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Chesley Cheek
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Birth: 1810
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1864
Alleghany County
North Carolina, USA

Chesley Cheek was born in Orange County, NC, the son of Richard Cheek and Jane "Jennie" Andrews. He came to Ashe County, NC, with his family sometime between 1817-1820. They settled in the part of Ashe County that later became Alleghany County. Chesley Cheek married Phebe Woodruff, daughter of Moses Woodruff, Jr., and Sarah Phillips of Surry County, NC, and they had 7 children. Chesley Cheek was shot in the back on Apr. 29, 1864. According to stories passed down in the family, he was killed by Civil War outlaws known as "bushwhackers."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Cheek (1780 - 1865)
  Jane M Andrews Cheek (1787 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Phebe Woodruff Cheek (1802 - 1869)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Cheek Higgins (1832 - 1910)*
  Richard Cheek (1834 - 1913)*
  Elizabeth Cheek (1838 - 1895)*
  Abner Cheek (1840 - 1864)*
  Lucinda Cheek Andrews (1841 - 1921)*
  Gilley Cheek Cox (1843 - 1912)*
  William M. Cheek (1844 - 1873)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henderson Cheek (1804 - 1897)*
  Wady Cheek Crouse (1807 - 1865)*
  Martha Cheek Richardson (1809 - 1887)*
  Chesley Cheek (1810 - 1864)
  Richard M. Cheek (1814 - 1902)*
  Pinkey Cheek Blevins (1815 - 1890)*
  Meredith Cheek (1816 - 1903)*
  Martha Gilley Cheek Edwards (1818 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CHESLEY
CHEEK
DIED APRIL
29 1864
AGED 54
YEARS OLD
 
Burial:
Chesley Cheek Cemetery
Edwards Crossroads
Alleghany County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Rebecca
Record added: Aug 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40831260
Chesley Cheek
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Chesley Cheek
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 Added: Sep. 19, 2010
 
 
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