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Linda K. Watts
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My great-grandparents John Thomas Cooney and Elizabeth Emard Krankey. They lived in Ansley, Hancock County, Mississippi. John Thomas Cooney was a timberman, farmer and also owned, and operated a small shipyard in Hancock County.
Photo: John Thomas Cooney, born 1822 in County Cork, Ireland, died 1896 in Ansley, Hancock County, Mississippi. He married Elizabeth Emard Krankey October 22, 1874. She was born in Hancock County, Mississippi January 2, 1848 and died in 1897. My great-grandparents are buried in the Bayou Caddy Cemetery in the Cooney family plot.