Andrew Hiram Cheney

6 March 1919–13 May 1986 (Age 67)
Yuma, Colorado, United States

The Life of Andrew Hiram

When Andrew Hiram Cheney was born on 6 March 1919, in Yuma, Colorado, United States, his father, Hiram Edwin Cheney, was 57 and his mother, Olga Krofeski, was 36. He lived in Wray, Yuma, Colorado, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 May 1986, in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Edwin Cheney
Olga Krofeski
Malvin Sydney Cheney
Mildred Sadie Cheney
Andrew Hiram Cheney

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

Age 2

On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Andrew H Cheney in household of Olga Cheney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Andrew Cheney in household of Henry C Lohman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Andrew Cheney, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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