On the 1930 Census there are several individuals with the first name of Chanie, born in Tennessee:
Chanie McGlothy (black) married to Leonard, born 1904, Tennessee in Cut Off, Miller County, Arkansas.
Chanie Potter (white) married to Clarence, born 1905, Tennessee in Kalama, Cowlitz County, Washington.
Chanie L. Smith (white) married to John E, born 1907, Tennessee in Boone, Watagua County, North Carolina.
Chanie E Wilson (black) married to Cliff, born 1910, Tennessee in Shelby County, Tennessee.