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Murray County, Georgia GAGenWeb Site Family Information (Genealogy 4)

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Murray County, Georgia

Carney Family

contributed by John T. Carney

My grandfather Timothy Carney was one of the founders of Chatsworth. Known as "Tade" he was erroneously referrred to as "Tay" in the MURRAY COUNTY HERITAGE.  Born in Ireland in 1848 to ANDREW and Margaret(Shea) CARNEY they came to Fancy Hill about 1851 and later in Spring Place.  Margaret died 6/1885 there but no record when Andrew died. He was reported to have joined the Union Army during the civil war and Timothy served in Murray County Cohutta Rangers C.S.A. Timothy married Mary E. Etheridge  there in 1874 and their children were: Mary Agnes m.Paul Snyder, Margaret Ellen m.Lee Galt,John Francis m. Vivian Barber, Bertha Mae m. Mose Holland,Thomas  A.( Never married), Biddie Lee m. W.A. Stephenson, William H.(Never married), Joel T. m. Mattie Sue Whitfield and my father Carl Edwin m. Helen Mary Keating.  Siblings of Timothy: Mary, m.Adoniram J. Etheridge (bro. of Mary Etheridge above in double ring cerermony),Thomas, Johannah, m. Lee Galt (above) as widower and Jeremiah m. J.A. Chastain. Would like to hear from any relatives.  Tim Howard on Etheridge side and I are distant cousins.  John Timothy Carney Orlando FL                

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