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Ephraim CHENEY I
Elizabeth WILDS
Bathsheba SEAGER
Husband:  Ephraim CHENEY I
Birth:  1 Aug 1741, Newton, Middlesex Co., MA
Death:  1810-20, presumably in Shrewsbury, Rutland Co., VT
Military Service:  Revolutionary War 
Father:  Timothy CHENEY I
Mother:  Sarah PRENTICE
Marriage-1:  21 Oct 1762, Newton, Middlesex Co., MA
Wife-1:  Elizabeth WILDS
Marriage:  15 Jan 1766/7, Middlesex Co., MA
Wife:  Bathsheba SEAGER / SEGUR
Birth:  10 Apr 1747
Death:  1800-1810, presumably in Shrewsbury, Rutland Co., VT
Father:  Ebenezer SEAGER / SEGUR
Mother:  Ruth __?__
Children with Elizabeth WILDS:
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Children with Bathsheba SEAGER: 
  1.  Ephraim CHENEY II, b. 25 May 1767, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 
  2.  Ruth CHENEY, b. 7 Aug 1769, Stow, Middlesex Co., MA
  3.  Hannah CHENEY, b. 22 Jul 1771, Stow, Middlesex Co., MA
  4.  Bathsheba CHENEY, b. 8 Jun 1773, Stow, Middlesex Co., MA
  5.  Abigail CHENEY, b. 14 Apr 1775, Stow, Middlesex Co., MA
  6.  Ebenezer CHENEY [twin], b. 29 Oct 1778, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA
  7.  Silas CHENEY [twin], b. 29 Oct 1778, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA
  8.  John CHENEY, b. 4 Oct 1782, Clarendon, Rutland Co., VT; m. 9 Aug 1818, Shrewsbury, VT, Abigail EASTMAN
  9.  Anne CHENEY, b. 28 Jul 1784, Clarendon, Rutland Co., VT
10.  Mary "Polly" CHENEY, b. 28 Aug 1786, Rutland, Rutland Co., VT
11.  Elizabeth "Betsey" CHENEY, b. 30 Sep 1788, Rutland, Rutland Co., VT
12.  Jerusha CHENEY, b. 29 Jan 1792, Brandon, Rutland Co., VT; d. 9 Apr 1793

Birthplaces are from secondary sources, so I don't know what supports them.  The 1790 census would argue that Jerusha was born in Rutland, not Brandon.

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Timeline
Year Location Event
1741 MA: Middlesex Co.: Newton birth of Ephraim CHENEY I
    birth of Elizabeth WILDS
1747   birth of Bathsheba SEAGER
1762 MA: Middlesex Co.: Newton marriage of Ephraim CHENEY I to Elizabeth WILDS
1762-7   presumed death of Elizabeth WILDS
1766/7 MA: Middlesex Co. marriage of Ephraim CHENEY I to Bathsheba SEAGER
1767 MA: Suffolk Co., Roxbury birth of son, Ephraim II
1769 MA: Middlesex Co.: Stow birth of daughter, Ruth
1771 MA: Middlesex Co.: Stow birth of daughter, Hannah
1775 MA: Middlesex Co.: Stow birth of daughter, Abigail 
1778 MA: Worcester Co.: Lancaster birth of twins, Ebenezer and Silas
1780 VT: Rutland Co.: Rutland Ephraim CHENEY listed as freeholder
1782 VT: Rutland Co.: Clarendon birth of son, John
1784 VT: Rutland Co.: Clarendon birth of daughter, Anne
1786 VT: Rutland Co.: Rutland birth of daughter, Polly
1788 VT: Rutland Co.: Rutland birth of daughter, Betsy
1790 Census VT: Rutland Co.: Rutland Ephraim CHENEY, head-of-household
1792 VT: Rutland Co. birth of son, Jerusha
1793   marriage of son, Ephraim II, to Dorcas CHENEY
1800 Census VT: Rutland Co.: Shrewsbury Ephraim CHENEY, head-of-household
1810 Census VT: Rutland Co.: Shrewsbury Ephraim CHEENEY, head-of-household
1818 VT: Rutland Co.: Shrewsbury marriage of son, John, to Abigail EASTMAN

