- Patrick J. Carney (*1826 - †1886)
- Catherine Dooley (*1828 - †1899)
- Katie Cunningham (*1863 - †?)
a) According to the 1860 Detroit census, he was born in England while his parents were born in Ireland. Brick and stone mason, according to the 1880 Census Vol 2, Enumeration District 17, Sheet 48, Line 45 Edward is listed in the 1881/2 City Directory as a plumber, boarding with his father Patrick. Apparently Edward died in 1883, as he is listed as a mason living on Sheridan 1 block north of 13th street in that directory. The next year his wife Kate is noted as being his widow and living with the rest of the family at 715 7th St.