American Silversmiths

Benjamin Cheney
(1699-Abt 1760)
Elizabeth Long
Timothy Cheney


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1. Mary Olcott

Timothy Cheney
  • Born: 10 May 1731, East Hartford CT
  • Marriage (1): Mary Olcott on 19 Jan 1758 in East Hartford CT
  • Died: 27 Sep 1795

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1752-1790 as a clockmaker in East Hartford CT
  • Master to John Fitch 1761-1764 in East Hartford CT. Originally bound to Benjamin Cheney, who put him to tilling his farm instead, Fitch left to train under Benjamin's brother, Timothy, from whom he learned the trade of brass and wooden clockmaking and watchmaking. He bought his freedom in 1764 and struck off on his own
  • Master to Daniel White Griswold 1782 in East Hartford CT.
  • He worked in 1790-1795 as a clockmaker in Manchester CT

Timothy married Mary Olcott, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 19 Jan 1758 in East Hartford CT. (Mary Olcott was born in 1735 in East Hartford CT, christened on 19 Jan 1735 in East Hartford CT and died on 4 Apr 1786.)

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