEVINA,3i^-^^^-^^'^76s.

There is some reason to think that this boy is the "Levi
Cheney" who enlisted March 3, 1784, and was in service 3
months ; otherwise the record may belong to the father who was
by that time quite a veteran.

XI. 0LIVE,5 b. June 9, 1770.
XII. TRYPHENA,5 b. Aug. 10, 1773.



76 WILLIAM; FOURTH GENERATION.

32, JOSEPH,4(Ephraim,3Joseph,2 William,!) b. April 17,
1743, m. i^\ Sept. 22, 1774, Margaret, dau. of Noah and
Rebecca Clark, b. Nov. 12, 1749; ^^^ ^' March 2, 1776.
He m. 2'\ [intention filed in Medfield April 18, 1778] Sarah
Day of Attleboro. He was in Capt. Ephraim Chenery's co.,
Col. John Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; a/so, Capt. Sabin Mann's
company book ; entries dated July 3 and July 8, 1776, stating
that said Cheney was absent when Medlield militia assembled
to complete the number of men to reinforce the Continental
Army; also Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia;
return of train band with equipments dated June 10, 1776;
age, 32 yrs. ; reported detached May 27, 1776; enlisted into
the army July — , 1776; a/so, receipt dated Aug. 28, 1776,
signed by Samuel Cowel, for the enlistment of said Cheney
who was hired to go into the army ; also Capt. Sabin Mann's
CO. of Medfield militia. Col. Wheelock's regt. ; list of men
drafted to march to Providence, R. I., to serve under Gen.
Spencer, agreeable to a warrant issued by Col. Ephraim
Wheelock, April 15, 1777; marched April 22, 1777; dis-
charged May 10, 1777 ; returned June 12, 1777 ; service, 20
days ; also, same co. ; list of men drafted to serve for i month
at or near Bristol, R. I., in consequence of a warrant issued
by Lieut. Col. Benjamin Haws, dated Wrentham, July 14,
1777, agreeable to order of Brig. Lovell ; reported service on
this draft, 36 days; also, receipt dated Feb. 5, 1778, signed
by Maj. Sabin Mann, for £3 paid by said Cheney as a fine
for refusing to march to Rhode Island when ordered, July

15. 1777-

CHILD.
MARGARET,^ b. Feb. 26, 1776.

33. EPHRAIM,* (Ephraim,3 Joseph,^ William^), b. Sept.
18, 1750; m. Jan. 19, 1778, Bathsheba, dau. of Uriah and
Bathsheba (Clark) Morse, b. May 16, 1759. He was of
Medfield.



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 77

DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM OF ROXBURY.

Fifth Generation.

34. Dr. SAMUEL,^ (Lt. Ebenezer/ Thomas,^ Thomas,^
William^) b. in Roxbury Dec. 25, 1746, m. i^^ in Chelsea,
Sept. 21, 1 77 1, Hannah Hawks, b. at Lynn, Feb. 1752* who
was the mother of all his children ; he m. 2'\ in Boston, Dec.
29, 1790, Rebecca Bliss, b. in 1762, d. Sept. 12, 1837. On
Jan. 24, 1764, while he was a student at Cambridge a fire
consumed the building in which he roomed ; and he joined
with thirteen other " inhabitants of the Colledge " in petition-
ing the General Court to grant them money to remunerate the
loss of books and furniture. The lists of these articles,
rendered to the Court, are in the Archives ; and Samuel
Cheney's, very clearly made out, tells of his losses in a
straightforward style ; specifying, among other things, school-
books, Bible, bed and bedding, two jackets, tea dishes and
— " Curling Tongs " ! He graduated at Harvard College in
1767 ; studied medicine. Owned the covenant in Roxbury
Aug. 20, 1769. Practised in Walpole some years, though
retaining some interests at Roxbury. On the breaking out
of the Revolution April 19, 1775, he marched as a private in
Seth Bullard's co., Col. John Smith's regt. and served 5 days.
He did 6 months duty in some capacity in 1776. He served
as surgeon of Col. Wm. Turner's regt. in the Rhode Island
service three months from Aug. 18, 1781 ; also in Col. Solo-
mon Lovell's regt. for 3 months, 18 days. Signed pay-roll
Nov. 15, 1782. In March, 1785 the authorities of Boston es-
tablished what they called a "Writing School," intermediate
between the primary schools and the "Grammar Schools"
(where both English and Latin Grammar were taught.) Dr.
Samuel Cheney was elected master of this school, whose
location was a little south of the Common : had 81 pupils.
He was charged to hear the children read the Scriptures
occasionally, to teach them the Catechism once a week, and
to instruct them regularly in writing and Arithmetic. No



