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Lightkeeper Hoyt Cheney, West Quoddy Head, ca.1945

Contributed by West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

Hoyt Weston Cheney (Trescott ME Jan 29 1893 - Machias ME Dec 29 1971) was a career Coastguardsman who was lightkeeper at West Quoddy Head Light Station in Lubec from 1949 to 1952, along with longtime keeper Howard “Bob” Gray.

Cheney and his wife Inez Brown Cheney parented one child, Carleton, and were grandparents to nine children: Lee Cheney Green, Nikki Ann Cheney Coggins (deceased as of 2013), Pat Cheney Robertson, Steve Cheney, Carleton Cheney, Clifford Cheney, Margaret Ann (Peggy) Cheney Lanoue, Jeri Cheney Malloch, and Thyra Maureen Cheney Kelley. Carleton and Clifford were born at West Quoddy Light Station. Hoyt Cheney is buried in Machias.

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  • Title: Lightkeeper Hoyt Cheney, West Quoddy Head, ca.1945
  • Creator: West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association
  • Creation Date: circa 1945
  • Subject Date: circa 1945
  • Local Name: West Quoddy Head
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 20.4
  • Local Code: 651 jpg
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association
PO Box 378, Lubec, ME 04652
(207) 773-2180
http://www.westquoddy.com

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Lighthouse keepers--Maine--Lubec

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Cheney, Hoyt Weston

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