M, b. 5 November 1715, d. April 1772
Joseph was born on Tuesday, 5 November 1715 at the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York. He was the son of Ephraim Cheesman.1 Joseph married Sarah Badgley, daughter of Anthony Badgley II and Phoebe Haight, on 20 February 1737 in Queens County, Long Island, New York. On 5 March 1762, Joseph was christened, as an adult, at St. George's Anglician Church in the Town of Hempstead, Queens County, Long Island, New York. His wife & some of their childrn were also christened at this time.2 Joseph departed this life at Hempstead Town, Queens County, Long Island, New York.
- [S106] Howland Delano Perrine, The Wright Family of Oysterbay, L.I. with the ancestry of and descent from Peter Wright and Nicholas Wright, 1423-1923, page 164 - Joseph Cheesman was born Nov. 5. 1715, was son of Ephriam Cheesman, and married in 1738. (N. Y. Gen. & Biog. Record. Vol. 14, p. 93; Vol. 20, p. 179; N. Y. Co. Surrogate's Court, Liber 99 of Wills, p. 457.).
- [S1178] Benjamin D. Hicks, Records of St. George's Church, Hempstead, Long Island, page 49 - Baptismal Record: March 5, 1762 - Joseph Cheeseman, adult; Sarah Cheeseman, adult; Joseph Cheeseman Jr., adult; Mary Cheeseman, adult; Sarah Cheeseman, adult;.