78 WILLIAM; FIFTH GENERATION.

children were admitted under 7 years. He was in the service
of the city in this line many years. He d. in Cambridgeport
Nov. 13, 1820; his funeral took place at the house of Capt.
Robert Gray. He was buried in the " Granary" ground in
one of the tombs.

CHILDREN.

I. SAMUEL,^ b. Nov. 25, 1772, d. at Jamaica, W. I. in 1801, much
lamented. No issue.

n. EBENEZER,*^ b. April 25, 1774, became a sea-captain; d. at
Roxbury, notice of death in Boston Chronicle of Oct. 8, 1807.
No issue.

III. HANNAH, 6 b. Aug. 28, 1776, m. Satmtel Williams of Boston, b.
Feb. II, 1772, d. Aug. 25, 1808. She d. in Onondaga, N. Y.
Jan. 12, 1853. Children: (i) Sarah Davis Williams, b. Oct. 24,
1 80 1, m. John Griggs, and had children, of whom the artist
Samuel Griggs is one. (2) Rev. Samuel Williams, Jr., b. July
2, 1803, m. April 14, 1834, Temperance, dau. of Asa and Sarah
(Seabury) Mayo; grad. Harvard Univ. and Andover Theol. Sem. ;
was minister of Congregational churches at Brewster 14 years,
at Onondaga, N. Y. 3 years, lived afterward at St. Paul Minn,
where he d. Oct. 21, 1884. Children: [i.] Alice Temperance
Williams, b. June 8, 1842, d. March 31, 1883, [ii.] Samuel
Cheney Williams, b. at Onondaga, N. Y. Nov. i, 1844, m. Aug.
8, 1877, Myra Alden, eighth in descent from John and Priscilla
Alden of Plymouth, [iii.] Amanda Williams, m. George Savage,
and had George A. Savage, Amanda W. Savage, Edward Savage,
Caroline Savage and Charles Savage. (3) Amanda Williams, b.
April 16. 1807, d. Jan. 3, 1808.

IV. ELIZABETH,^ b. May 22, 1778, m. i^t Aug. 31, 1797, Capt.

Joseph Clark, Jr. of Boston. He dl Sept. i, 1802. She m. 2'J,

in x^o"], James Blake. Child of first marriage; Joseph Eliot

Clark, b. in 1798, m. April 14, 1822, Mary Reed, and d. Sept. 9,

1825, leaving a daughter, Elizabeth EHot Clark.

V. NABBY," b. June 3, 1781, m. i^t [pub. in Boston April 10,

1800,] Joh7i Osborn Watts, of Portland, Me.; m. 2^, [pub.
Charlestown Sept. 21, 1806,] Benjamin Burchstead. Children:
(i) Ebenezer Cheney Burchstead, b. Oct. 3, 1807, (2) Benj.
Breum Burchstead, b. April 28, 1809, (3) George Washington
Burchstead, b. Dec. 26, 1810.
VI. MARY,6 [or Polly,«] b. March 4, 1783, m. [pub. in Boston April

24, 1 80 1,] James Mills.
VII. NANCY,^ b. Nov. 14, 1784, m. April 25, 1805, Benjamin Gray.



