Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Richard Cheney

Male 1625 - 1688  (61 years)


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  • Name Richard Cheney  [1, 2
    Born 1625  Woolwich, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 6 Mar 1685/86 and 16 Aug 1688  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I064910  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Family ID F46319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Charity Wood,   b. 20 Nov 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1668, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married Bef 1649  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Cheney,   b. 1649, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1704, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Elizabeth Cheney,   b. 30 Oct 1652, South River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1726, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years)
     3. Anne Cheney,   b. 1661, South River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1730, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Mary Cheney,   b. Abt 1668, South River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F13472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor MNU Cheney,   b. Bef 1653,   d. 9 Mar 1709/10, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1669  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Cheney,   b. 1 Mar 1669/70, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1738, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Charles Cheney,   b. 6 Jun 1673, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1745, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Sarah Cheney,   b. 15 Oct 1677, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Catherine Cheney,   b. 12 Mar 1678/79, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1712/13, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     5. Charity Cheney,   b. 26 Mar 1681, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Richard Cheney,   b. 1 May 1684, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1759, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. John Cheney,   b. 1 May 1684, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F26976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Richard Cheny and Elliner parents of Thomas Cheny son b. 1 Mar 1669; Charles
      Cheny son b. 6 Jun 1673; Sary Cheny dau b. 15 Oct 1677; Kathern Cheny dau
      b. 12 Mar 1679; Charyty Cheny dau b. 16 Mar 1681; Twins, John Cheny son b.
      1 May 1684 and Richard Cheny son b. 1 May 1684.
      ===
      Cheiney, Richard, Sr., A. A_ Co., 6th Mch., 1685-6;
      To eld, son Richard, ex., and hrs., 250 A., "Cheine's Rest," on South R
      To 2 sons, viz., Thomas and Charles, at 16 yrs. of age, "Resolution; " sd. sons to be in charge of eld. son Richard afsd. and son-in-law John Jacobs and his wife.
      To daus., viz., Mary, Eliza:, and Ann, personalty.
      To wife (unnamed), dower rights.
      Test: Wm. Burgess, Wm. Cocks. 4. 311
      ===
      Richard Cheyney, Sr. 10.88 I 43.5.0 Aug 16 1688
      The amount of the inventory also included #1600.
      Appraisers: Walter Phelpes, Robert Hopper.
      List of debts: Ja. Powell
      ===
      Richard Chiney 13A.201 A AA 43.5.0 #7091 Aug 7 1694
      Payments to: Gabriell Parrott, Dr. Moore due to Col. William Surges, Maren Duvall.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Chiney by her son James Pindle.
      ===
      William Burges, Esq. 18.89 I AA Oct 11 1687
      Appraisers: Thomas Knighton, Maren Devall, Henry Ridgley.
      List of debts: Maj. Nicholas Sewell, Col. Vincent Lowe, Elisabeth Larkins, Francis Downea, Madam Calvert, Robert Proctor, Nicholas Nichollson, George Burges, Col. Edward Pye, John Merriton, Gerrard Vansweringain, Job Evans, Maj. Peter Sawyer, Benjamin Lawrence, Philip Lynes, Henry Linch, Capt. Thomas Everard, Capt. Hune, James Neale, George Cornish (merchant) at London, Dr. Benjamin Arnatt, Henry Exon, Joseph Storey, John Longman, Thomas Ivery, John Stone, Capt. Jonathon Francis, George Parker, John Spicer (gentleman) of London, Charles Willmare, Jacob Delahay, Chr. Mettley, William Bison, Thomas Hollandworth, George Yates, Benjamin Caple, Merren Duvall, John Fairbrother, John Harberdine, James Lewis, Leonard Wayman, Walter Phelps, John Howard, Sr., Thomas Button, Robert Wade, John Jacobs, John Simpson, John Lineam, Robert Wade, John Walters, Richard Gott, Mark Richardson, John Willobey, William Yeildhall, Robert Conant, Robert Lockwood, Peter Impey, Thomas Hooker, Chr. Moate, Wolfran Hunt, Anthony Holland, John Brewer, Madam Jane Calvert, Richard Cheney, Sr., Mathias Haws, Alexander Macfarland, Col. Pye, John Gyles, William Jamas, James Powell, Thomas Pratt, John Nichollson, Edward Burges, Walter Carr, Card Hopkins, Mathew Hawkina, Richard Cheney, Jr., lawrence Draper, John Gressam, Thomas Guillock, Thomas Lunn, Richard Beard, Joseph Nailer, Province of Maryland, Henry Bonner, Thomas Pattison, George Ogg, John Gray, John Robinson, Robert Gott, James Maxfeild, Thomas Edwards, John Larkin, Thomas Standbank, Nicholas Aldridge, Dr. Moore, Abraham Childe, Henry Welch, William Elvn (?), John Harris, Henry Hanslap, Margarett Holland, John Heatchoct, Austin Hawkins, Ma-knew El list on, John Hawkins, Col. Darnall, Wharles Whitehead, James Stafford, John Smith, Sr., Robert Cover, chr. Tully, Thomas Hedge, John Purdey, John Talbot, Jacob Hooker, John Martin, Samuell Garland, Richard Royston, John Seiffin, Chr. Foster, Peter Barnett, Samuell Withers, John Morgan, Samuell Gray, James Mills, William Harris, John Griffin, Robert Watts, George Parker, Richard Webb, John Guile, John Spencer, Mathew Jones, John Brookes, John Stone, Francis Sandry, John Fletcher, Chr. Bayley, Robert Hooper.
      ===
      1 Mar 1674; Deed of Gift; from Richard Cheney, the Elder of South River, Anne Arundel Co., planter, and wife; to beloved son-in-law John Jacobs, of South River, Anne Arundel Co., planter, and my daughter Anne, his wife; 100 acres of Cheney's Resolution on the southside of South River containing 400 acres; /s/ Richd Cleney (mark); re-recorded at request of John Jacobs (AALR H1 .47)
      ===
      9 Jan 1685; Richard Cheney, Sr., Anne Arundel Co., planter, and Elinor his wife; convey 100 acres of Clenies (Cheney's] Resolution; for 7,000* tobacco; /s/ Rd. Cleney (mark), Elinor Cleney (mark); recorded 9 Mar 1685; re-recorded at request of John Jacobs, Sr. (AALR H1.45)

  • Sources 
    1. [S044771] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 4.
      Early Families of Southern Maryland: Volume 4
      By Elise Greenup Jourdan
      Published by Heritage Books, 2007
      ISBN 1585493007, 9781585493005
      326 pages

    2. [S044756] Chaney Genealogy.
      http://www.chaneygenealogy.com/getperson.php?personID=I0137&tree=Chaney

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