Monday, July 31, 2006

Today in my database : William Cheney (b. July 31, 1603)

Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 11th great-grandfather, William Cheney.

William was born July 31, 1603 in Lambourn, Berkshire, England, the son of William Cheney. William married in 1626 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA to Margaret Cole. Margaret was born ca. 1604 in England and died July 1686 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA. William died January 31, 1666/67 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA.

I descend from William and Margaret's son Thomas as follows:

William Cheney m. Margaret Cole
Thomas Cheney m. Jane Atkinson
Margaret Cheney m. Nicholas Fessenden
William Fessenden m. Martha Brown
Hannah Fessenden m. John Wright
John Wright m. Sarah Fleming
George Wright m. Elizabeth Robins
John Wright m. Anna Wardlaw
Joseph W. Wright m. Rebecca Ann Heaton
John William Wright m. Ellen King
Virgil Lee Wright m. Edna Muriel Pierce (my great grandparents)

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