Sources:

1a.  Marriage Index:  Massachusetts, 1633-1850 (Broderbund CD-231):
Cheney, Ephraim Wilds, Elizabeth 21 Oct 1762 Newton Middlesex LDS FHL Film #0745868
Cheney, Ephraim Seger, Bathsheba 15 Jan 1767 Newton Middlesex LDS FHL Film #0745868
Cheney, Ephraim Seger, Bathsheba 15 Jan 1767 Cambridge Middlesex LDS FHL Film #0496864
Cheney, Ephraim Seger, Bathsheba 15 Jan 1767 Newton Middlesex LDS FHL Film #0745868

1b.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Ephraim CHENEY
Spouse: Elizabeth WILD
Marriage: 21 Oct 1762, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Source: patron submission

1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #2 of 2 list was roughly alphabetized; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1790 VT Rutland Co. Rutland Roll M637_12 p. 238 Ln. 10R Cheney Ephraim 1-1-4-0-0
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 free white males 16 or over in or bef. 1774 = Ephraim (b. 1741)
1 free white males 15 or under 1774-1790 = John (b. 1782)
4 free white females all ages in or bef. 1790 = Bathsheba (b. 1747)
= Anne (b. 1784)
= Polly (b. 1786)
= Betsy (b. 1788)
We're missing some boys here.  The twins, Ebenezer and Silas, are only 12 years old; one would expect them to still be at home.  The older girls must have married young to be missing.  Or have we had some deaths among the children?  Also in Rutland: Ephraim's brother, Timothy CHENEY.

3a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312).  Please see my WARNING regarding use of this database (the genders have been switched in the numerical data). 
1800 Cheney, Ephraim VT Rutland Co. Shrwsbry 02201-1010100

3b.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1-6 list was roughly alphabetized; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1800 VT Rutland Co. Shrewsbury Roll M32_52 p. 225/231 Ln. 13 Cheney Ephraim 10101-02201-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1790-1800 = Jerusha (b. 1792)
1 male 16-25 1774-1784 = John (b. 1782)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = Ephraim (b. 1741)
2 females 10-15 1784-1790 = Betsy (b. 1788)
= Polly (b. 1786)
2 females 16-25 1774-1784 = Anne (b. 1784)
= Abigail? (b. 1775)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = Bathsheba (b. 1747)
If Abigail is back home or still home in 1800, where was she in 1790? 

4.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 4; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1810 VT Rutland Co. Shrewsbury Roll M252_65 p. 99B/193/439 Ln. 1 Ephrm Cheeney 00011-00010-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 26-44 1765-1784 = son? son-in-law?
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Ephraim (b. 1741)
1 female 26-44 1765-1784 = daughter? daughter-in-law?

5.  Charles Henry Pope.  1897.  The Cheney Genealogy. (Self-published) Barta Press, Boston (online at GenealogyLibrary.com).  For excerpt on Ephraim Cheney, click here

6.  Lineage Books of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Volume 23 (online at Ancestry.com).  For excerpt, click here.  On p. 316: 
... Ephraim Cheney and Barshaba Segur, his wife, m. 1766 ... 
 Ephraim Cheney served several enlistments in the Massachusetts militia and was at the surrender of Burgoyne.  He was born in Newton, Mass., 1741; died in Brandon, Vt.

7.  H.P. Smith & W.S. Rann.  1886.  History of Rutland County, Vermont.  D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY (reprinted in facsimile, 1993, Heritage Books, Bowie, MD):
p. 339
Town of Rutland
The following list of freeholders of the town appears in the records for 1780, and may be presumed to embrace all or nearly all of the male inhabitants of any prominence in the town at that time, as well as some living in other localities:-- 
p. 340 ... Ephraim Cheney ...

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