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Cheney Luce, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1793
Rutland
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1881
Verona
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA

FAMILY RECORDS: THE AMERICAN DESCENDANTS OF HENRY LUCE OF MARTHA'S VINEYARD 1640-1985, 4TH ED, VOL. 1; McCourt, Martha F. & Luce, Thomas R.; pub. by Mrs. James McCourt, 9501 SE 13th St., Vancourver WA; 1985; pg. 233
Cheney Luce, page 103; born 30 July 1793 Sagerfield, NY or VT; bapt. 29 Jul 1795; Soldier in War of 1812, enlisted from Sackett's Harbor, NY. He was a cabinetmaker, went blind; died 3 Mar. 1881 Verona, Dane Co., WI; m. ca. 1816 Polly Darrow at Caledonia Springs, Livingston Co., NY.

Son of Ivory Luce and Mary Look of Massachusetts to Wyoming, Cattaragus Co., New York.
Lived in Hartland, Windsor Co., Vermont; Sangerfield, Livingston Co., NY.; Rochester, Utsler Co., New York; Cherry Valley, Ashatubla Co. Ohio; Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI., Verona Dane Co., WI.

In 17 Nov. 1861 Polly Darrow Luce was killed in run away horse/wagon accident in Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI.

Dates and places where they lived:
1816 Caledonia Springs, Livingston Co., NY.
1827 Living Rochester, Ulster Co., NY. Source: New York Genealogical Record 1675-1928, Cheney Luce Tavern/Keeper.
(son Cheney Luce Jr. obit. Machias, Snohomish Co., WA. says born in Rochester, Ulster Co., NY.) not as stated in above book as Holly, Livingston Co., NY.
1830 Federal Census C. Luce, Kinsville, Ashtabula Co., Ohio
1840 Federal Census Cheney Luce, Cherry Valley, Ashtabula Co., Ohio
1850 Federal Census, Cheng Luce Montrose, Dane Co., WI.
1860 Federal Census, Chena Luce, Madison, 1st District, Wisconsin, Apple Peddler, inflammation Blind, Polly not living with him.(Separated/divorced?) Angeline age 25 b.CT and small child Charles age 3, and Sarah Edgley 16 NY a servant living with him.
1870 Federal Census Chloe Root, Cheney Luce living with widowed daughter, Verona, Dane Co., WI.
1880 Federal Census, Chloe Root, living with widowed daughter.
From book reference says he was a cabinet maker. Blindness I am sure hampered his later life.

Children:
1. Chloe Priscilla Luce m. Nathaniel Root (Jr.)
2. (Rev.) Benjamin Franklin H. Luce m. 1/w Julia A. Root
2/w Susan Williams
3. Cheney Luce Jr. m. 6 times (see biography), no children
4. James Root Luce m. Esther Pooler(div.) Lella B. Barkelow,
Adeline Clemans, Purdin.
5. Nicholas Darrow Luce m. Matilda Lavina McMillan
6. William Harry Luce m. Emaline Damuth
7. Mary Cornelia Luce m. Matthew Calvin Slutts
8. Sarah E. Luce m. Mr. ? Branton 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ivory Luce (1756 - 1847)
  Mary Look Luce (1757 - 1800)
 
 Spouse:
  Polly Darrow Luce (1800 - 1861)*
 
 Children:
  Chloe Priscilla Luce Root (1817 - 1902)*
  Benjamin Franklin H. Luce (1824 - 1916)*
  Cheney E. Luce (1827 - 1901)*
  James Root Luce (1828 - 1912)*
  Nicholas Darrow Luce (1833 - 1915)*
  William Harry Luce (1836 - 1911)*
  Mary Cornelia Luce Slutts (1839 - 1869)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Luce Sawdy (1778 - ____)*
  Catherine Luce Sawdy (1781 - ____)*
  Ivory Luce (1782 - 1870)*
  Priscilla Luce Sawdy (1785 - 1871)*
  Cheney Luce (1793 - 1881)
  Alden S. Luce (1797 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Verona Cemetery
Verona
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section A, Plot 6, South 1/2
 
Maintained by: Diane L. Teague Webb
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Record added: Mar 06, 2012
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Cheney Luce, Sr
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In memory of Cheney Luce ~ RIP
- Laurel Robson
 Added: Feb. 19, 2014
 
 
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