James Cheney

1840–1905 (Age 65)
Laughton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Cheney was born in 1840, in Laughton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cheney, was 41 and his mother, Ann Foard, was 43. He married Elizabeth Adderson in 1862, in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Dodford, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died in 1905, in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

James Cheney
1840–1905
Elizabeth Adderson
1839–1914
Marriage: 1862
Sarah Ann Cheney
1865–
Thomas William Cheney
1871–
Lizzie Ann Cheney
1880–
Elizabeth Cheaney
1867–1868
Clara Elizabeth Cheney
1868–1952
George Cheney
1873–1937
James Cheaney
1875–1876
Frank Cheaney
1877–1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1862
Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Sarah Ann Cheney

    Female1865–Female

    Elizabeth Cheaney

    Female1867–1868Female

    Female1868–1952Female

    Thomas William Cheney

    Male1871–Male

    George Cheney

    Male1873–1937Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1843

Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 40

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Chesney .2 French: habitational name from a place in Yonne, which takes its name from a Romano-Gallic estate, Caniacum ‘estate of a man named Canius’, from the Roman personal name + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Cheaney, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Cheaney, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Cheaney in household of William Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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