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    Kavanagh

    The Elizabeth Kavanagh record is correct BUT the Patrick is not here husband - his name was James - his FATHER was Patrick but he was dead at their marriage in 1872. Surprisingly no-one else in the descendants of James and Elizabeth used the name of Patrick over the following generations...
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    Kavanagh

    This is definitely NOT a relation of mine - they all lived in Birkenhead, Cheshire - at that time getting to Stockport would have been quite difficult. Angela
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    Kavanagh

    I think you've got a little confused - Patrick was James' father and as far as I know never left Ireland. James left and lived in Birkenhead, Cheshire from 1871 to c 1885 - which is when he disappeared from any records and HIS wife Elizabeth Smith Kavanagh was shown in the 1891 UK census as...
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    Kavanagh

    Belatedly replying to your comment - I forgot to mention that a family rumour had it that he came from Waterford or Wexford.
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    Kavanagh

    I know the family was Roman Catholic but that is the whole problem in that I do not know where James wass born in any way at all. Other than his father was Patrick and that he was deceased at the time of James' marriage in 1872. I know that my gr-grandmother was born in Kings County (now...
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    Kavanagh

    My gr-grandfather was born in 1848 in Ireland and his father was Patrick. That is all I know until he is shown in 1871 as a boarder in a house in Birkenhead, Cheshire along with his soon-to-be wife, Elizabeth Smith, (also a boarder). She was born c 1849 in Kings County, Ireland. Her father...
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    Kavanagh/cavanagh

    I have already bought the baptismal records and also marriage record of Patrick and Judith - unfortunately it only showed the name of the 2 witnesses. I have not been able to find any other records as marriage, death etc. for the family. I know Patrick was dead when James married in Birkenhead...
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    Kavanagh/cavanagh

    James was born 1848 but did not have a brother with the name Thomas so don't think that is him. His youngest daughter was born 1886 and his wife Elizabeth is shown as the Head of the house in 1891 census and as a widow in the 1901 census which gives me a time frame for his disappearance. I'm...
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    Kavanagh/cavanagh

    My gr-grandfather James KAVANAGH supposedly left with a brother (either John or William) for the U.S. sometime between 1885 and 1901. He lived in Birkenhead, Cheshire at the time and rumour has it that he 'drowned at sea' and the brother ended up in California. The brothers were all born in...
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