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William Irving Canty
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1879
Pascagoula
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1945
Pascagoula
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA

William Irving Canty was the fourth child and first son of William Jesse Canty and Nancy Young Canty (2nd wife) (Canty family Bible). At age eleven Irving became the sole supporter of his family due to his father's death.

Siblings:
Florence May Canty - 10/9/1871
Mary Ida Canty - 12/1/1873
Annie Lee Canty Todd
Alice Elizabeth Canty - 5/20/1881
John Benton Canty - 9/15/1883
Forrest Edwin Canty - 2/18/1889

Pascagoula News 7-26-1945:
WM. CANTY DIES - William Irving Canty, 65, an employee of the Standard Oil Company of Pascagoula for more than 20 years, died suddenly Thursday morning at the Quinn Fisheries Factory, where he had gone to install a gasoline pump. He has resided in Pascagoula all of his life and is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lena Grant Canty, two daughters, Mrs. Jessie Flanagan and Mrs. Nancy Woodall, sons, Kell Canty and Harold Canty, all of Pascagoula, and sons, Pvt Owen Canty stationed at Fort McClellan, Ala., taking basic training, Sgt Richard Canty, of the United States Army, overseas in the Pacific, and eight grandchildren. Pvt Owen Canty has arrived home for the funeral which will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, in Pascagoula, with Dr. L. E. Green officiating. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Jesse Canty (1827 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  Lena Augusta Grant Canty (1888 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Kell William Canty (1915 - 2000)*
  Richard L. Canty (1918 - 1987)*
  Harold Edward Canty (1928 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Willis Marion Canty (1856 - 1931)*
  James Thomas Canty (1866 - 1939)*
  William Irving Canty (1879 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Pascagoula
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Paula Canty Haygood
Originally Created by: Robert Reeves
Record added: Sep 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41494468
William Irving Canty
Added by: Robert Reeves
 
William Irving Canty
Added by: Paula Canty Haygood
 
William Irving Canty
Added by: Robert Reeves
 
 
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