GENEALOGY & LOCAL HISTORY & EARLY MAPS OF MARYLAND, DELEWARE, SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON D.C. Volume 4 975.2 Jordan pp240-60
Richard Cheney (1) [old Richard Cheney] m/2 Elliner _____. By that marriage he lists as his oldest son THOMAS CHENEY, b. 1669.
THOMAS CHENEY, b. 1 Mar 1669; All Hallow’s Parish; age ca 50 in 1720 Prince George’s Co. (MMD); d. ca 1738; s/o Richard and Elliner Cheney; m/1 19 Aug 1697 SARY (SARAH) WESTALL, b. 31 Aug 1680; bur. 14 Sep 1713; m/2 7 Jun 1716 Susannah Hopper; as Susannah, wife of THOMAS, she was bap. 13 May 1719 (if not already bapt.); he inherited part of Resolution from his father’s will; he is in list of debts of Mareen Duvall in 1695 (I&A 10.462); children:
An unnamed s/o THOMAS and SARAH was bur. Ca 1711/12 All Hallow’s Parish.
Will of THOMAS CHENEY, planter; written 24 Aug 1737, probate 13 Jun 1738
To daus. Elizabeth Joyce, Ruth Cheney, Elinor Inloe, Sarah Hatton, Rachell Cheney, 1s, each
To son Thomas and hrs., 50 acres dwelling plantation, being pt. Of Cheney’s Resolution; sd. Son dying without issue to pass to son Richard and hrs.
To son Luis (Lewis) and hrs., other plantation, being pt. Of same tract; sd. Son dying without issue to pass to dau. Susannah and hrs., shd. Afsd. Sons Thomas, Lewis, and Richard die without issue or before they are of age, lands to pass to dau. Susannah and hrs.
To wife Susannah, extx., personalty; to divide residue of estate with following children, viz: Thomas, Lewis, Susannah, Richard and Rebecca
Test: John Jacobs, John Hopper, Mary Jacobs (MCW VII.247; Wills 21.879)
THOMAS CHENEY, Anne Arundel Co.; L56.1.5; 2 Sep 1738; nok C. Cheney, Sr., Thomas Cheney; extx. Susanna Cheney (I&A 23.350)
THOMAS CHENEY, Anne Arundel Co.; L6.7.6; 21 Nov 1738; nok: Charles Cheney, Thomas Cheney; extx. Susanna Cheney (I&A 23.513)
Susannah may have m. _______ Brown after the death of THOMAS CHENEY:
Susannah Brown, Anne Arundel Co.; L81.4.6; 12 Feb 1742; 29 Mar 1743; nok: John Hopper, Lewis Chancey; admn. THOMAS CHENEY (I&A 27.419)