Mark Carney

8 August 1878–6 March 1957 (Age 78)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Mark

When Mark Carney was born on 8 August 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Jackson Carney, was 40 and his mother, Jemima Gage Howard, was 32. He married Elvera Christine Engberg on 2 August 1913. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 6 March 1957, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mark Carney
Elvera Christine Engberg
Marriage: 2 August 1913
Marian June Carney

Spouse and Children

2 August 1913


Parents and Siblings

    William Jackson Carney





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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 4

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 21

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catharnaigh ‘descendant of Catharnach’, a byname meaning ‘warlike’.2 Irish: reduced form of McCarney .3 Irish: variant of Cairney .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mark Carney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mark Carney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mark Carney in household of Jennie Carney, "United States Census, 1900"

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