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Mehitable Cheney Wight was born 6 January 1643 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts to William Cheney (1603-1667) and Margaret Cole (1604-1686) and died 1693 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. She married Thomas Wight (1633-1690) 1663 in Medfield, Suffolk 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.


Biography

Thomas Wight (1629-1690) & Mehitable Cheney (1643-1693)

Thomas was born 1629 in Dedham, Sussex, England and died 1690 in Medford, Massachusetts. He Married 1660 Mehitable Cheney and to this union was born six children. she was the daughter of William Cheney and Margaret 'Cule' Masson.

Thomas Wight subscribed one bushel of "Endian corne" to the fund for the new "brick college" at Cambridge. The following year came the Indian War (King Phillips War), I believe. The Indians attacked Medfield on February 21, 1676 and his residence was destroyed. Accepted as a citizen of Medfield in 1658. His home lot was on Green St., east of his father' s home.

Thomas WIGHT Birth: 1629 in Dedham, Massachusetts Death: 25 Sep 1690 in Medfield, Massachusetts Accepted as a citizen of Medfield in 1658. His home lot was on Green St.,east of his father' s home. The following year came the Indian War (King Phillips War), I believe.

The Indians attacked Medfield on February 21, 1676 and his residence was destroyed. Accepted as a citizen of Medfield in 1658. His home lot was on Green St.,east of his father' s home. Thomas Wight subscribed one bushel of "Indian corn" to the fund for the new "brick college" at Cambridge. The following year came the Indian War(King Phillips War),




Children


Offspring of Thomas Wight II and Mehitable Cheney (1643-1693)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mehitable Wight (1663-)
Thomas Wight (1665-1690)
Mary Wight (1667-1705)
Eleazer Wight (1670-)
Joshua Wight (1679-1762) 25 July 1679 Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts 14 August 1762 Abigail Rockwood (1679-1698)
Elizabeth Spowell (1661-1765)

Siblings


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 (1650-1690)

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

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