Family:Williams, Joanna (1741-1823)

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Joanna Williams (Jonathan, Martha3 Whitney, Joshua2, John1), daughter of Jonathan and Deborah (Spring) Williams, was born 20 Oct 1741, Newton, MA, and died 13 Feb 1823, Phillipston, MA, aged 81 years.

She married, 24 Oct 1765, Newton, MA, James Cheney, son of James and Lydia (Mirick) Cheney. He was born 19 Jul 1740, Newton, MA, and died 25 Dec 1810, Phillipston, MA, aged 70 years. He was also known as John Cheney.

Children of James and Joanna (Williams) Cheney:

i. Cyrus Cheney, b. circa 1766, Holden, MA; m. (int. 30 Nov 1814, Phillipston, MA) Polly Horton "of Templeton;" m.(2) 24 Oct 1820, Phillipston, MA, Mrs. Betsey Smith.
ii. Lydia Cheney, b. 3 Jan 1768, Holden, MA; d. Nov 1839.
iii. Joanna Cheney, b. 20 Nov 1769, Holden, MA.
iv. Hezekiah Cheney, b. 4 Aug 1771, Holden, MA; m. 19 Mar 1798, Phillipston, MA, Sally Swan.
v. James Cheney, b. 28 Aug 1773, Holden, MA; d. 1 Jul 1818, Phillipston, MA, aged 35 years; "Jr." m. 19 Feb 1806, Phillipston, MA, Betsey Sever.
vi. Molley Cheney, b. 3 Feb 1776, Holden, MA; m. 14 Apr 1803, Phillipston, MA, Benjamin Newell, Jr., of Heath. She was also known as Polly Cheney.
vii. Sally Cheney, b. circa Mar 1778; calculated from age at death; d. 7 May 1795, Phillipston, MA; aged 17 years 2 months.
viii. Patty Cheney, b. say 1780, Holden, MA; m. 28 Feb 1803, Phillipston, MA, Thaddeus Brown Jr..

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