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Joshua "Poke" CARNEY

Joshua "Poke" CARNEY[1]

Male 1816 - 1885  (68 years)

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    Joshua Carney and family 1850

  • Name Joshua "Poke" CARNEY 
    Nickname Poke 
    Born 8 Mar 1816  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch ID L3QN-CQK 
    _UID DF05B61A8EB340779E5D11E821051FC0A583 
    Died 1885  Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10224  Carney Geneaology
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2021 

    Father William CARNEY,   b. 1770-1775, North or South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1849, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother 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  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1802  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage 1803  Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F5548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sina Paralee BINKLEY,   b. 1813, Cheatham, 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 
    Children 
     1. Henry Jesse CARNEY,   b. 17 Jun 1835, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1911, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Elijah Wilson CARNEY,   b. 17 Jun 1835, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1885, Lauderdale County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. Marilla E. CARNEY,   b. Dec 1837, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     4. James Madison CARNEY,   b. 1839, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. William M. CARNEY,   b. 5 Jun 1841, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1904, Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Sina Parilee "Sissy" CARNEY,   b. 3 Aug 1845, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1918, Montgomery, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F5038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Judith Jane DEMONBREUN,   b. 27 Mar 1822, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1845  2ND Marriage, Davidson Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth CARNEY,   b. 14 Feb 1847, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1901, Cheatham County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Dr. John Spencer CARNEY,   b. 1 Jul 1848, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1901, Nutbush, Haywood, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Joshua Thomas CARNEY,   b. 1 Jul 1850, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1928, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. J.T. CARNEY,   b. Abt 1851, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ennis Braxton CARNEY,   b. Apr 1852, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913, Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     6. Joseph H. CARNEY,   b. Abt 1854, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Anis C. CARNEY,   b. Abt 1855,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Eunice Caroline Uny CARNEY,   b. 26 Jan 1855, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1932, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Robert F. CARNEY,   b. 30 Aug 1858, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Hiriam B. CARNEY,   b. 1 Sep 1860, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1920, Scottboro, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     11. Margrett Jane CARNEY,   b. 10 Jun 1862, Cheatham, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1921, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F81  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 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
      Willliam Carney 3 in household
      Asee (Asa) Carney 5 in household
      and nearby a (?Elij?) Brinkley household with 8 persons.

      Found in 1850 Census, 4-5 years after wife 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 1860 Census also:
      J Carney age 44 male Farming
      JJ Carney age 38 female
      JK Carney age 20 male Day Laborer
      W. M. Carney age 19 male ditto (William M.)
      S.P. Carney age 14 female (Sina Parilee) last of Sina's children
      M.A. Carney age 13 female (Mary daughter of Judith)
      Jno. S. Carney age 11 male (John S.)
      J.T. Carney age 9 male
      E. B. Carney age 8 male (Enis B.)
      J.H. Carney age 6 male (Joseph H.)
      M. Carney age 5 female
      R. F. Carney age 1 male

      Joshua found in 1870 Census, Ashland City.
      in District 1, Cheatham, Tennessee:

      Joshua age 54
      Judith J. age 48
      Enis B. age 18
      Joseph H. age 16
      Anis C. age 15
      R. F. age 11
      Hiram C.B. age 9
      Margarett D. age 8



      Found in Year: 1880; Census Place: District 1, Cheatham, Tennessee; Roll: T9_1247; Family History Film: 1255247; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 28

      Home in 1880: District 1, Cheatham, Tennessee
      Carney, Joshua; Head, age 64 - Farmer
      J.J. ; Wife, age 58
      Hiriam, son, age 19
      G.H., Son, age 28

      Have unvarified nickname of "Poke".

      1858 Cheatham Tennessee Tax Poll
      Carney, Joshua, 740 acres, 1000 value, 1 poll.
      (born 1816, farmer, born TN. 1860 CC Census.
      Married 1st, Zada (Sina) Binkley, March 3, 1835. Davidson Cty. Marriage Records. Married 2nd, Juliet J. Demumbra (Demonbreun), Oct. 27,
      1855. Davidson Cty. Marriage Records, Vol. B, pg. 378.
      Compare 1870 CC Census, District 1, HH 24.
      Compare 1880 CC Census, District 1, HH 75, pg. 9.
      See inventory of

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] Jim Carney, compiled by James H Carney [(E-ADDRESS), & MAILING ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Pelican Waters, Queensland 4551 AUSTRALIA.

    2. [S1160] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 20 Feb 2022), entry for William CARNEY, person ID KLYS-M7V. (Reliability: 3).