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John Avery Carney
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1891
Old Washington
Rhea County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1970
Rhea County
Tennessee, USA

"CARNEY, JOHN AVERY, 78, Graysville, Tenn., died Monday morning in Rhea County Hospital. Survivors, one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Smith, Hopkinsville, Ky.; one son, Clark Carney, Hixson, Tenn., five grandchildren; two brothers, Will Carney, Chattanooga; Mynatt Carney, Dayton, Tenn., several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Old Washington Baptist Church with the Rev. J.L. Gates and the Rev. J.E. Cunningham officiating. Interment in Rhea Memory Gardens. Sawyers, Dayton in charge."
Source: Chattanooga Times, 7 Jan 1970

John Avery Carney married Cora Lee Clarke on 17 December 1922. He attended Grandview Normal School near Grandview, Tennessee with desire to become a school teacher. But after he and Cora purchased a farm, he decided to make farming his occupation.
Family links: 
  James Calhoun Carney (1844 - 1921)
  Rebecca Latitia Franklin Carney (1856 - 1921)
  Cora Lee Clarke Carney (1892 - 1968)
  Betty Lou Carney Smith (1925 - 2006)*
  Paul Clark Carney (1928 - 1986)*
  James Thomas Carney (1873 - 1949)*
  Alfred Bleaves Carney (1877 - 1922)*
  Margaret A Carney (1878 - 1883)**
  William Henry Carney (1880 - 1974)*
  Lucy Latitia Carney (1885 - 1935)*
  Lela Kate Carney Collins (1887 - 1970)*
  John Avery Carney (1891 - 1970)
  Mary Magdaline Carney (1894 - 1895)*
  Mynatt Carney (1897 - 1978)*
*Calculated relationship


Rhea Memory Gardens
Rhea County
Tennessee, USA
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Record added: Jul 01, 2010
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John Avery Carney
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