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Abigal Parker Cavanagh
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Birth: 1824
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1907
Fayette County
Iowa, USA

Wife of John Cavanagh
Census Info:
1850 Census, Kane Co., IL -- Virgil, stamped p. 88, Dwelling 32, family 1263. John Kavenaugh, 30, M, farmer, 50, Ireland; Abigail, 26, F, b. NY; Sylvester, 7, M, b. NY; Philip, 4, M, b. IL; Caroline, 2, F, b. IL.

1860 Census, Kane Co., IL -- Virgil Twp., p. 543-544, p. 543, Dwelling 6171, Family 3363. John Cavinah [surname is illegible on this page, but the family extends to the next page and there is is spelled clearly as "Cavinah"], 39, M, Farmer, 1600, 500, Ireland; Abigal, 38, F, wife, NY; Phillip, 15, M, IL; Caroline, 12, F, IL; [p. 544] Thos Cavinah, 7, M, b. IL. Also living with them: Charles Weever, 28, M, Laborer, b. NY.

Dwelling 6175, Family 3367 [p. 544] P "Barker", 60, M, Farmer, 2400, 1000, NY. [I believe this gentleman is Philip Parker, widowed. The penmanship on this and surrounding pages is really tough to make out.]

1870 Census, Fayette Co., IA -- Smithfield Twp., p. 5, Dwelling 32, Family 32. Cavnagh John, 56, M W, farmer, 2350,850, Ireland, father and mother foreign born; Abigal, 48, F W, b. VT; Thomas, 16, M W, helping on farm, b. IL, father foreign born; Caroline, 22, F W, b. IL, father foreign born; Parker Phillip, 79, M W, b. VT.

1900 Census, Fayette Co., IA -- Illyria Twp., p. 4B, Dwelling 22, Family 22. Cavanaugh, Phillip, head, W M, Oct 1845, 54, M 20, b. IL, both parents b. Ireland, Farmer.

Next page:
Amanda, Wife, W F, May 1854, [age illeg], M 20, mother of 1/no children still living, b. Canada, father b. NY, mother b. Canada; John, Father, W M, Dec 1816, 83, Widowed, b. Ireland as were both his parents. [this entry raises questions about the death date for Philip Cavanaugh's mother, Abigal nee Parker, wife of John, read as 1907].
 
 
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 Children:
  Sylvester Cavanagh (1843 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington Cemetery
Arlington
Fayette County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Chris Schaefer
Record added: Aug 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40195572
Abigal <i>Parker</i> Cavanagh
Added by: Chris Schaefer
 
 
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She stopped to smell the flowers along the way...
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 18, 2011
 
 
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