Elijah Wilson CARNEY

Elijah Wilson CARNEY[1]

Male 1835 - 1885  (49 years)

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    1880 Census
    1880 Census
    Elijah Carney and Family Tennessee Census
    Eliljah Wilson Carney Monument.jpg
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  • Name Elijah Wilson CARNEY 
    Born 17 Jun 1835  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Mar 1885  Lauderdale County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8891  Carney Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2019 

    Father Joshua "Poke" CARNEY,   b. 8 Mar 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  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Sina Paralee BINKLEY,   b. 1813, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1845, Also D:1846 Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1835  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha Ann "Mattie" STEWART,   b. 16 Mar 1853, Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1926, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1869  Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. "Mary" Ellen Medora CARNEY,   b. 11 Nov 1870, Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1950, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Matilda CARNEY,   b. 28 Sep 1873, Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1962, Whites Creek, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Jesse R. CARNEY,   b. 26 Oct 1877, Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1894, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     4. James Henry CARNEY,   b. 7 Jul 1880, Lauderdale County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1935, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     5. Rebecca Etta CARNEY,   b. 10 Apr 1883, Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1919, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     6. Pamly CARNEY,   b. 18 Oct 1875, Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1962, Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F4475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Emma BROWN,   b. 1843, Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 6 Nov 1867  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lena Eoleen CARNEY,   b. 22 Feb 1870, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1942, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F4526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elijah Wilson Carney married Mary Emma Brown b. 1843 Williamson Co. TN, a daughter of John G. and Martha E.(-?-) Brown, on 06 Nov 1867 in Davidson Co. TN. They had a daughter Lena Eoleen Carney abt. 1867. Lena lived with her widowed grandmother Martha E. Brown before marrying Thomas Edward Frensley on 21 Feb 1889 Davidson Co. TN. Thomas E. and Lena Carney Frensley had fraternal twins in 1900, Ethel and Earl Frensley. Lena Carney Frensley was buried in David Read's lot, Sec 15 in Nashville's City Cemetery on 02 Jun 1942. Her grandfather John G. Brown was also buried in Read's lot on 02 Dec 1875.

      Elijah divorced Emma Brown and then married Martha Ann Stewart (both marriages documented in Tennessee State Marriages) and 3 months after wedding, Lena was born to first wife Emma.

      Found in 1850 Census, 4-5 years after mother Sina died in Davidson, Tennessee:
      Joshua, age 31 (actual was 34)
      ?Juda? Carney, age 28 - who is this? Must be Judith but spelling is unfamiliar?
      Henry Carney, age 15 - Elijah's Twin?
      Elij Carney age 15 - abrev. spelling of Elijah
      Marella Carney age 12 - Marilla alt spellling
      Jas (James) Carney age 11
      William Carney age 9
      Sinai P. Carney age 5 - mispelling of Sina
      Mary E. Carney age 4
      John S. Carney age 2
      Was living 2 houses down from Ennis B. Carney. Household of Ennis:
      Ennis B. Carney age 35, male farmer, born in Tennessee
      Willliam Carney, age 11
      Jesse Carney, age 6
      John Carney, age 2

      Found in 1880 Census in Lauderdale, Tennessee with family.

      Elijah was taken prisoner in Confederate forces unconditional surrender to General U.S. Grant Fort Henry
      Enlistment Date: «tab»7 Aug 1861
      Enlistment Place: «tab»Camp Trousdale
      Rank: «tab»Private
      Military Unit: «tab»Eighteenth Infantry

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