Jan. 1, 1884 Lawrenceburg Dearborn County Indiana, USA
Sep. 28, 1912 Lawrenceburg Dearborn County Indiana, USA
d-drowned in Ohio River
(Masing's book on Dearborn County Cemeteries has birth date listed as 1888 from the burial permit - s/o Patrick & Elizabeth Cavanaugh)
*** DROWNED IN SHALLOW WATER Lawrencebburg, Ind-September 29-James W Cavanaugh, 32yrs old[sic], foreman of the docks of the Peoples' Coal Company, was drowned in 4 ft of water in the OH River early this morning. He attempted to jump from one barge to another and fell between the coal boats. His body was recovered a few hours later.
*** DROWNS IN THE OHIO James M Cavenaugh, twenty-eight years of age, an employee of the Peoples Coal Co, fell from a float into the river and was drowned Saturday night about 10:30. He leaves a widow and one small child. The funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth (Goodwin)Cavenaugh, mother of the deceased on Elm Street Tuesday. Burial in Greendale Cemetery.