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Rufus Henry Carney

Male 1922 - 1943  (21 years)


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  • Name Rufus Henry Carney 
    Born 22 May 1922  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Nov 1943  [2
    Notes 

    • World War II Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties, 1941-1945
      Name: Rufus Henry Carney
      Relative Name: Mr. William Oscar Carney
      Relative Relationship: Father - Mr William Oscar Carney, Rt 2, Ripley
      State: West Virginia
      Country: United States
      Type of Casualty: Killed In Action
      Roll: ww2c_27

      Purple Heart

      Carney, Rufus Henry, Seaman 1Class, USN, father Mr William Oscar Carney, Rt 2, Ripley

      He was KIA off Guadalcanal on the USS Barton in Ironbottom Sound. There is a memorial grave marker in Pine Hill Cemetery, Ripley.
    Person ID I51713  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 10 May 2010 

    Father William Oscar 'Willie' Carney,   b. 15 Apr 1897, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1987  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary M Rhodes,   b. May 1897, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1936, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married Abt 1920 
    Notes 

    • 1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 256-257 all WVWVWV
      Carney, William O 33 m age 23
      Mary 32 m age 23
      Kennith son 9
      Henry son 7
      Mildred da 5
      Zell father 76 wd
    Family ID F9279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1922 - West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Carney, Rufus Henry
    Carney, Rufus Henry
    Headstone
    Carney, Rufus Henry In Memory Of S1 US Navy World War II May 22, 1922 - Nov 14, 1943 Purple Heart
    Carney Plot
    Carney Plot
    Large stone with small ones for Rufus Henry, Edrienne, and R.H.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S7] Gravestone.