Elijah Phinney

6 April 1773–10 March 1865 (Age 91)
Granville Township, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Elijah

When Elijah Phinney was born on 6 April 1773, in Granville Township, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Isaac Phinney, was 38 and his mother, Hannah "Ann" Thomas, was 28. He married Hephsibah Chesley on 18 May 1796, in Granville Centre, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 13 daughters. He died on 10 March 1865, in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America, at the age of 91, and was buried in Kingston Cemetery, Kingston, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Phinney
1773–1865
Hephsibah Chesley
1773–1866
Marriage: 18 May 1796
Lot Phinney
1788–
Anne Finney
1797–
Stephen A. Phinney
1797–
Anna Phinney
1799–
Benjamin J Phinney
1800–1883
Ann Felix McNiel
1804–
Mary
1810–
Deidamia Phinney
1812–1856
Sarah
1812–
Harriet Phinney
1813–
Harriet
1814–
Elijah Finney
1816–
Lot Finney
1798–
Eleanor Phinney
1806–
Margaret J Phinney
1810–1853
Sarah Matilda Phinney
1816–1852
Mary Jane Phinney
1817–
Mary Eliza Phinney
1822–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 May 1796
Granville Centre, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(18)

+13 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1820 · Cape Breton Island

Age 47

In 1820, Cape Breton Island rejoined Nova Scotia. It is located on the Northeastern part of Nova Scotia. Until then it had been owned by the French until 1763. Than was in British control and a separate colony in 1784.
1848 · Self-Governing

Age 75

In 1848, Nova Scotia became the first self-governing colony in the British Empire.

Name Meaning

English: altered spelling of Finney .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Buried

Old Kingston Cemetery Kingston, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Sources (3)

  • Elijah Phiney, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
  • Elijah in entry for Willaim Shaw, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Elijah in entry for Elijah R. Phinney and Annie E. Shannon, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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