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 79

35. THOMAS, 5 (William,nVilliam,3Thomas,2 William,!)
b. Feb. 13, 1719, m. March 25, 1747, Deborah Parker. He
spent his life in Roxbury. There he and his wife ' ' owned the
covenant" Feb. 26, 1749, and lived reputable, efficient lives.
Their names are affixed to quite a number of deeds of land,
showing that they handled considerable property. He d.
Feb. 22, 1808, and she followed Nov. 7, 1S12, at the age of
85 years. His son Thomas administered on his estate.

CHILDREN.

I. WILLI AM,5 b. April 7, 1749. d young.

69. II. THOMAS,^ b. July 7, 1751.

III. ?kIARY,^ b. Jan. 10. 1753.

IV. WILLIAM,^ bapt. Jan. 26. 1755, d. soon.

70. v. WILLIAM,^ b. April 16. bapt. May 2, 1756.
VI. TmOTHY,5 bapt. "privatim " April 26, 1758.

VII. BETHIAH.^bapt. Dec. 27, 1761.

36. OLIVER,^ (Abiel,* William,^ Thomas,^ William,i)
b. in Pomfret, Conn. Oct. 9, 1722, m. Hannah.

He resided in Pomfret, Conn.

CHILDREN.

I. REBECCA,6 b. Feb. 27, 1745.

II. BETHIAH.« b. Dec. 19, 1747, m. in Windham. Conn. April 12,
1770, Benjamin Flint.

III. WALD0,6 b. July 7, 1749.

IV. ELIJAH,6 b. May i, 1751.

V. HANNAH,6b. March 14, 1753.
VI. SARAH,6b. Feb. 19, 1755.
vn. JOHN,«b. Nov. 29, 1756.
vin. HAYWARD,6 b. Sept. 2, 1758.
IX. CORNELIUS,^ b. June 11, 1760.

X. 0LIVER,6b. March 29, 1762.

71. XI. CORNELIUS,^ b. Oct. 22, 1764.
XII. ZECHARIAH,6 b. April 16, 1768.



8o WILLIAM; FIFTH GENERATION.

37. ABIEL,5 (Abiel,4 William,^ Thomas,^ William,i)
b. in Pomfret, Conn. April 13, 1725, m. in Brooklyn, Conn.
March 13, 1746, Sarah Holland.

Abiel received a present of a tract of land in Pomfret
from his uncle, William Cheney of Roxbury, Dec. 24, 1746.
He continued to reside in the town after his marriage.

CHILDREN.

72. I. TH0MAS,6 b. Jan. 26, 1747.

73. n. ABIEL,6b. Jan. 8, 1748-9.
m. MARAH,6b. Dec. 28, 1750.

38. DANIEL,^ (Abiel,4 William,^ Thomas,^ William,i)
b. in Pomfret, Conn. Dec. 25, 1728, m. June 23, 1757
Zerviah Paine.

He resided in Pomfret, Conn, until after the Revolution,
when he removed to Pittstown, Renssalaer co., N. Y., then
to Ellery, Chautauqua co. N. Y. where he " located" a tract
of 500 acres upon the shore of Chautauqua Lake, nearly
all of which stands in the Cheney name to-day. He was
a man of herculean frame with large head and massive
features. He signed his will Dec. 6, 1815, and added a
codicil Sept. 10, 1818. He died in October, 1818.

CHILDREN.

I. DANIEL,^ b. Sept. 10, 1757. Unmarried. Was a Revolutionary
soldier ; a school-teacher in Rens. co. N. Y., and d. there.

74. II. WILLIAM,6b. June 19, 1759.

III. LUCY,^ b. May 7, 1761, m. i^^ a Mr. Cummins, 2*1, a Mr. Curtice,
resided near Coburg, Canada. Children: (i) David Cummins,
(2) Benjamin Cummins, (3) Polly Cummins, (4) Comfort Curtice,
(5) John Curtice, (6) Thomas Curtice, (7) Thomas Curtice, (8)
Hiram Curtice.

