Joined: 12 Sep 2006
Location: Springfield MA USA
|Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 12:33 pm Post subject: Carney
Civil Parish: Elphin
Related Surname Info: Only known reference is a letter written to the bishop of Elphin by American Civil War veteran James Carney in 1912-13. Response from Fr. MacDonald (4/13) in Elphin finds no record of birth or baptism. James and his American immigrant siblings info below is all that is known:
James Carney (says, at variious times:) b.11/1/1830 - 11/1/1837 (probably the correct date) - emigrated to Thompsonville CT about 1857. Married Elizabeth O\'Leary 11/24/1859. Lived in Albany NY from 1/1863. Left family 1880. Lived near Bath and Pultney, Steuben Co. NY until pensioned 1894. d. 10/1915 Hampton-Elizabeth City National Hospital in VA.
Bridget Carney (Mrs. James Harris) in Thompsonville before James
Margaret Carney (not married) Springfield Mass.
Catherine Carney (Mrs. John Monroe) Springfield Mass.
Had daughter Annie Monroe m. William Greely.
Daniel Carney d. Fall River Mass. between 1876-1881
Michael Carney Cleveland OH, d. before American Civil War (began 4/61).
The only other info we have on the immigrant generation is that James had a married first cousin Peter Carney in Albany NY, who had a son Thomas and (unmarried) daughter Kate.
James served with the 43d NYSVI from 12/61 until discharged in 11/65.