Sarah I. Chaney

23 October 1837–15 August 1909 (Age 71)
Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah I.

When Sarah I. Chaney was born on 23 October 1837, in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Chaney, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Pierce, was 34. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with John Haven Bixby. She lived in Orange, New York, United States in 1860 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 August 1909, in Colton, Colton, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Stark Cemetery, Colton, Colton, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Haven Bixby
1834–1892
Sarah I. Chaney
1837–1909
Molvina Louisa Bixby
1853–
Fay M Bixby
1871–
Mary Isabella Bixby
1859–1933
Ella Ruth Bixby
1863–1933
Luther Haven Bixby
1866–1927
Sarah Amy Bixby
1870–
George Herbert Bixby
1872–1939

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1799–1879Male

    Mary Ann Pierce

    Female1803–1887Female

siblings

(10)

    Samuel Clark Chaney

    Male1826–Male

    Mary L. Cheney

    Female1827–Female

    Eveline L. Cheney

    Female1829–Female

    Emily Ann Cheney

    Female1831–Female

    Edward Turner Chaney

    Male1833–1923Male

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 26

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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)

  • Sarah Bixby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah I Bixby in household of John H Bixby, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Sarah J Chaney in household of Samuel Chaney [21 Sep 1850], "United States Census, 1850"

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