Idella Matilda Cheney

Female18 March 1873–14 November 1873

Brief Life History of Idella Matilda

When Idella Matilda Cheney was born on 18 March 1873, in North English, Iowa, Iowa, United States, her father, James Martin Cheney, was 26 and her mother, Clarissa Lucinda Metzinger, was 22. She lived in Iowa, Iowa, United States in 1895. She died on 14 November 1873, in English Township, Lucas, Iowa, United States, at the age of 0.

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James Martin Cheney
Clarissa Lucinda Metzinger
Homer Alpha Cheney
Burton Anthony Cheney
Idella Matilda Cheney
Lewis Marion Cheney
Elmer Richard Cheney
Benjamin Perry Cheney
Cora Myrtle Cheney
Letha May Cheney
Mary Viola Cheney
Bertha Ellen Cheney
Addie Cheney

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    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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