|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1850|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 1921|
Mrs. James Cavanaugh passed away at her home, 708 South Seventeenth Street, on Thursday afternoon after a week's illness from uremic poisoning. The funeral was held at the First Christian Church at three o'clock this afternoon, Rev. J.F. McMahan officiating. Burial was at Dodge Grove cemetery.
Mrs. Cavanaugh was born Emmeline Shores, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Shores, at Rockford, on February 14, 1850. Her first marriage was in 1866 to Noah Wagner. A son, Richard Wagner of Denver, and a daughter, Mrs. Josephine Berry of Mattoon, survive. Mr. Wagner died in 1880. In 1881, she married Elijah Bolen, who died in 1903. There were no children from this marriage. She married James Cavanaugh on May 17, 1917, and he survives her. There are seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren who also survive her. There are no surviving brothers or sisters.
Mrs. Cavanaugh came to Mattoon ten years ago from Neoga, in and around which she spent the greater part of her life. She was a member of the First Christian Church
Note: Mrs, Age 71 Lot Owner:, Funeral Home:
Dodge Grove Cemetery
Plot: SEC.: 1, Div.:, Grv. Spc.: Pottersfield
Created by: Tim Naab
Record added: May 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70103731