Timothy Cooney born in Ireland under the shadow of Mt. Shievenaman just northeast of Clonmel in County Tipperary. He traveled to America and married Cathrine Mc Devitt from Scotland on April 6, 1869 in Providence, R.I.. They moved and settled in Kilkinney, Minnesota just southwest of Minneapolis/ St. Paul in LeSueur County. She was born on 2-22-1844 and died on 2-22-1923. Both were baried in Kilkinney, Minnesota. Verify city clerk of Kilkinney, Lorra Zilmer, (507-595-2733).