Elijah Cheney

Male 1785 - 1863  (78 years)


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  • Name Elijah Cheney 
    Born 14 Sep 1785  Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Endowed (LDS) 3 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Nov 1863  Centerville, Davis, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 5869  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114678  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2007 

    Father John Cheney,   b. 1756, Pomfret, Windham, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Granger,   b. 1733,   d. 1800, Near Lake Champlain, , , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F34581  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Achsa Thompson,   b. 23 May 1789, Pelham, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1845, near, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1811 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Cheney,   b. 7 Jun 1814, Bethany, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851  (Age 36 years)
     2. Zaccheus Cheney,   b. 22 Apr 1818, Semponeous, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1898, Centerville, Davis, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. John Cheney,   b. 27 Apr 1824, Scott, Cortland, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1875, Morgan, Morgan, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     4. Levi N. Cheney,   b. Abt 1829
     5. Sarah Cheney,   b. 20 Jul 1829, Scott, Cortland, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1899  (Age 69 years)
     6. Joseph Cheney,   b. 22 Apr 1833, Scott, Cortland, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1897, Laketown, Rich, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F23232  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Anna Partridge 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F23233  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Sarah Harmon,   b. 21 Oct 1786, Rupert, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1859, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married Jun 1846 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F20727  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Family Group Records by Nauvoo Land and Records

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, page 96
      Early 70’s and High Priest Index, LDS Archives, page 28
      High Priest of Nauvoo and SLC, LDS Archives, page 26
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 9, pages 479-481
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, by Black and Black, Vol 2, pages 744-745

      HISTORIES:
      Our Pioneer Heritage, DUP, Vol 10 page 223
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jensen, Vol 4 page 739


      OTHER SOURCES:
      Nauvoo Data Bank, 9 pages
      "Licensing Ministers of the Gospel in Kirland, Ohio" Mormon Historical Studies
      Fall 2004, Vol 5 No. 2, page 106
      Kirtland members of Zions Camp, 1830-1839, page 16
      Internet Research:
      familysearch.org: 1 page
      new.familysearch.org: 2 pages
      rootsweb.com: WorldConnect, 2 pages
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 5 pages
      ancestry.com: 3 pages
      findagrave.com: 1 page

      VARIANTS:
      Birth Place: Great Barlington, Berkshire, Mass.