(1867 - 1957)
Mary Isabelle Wheeler Cooney was active/lived in Texas, Tennessee / France. Mary Cooney is known for landscape painting.
Biography Mary Cooney
Mary Isabelle Wheeler was born in Manor, Travis County, Texas on December 24, 1867. She was the daughter of John Gill Wheeler and his wife Maggie H. Brown who married in February of 1867; she was born later that same year. Her father established the 2nd mercantile store in Manor in 1869, and at the time of his death in 1909, he had retired as a successful merchant and banker.
She attended the Columbia Female Institute in Columbia, Tennessee, an Episcopal finishing school for girls noted for its high standard of education, and also the Ward Seminary in Nashville, Tennessee. It is interesting to note that in 1870 the Ward Seminary was ranked among the top three educational institutions for women in the nation.Displaying 750 of 1971 characters.