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Robert J. Chaney
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1891
Estill County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1940
Hazard
Perry County
Kentucky, USA

Robert was the bachelor son of Daniel Phelps Chaney and Susan Snowden Chaney. He worked as a newspaper printer, editor and publisher. Mr. Chaney founded the Irvine Times newspaper on January 1, 1920.

He relocated to Hazard, Kentucky, to work on another newspaper. He was found dead, in that city, beside the Kentucky River. A coroner's inquest was held. The jury ruled Mr. Chaney's death was the result of drowning, due to homicide. After the verdict was recorded, his remains were sent to Estill County for funeral services and interment. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Phelps Chaney (1856 - 1930)
  Susan Snowden Chaney (1859 - 1950)
 
 Siblings:
  Ottie Mae Chaney Montgomery (1888 - 1957)*
  Ida M. Chaney Alcorn (1889 - 1979)*
  Robert J. Chaney (1891 - 1940)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Inter: 02-13-1940.
 
Burial:
West Irvine Cemetery
Irvine
Estill County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Honor
Record added: May 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52369545
Robert J. Chaney
Added by: Mike (AKA) Gabby
 
Robert J. Chaney
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Added by: Cyndi Wiseman
 
 
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- Honor
 Added: Mar. 8, 2013
 
 
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