75. IV. LEMUEL," b. June 10, 1763. Resided in Cincinnati.

v. MARAH,« b. March 20, 1765, d. in Ellery, N. Y. in 1836.
VI, NATHAN," b. about 1766, was drowned in Lake Champlain.

76. VII. SAMUEL," b. about 1767.

77. VIII. JONATHAN," b. March 10, 1769,



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 8i

IX. ALBIGENCE,*' b. about 1771. He lived a bachelor on the farm
at Ellery till the death of his sister ; d. at Galena, 111.

X. REBECCA,*^ b. in Killingly, Conn. Aug. 14, 1773, married Nahtim
— Aldrichj she d. at Busti, N. Y. in 1836, leaving one child:
Catharine Cheney Aldrich, who m. in 1819 George Stoneman,
and had eight children, the eldest being [i.] George Stoneman, Jr.
who became so distinguished as a General and Governor. Born
at Busti, N. Y. Aug. 8, 1822, he graduated at West Point Mili-
tary Academy in 1846; served in the Mexican War; attained
the rank of captain in the regular army at the opening of the
War of the Rebellion. Stood fast for the Union and entered
heartily into its service; was promoted to Brigadier General,
and became chief of cavalry in the Army of the Potomac. Such
were his abilities and services that he was elevated to the rank
of Major General, and entrusted with the command of an army
corps. At the close of the war he was appointed military gov-
ernor of Tennessee, afterward of Virginia. Later, having made
his home in California he was chosen governor of the state and
served from 1883 till 1887. He d. at Buffalo, N. Y. Sept. 5,
1894. [ii.] Richard Stoneman, b. in 1826, d. in 1848, [iii.] Byron
Stoneman, b. in 1828, d. at Lakewood, N. Y. leaving dau.
Julia Stoneman who m. William E. Long of Buffalo, N. Y.,
Ruth Stoneman who m. Alton Sherman of Lakewood, N. Y.,
and Clara Stoneman who m. Prof. Harris of Cornell University,
[iiii.] John T. Stoneman, b. at Ellery, N. Y. in 1831, grad,
Williams Coll. in 1856; has resided at McGregor and Cedar
Rapids, la.; a lawyer, state senator, judge of superior court,
m. Caroline, dau. of Judson Smithland of Lakewood, N. Y. and
has daughter Catharine Stoneman, b. April 24, 1862, m. John
Harper Long, prof, of Chemistry in Northwestern University,
Chicago, 111. Mrs. Long has kindly supplied the facts for this
paragraph, [v.] Rebecca Cheney Stoneman, b, in 1834, d. at
Alhambra, Cal. in 1893. [vi.] Mary Jane Stoneman, resides in
Alhambra, Cal. [vii.] Kate Stoneman developed a strong legal
mind and studied law ; was the first woman admitted to the bar
in the state of New York, and has earned many honors as a
lawyer ; resides at Albany, N. Y. [viii.] Charlotte Stoneman,
m. Hon. B. H. WilHams of Buffalo, N. Y. who has been a state
senator.

40. WILLIAM,^ (Joseph/ Benjamin,^ Thorn as^,
William, 1) b. in Newbury, Sept. 8, 1741, m. April 17, 1763,
Elizabeth Sweet, b. Nov. 24, 1745.



82 WILLIAM; FIFTH GENERATION.

He enlisted from Newbury when a mere boy, in Capt.
W". Davenport's co. of Infantry, for service in the French
war. Was reported at Louisburg June 13, 1759. Remar-
ried at Newbury and removed very soon to an island in Pass-
amaquoddy Bay, called Indian Island. After residing there
a number of years he made his residence at St. Andrews and
later on the Island of Grand Menan, all in the province of
New Brunswick. When he went to Grand Menan it was in-
habited by Indians who drove off the first families. But by
liberal treatment he won their friendship and secured a per-
manent footing. He was a very respectable farmer and
fisherman. He d. in April, 1803.

