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Pierce Franklin Carney, Sr
Birth: Aug. 2, 1896
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1972
Palm Desert
Riverside County
California, USA

My Great Grand Uncle.

Son of James J & Abigail B (Butler) Carney.

Brother of Mary, James Jr., Ann, Francis, Madeline, Frederick, Sarah, Abigail, Doris, Paul & an unnamed baby girl who died in infancy.

First married to Nora M Bennett on December 8, 1917 in Boston, MA.

Pierce & Nora had 3 children, Pierce Franklin Jr.(1919-2003), Abigail Ann (1921-2011) & Donald Michael (1922-2002).

Later married to Violet L Triggs, after Nora's death in 1930 from Tuberculosis.

Father of Judith Ann & John William.

An accomplished actor, musician & songwriter for many years.

Sometimes worked in Vaudeville under the stage names "Joe Pierce" or "Joe Carney".

In August 1961, Uncle Pierce was appointed Guardian of his friend & fellow former Vaudeville star Frank Fay (1891-1961) who was suffering from a mental breakdown. Fay died one month later. 
Family links: 
  James Joseph Carney (1872 - 1950)
  Abigail Barbara Butler Carney (1872 - 1939)
  Violet Lorene Triggs Carney (1905 - 1998)
  Nora M Bennett Carney (1897 - 1930)*
  Gail Ann Carney Grindel (1921 - 2011)*
  John William Carney (1949 - 1949)*
  Mary Carney (1892 - 1892)*
  James Joseph Carney (1894 - 1982)*
  Ann Margaret Carney (1895 - 1896)*
  Pierce Franklin Carney (1896 - 1972)
  Francis Walter Carney (1898 - 1981)*
  Madeline Barbara Carney (1901 - 1978)*
  Frederick E Carney (1904 - 1934)*
  Sarah Agnes Carney May (1906 - 1940)*
  Unnamed Infant Girl Carney (1908 - 1908)*
  Abigail Barbara Carney (1909 - 1937)*
  Doris J Carney Hurley (1912 - 1940)*
  Paul Carney (1914 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: My Uncle Pierce was originally buried in Desert Memorial Park in Riverside, California. Then later reburied in Washington state to be with his wife.
Saint Yves Cemetery
Lewis County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section C, Lot 1
Created by: Scott C Carney
Record added: Jun 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38746743
Pierce Franklin Carney, Sr
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Pierce Franklin Carney, Sr
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