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Re: Francis Cheney
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: May 16, 2010 at 07:57:24
In Reply to: Francis Cheney by sandy Peavey of 1923

Hello Sandy,

I am not related to this family in any way. Saw your post, not sure if you have this information that I have found:

1880 United States Federal Census
about Reuben Chaney
Name: Reuben Chaney
Home in 1880: Bethel, Branch, Michigan
Age: 55
Estimated birth year: abt 1825
Birthplace: England
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Mariah
Father's birthplace: England
Mother's birthplace: England
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Reuben Chaney 55, head, farmer, b. England, parents b. England
Mariah Chaney 49, wife, b. New York, parents b. England
Estella Chaney 16, daughter, b. Michigan
Ida Chaney 15, daughter, b. Michigan
Amanda Rapylee 10, stepdaughter, b. Michigan, parents b. England
May Rapylee 6, stepdaughter, b. Michigan, parents b. England

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Bethel, Branch, Michigan; Roll 573; Family History Film: 1254573; Page: 473D; Enumeration District: 25; Image: 0294.

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Michigan Marriages, 1851-75
about Emily Wilson
Name: Reuben Cheney
Spouse: Emily Wilson
Marriage Date: 17 Jul 1875
County: Branch
State: MI

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1870 United States Federal Census
about Frances A Cheney
Name: Frances A Cheney
Birth Year: abt 1858
Age in 1870: 12
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1870: Bethel, Branch, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Female
Post Office: Bethel

Household Members: Name Age
Reuben Cheney 45, head, b. abt. 1825, farmer, $4000, $600, b. England
Frances A Cheney 12, daughter, b. Michigan <+++++++++++
Loretta E Cheney 6, daughter, b. Michigan
Ida B Cheney 5, daughter, b. Michigan

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Bethel, Branch, Michigan; Roll M593_665; Page: 44B; Image: 92; Family History Library Film: 552164.

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1860 United States Federal Census
about Reubin Chencey
Name: Reubin Chencey
Age in 1860: 35
Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: England
Home in 1860: Ovid, Branch, Michigan
Gender: Male
Post Office: Ovid

Household Members: Name Age
Reubin Chencey 35, head, farmer, $1500, $255, b. England
Martha Chencey 30, wife, b. New York
Frances Chencey 2, daughter, b. Michigan <++++++++++
Clara Chencey 7/12, daughter, b. Michigan

Living on next farm were Rappleyes. Not sure if one married Reuben.

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Ovid, Branch, Michigan; Roll M653_538; Page: 676; Image: 94; Family History Library Film: 803538.

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1841 England Census
about John Cheney
Name: John Cheney
Age: 50
Estimated birth year: abt 1791
Gender: Male
Where born: Northamptonshire, England

Civil parish: Naseby
Hundred: Guilsborough
County/Island: Northamptonshire
Country: England

Registration district: Brixworth
Sub-registration district: Spratton

Household Members: Name Age
John Cheney 50, ag lab. b. in county
Elisabeth Cheney 55, wife, b. in county
Charlotte Cheney 20, daughter
Elisabeth Cheney 20, daughter
Reuben Cheney 15, son <+++++++++++++
Sarah Cheney 15, daughter
Luke Cheney 10, son
Job Cheney 10, son

<1841 UK census ages rounded out in some instances>

Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece 800; Book: 14; Civil Parish: Naseby; County: Northamptonshire; Enumeration District: 16; Folio: 19; Page: 5; Line: 7; GSU roll: 438875
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From www.rootsweb.ancestry.com - free website:

Name: Reuben CHENEY
Sex: M
Birth: 21 APR 1824 in Naseby, Northamptonshire, England
Occupation: BET 1860 AND 1880 Farming in Ovid, Branch Co. Michigan
Burial: 1888 Lockwood Cemetery, Ovid Twp., Branch Co. Michigan
Death: 26 APR 1888 in Bethel Twp, Michigan




Marriage 2<1> Martha LOVEJOY b: 15 SEP 1828 in Steuben Co., New York
Married: 16 DEC 1854 in Jerome Lakes, Ovid Twp.,Branch Co. Michigan
Children
Frances Ann CHENEY b: 06 DEC 1857 in Ovid Twp., Branch Co. Michigan
Clara E."Carrie" CHENEY b: 1860 in Ovid Twp., Branch Co. Michigan
Martha L. CHENEY b: 27 JUN 1861 in Ovid Twp., Branch Co. Michigan

Marriage 1<2> Maria Schenb VAN NUYS b: 10 APR 1831 in Seneca Co. N.Y.
Married: 1880 in Ovid, Branch Co. Michigan

Marriage 3 Elizabeth Ann BLANCHITTE b: 20 OCT 1830 in Portsmouth, England c: in ST Mary's Church. Portsea. Southampton Co. England
Married: 02 DEC 1862 in Avon, Lorain Co. Ohio
Children
Estella Lorette CHENEY b: 12 SEP 1863 in Bethel, Branch Co., Michigan
Ida Blanch CHENEY b: 10 MAR 1865 in Bethel, Branch Co., Michigan
Charles Edward CHENEY b: 10 MAR 1865 in Bethel Twp, Branch Co., Michigan
Alice Elizabeth CHENEY b: 02 JUN 1867 in Bethel Twp, Branch Co., Michigan
Bernice Ann CHENEY b: 02 JUN 1867 in Bethel Twp, Branch Co., Michigan

Marriage 4 Emily WILSON b: ABT 1843 in New York
Married: 17 JUL 1875 in Bronson, Branch Co. Michigan

Marriage 5 Matilda CHESTER b: ABT 1821 in Naseby, Northamptonshire, England
christened: 04 MAR 1821 in Naseby, Northamptonshire, England
Married: 06 OCT 1867 in Elyria, Ohio
<I question this marriage>

Poster's name and email address are at rootsweb.ancestry.com - search for Reuben Cheney - b. 1824, England
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Hope this helps.

Regards,
Susan Nass
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