CHILDREN.

78. I. EBENEZER,« b. Feb. 24, bapt. April 15, 1764.

n. WILLIAM,6 b. April 3, 1766, d. at Grand Menan, N. B.

79. ni. SAMUEL,^ b. Sept. 8, 1768; was lost at sea.

80. IV. EDMUND,6 b. July 9, 1770.

v. ELIZABETH,^ b. July 11, 1772, m. i^t Mr. Thompson, 2^ Mr.
McDonald; lived at Jonesport, Me.

VI. SUSANNA,*^ b. Jan. 9, 1775, m. i^' Isaac Newton. Children: (i)

Elizabeth Newton, (2) Philip Newton, (3) Hannah Newton. She
m. 2'i Nathaniel Bancroft. Children : ( i ) Augustus Bancroft,
(2) Sidney Bancroft, (3) Henry Bancroft, (4) Alonzo Bancroft,
(5) Elmira Bancroft, (6) Sarah Bancroft.

VII. MARY,^ b. April 2, 1777, m. Levi Richardson. Children: (i)

Edmund Richardson, (2) Aaron Richardson, (3) Drown Rich-
ardson, (4) Mary Richardson, (5) Charlotte Richardson, (6)
Ebenezer Richardson, (7) Jane Richardson.
VIII. HANNAH, "^ b. June 22, 1 779, x^. James Flagg. Son : Josiah Flagg.
IX. A Daughter, b. July 29, 1781.

X. SARAH,6 b. Feb. 16, 1783, m. John Ingalls. Children: (i)
Samuel Ingalls, (2) William Ingalls, (3) Charles Ingalls, (4)
Alden Ingalls, (5) David Ingalls.
XI. RUTH,6 b. April 23, 1785, m. William Gaston. Children: (i)

Edmund Gaston, (2) Aaron Gaston.
XII. BARBARA,6— " the first white child born on Grand Menan " —
b. June 27, 1786, m. i^^ John Cole. Children: (i) Ruth Cole, (2)
John Cole, (3) Drown Cole. She m. 2^ Mr. Swett.

81. xm. MOSES, 6 b. Jan. 16, 1790.



CHENEY GENEALOGY. 83

41 . THOMAS,^ (Joseph,4Benjamm,3Thomas,2 William,!)
b. [place and date not known,] m.in Cambridge, Feb. 22, 1787,
Hannah, dau. of Benjamin and Hannah (Manning) Hill.

Hailing from Granville, Washington co. N. Y. they
deeded away their share in her father's Cambridge property
Jan. 23. 1805. [Not traced further.]

42. THOMAS,^ (John,'^ Benjamin,3 Thomas,^ William,i)
b. in Roxbury May 20, 1751, m. May 18, 1769, Eunice,
dau. of Amos Gleason, of Charlton, b. Feb. 9, 1752.
She d. Feb. 18, 1833. He went when quite young to his
uncle, Col. Thomas Cheney of Dudle}', and was almost a
son to him and his wife. He resided in that portion of
ancient Dudley which was afterward included within the
limits of Southbridge ; and there all his children were born.
He d. May 20, 1835.

CHILDREN.

83. I. J0HN,6 b. Nov. 19, 1769.

84. n. THOMAS,« b. July 21, 1771.

ni. SALLY,*^ b. Aug. 6, 1773; ra. i^t, Rtiggles Morse, tP-, Oliver
Morse J d. May 2, 1843.

IV, MARY, [PoUyJj^b. Aug. 18, 1775, d. Nov. 7, 1796.
V. LUCY,^ b. Jan. 18, 1778, m. in 1802 Benjamin Morse; d. at
Norwich, N. Y. Feb. 17, 1859. Children: (i) Cheney Morse,
b. Oct. 30, 1S03 ; (2) David Morse, b. Oct. 13, 1805; (3) Maria
Morse, b. Sept. 18, 1807: (4) Lucy Morse, b. Feb. 8, 1810; (5)
Dudley Morse, b. July 14, 181 5; (6) Henn,- L. Morse, b. Sept.
22, 1818 ; (7) John Cheney Morse, b. Sept. 29, 1821. They
lived at Eaton, N. Y. till 1846, then removed to Norwich, N. Y.

