Arthur Elmer Chaney

7 December 1899–30 December 1954 (Age 55)
Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Arthur Elmer

When Arthur Elmer Chaney was born on 7 December 1899, his father, John A. Chaney, was 33 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Houdyshell, was 19. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Luretta Mae Mitchell. He lived in Clay Township, Highland, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Twin Township, Ross, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1916. He died on 30 December 1954, in Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Bourneville, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Arthur Elmer Chaney
Luretta Mae Mitchell
Garnet Marie Chaney
George Washington Chaney
Anna G. Chaney
Leslie Nathaniel Chaney
Paul Eugene Chaney
Florence Catherine Chaney

Spouse and Children


    Luretta Mae Mitchell




    Garnet Marie Chaney


    George Washington Chaney


    Anna G. Chaney


    Leslie Nathaniel Chaney


    Paul Eugene Chaney


+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Chesney .2 French: habitational name from any of the various places called Chanet or Le Chanet, from Latin canna ‘reed’ + the suffix -etum denoting an inhabitant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer A Chany in household of John H Chany, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arthur Chaney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur Chaney, "United States Census, 1930"

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