James Alesworth McChesney

Male 1802 - 1883  (80 years)


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  • Name James Alesworth McChesney 
    Born 15 May 1802  Rupert, Bennington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 May 1883  Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 80 years 
    Buried 4 May 1883  Sand Hill Cem., Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    William McChesney  (Grandfather) 
    Abigail Stevens,   b. 2 May 1764, Rupert, Bennington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1841, Pulaski Cemetery, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I38614  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors John McChesney,   b. 1764, County Monaghan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1824, Pulaski Cemetery, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Abigail Stevens,   b. 2 May 1764, Rupert, Bennington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1841, Pulaski Cemetery, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Nov 1785  Cambridge, Washington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Catherine Ripsom,   b. Mar 1800,   d. 8 May 1884, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1823 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Basima C. McChesney,   b. Abt 1825, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)  [natural]
    Harvey Doane  m. 3 Feb 1869
     2. Elisabeth Ann McChesney,   b. 1821,   d. 15 Mar 1841  (Age 20 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Emily McChesney,   b. 1829,   d. 13 Feb 1909  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Lucius Lee Jones  m. 1858
     4. James McChesney,   b. 1839  [natural]
     5. Lucy McChesney,   b. 1834  [natural]
    Married: 1x6. Margaret McChesney,   b. 30 Sep 1827, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1922, Port Ontario, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     7. Matthew S. McChesney,   b. Abt 8 Jul 1831,   d. 10 Mar 1842  (Age ~ 10 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x8. Ralph McChesney,   b. 1836,   d. 7 Sep 1882, Lake Ontario, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F14354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, September 13, 1883 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Port Ontario - On Monday, at the request made by the late James A. McChesney, the remains of two of his children, that had been buried 41 years, were taken up from a burial lot on Mr. A. Brown's farm, north side in close to the river, and interred in Sand Hill Cemetery.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, May 10, 1883 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Port Ontario District - Mr. James A. McChesney was born in the state of Vermont, May 15, 1802, and came to the state of New York in 1818. For thirty years he was a member of the M. E. church and for a number of years, was class leader and Sabbath school superintendent, and was one of the stewards of the church at the time of his death, which occurred May 2, 1883. The funeral was held at the Bethel church, Friday, May 4th, Rev. G. P. Kenney officiating.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, May 10, 1883 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died at Selkirk, Town of Richland, James McChesney, aged 81 years. He was born in Vermont and moved to this town 71 years since, thus being at the time of his death the oldest resident in the town.

      Funeral noted in the diary of Anna Price Douglass.