GENEALOGY & LOCAL HISTORY & EARLY MAPS OF MARYLAND, DELAWARE, SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON D.C. Volume 4 9075.2 Jordan
BENJAMIN CHENEY, b. 1687 is listed as son of Richard Cheney (2) & his wife Mary.
RUTH CHENEY, b. 16 Mar 1702, bap 29 Jul 1703; m. [1-5] BENJAMIN CHENEY. RUTH was the daughter of Thomas Cheney & his wife Sarah Westhall.
BENJAMIN CHANEY, b. 10 Oct 1687; m. Jun 1719 RUTH CHENEY; he was taxable in Patuxent Hundred, Prince George’s Co. in 1719 and 1733 (BB); children (BCF):
Was Greenberry Cheney who died 1779 in Wilkes Co, Ga. the Greenberry Cheney shown above, born Aug 1740? The administrator of his estate was Henry Karr who was the son-in-law of Benjamin Burgess Chaney. Henry Karr’s wife was Ann Chaney, daughter of Benjamin Burgess Chaney. Henry Karr was also administrator in 1782 for the estate of Benjamin Burgess Chaney of Wilkes Co who also owned land in South Carolina, & Moses Chaney of Green Co, Ga, who was killed 1796 in Hancock Co, Ga. How are they all connected?
Is Benjamin Burgess Chaney who died 1782 in Wilkes County, Georgia, the Burgess Chaney b. 1727 to John Chaney and Ann Burgess - first cousin to Greenberry Chaney b. 1740 & son of Benjamin & Ruth Chaney? Is Moses Chaney one of the orphans of Greenberry Chaney who died 1779 Wilkes County, Georgia - perhaps named after Ruth Chaney's brother Moses?