Elijah Phinney

Brief Life History 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 Thomas, was 28. He married Hephzibah Chesley on 18 May 1796, in Granville Centre, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 11 daughters. He died on 10 March 1865, in Wilmot, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, 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
Hephzibah Chesley
1773–1866
Marriage: 18 May 1796
Anne Finney
1797–
Stephen A. Phinney
1797–
Anna Phinney
1799–
Elijah Phinney
1810–1888
Mary
1810–
Sarah
1812–
Harriet Phinney
1813–
Lot Phinney
1798–
Benjamin J Phinney
1806–1883
Eleanor Phinney
1806–1886
Margaret Jane Phinney
1810–1853
Deidamia Phinney
1812–1856
Sarah Matilda Phinney
1816–1852
Mary Jane Phinney
1817–
Mary Eliza Phinney
1822–

Sources (12)

  • Elijah Finney, "Nova Scotia, Marriages, 1711-1909"
  • Elijah Phiney, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
  • Elijah Phinney, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"

World Events (2)

1823

Oldest Grave Seen in Memorial List

1856

Oldest Grave Found In Memorials List

Name Meaning

English: variant of Finney . This surname is rare in Britain.

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

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Buried

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

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