- John Chaney
- Given names
|Birth|| about 1765 50|
|Kentucky County, Virginia Formed|| December 31, 1776 (Age 11 years)|
Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
|Articles of Confederation|| November 17, 1777 (Age 12 years)|
Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
|Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished|| June 30, 1780 (Age 15 years)|
Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia. These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
|Marriage||Susannah HILL — View this family|
December 28, 1786 (Age 21 years)
|Kentucky Becomes 15th State|| June 25, 1792 (Age 27 years)|
|Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed|| June 25, 1792 (Age 27 years)|
Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
|George Washington Relected|| December 5, 1792 (Age 27 years)|
Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
|Knox County, Kentucky Formed|| December 19, 1799 (Age 34 years)|
Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
|Death of a wife||Susannah HILL|
after 1800 (Age 35 years)
| Birth of a son|
|Amos Gerald Chaney|
about 1803 (Age 38 years)
|Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed|| January 8, 1810 (Age 45 years)|
Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
|New Madrid Earthquake|| December 16, 1811 (Age 46 years)|
Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
|Harlan County, Kentucky Formed|| January 28, 1819 (Age 54 years)|
Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
|Death of a son||Amos Gerald Chaney|
about 1860 (Age 95 years)
|The American Civil War Begins|| April 12, 1861 (Age 96 years)|
Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
|Last change|| December 10, 2013 – 12:04:45|
|Family with parents|
Birth: about 1715 41 — Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
|Family with Susannah HILL|
Birth: about 1765 — Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Death: after 1800 — Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
Marriage: December 28, 1786 — Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Amos Gerald Chaney
Birth: about 1803 38 38
Death: about 1860