Descendants of Marcus Chaney (Cheney)
(sometimes spelled CHANEY, sometimes CHENEY)

The following is the information that I have found on my Chaney/Cheney ancestors....with the help of another researcher, Delbert Bryant.

                  Marcus W Chaney was born 1813 in Kentucky*, and died circa 1894.  He married (1) Betts Riley.   He married (2) Sarah A Hunter,  March 14, 1868, in Phelps County Missouri.                          

Children of  Marcus Chaney and Betts Riley  are:

                  i.            Margaret Chaney, born circa 1837 in Indiana.

                 ii.            John Chaney, born circa 1842 in Missouri.  He married  Jane Collins Jones (widow of
                                 George Jones) circa 1865 - 1870.

My line    iii.          Susan M Chaney,born February 1851 in Missouri; died
                               May 14, 1901 in  Missouri.  She married James Washington Johnson.

      iv.           Rosanna Chaney, born April 1857 in Missouri; died 1941 in
                    Izard County, buried Jones/Conrad Cemetery.  She married
                    John W Jones.
 Children of  Marcus Chaney and Sarah A Hunter  are:     (Married March 14, 1868)

                     v.           John F (Jones) Chaney, born circa 1863 - 1865  in Missouri and died October 16, 1942  in
                               Izard County Arkansas.

      vi.          Lucinda Chaney, born December 06, 1869 in Missouri.  She
                   married James Johnson, Jr. on October 18, 1886 in Izard County
                   Arkansas.
               vii.          Martha Chaneyborn January 1871 in Missouri.  She married
                       John Wesley Johnson.

              viii.         Jane Chaney, born circa 1876.

              ix.           James Edward Chaneyborn March 27, 1879 in Missouri; died
                             April 01,  1962 in Izard County Arkansas, buried Roselawn Cemetery.

               x.         Sarah A Chaney, born January 1881 in Missouri.  She married Jim Robertson. 1

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The place of birth for Marcus Chaney has been listed in different census records as Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, and Alabama.  I do not know which is correct.
Marcus Chaney was listed on the 1880 Douglas County Missouri Census.   BLM records show Marcus W Chaney purchased land in Iron County Missouri on March 1,  1859, and in Izard County Arkansas on September 20, 1897.
1.  Info from Mary Jane.

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1880 Douglas County Missouri  -  Richland Township
 
121/121 CHANEY Marcus W M
67
...... Cooper  
KY
KY
KY


Sarah A W F
39
wife Keeping House  
MO
KY
TN


John F W M
17
son Works on Farm  
MO
KY
TN


Lucinda W F
12
dau Works on Farm  
MO
KY
TN


Martha W F
11
dau Works on Farm  
MO
KY
TN


Jane W F
4
dau

MO
KY
TN


James W M
1
son
 
MO
KY
TN

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1870 Dent County Missouri  --  Current Township
 
21/21 JOHNSON J W (James Washington) 20 M W Farmer
KY


S M  (Susan M Chaney) 18 F W Keeping House
MO


J W (John W) 2/12 M W

MO

CHARNEY R E (Rosanna) 12 F W At Home
MO
22/22 CHENY M C (Marcus) 57 M W Farmer
KY


S A  (Sarah A Hunter) 28 F W Keeping House
TN


J F (John F) 8 M W

MO


Lucinda 1 F W

MO

CHENY Martha 5/12 F W

MO

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1860 Greene County Missouri  --  TaylorTownship
 
599/639 M C CHANY 46 M Laborer                         KY

Elizabeth       " 44 F
                        KY

Margaret       " 23 F
                        IN

John       " 15 M
                        MO

Susan       "  8 F
                        MO

Rosanna       "  2 F
                        MO


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