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Burl Ives

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    William Cheney

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    • 8th Great-grandfather of Burl Ives — 11th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 1346 
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    • ABT 1603 
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    • 30 Jun 1667 
    • Death Location:
    • Roxbury (now Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Ellen Cheney (Ahnentafel No:673 )

      Thomas Cheney

      Margaret Cheney

      Joseph Cheney

    • Notes: 
    • Some claim that William Cheney is the son of Lawrence and Julian (Waldron) Cheney from Lambourne, Berkshire, England. Evidence is needed to support this claim.

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  • Sources for William Cheney

    • 3 NEHGS NEXUS: New England Across the United States, 1990, Vol. 7, p. 157.
    • 7 Cheney, Lynne, Blue Skies, No Fences: A Memoir of Childhood and Family, New York: Threshold Editions (2009), Chart on pages 308-309.
    • 8 Leach, Josiah Granville, Memoranda Relating to the Ancestry and Family of Hon. Levi Parsons Morton, Vice-President o f the United States, Cambridge, Massachusetts: unknown (1894), 130.
    • 9 Smith, Dean Crawford, The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton, 1878-1908: Part 1, The Ancestry of Warren Francis Kempto n 1817-1879, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1996), 224-233.
    • 10 Turner, Ethel McLaughlin et. al., Wisconsin Page Pioneers and Kinsfolk, Waterloo, Wisconsin: Artcraft Press (1953), 350.
    • 11 Washburn, Mabel Thacher Rosemary, Ancestry of William Howard Taft, New York: Frank Allaben Genealogical Company (1908), 43-44.
    • 12 Williams, Alicia Crane, Early New England Families, 1641-1700, Vol. 1, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Socity (2015), 191.