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  • Name Thomas CHEYNEY 
    Born Abt 1704 
    Gender Male 
    Will Aug 1728 
    CHEYNEY, THOMAS. Thornbury. August 30, 1728

    To daughters Ann and Mary Cheyney, L80 each at 25 years. To brother John Cheyney all wearing apparel, also 50 acres of land to be taken off my tract of 200 acres which lies down Chester Creek. To wife Elizabeth 60 acres of my tract of 500 acres in Thornbury. Remainder of land to be sold and after provision for a possible posthumous child, the proceeds given to wife Elizabeth for bringing up and educating children.
    Executors: wife Elizabeth and brother John Cheyney
    Witnesses: Benjamin Hickman, Ann Hickman 
    Died 31 Aug 1728 
    Person ID I547339818  Primary
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2010 

    Father John CHEYNEY, Sr.,   b. 1666, Lambourne Woodlands, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1722  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary WALDREN,   b. 24 May 1660, Lambourne Woodlands, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 25 Dec 1694 
    Family ID F518392031  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth HICKMAN,   b. 19 Mar 1704,   d. 1788  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Bef 1 May 1727  [1
     1. Ann CHEYNEY,   b. 21 Feb 1728,   d. 17 Sep 1804  (Age 76 years)
     2. Mary CHEYNEY
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F518391853  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] PA Delaware Co.: Early Church Records, Vol 2, Peden, Henry C & Joh PItts Launey, (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1997), 187.
      Thomas Cheyney, the elder, son of John Cheyney, Sr. of Middletown, and Elizabeth Hickman, dau. of Benjamin and Ann (Buffington) Hickman, m. before 1st of 3rd. mo, 1727 by a priest. Thomas died in Aug 1728. No recorded children.