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Timothy CHENEY  (1713-1772)
Source:  Charles Henry Pope.  1897.  The Cheney Genealogy. (Self-published) Barta Press, Boston (online at GenealogyLibrary.com).
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17. TIMOTHY,4 (John,3 Daniel,2 John,1) b. in Newton April 18, 1713, m. July 21, 1737, Sarah, dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth (Jackson) Prentice(*) of Newton, b. Nov. 3,



(*)CAPT. THOMAS PRENTICE, b. in England about 1621, was a citizen, "freeman," and farmer in Newtown [Cambridge] at a very early day, and with his wife, Grace, was a member of the church there previous to 1652.  It is not known whether he was related to Valentine Prentice of Roxbury (1631) or Henry Prentice or Prentiss of Cambridge.  He was captain of a troop of cavalry and did great execution in the Indian conflicts particularly in King Philip's war.  Yet was so well-disposed toward good Indians that the christian natives petitioned the General Court to appoint him as their "overseer and magistrate," in 1691.  He was a representative or deputy to the General Court 1772-1774.  Was sent with his troop to Rhode Island to arrest and bring back Sir Edmund Andros and was a prominent figure in his day.  He d. July 6, 1710, and was "buried under arms by the troop" two days later.  His son Thomas,2 b. Jan. 22, 1649, m. March 20, 1675, Sarah dau. of Capt. Thomas and Ann (Lord) Stanton, and d. April 19, 1685.  His son Thomas,3 b. Jan. 13, 1676, m. 1st Dec. 28, 1696, Maria Russell, who d. in May, 1701, and m. 2d Elizabeth, dau. of Dea. Edward Jackson, Jr. b. Feb. 23, 1687, d. Oct. 19, 1753.  He d. Dec. 7, 1709.  These were the parents of Sarah, the wife of "Ensign Timothy Cheeny."
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-1709; who outlived him and m. 2d, Jan. 6, 1793, Daniel Mason, of Lexington. 

He learned the trade of turner, and was a manufacturer of chairs. He sold a saw-mill and lot of land close by the line of Brookline and Newton to John Dwight of Dedham, Sept. 29, 1738.  He owned other lands, some of which had belonged to his wife's father.  He removed to Needham for a short time and there residing sold land in Newton, Aug. 14, 1765.  He was in town office several times, was "ensign" of a military company, no empty honor in troublous Indian times and was a man of efficiency.  He died in 1772.

CHILDREN.

        I. THOMAS,5 b. Oct. 9, 1738, served at Cambridge in the 2d co. of Newton militia, Sept. 4, 1778. No further record of him. 
43.    II. EPHRAIM,5 b. Aug. 1, 1741. 
      III. TIMOTHY,5 b. Sept. 28, d. Oct. 5, 1743. 
44.    IV. TIMOTHY,5 b. Oct. 18, 1745. 
        V. MARY,5 m. June 19, 1777, Josiah Chamberlain of Petersham. 
45.    VI. EDWARD,5 b. Dec. 3, 1752. 
      VII. ELIZABETH,5 b. about 1754. 
     VIII. SARAH,5 b. about 1755, m. Sept. 18, 1782, Samuel Hall. Children: (1) Sally Hall, (2) Samuel Hall, (3) William Hall, (4) Prentice Hall, (5) Abigail Hall, (6) Josiah Hall, (7) Baxter Hall. 
       IX. ABIGAIL,5 d. at Lancaster, March 27, 1775. 
        X. BORODEL,5 b. about 1760. 

Family Group Sheet of Timothy CHENEY & Sarah PRENTICE

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