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Mathew Cheney
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1836
Kirtland
Lake County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1897
Newell
Buena Vista County
Iowa, USA

Mathew was the son of Ephriam Cheney and Harriet Law of New York. He married Lovina Whitson in 1856. They were the parents of Carrie, George, Matt, Lenora, Frank, and Charles.

Matt was in the Civil War for the south and fought with Sherman. He moved his family from Illiinois to a homestead in Douglas Township, Sac County in 1867. They resided there for 26 years. Then he owned a flour and feed store in Newell, Ia after disposing of his farm.

Civil War - Company A 92nd Reggular Illinois V. Infantry 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lovina Jane Whitson Cheney (1836 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Caroline Elisa Cheney Ellis (1856 - 1922)*
  Lenora Maude Cheney Billings (1866 - 1888)*
  Frank Cheney (1870 - 1955)*
  Earl Cheney (1886 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Newell Cemetery
Newell
Buena Vista County
Iowa, USA
Plot: C-36
 
Created by: Geo Clinton
Record added: Nov 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22672549
Mathew Cheney
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Mathew Cheney
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