December 15, 1776, Haverhill, Massachusetts.
August 9, 1856, Sheffield, Vermont.
Kelsey-Morrill Cemetery, Derby, Vermont.
Cheney was the husband of Abigail Leavitt.
[He] lived in Sanbornton, New Hampshire. He converted to Christianity after the death of his three year old son. He attended Gilmanton Academy in order to become a minister. He later moved to New Durham and was associated with Rev. B. Randall, the founder of the Free Will Baptist denomination. He later moved back to Sanborton Bay, then Gilmanton, Meredith, Brentwood, and finally Derby, Vermont, serving as a minister for about fifty years.