Mrs Catherine Cheney

about 1831–about 1870 (Age 39)
Denmark, Denmark, Lewis, New York, United States

The Life of Catherine

Mrs Catherine Cheney was born about 1831, in Denmark, Denmark, Lewis, New York, United States. She married Darwin E Cheney about 1860, in Denmark, Denmark, Lewis, New York, United States. She lived in New York, United States in 1870. She died about 1870, in Denmark, Denmark, Lewis, New York, United States, at the age of 39.

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Darwin E Cheney
1832–1882
Mrs Catherine Cheney
1831–1870
Marriage: about 1860

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1860
Denmark, Denmark, Lewis, New York, United States

World Events (5)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 5

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 15

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 (1)

  • Cathrine Cheney in household of Darwin Cheney, "United States Census, 1870"

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