Warren Oney CHEENEY [scrapbook]-6693 was born on 18 Jul 1832 in Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont. He died on 8 Feb 1899 in Barron, Barron, Wisconsin. He was buried in Wayside Cemetery, Barron, Barron, Wisconsin. Warren Oney married Lydia Irena KNIGHT-2955 on 27 Sep 1864 in Pulaski, Iowa, Wisconsin.
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BIOGRAPHY: Warren Cheney was born, July 18, 1834, in Shrewsbury, Rutland County, Vermont, son of John Cheney, born in Pennsylvania, and Sarah ______, born in Vermont. He died, Feb. 8, 1899, in Barron, Barron Co., Wisconsin, aged 76 years, 6 months and 21 days, and was buried there in Wayside Cemetery. His military style gravestone is inscribed "Warren Cheeney Co. B. 34 Wis. Inf."
On September 27, 1864, Warren was united in marriage to Lydia Irene Knight, by William Spencer, J.P., at the home of Frank Bierges in Pulaski Township, Iowa County, Wisconsin, in a ceremony witnessed by Thomas Haxie and Lidie Knight. At the time of their marriage Warren was a soldier in the Union Army and residing in Clyde Township, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Lydia was born June 21, 1846 in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, daughter of Darius Knight, born in Connecticut, and Lillian ________, born in Rhode Island. She died January 3, 1930, in Spokane, Washington, aged 83 years, 6 months and 12 days, and was probably buried there. Warren and Lydia were the parents of eleven or twelve children, all born in Wisconsin.
Warren was a Civil War veteran who enlisted, November 10, 1862, in the 34th Wisconsin Infantry to serve nine months as a 28 year old substitute for Corporal Leonard S. Phillips. On December 2, 1862, he was mustered into Federal service with Company B at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. On September 8, 1863, he was mustered out of Federal service with Company B at Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
On August 11, 1864, Warren enlisted as a veteran volunteer at Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to serve three years as a Private in the 5th Wisconsin Infantry. On September 9, 1864, he was mustered in to Federal service with Company D at Madison, Wisconsin, to date from August 11th. At that time he received $100.00 of his $400.00 enlistment bounty as a veteran volunteer and was listed as a 30 year and one month old, 5'6" tall farmer, with brown hair, gray eyes and a light complexion, born in Rutland, Vermont. His enlistment was credited to the City of Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin.
On the muster roll of May/June, 1865, it was noted that Warren was present in New Company A of the Regiment and had been transferred from Company D by Special Order No. 153, H.Q., Army of Potomac, June 15, 1865. On July 11, 1865, he was mustered out of Federal service with Company A at Jeffersonville, Indiana. On the muster out roll it was noted that he was due $200.00 of his $400.00 enlistment bounty.
On July 14, 1890, Warren Cheney filed Application No. 814,808, for an Invalid Veteran's Pension, which was approved under Certificate No. 594,593. On an unknown date, Lydia Cheney filed Application No. 692,437, for a Widow's Pension, which was approved under Certificate No. 495,037.
References; 1880 U.S. Census, Buena Vista Township, Richland County, Wisconsin, June 1, 1880, ED 231, Sheet 2A, Lines 20-29, Family 15/15. 1890 U.S. Census, Special Schedule, Barron, Barron County, Wisconsin, ED 1, Family 12/12. 1900 U.S. Census, 3rd Street, Barron, Barron, Barron County, - Ancestry.com
BURIAL: Warren Cheney in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Warren Cheney
Birth Date: 18 jul 1834
Birth Place: Shrewsbury, Rutland County (Rutland), Vermont, United States of America
Death Date: 8 feb 1899
Death Place: Barron, Barron County (Barron), Wisconsin, United States of America
Cemetery: Wayside Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Barron, Barron County (Barron), Wisconsin, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Lydia Irene Cheney
Homer A. Cheney
William O. Cheeney
Charles B. Cheney
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
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