Cheney Joseph, a Congregational minister, was born at Holden, Mass., Aug. 16, 1775, and: graduated from Brown University in 1801. He studied theology with Rev. Dr. Emmons, and after preaching in several places, as a temporary supply, commenced his labors as pastor in Milton; Vt., Sept. 15, 1807, where he remained ten-years. His next settlement was in Salisbury his ministry commencing in March, 1819, and ending ii. 1823, in consequence of injuries received from being thrown from his horse. He: died June 6, 1833. "' As regards his knowledge of theology, he stood high among his brethren. As a preacher, he was clear, earnest, and faithful." :See Hist. of Mendon Association. p. 277. (J.C.S.).