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  • ID: I126636
  • Name: Moses Cheney
  • Given Name: Moses
  • Surname: Cheney
  • Sex: M
  • _FSFTID: LHSC-YN9
  • Change Date: 27 JUN 2010
  • Note: . 1
  • Birth: 17 FEB 1790 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
  • Death: 19 APR 1873 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada



    Father: William Cheney b: 8 SEP 1741 in Newbury, Essex Co, Mass, USA
    Mother: Elizabeth Sweet b: 24 NOV 1745 in Newbury, Essex Co, Mass, USA

    Marriage 1 Jane Burton Frankland b: 22 APR 1795 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
    • Married: 14 DEC 1812 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
    Children
    1. Has No Children William Cheney b: 29 APR 1813 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
    2. Has Children Simeon Frankland Cheney b: 8 DEC 1814 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
    3. Has Children Elizabeth Thomas Cheney b: 20 SEP 1816 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
    4. Has Children Ann Frances Cheney b: 22 SEP 1818 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
    5. Has No Children Urania Cheney b: 19 JUN 1821 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
    6. Has No Children Moses Cheney b: 15 MAR 1822 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
    7. Has Children Alice Olivia Cheney b: 3 JAN 1827 in Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada
    8. Has No Children Barbara Cheney b: 2 JAN 1829 in Cheney Island, Grand Manan, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Arnold E. Krause
      Title: Arnie Krause, Forest of Trees: Loyalist Descendants of New Brunswick and Maine "Plus Others"
      Text: 1821 Census, Grand Manan Island, Charlotte Co., NB, p3, family#54, no ages shown
      Moses Chene h/w Jane Chene
      1 Male >= 16,
      2 Males < 16,
      3 Females < 16.
      1851 Census, Grand Manan Island, Charlotte Co., NB, p18, age 61
      1861 Census, Grand Manan Island, Charlotte Co., NB, p23, age 70, father-in-law, in home of Alonzo Bancroft
      1871 Census, Grand Manan Island, Charlotte Co., NB, family#104, age 81, in home of William Cheney

      Daniel F Johnson : Volume 33 Number 1181

      Date : April 19, 1873
      County : Saint John
      Place : Saint John
      Newspaper : The Daily Telegraph

      The language of the text is the original used in the newspaper entry and as transcribed by Daniel F. Johnson. Records acquired by the Provincial Archives are not translated from the language in which they originat

      d. Grand Manan (Charlotte Co.) Moses CHENEY, age 83 years 2 mos. 2 days.
      Daniel F Johnson : Volume 33 Number 1178

      Date : April 19, 1873
      County : Saint John
      Place : Saint John
      Newspaper : The Daily Telegraph

      The language of the text is the original used in the newspaper entry and as transcribed by Daniel F. Johnson. Records acquired by the Provincial Archives are not translated from the language in which they originat

      Moses CHENEY of Grand Manan (Charlotte Co.) whose death we record today, was the first male child born on Grand Manan and the youngest s/o William CHENEY and Elizabeth CHENEY, the first settlers of the Island

      Daniel F Johnson : Volume 66 Number 844

      Date : March 25, 1886
      County : Charlotte
      Place : Saint Andrews
      Newspaper : Bay Pilot

      The language of the text is the original used in the newspaper entry and as transcribed by Daniel F. Johnson. Records acquired by the Provincial Archives are not translated from the language in which they originat

      In April 1776, William CHENEY took up his residence on Grand Manan with his family. A settlement was attempted by others about the same time, but they incurred the enmity of the Indians and were obliged to seek homes elsewhere. Barbery CHENEY was the first white child born on the Island and Moses CHENEY the second. In 1829 Moses Cheney took up his residence on Nantucket Island and since then his son S.F. CHENEY, the naturalist, now 71 years old, has made Nantucket Island his home. (see original
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