CHENEY\CHENY Peter, Jr.[1]

Male 1663 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name CHENEY\CHENY Peter 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 6 Nov 1663  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • Savage says 1664.
    Gender Male 
    _UID D9610D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000AE39 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • A deed of gift from Peter Cheney Sr to Peter Cheney, dated January l0, l694/5; “24 acres of land lying in Newbury on south side of falls River bounded Easterly by land which I formerly gave my son Peter Cheney, southerly and westerly by the common land of Newbury & Northerly by an acre of land reserved by me for a saw mill yard, and the falls river. Also 1/2 of the saw mill yard lying on south side of Falls river also my right title and interest in the said saw mill which is 1/2 of the saw mill lately built & stands near to my corn mill to have and to hold said 24 acres 1/2 saw mill & 1/2 of saw mill yard with all priviledges, water course &c to the same belonging. My son Peter to pay to within 12 years after this date my son Nathaniel Cheney, Eldad Cheney, & Ichabod £5 each & to my daughters, Huldah Worcester, Martha Worcester, Jemima, Hannah Lydia Cheney £5 apiece in money Then what is above to stand otherwise my children have liberty to seize the 24 acres of land & 1/4 part of saw mill & saw mill yard & divide the same equally among themselves. The other 1/2 of 1/2 to remain to my son Peter.

      Dec 30, 1696, Peter Cheney jr sold this property to Francis Wainwright of Ipswich for £l8:15s. , giving him Control of only 1/4 part of mill until after the decease of Peter's mother Hannah (Noyes) Cheney then to Have full possession. Hannah (Noyes Cheney) Atkinson died Jan 5 1704/5
      Cheney errata in Mass Mag March 1908.
    Person ID I14  Tasker Database
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2003 

  • Sources 
    1. [S127] CD-Mary Adams Rolfe Papers, Vol. 1 -- Atkinson - Goodwin.

    2. [S31] Book-Savage, Vol. 1, Library of Congress Catalogue Card Number 65-18541., p.372.

    3. [S37] Book-The Cheney Genealogy, CS71.C518., p.220.

    4. [S40] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. I - Births, 1:101.