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An American Family History

Rachel Nicholson Cheney

 
Cheney has also been spelled: Chain, Chainey, Chania, Chaney, Chany, Cheyney, and China.
Nicholson is also spelled: Nichols, Nicholls
 
 

Rachel Nicholson Cheney was born on September 20, 1688 in Anne Arundel, County, Maryland. She was the daughter of John and Nicholson and Rebecca Beard.

She married Richard Cheney on December 07, 1707.

Their children and life together are described in detail on Richard's page.

Rachel died about 1721 when she was about 35 years old.

Anne Arundel County, Maryland was established in 1650.
Children of John Nicholson and Rebecca Beard:
  • Rebecca Nicholson Ricketts
  • Elizabeth Nicholason Welsh
  • John Nicholson
  • Rachel Nicholson Cheney
  • Susanna Nicholson Hopper
  • Richard Nicholson
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    Maryland was established with religious freedom for Catholics. The colonial economy was based on tobacco cultivated by Africans who had been enslaved.
     

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