Harriett E Cheney

8 June 1873–6 July 1936 (Age 63)
Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States

The Life of Harriett E

When Harriett E Cheney was born on 8 June 1873, in Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States, her father, Walter L. Cheney, was 34 and her mother, Jane A. Owens, was 37. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with George Seil Beckwith. She lived in Freedom, Cattaraugus, New York, United States for about 17 years and West Salamanca, Salamanca, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 6 July 1936, in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Wildwood Cemetery, Salamanca, Cattaraugus, New York, United States.

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George Seil Beckwith
Harriett E Cheney
Robert Beckwith
Margaret Elizabeth Beckwith

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Harriett Chencey in household of Hugh W Davis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harriett Bergstrom in household of George Beckwith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harriett E Beckwith in household of George S Beckwith, "United States Census, 1920"

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