My Cooney family begins with Thomas, Born Dec. 1844 in Ireland, died Feb.20,1913 in Topeka, Kansas. He was married to Elizabeth (Mulcahy), born Nov.1840 in Ireland, died Jan. 28,1922 in Topeka, Kansas. Their children were Dennis, born 1866 in New York; Mary, born 1868 in New York; Catharine, born 1869 in New York and married to James Keating on June 16, 1891 in Pottawattomie, Kansas; William A., born 1870 in Missouri and married to Anastasia Flynn; John, born 1872 in Missouri; Daniel, born 1874 in Missouri; Thomas Ambrose (my grandfather), born Dec. 1875 in Leavenworth, Kansas, died 1941. He was married to Elizabeth J Ward in 1914; Patrick F., born 1878 in Kansas, married Effie Hansford on July 19, 1903 in Topeka, Kansas; Matthew Francis, born March 28, 1880 in Pottawatomie, Kansas and died September 19, 1950 in Topeka, Kansas. He was married to Ida May Jackson on February 9, 1902 in Topeka, KS; Elizabeth "Lizzie", born October 1882 in Kansas, married Grover C Summer on April 24, 1906 Topeka, KS; and Anna, born December 1886 in Kansas and married to Claud Long in 1906. Anybody sound familiar?