Joseph Cheney was born 6 June 1647 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts to William Cheney (1603-1667) and Margaret Cole (1604-1686) and died 16 September 1704 in Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Hannah Thurston (1650-) 12 March 1668 in Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, England, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Israel, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Belarus, Switzerland.


Offspring of Joseph Cheney and Hannah Thurston (1650-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Cheney (1683-1705) 1683 Massachusetts 1705 Massachusetts Benjamin Cheney (1675-1718)

Josiah Cheney (1685-1754)
Melatiah Cheney (1690-1780)


Offspring of William Cheney and Margaret Cole (1604-1686)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Eleanor Cheney (1625-)
Thomas Cheney (1630-1695) 1630 Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 4 March 1695 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Jane Atkinson (1634-1724)

William Cheney (1636-)
John Cheney (1639-1639)
John Cheney (1640-1671)
Mehitable Cheney (1643-1693) 6 January 1643 Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 1693 Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Thomas Wight (1633-1690)

Joseph Cheney (1647-1704) 6 June 1647 Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 16 September 1704 Massachusetts Hannah Thurston (1650-)

Margaret Cheney (1628-1678) 26 November 1628 England 29 September 1678 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Thomas Hastings (c1605-1685)


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