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William E. Carney (1845-1899)
Son of Thomas and Mary (Roach) Carney.

1883 Bio. - Added July, 2010.

History of Bay County, Michigan - 1883


William E. Carney was born in Canada, April 4, 1845, and came to Bay City in 1849. In 1862 he engaged with Thomas Watkins in lumber inspecting, and continued in the business until 1864, when he went to Detroit and enlisted in the Fifteenth Michigan Infantry. He was promoted to corporal and received his discharge, November 16, 1865, at Little Rock, Ark. He returned to Bay City and again engaged in the lumber business, which he still continues. He was married in 1868 to Laura Merritt, of Ingram County, and has two children. His residence is on Adams Street, between Sixth and Seventh Streets.

Additional Notes:

    William's parents were Thomas & Mary (Roach) Carney. He died March 24, 1889, burial at Pine Ridge Cemetery in family plot.

    1877 Michigan Marriages: Bay City
    Date: Dec. 29, 1877.

  • Groom: Milton, Henry, age 23, b. Penn., laborer.
  • Bride: Emma P. Daniels, age 28, b. New York.
  • Official: Amos Crum, minister.
  • Witnesses: Wm. E. Carney & T. E. Tyler.

    1877 Directory: Bay City, Mich.

  • Carney, William E., lumber inspector, Union block.

    1880 Census: Bay City, Mich.

  • Carney, William, b. 1850, Canada
  • Laura, wife, b.
  • Frank, son, b.
  • Walter, son, b.

    1891 Michigan Marriages: Bay City
    Date: Dec. 22, 1891.

  • Groom: Frank E. Carney, age 22, b. Mich. Lumber inspector, parents: William E. Carney & Laura A. Merritt.
  • Bride: Jammie F. Hoose, age 21, b. Mich., bookkeeper, parents: John Hoose & Margaret Lyon.
  • Official: W. Ahyle, minister.
  • Witnesses: W. Carney & E. Ahyle.
Related Pages/Notes
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Related Pages:
Carney, Thomas father
Pine Ridge Cemetery
Bay Co. Civil War History.
People Referenced
Ahle, E.
Ahle, W.
Carney, Frank E. (son)
Carney, Thomas (father)
Carney, Walter (son)
Carney, William E (subject)
Crum, Amos
Daniels, Emma P.
Hoose, Jammie F.
Hoose, John
Lyon, Margaret
Merritt, Laura A. (wife)
Milton, Henry
Roach, Mary (mother)
Tyler, T.E.
Watson, Thomas
Subjects Referenced
15th MI Inf.
Bay City, MI
Civil War
Detroit, MI
Ingram Co., MI
Little Rock, Ark.
New York
Pine Ridge Cemetery
Union Block
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