Alona Hamilton Cheney


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1. William Dennis Sanders

2. Marcus Canfield Gowey

Alona Hamilton Cheney 1 3 4

  • Born: 16 Feb 1869, Jackson Twp., Union, OH 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): William Dennis Sanders on 27 Sep 1885 in , Union, OH 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Marcus Canfield Gowey on 27 Oct 1906 in Marion, Marion, OH 2
  • Died: 17 Aug 1955, Marion, Marion, OH at age 86 3 4
  • Buried: North Lewisburg: Maple Grove Cemetery, Champaign, OH 3 4

   Another name for Alona was Alonna Hamilton Cheney.6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Marion Star: obituary of Mrs. Marcus Gowey on 17 Aug 1955 in Marion, Marion, OH. 4 Mrs. Alona H. Gowey, 86, died this morning in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Earl Beicher, at 330 Powhattan St.
Born Feb 16, 1869, in Union County, she was a daughter of Lorenzo and Anna White Cheney. Her husband, Marcus Gowey, died in 1939 in North Lewisburg. She was a member of the Eastern Star Lodge at North Lewisburg and of the Methodist Church at Lakeside.
Surviving with her daughter are seven grandchildren: 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister and a brother, Mrs. Martha Blake of San Jose, Calif., and Rush Cheney of Richwood. Three children preceeded her in death.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1 p.m. in the M. H. Gunder Sons Funeral Home on W. Center St. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery at North Lewisburg. Friends may call at the furneral home after Thursday noon.

Alona married William Dennis Sanders on 27 Sep 1885 in , Union, OH.1 2 The marriage ended in divorce. (William Dennis Sanders was born on 21 Dec 1864 in Jackson Twp., Union, OH,7 8 died on 16 Sep 1943 in , Highland, OH 8 9 and was buried in Taylorsville, Highland, OH, United States 8.)

Alona next married Marcus Canfield Gowey on 27 Oct 1906 in Marion, Marion, OH.2 (Marcus Canfield Gowey was born on 26 Dec 1848 in North Lewisburg, Champaign, OH,2 10 died on 12 Oct 1939 in North Lewisburg, Champaign, OH 4 10 and was buried in North Lewisburg: Maple Grove Cemetery, Champaign, OH 10.)


1, <i>Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013</i>, William D. Sanders and Alona Cheney, 1885.

2 <i>Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958</i> (, Marcus C. Gowey and Alona H. Sanders, 27 Oct 1906.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

4 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 17 Aug 1955, page 28. Obituary of Mrs. Marcus Gowey.

5 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, ( Alona Cheney in entry for Lorenzo Cheney, .

6 <i>Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958</i> (, Earl I. Beicher and Pearl A. Sanders, 31 Mar 1906.

7 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: Jackson, Union, Ohio; Roll: M593_1274; Page: 75B; Image: 154; Family History Library Film: 552773.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

9, <i>Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007</i>, William D Sanders, 16 Sep 1943.

10 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

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