The Descendants

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John Addison Biles

 

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John Biles - Gen 5

Henry Biles - Gen 6

Alexander Patterson Biles - Gen 7

Jacob Place Biles - Gen 8

John Addison Biles - Gen 9

Elmore Howard Biles - Gen 10

Anna Elizabeth (Broomall) Biles - Gen 10

 

Carolyn Louise (Biles) Cheney (1915 - )

 

Biles Generation 11

Descendant # 1.1

 

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1.†† Carolynís parents: Elmore Howard and Anna Elizabeth (Broomall) Biles

 

2.†† Carolynís birth: 17 November 1915 at San Gabriel, California.

 

†††† Carolynís death: 30 December 1999 (age 84) at Santa Cruz, California (just south of San Francisco) from complications of severe emphysema, which was undoubtedly precipitated by long term, heavy cigarette smoking.She was dependent on supplemental oxygen for the last (approximately) 15 years of her life.

 

3.†† Carolynís formal education:

 

From

To

School Name, Location, Diploma/Degree

1921

1922

First grade at (?) Elementary School, San Diego, California.

1922

1923

Second grade at (?) Elementary School, Imperial, California.

1923

1924

Third grade at (?) Elementary School, El Centro, California.

1924

1927

Fourth thru sixth grades at Eldorado Elementary School, Stockton, California.

1927

1929

Seventh and eighth grades at (?) Jr. High School, Stockton, California.

1929

1930

Ninth grade at Fremont High School, Oakland, California, which was destroyed by fire while she was a student there.

1930

1933

Tenth through twelfth grades at Castlemont High School, Oakland, California.

1933

1937

University of California (Berkley), Berkley, California; BS degree majoring in Biology.

 

4.†† Carolynís marriage:

 

†††† a.To whom: Herman Oliver Cheney

ďHiĒ

 

(1)Hiís parents: Allen and Matilda (Scheiding) Cheney

 

(2)Hiís birth: 24 October 1909.

 

Hiís death: January 1993.

 

(3)Hiís formal education:

 

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School Name, Location, Diploma/Degree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(4)Hiís employment history:

 

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Employer, location, job title

 

 

 

1951

1956

C. Valley, California

1956

 

Fresno, California for promotion

 

 

Vice President of Bank of America.

 

(5)Hiís addresses before marriage:

 

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Address

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

†††† b.When and where: 8 October 1939 at Reno, Nevada.

 

††† c.Children:

 

(1)Michael Howard Cheney: Born 1943.

ďMikeĒ

 

(2)Mark Oliver Cheney: Born 1948.

 

5.†† Carolynís employment history:

 

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Employer, location, job title

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.†† Carolynís addresses:

 

From

To

Address

1915

1917

Living with parents at San Gabriel, California.

1917

1919

Living with parents at Venice (Los Angeles area), California.

1919

1922

Living with parents at San Diego, California.

1922

1923

Living with parents at Imperial, California.

1923

1924

Living with parents at El Centro (on Mexican border), California.

1924

1929

Living with parents at Stockton (near Sacramento), California.

1929

1939

Living with parents at Oakland, California.

1939

1959

Living with her husband and sons at Oakland, California.

1959

1972

In 1965 resided at 3243 Quandt Road, Lafayette, California

1972

1988

Santa Cruz, California.After her mother died, Carolyn was lonely.She moved 12 August 1988 to be closer to her children.

1988

1989

2608 Pebble Beach Loop, Lafayette, California 94549; moved in January.

1989

 

1032 Leroy Lane, Walnut Creek, California 94596.

 

7.†† Carolynís organizational affiliations:

 

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Organization, offices held

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.†† Other biographical notes on Carolyn:

 

a. Carolyn was seriously injured in an automobile accident in 1975, the same year her mother moved to Santa Cruz, California, to be closer to her.

 

 

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