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Chaney Genealogy & History

Chaney genealogy was brought to England by the Normans and first appears in written records in England in the late eleventh century. The name derives from the Old French chesnai, meaning an oak grove, and originally referred to someone who lived at or near such a place. The earliest recorded spelling was "de Chaisnei." Variant spellings include Cheyney, Cheney, and Chasney. Early American settlers from this family include William, James I. and James N. Chaney, who arrived in Mississippi in 1799. Chaney family history includes legendary film actor Lon Chaney and boxer George Chaney.


Chaney Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Burt Chaney-- --, 1916August 24,1988TX
Bailey Chaney-- --, 1924October ,1986LA
C Kenneth Chaney-- --, 1917October 3,1993MD
Daisy Chaney-- --, 1918April 9,2007NY

Chaney Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Jane Chaney-- --, 1920March 9,2005Tulsa,OK
Fabian Chaney-- --, 1915October 26,2006Baton Rouge,LA
G Lester Chaney-- --, 1915July 28,1994Towson,MD
H Terry Chaney-- --, 1940April 25,1995Woodlake,CA

Chaney Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Brandon ChaneyShannon GoodyearJuly 6,2006Wake, NC
Franklin ChaneyElizabeth Wenzell-OrtizJune 7,2008Wake, NC
James ChaneyJanie HaskethDecember 30,1950Wake, NC
Terry ChaneyCindy TownsendJuly 23,1971Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Chaney

992nd: Ziegler993rd: Mackey
994th: Pierson995th: Franks
996th: Hinton997th: Ott
998th: McNeil999th: Vega
1000th: Sargent1001st: Schulz

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