Joseph Cheney

Male 1647 - 1704  (57 years)


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  • Born 6 Jun 1647  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Will 30 Apr 1667  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6
    He is mentioned in his father's will. 
    Married 12 Mar 1668  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 7
    (1) Hannah Thurstune, the daughter of John and Margaret Thurstune. She was born on 28 April 1650 and was christened on 5 May 1650 both in Dedham, Massachusetts. She died on Friday 29 December 1690 in Medfield, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Hannah Cheney (1669-____)
    2. Margaret Cheney (1670-____)
    3. Prudence Cheney (1672-1686)
    4. Joseph Cheney (1674-____)
    5. Susannah Cheney (1677-1690)
    6. Mehitabel Cheney (1680-____)
    7. Mary Cheney (1683-____)
    8. Josiah Cheney (1685-1754)
    9. Prudence Cheney (1687-____)
    10. Meltiah Cheney (1690-1780) 
    Will 15 May 1686  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He is mentioned in his mother's will. 
    Married 21 Jul 1691  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 7
    (2) Mehitabel Plimpton, the daughter of John and Jane (Damon) Plimpton. She was born in 1655 in Medfield, Massachusetts. In 1676 Mehitabel, married (1) Ephraim Hinsdale, son of Robert Hinsdale, in Medfield, Massachusetts. After the death of Joseph, on 12 December 1717 Mehitabel, married (2) Captain Jonathan Adams, at age 62, son of Ensign Edward and Lydia (Rockwood) Adams, in Medway, Massachusetts. She died in 1725 in Medfield, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Hannah Cheney (1692-1694)
    2. Joseph Cheney (1694-1718)
    3. Ephraim Cheney (1696-____)
    4. Hannah Cheney (1699-____) 
    Religion 26 Sep 1697  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Joseph and Mehitabel were "received into full communion" in the Medfield Church. 
    Will 15 Sep 1704  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He mentions his wife, Mehitabel, and his children: Margaret, Mehitabel, Joseph, Ephraim, and Josiah. 
    Died 16 Sep 1704  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 7
    Inventory 02 Jan 1704/5  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Joseph's estate was inventoried and valued at £239 11/6.
     
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I19560 
    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 - 6 Jun 1647 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He is mentioned in his father's will. - 30 Apr 1667 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (1) Hannah Thurstune, the daughter of John and Margaret Thurstune. She was born on 28 April 1650 and was christened on 5 May 1650 both in Dedham, Massachusetts. She died on Friday 29 December 1690 in Medfield, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Hannah Cheney (1669-____) 2. Margaret Cheney (1670-____) 3. Prudence Cheney (1672-1686) 4. Joseph Cheney (1674-____) 5. Susannah Cheney (1677-1690) 6. Mehitabel Cheney (1680-____) 7. Mary Cheney (1683-____) 8. Josiah Cheney (1685-1754) 9. Prudence Cheney (1687-____) 10. Meltiah Cheney (1690-1780) - 12 Mar 1668 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He is mentioned in his mother's will. - 15 May 1686 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (2) Mehitabel Plimpton, the daughter of John and Jane (Damon) Plimpton. She was born in 1655 in Medfield, Massachusetts. In 1676 Mehitabel, married (1) Ephraim Hinsdale, son of Robert Hinsdale, in Medfield, Massachusetts. After the death of Joseph, on 12 December 1717 Mehitabel, married (2) Captain Jonathan Adams, at age 62, son of Ensign Edward and Lydia (Rockwood) Adams, in Medway, Massachusetts. She died in 1725 in Medfield, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Hannah Cheney (1692-1694) 2. Joseph Cheney (1694-1718) 3. Ephraim Cheney (1696-____) 4. Hannah Cheney (1699-____) - 21 Jul 1691 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Joseph and Mehitabel were "received into full communion" in the Medfield Church. - 26 Sep 1697 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his wife, Mehitabel, and his children: Margaret, Mehitabel, Joseph, Ephraim, and Josiah. - 15 Sep 1704 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1704 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - Joseph's estate was inventoried and valued at £239 11/6. - 02 Jan 1704/5 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

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

    3. [S1061] Lawson, Stephen M. Ancestry of Stephen Lawson - Hastings-Cheney, (Online http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/hastings.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998).

    4. [S628] Amaden, Chris Email: 2002-09-22 "Cheney Family" , (Email message from chris (at) amaden.com, 22 September 2002).

    5. [S82] Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 , (Boston: George H. Ellis, Printers, 1887).

    6. [S1060] Trask, William B. "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record and on the Files in the County of Suffolk, Mass." , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVI, 1862).

    7. [S93] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts to the year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).



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