Elijah CARNEY[1]

Male 1771 - 1851  (80 years)


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  • Name Elijah CARNEY 
    Born 1771  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1851  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22762  Carney Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2012 

    Father John CARNEY,   b. 1748-1750, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1838  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Unproven 
    Family ID F50573460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Seale GOLDSBERRY,   b. Abt 1773, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1835, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 22 May 1806  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Celestia (Calista) Goldsberry CARNEY,   b. Abt 1807, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     2. John B.G. CARNEY,   b. 1 Feb 1808, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1885, Dry Fork, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Elijah Mchenry CARNEY,   b. 1813, Dry Fork, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1892, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Mary A. Elizabeth CARNEY,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Abt 1874  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F10539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Found in 1850 census, aged 79. - confirm birthplace.
      #191 Carney, Elij79abt 1771WhiteMaleNorth Carolina
      Living next door to son John B.G. Carney and wife Catherine
      192CarneyJohn40abt 1810WhiteMaleTennessee
      192CarneyCatherine35abt 1815WhiteFemaleTennessee
      192CarneyCatherine14abt 1836WhiteFemaleTennessee
      192CarneyJ R12abt 1838WhiteMaleTennessee
      192CarneyChatista10abt 1840WhiteFemaleTennessee

      ALSO living along side of brother Elijah McHenry Carney and family.

      At the Metropolitan Davidson County (Tennessee) there is what looks like an original book entitled Register of Interments in Nashville City Cemetery on page 14 #1245 is ELIJAH CARNEY, 74, white male, city, died of pneumonia, Poplar Street Lot. (I don't know the year - it may not have been there). There is probably no headstone for him - many don't have any. There are a few Mayos who lived in the City buried there."

      Land Purchase Robertson County, Tennessee April 2, 1800 Josiah Ramsey to Elijah Carney Recorded July 17, 1800 This Indenture made this 2nd day of April, 1800, between Josiah Ramsey of Robertson County & State of Tennessee, of the one part, and Elijah Carney of the County of Davidson & State of Tennessee of the other part; Witnessath, That the said Josiah Ramsey for and in consideration of the sum of $130.00 to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged doth by these presents bargain sell transfer and convey to the said Elijah Carney his heirs and assigns forever, a certain tract or parcel of land lying both sides of Sycamore Creek, containing 100 acres. Beginning at Pinkleys North corner; thence North 31 chains 70 links to a stake; thence East 31 chains 60 links crossing said Creek to a stake; thence South 31 chains 70 links to a stake; thence West 31 chains 60 links to the beginning, being part of the upper end of the tract on which Pinkley lives on. To have and to hold the aforesaid tract or parcel of land with all advantages hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or appertaining to the said Elijah Carney his heirs and assigns forever and the said Josiah Ramsey for himself his heirs and assigns doth hereby covenant and agree to and with the said Elijah Carney his heirs and assigns that unto him his heirs the land and premises he will warrant and forever defend against all lawful claims. In Witness whereof the said Josiah Ramsey hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first above written. Signed, Josiah Ramsey, with his seal affixed Acknowledged in Court, Test. Thomas Johnson
      Per: Alfred Lytton Carney in a taped interview made by Glenda Mae Carney October 23, 1983 "Slaves of Elijah Carney & Elijah McHenry Carney buried in the Carney Family Cemetery on Stenberg Road (Whites Creek, Davidson County, Tennessee) are located in the far point of triangle of land and marked only with piles of limestone. There used to be a fence surrounding the Carney Family Cemetery." Per: Leonard Lawson Carney & Alfred Lytton Carney in a taped interview October 23, 1983 "Pap (their father, Oscar Wayne Carney, Sr.) said that Elijah Carney owned land extending from Simpkins Hollow, along Carney Branch Creek, over hills, past Old Hickory Boulevard. Where John Tyler Carney's log home stood, was originally part of Elijah's land. Elijah's land extended down to old Marrowbone."
      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 Elijah Carney - Grantee from Frederick Stump November 24, 1808 Filed June 06, 1809 G-465 100 acres Whites Creek Davidson County, Tennessee Land Transaction Elijah Carney - from John Wright April 16, 1832 Filed December 4, 1832 V33 94 acres Whites Creek IMFORMATION ON THE DESCENDANTS OF ELIJAH CARNEY SUPPLIED BY GLENDA CROSS. PLACES OF RESIDENCE:N.C.,DAVIDSON COUNTY,TENNESSEE. ELIJAH AND ELIZABETH ARE BOTH PROBABLY BURIED IN THE CARNEY FAMILY CEMETERY ON STENBERG ROAD IN WHITE'S CREEK. DRY FORK WAS OLD NAME FOR COMMUNITY NOW KNOWN AS WHITE'S CREEK.
      1812: ELIJAH WAS A MEMBER OF CAPTAIN ROGER'S OLD MILITIA COMPANY, #1845 24-FEB-91:JAMES W. HAWKINS GIVE BIRTHPLACE AS IRELAND

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] Jim Carney, compiled by James H Carney [(E-ADDRESS), & MAILING ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Minyama, Queensland 4575 AUSTRALIA.