Category Archives: Vermont

Asa BURRELL Probate

Asa Burrell lived and died in Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont. His estate was probated in April of 1872. He was married to Abigail Burrell, who survived him. In the process of finding out information about the Cheneys, I copied his probate … Continue reading

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James Samuel Perry–three families

One of the biggest recent shockers in my family history has been about my great-great-great grandfather, James Samuel Perry. For the longest time, my dad and I were trying to find out about James Samuel Perry. We knew that he married … Continue reading

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Edward and Betsy Cheney

Alexander W. Perry married Abigail Cheney in Mankato MN in 1897. Abigail was born in Wisconsin and her father, Hannibal Cheney, was from Brandon Vermont. Her mother, Susan Leonard, was from Massachusetts. A.W. Perry was my great grandfather. There were … Continue reading

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John Manning, spouse of Bessie Nelings

Linda posted a great comment on an early post that is so full of helpful info I want to make it a post all on its own. I am still working on genealogy although I recently went back to college … Continue reading

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Edward B. Cheney

Edward B. Cheney, son of Hale and Sarah Cheney, grandson of Edward and Elizabeth Cheney and great-grandson of Edward and Abigail Cheney. Brandon Vermont.

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Edward Cheney of Brandon Vermont

Edward Cheney (1752-1813) lived in Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont. He and his wife, Abigail Hale (1752-1841) had at least seven children, listed in the probate 1 file below. One son, Ephraim and his wife Dorcas had at least two sons, … Continue reading

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James Samuel Perry

James Samuel Perry, aka James S. and Samuel, is as far back as we can trace the Perrys. He is my great-great-great grandfather. According to the family bible, James was born in Middletown Springs, Vermont in 1819. He married Lydia … Continue reading

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