James Henry Kavanagh

James Henry Kavanagh

The Rower, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Death 18 Apr 1908 (aged 68)
Plymouth Union, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Burial Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 99445016 · View Source
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Born on September 29th, 1839 in The Rower, Kilkenny County, Ireland. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1850.

James fought with both the 9th VT Infantry and 2nd VT Infantry during the Civil War.

In 1865 James married Helen Marr Sherwin. Together they had 11 children, all born in Plymouth, Vermont.

James died of cancer on April 18th, 1908 in Plymouth Union, VT. The following obituary was published in the "Spirit of the Age" newspaper of Woodstock, VT dated April 25th, 1908:

"Plymouth Union - After many months of suffering with cancer in the face, James H. Kavanagh died last week Saturday in his 69th year. He was an old soldier and had lived here for several years. He leaves a widow, four sons and four daughters. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at his late home, Rev. Mr. Cook of Shrewsbury officiating. Burial at the Notch."


Private, Co. E., 2nd Vt. Vol. Inf.

Gravesite Details age 70 years 6 months 20 days


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