85. VI. LE0NARD,6b. March 18, 1780.

86. VII. J0EL,6 b. March 3, 1782.
ZT. VIII. HIRAM,6 b. March 3, 1784.
88. IX. CHARLES,6 b. Nov. 9, 1786.

X. EUNICE.fi b. July 22, 1789, m. Wealthy Croverj d. July 20,
1864. Children: (i) Adeline Crover, b. Jan. 28, 18 10; (2)
Sarepta Crover, b. Nov. 16, 1815; (3) Amanda Crover, b. Jan.
28, 1818 ;(4) Sarah Ann Crover, b. March 31, 1820; (5) Charles
C. Crover, b. Oct. 31, 1822; (6) Maria Louisa Crover, b. July
18, 1825; (7) Mary Eliza Crover, b. Nov. 24, 1829; (8) Henry
Stone Crover, b. Feb. 17, 1831.



84 WILLIAM; FIFTH GENERATION.

XI. CLARISSAj^b. July 31, 1791, m. Daniel Steere, of Woodstock,
Ct. ; d. Feb. 23, 1842. Children: (i) Thomas C. Steere, b.
Oct. 27, i8i7;(2) William Steere, b. July 29, 1820; (3) John
Steere, b. Nov. 5, 1825 ; (4) Marietta Steere, b. Sept. 27, 1828;

(5) Rosalinda C. Steere, b. July 29, 1831 ; (6) Lydia Steere.
b. Sept. 30, 1833.

XII. HANNAH,^ b. May 12, 1793, m. Jan. 28, 1813, Erastus Bolles ;
d. at Smithville, N. Y. March 26, 1847. Children: (i)
Hannah C. Bolles, b. Jan. 12, 1814; (2) Lemuel Bolles, b. July
25, 1816; (3) Julia Ann Bolles, b. April 11, 1819; (4) Erastus
Bolles, b. March 9, 1821 ; (5) David Bolles, b. March 4, 1823 ;

(6) Zebina C. Bolles, b. May 28, 1825; (7) George W. Bolles, b.
July 20, 1827; (8) Lucy Maria Bolles, b. Dec. 10, 1829; (9)
Mary Jane Bolles, b. June 22, 1832 ; (10) Eunice Adeline Bolles,
b. Nov. 22, 1834.

43. EBENEZER,5 (William,* Benjamin,^ Thomas,^ Wil-
liam, i) b. May 23, 1740, bapt. at Ashford, Conn. July
25, 1742, m. in Ashford, March 2, 1760, Priscilla, dau. of
Seth and Abigail Lyon, b. March 22, 1741.

CHILDREN.

I. SILENCE,6 b. and d. Oct. 9, 1760.

II. MARY,6b. Feb. 16, 1762.

m. WILLIAM,6b. April 12, 1765.
IV. RUTH,6 b. April 7, 1767.
V. EBENEZER,6 b. Aug. 6, 1769.
VI. JOHN,« b. Aug. II, 1772.
vn. J0SEPH,6b. Oct. 11, 1774.
VIII. PERCEY,« (dau.) b. Nov. 10, 1778.

45. BENJAMIN,^ (William,* Benjamin,^ Thomas,^ Wil-
liam, i) b. in Ashford, Conn. June 10, bapt. June 25,
1744, m. May 30, 1765, Abigail, dau. of John Parry, b.
May 5, 1745. He continued to reside in Ashford. His
wife d. Sept. 21, 1790.

CHILDREN.
I. MEHITABLE,6 b. Sept. 26, 1765.



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