Maurice Joseph Cartney

18 October 1915–8 January 2007 (Age 91)
Blairsburg, Hamilton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Maurice Joseph

When Maurice Joseph Cartney was born on 18 October 1915, in Blairsburg, Hamilton, Iowa, United States, his father, John Patrick Cartney, was 43 and his mother, Alice Brady, was 36. He married Mary Elizabeth Grace on 22 November 1943, in Mower, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Le Roy Township, Mower, Minnesota, United States in 1940 and Le Roy, Mower, Minnesota, United States in 1998. He died on 8 January 2007, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Le Roy, Mower, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maurice Joseph Cartney
Mary Elizabeth Grace
Marriage: 22 November 1943
Michael T. Cartney

Spouse and Children

22 November 1943
Mower, Minnesota, United States


    Michael T. Cartney


Parents and Siblings

    John Patrick Cartney


    Alice Brady




    Thomas Michael Cartney


    John Patrick Cartney


    Katharine Marie Cartney



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 2

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish: Carn, a heap of stones, and neać, a personal suffix, meaning quarryman

Sources (3)

  • Morris J Cortney in household of John Cortney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maurise Cartney in household of John P Cartney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Morris J Cartney in household of John Cartney, "United States Census, 1930"

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