Elias Cheney was born circa 1773 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire to Elias Cheney (1741-1832) and Ruth Jackman (1741-1774) and died 13 November 1805 Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire of unspecified causes. He married Sarah Burbank (1766-1800) 26 November 1802 in Thornton, Grafton County, New Hampshire.
Elias Cheney was a farmer by occupation who lived in Thornton NH. He was married twice.
- Moses Cheney (1793-1875) - was an abolitionist and a conductor on the Underground Railroad. He had two famous sons. Person Colby Cheney (1828-1901), 35th Governor of New Hampshire and Oren Burbank Cheney (1816-1903), founder of Bates College.
|Offspring of Elias Cheney and Sarah Burbank (1766-1800)|
|Ruth Cheney (1790-)|
|Moses Cheney (1793-1875)||31 January 1793 Thorton, Grafton County, New Hampshire||17 July 1875 New Hampshire||Abigail Morrison (1793-1881)|
|Eliza Cheney (1797-1841)|
|Person Cheney (1800-)|
|Offspring of Elias Cheney and Mary Prescott (1766-1840)|
|Gilman C Cheney (1803-)|
|Charles C Cheney (1805-1820)|
- New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the ..., Volume 2, pg 620, by William R Cutter.
- Cheney Family Ancestry
- Elias Cheney Immigrant Ancestors
- John Cheney List of Famous Descendants