William CARNEY

Male 1770 - Abt 1849

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  • Birth  1770  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt 1849  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I11001  Carney Genealogy
    Last Modified  23 Mar 2012 

    Father  John CARNEY,   b. 1748-1750, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1838 
    Family ID  F50573460  Group Sheet

    Family  Rebecca "Virginia" GULLEDGE (GULLAGE),   b. 1785, North Carolina Or Virgina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1851, Probably Davidson, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Mar 1802  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James CARNEY,   b. 1803, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jesse Thomas CARNEY,   b. 4 Sep 1807, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1867, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Asa Felix CARNEY,   b. 10 Aug 1809, Ashland City, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1876, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Melinda (Melsindy) CARNEY,   b. 1810,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ennis Braxton CARNEY,   b. 15 Nov 1811,   d. 28 Jan 1879, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Joshua "Poke" CARNEY,   b. 1816, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Prudy CARNEY,   b. 1820,   d. 1842, Robertson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  22 May 2011 
    Family ID  F5548  Group Sheet

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    William Carney and Rebecca Gulledge Tennessee Marriage Record

  • Notes 
    • Four Carney men were established in Davidson Co, TN by 1798. In July 1799 John, William and Elijah Carney purchased land as evidenced in Davidison County Court Minutes:
      "(p.20) Isaac Earthman to oversee the Road beginning at the foot of the ridge thence to the head of Long Creek, down sd cr about one mile to a tree marked with a large O with all hands above Dry Fork East & West of sd Creek to wit Wm Smith Jno Carney Wm Carney Elijah Carney . . . and all taxables in sd bounds."

      Elijah CARNEY and Vincent CARNEY bought more land on Dry Fork Creek the same day (6 Jun 1809) from Frederick Stump. All four of these men were listed on the rolls of the 1812 Davidson County Militia. John CARNEY and William CARNEY bought land on near-by Marrowbone Creek in 1812. William Carney Married Rebecca Gulledge, 22 Mar 1802 already in Davidson Co., Tennessee.

      Document: Land Claims Ms. Territory 1789-1834 Claim Name: William Carney May 26, 1807 Orig Name: Edward Murray Quant: 1,000f. Situation: Bayou Pierre Derived: Spanish Aug 20, 1795 Note: Asignee of Edward Murray William died between 1846 (he witnessed a land transaction in 1846) and 1850 where Rebecca was listed as a widow with sister and grandson living with her.

      Census of 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee show William Carney with matching family through the years.

      William and Rebecca lived on Lt. Marrowbone Creek in NW Davidson Co. near the Cheatham Co. line. In a court transaction at the Archives, where Wm. was brought in to settle a dispute between James & Henry Carney. William witnessed a land transaction between his sons Jesse T. and Ennis Braxton October 22, 1848 but Rebecca was listed as a widow on 1850 census. Death estimated about 1849.

      Per: June Carney Pollard Separate Baptist Church of Christ membership list kept by Reverend Heaton, Pastor of the Church (located on Marrowbone Creek in Davidson County, Tennessee (now Cheatham County) was the name of William CERNEY/CERNY as transferee to this church.

      Reference: Davidson County, Tennessee Court Minutes - 1792/1813 May 13, 1808 - Court awarded Willilam KERNEY $30 for keeping and maintaining the poor of the County and Ulrick Carpenter. Reference: Davidson County, Tennessee Deed Records Warranty Deeds Index Book M - page 144 - Registered March 09, 1818 - William KERNEY bought 100 acres on Marrowbone Creek from John Stump on October 28, 1816 - Filed March 09, 1818 Reference: Book - "Pioneers of Davidson County, Tennessee" - By: Edythe R. Whitley "William Carney - member of 1812 Captain McCormack's Militia Company. These men lived in the area that later became part of Cheatham County. #1625 (Militia Member Number) William was a Farmer Per: June Carney Pollard "On October 25, 1810, William Gulledge and William Carney sold to John Morris, 50 acres of Willliam Gulledge's half land located in Robertson County, Tennessee" Reference: Book - "Tax List Index" Tennessee State Library - Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Page 86 Carney, William - 1798 - Sumner County Page 13 Carney, William - 1829 - Davidson County

      John Blackburn witnessed the marriage of William Carney & Rebecca Gullage. Davidson County, Tennessee Court Minutes July, 1799 page 20 Isaac Earthman to oversee the Road beginning at the foot of the ridge thence to the head of Long Creek, down said creek about one mile to the tree marked with a large O with all lands above Dry Fork East & West of said Creek to wit: William Smith, JOHN CARNEY, WILLIAM CARNEY, ELIJAH CARNEY...and all taxables in sd bounds. Davidson County, Tennessee Land Transaction William Carney from John Stump July 03, 1812 Filed November 26, 1812 I-367 100 acres Marrowbone Davidson County, Tennessee Land Transaction William Carney - William Anderson December 29, 1829 Filed December 29, 1829 V 105 152 acres Little Marrowbone

      At time of 1840 Census, four Carney families owned adjacent properties in Davidson County, Tennessee:
      Ennis B. Carney 5 in household
      Jesse T. Carney 5 in household
      Joshua Carney 7 in household
      William Carney 3 in household with one male 60-70yrs old, female 40-50 & 15-20
      Asee (Asa) Carney 5 in household
      and nearby a Brinkley household with 8 persons.

      According to Joshua Carney census in 1880 at age 64, his father was born in South Carolina, Mother in Virginia.

      Possible Arthur Carney Connection:
      Arthur Carney took the oath of allegiance, Natchez Dist., 1789; petitioners, MS Territory, 1802

      In 1797 he m. Celeste ann Brasher, b. about 1783. She apparently d. in childbirth the following year. Their daughter Elizabeth Louisa (or Louisiana) m. Joseph Nicholls; they resided in E. Feliciana Par., LA.

      Mississippi Court Records
      [p.4] ADAMS COUNTY 1802
      page 9

      Eldergills, John.
      2 November, 1807.
      To Prosper King, 1000 acres of land in the Spanish Dominion of West Florida.
      To Richard King, 1000 acres in the Spanish Dominion of West Florida. "I leave unto Richard King 2/3 of $3280. due me from the estate of Arthur Carney, amount now in the Supreme Court of this Territory."
      Wit: James Stewart, Daniel Greenleaf, Hezekiah Clark.
      Exrs: Felix Hughes and Morris Custard.

      Early Settlers of Mississippi as Taken from Land Claims in the Mississippi Territory

      Certificate Entered: 26 May 1807
      Certificate: 795
      Certificate Date: 19 May 1807
      Recorded: Vol 3 Page 465
      Claim Name: William Carney
      Orig Name: Edward Murray
      Quantity: 1,000f.
      Situation: Bayou Pierre
      Derived: Spanish 20 Aug 1795
      Comment: assignee of Edward Murray