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  • ID: I492399
  • Name: John CHANEY
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 JAN 1790 in Washington Co., MD
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio BET 4 MAR 1833 AND 3 MAR 1839
  • Death: 10 APR 1881 in Canal Winchester, Fairfield Co., OH
  • Event: Pic John Chaney
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    CHANEY, John, a Representative from Ohio; born in Washington County, Md., January 12, 1790; moved with his parents to Pennsylvania; received a limited schooling; moved to Ohio in 1810 and settled in Bloom Township, Fairfield County; engaged in agricultural pursuits; justice of the peace in 1821, 1824, and 1827; trustee of Bloom Township for twenty-three years; major, colonel, and paymaster in the Ohio State Militia; member of the State house of representatives 1828-1830; elected associate judge of Fairfield County in 1831; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses and as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1839); returned to Ohio and settled in Canal Winchester, Franklin County; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1842 and served as speaker; member of the village council; served in the State senate in 1844 and 1845; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1855; served as a delegate to the Maryland constitutional convention in 1851; died at Canal Winchester, Ohio, April 10, 1881; interment in Union Grove Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Nathan CHENEY b: 1750 in Maryland
    Mother: Susanna b: 1750 in Maryland

    Marriage 1 Mary Ann LAFERE b: ABT 28 FEB 1799 in Ohio
    • Married: 1816 in Ohio
    1. Has Children James L. CHANEY b: 18 JUN 1818 in Fairfield Co., OH
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