Plaque on Old Saint Paul's Catholic Church, Brooklyn
Cornelius Heeney (1754 King's County, Ireland - May 3, 1848 Brooklyn, Kings County, New York) was an Irish-American merchant and politician.
He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1818 to 1822. He was a partner with the Astor family and founder of the Brooklyn Benevolent Society.
- ^ Cornelius Heeney - Article in the Catholic Encyclopedia
- ^ What Has Become of the Old Farm Lands of the City of Brooklyn?
- ^ Cornelius Heeney - an Offaly pioneer in New York
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company.