129. Unity W. Lewis
was born on 12 Nov 1818 in Tennessee. She died on 22 Apr 1856 in Cheatham
County, Tennessee. She was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ashland City, Cheatham
She was married to Ennis Braxton Carney (son of
William Carney and Rebecca Gulledge) on 31 Jan 1834
in Davidson County, Tennessee. Ennis Braxton Carney
was born on 15 Nov 1811 in Tennessee. He appeared on the census on 4 Dec 1850
in District #25, Davidson County, Tennessee.(478)
He appeared on the census on 4 Jun 1860 in District #1, Cheatham County,
Tennessee.(479) He died on 28 Jan 1879
in Cheatham County, Tennessee. He was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ashland
City, Cheatham County, Tennessee.
Dr. Hiram B. Carney, dealer in drugs and general merchandise, was
born in Davidson County, March 31,1837. He is of German-Irish de-
scent and the son of E. B. Carney and Unity (Lewis) Carney. His par-
ents were both born in Tennessee. His father, born in 1811, was a
farmer by occupation. He died in 1878. The mother of Dr. Carney
was born in 1821 and died in 1852. The life of Dr. Carney was spent
on the farm until at the age of twenty-one years he began the study of
medicine in the office of Dr. J. P. Dromgoole in 1858, at Shelbyville,
Tenn. In 1859 he continued the study of medicine at Ashland City
under Dr. Joseph Hudson, attended lectures at Nashville University
and then practiced medicine at Ashland City. In 1879 he took a second
course of lectures at Vanderbilt University and graduated in 1880. Since
that time he has been doing only an office practice. In Octcter, 1882,
he began the drug business, also general merchandise and is in that busi-
ness at the present. November 20, 1860, he was married to Miss Ten-
nessee Lenox, born in what is now Cheatham County in 1844. By this
marriage two children were born, Ellata and Jenner. He is a Democrat
and was made a Mason in 1872; he is also a member of the Methodist
Episcopal Church. He is a prosperous physician and for twenty-five
years has been the leading physician of this county. Unity W. Lewis and Ennis
Braxton Carney had the following children:
Dr. Hiram B. Carney.
William Washington Carney was born on 16 Feb 1840 in Tennessee.
Jesse Melvin Carney was born in 1844 in Tennessee.
John W. Carney.
Joshua Carney was born in 1852 in Davidson County, Tennessee.
Martha Jane Carney.