Moses Cheney was an abolitionist, printer and legislator from New Hampshire.
Cheney was born in 1793 in Thornton, New Hampshire.
Cheney entered the paper printing business in Holderness (later renamed Ashland). Moses Cheney served as a conductor on the Underground Railroad at his home in Peterborough where he hosted Frederick Douglass on several occasions. Cheney was also the original printer of The Morning Star, an abolitionist Freewill Baptist newspaper.
Moses Cheney died on July 17, 1875, and was buried in Ashland.