Arthur Erroll Cheney

Brief Life History of Arthur Erroll

When Arthur Erroll Cheney was born on 15 November 1912, in Carbon, Montana, United States, his father, Arthur Amos Cheney, was 40 and his mother, Edith Viola Lochridge, was 34. He married Virginia Helen Davis on 15 June 1941, in Yuma, Yuma, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 26 August 1965, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Rose Hill, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Arthur Erroll Cheney
Virginia Helen Davis
Marriage: 15 June 1941
Michael Charles CHENEY
Timothy John Cheney

Sources (7)

  • Erell A Cheney in household of Arthur Cheney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arthur Erroll Cheney, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Arthur Erroll Cheney, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Chaney with the same etymology as in 2 below.

French: topographic name for someone who lived by or in an oak wood, from Old French chesnai ‘oak grove’ (from chesne ‘oak’), or a habitational name from any of several places called (Le) Cheney, e.g. in Haute-Savoie, named with this word. Compare Chesney .

French Canadian: altered form of French Chesnay or Chenay, topographic names with the same meaning and etymology as in 2 above, or habitational names from (Le) Chesnay or (Le) Chenay, names of several places in the northwestern part of France, based on Old French chesnai ‘oak grove’. Compare Chenette and Chenier 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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