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Kavanagh Family History

Kavanagh Family History

Kavanaghs of Kildare & Carlow

 Descendants of Patrick Kavanagh.  

Generation 1

 John Kavanagh is the son of Patrick Kavanagh & Ellen Nickson and he was baptised Sunday 21 Feb 1841 In the Parish of Athy and the Diocese  Dublin. Witnessed by Daniel Cummins & Ann Darcey.

Source: Athy | Microfilm 06479 / 03 http://registers.nli.ie//registers/vtls000633304#page/1/mode/1up Generation 1 Information on

John Kavanagh & Mary Anne Moran was taken from the 1901 & 1911 Census of Ireland. In 1901 & 1911 John KAVANAGH was living in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.   John Kavanagh married Mary Anne Moran in 1885. She was baptised on Sunday 25 August 1850 in Kilpatrick, Co. Kildare. She is the daughter of John Moran and Julia Dooly witnessed by William Doby & Margaret Mulloy.

Mary Anne was 35 when she married. John was 44 when he married. John died c.1912 (source Joan Kavanagh 2018)

Source for Mary Anne Moran: https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=IRE%2FPRS%2FMICROFILM04203-07%2F0126&parentid=IRE%2FPRS%2FBAP%2F5482213

Information on John Kavanagh & Mary Anne Moran was taken from the 1901 & 1911 Census of Ireland  FindMyPast website.

John Kavanagh and Mary Anne Moran had the following children:

1. James KAVANAGH was born in 1887 in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.

2. Thomas KAVANAGH was born in 1890 in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.

3. Lawrence KAVANAGH was born in 1891 in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.

4. John KAVANAGH was born in 1892 in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.

5. Joseph KAVANAGH was born in 1893 in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.

6. Catherine KATIE KAVANAGH was born in 1894 in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.

7. Michael KAVANAGH was born in 1897 in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.

8. Patrick (Paddy) KAVANAGH was born on 29 Oct 1899 in Killelan Carrigeen, Kildare (1901 Census) near Belan, Moone, Co Kildare. He died on 19 Mar 1973 in Sacred Heart Home, Carlow. He married Christina (Crissie) Brennan (daughter of Thomas (Tom) Brennan and Mary Anne Moran) in 1935 in Sacred Heart Church, Arles, Co Laois. She was born on 23 Dec 1912. She died on 23 Oct 1974 in Carlow District Hospital, Dublin Rd, Carlow.

9.Lawrence KAVANAGH was born in 1901 in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.

10. Mary Anne KAVANAGH was born in 1907 in Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare.

11. Andrew KAVANAGH was born Date ???? in Killelan, Moone Co Kildare. He died on 20 Oct 1958 in Naas District Hospital, Co Kildare. Buried in Moone cemetery on Wednesday 22nd October 1958

The following Kavanagh's were living in the following locations according to the 1901 & 1911 census of Ireland:

George Kavanagh born 1835 Carrigeen South (Carrigeen, Kildare)
Patrick Kavanagh born 1836. Corballis (Carrigeen, Kildare)
James Kavanagh born 1841 Ballinacarrick Lower (Carrigeen, Kildare)
John Kavanagh born 1847 Carrigeen South (Carrigeen, Kildare)
Julia Kavanagh born 1847 Carrigeen South (Carrigeen, Kildare)
Sarah Kavanagh born 1849 Carrigeen South (Carrigeen, Kildare)
James Kavanagh born 1858 Carrigeen South (Carrigeen, Kildare)
Ellen Kavanagh born 1875 Carrigeen South (Carrigeen, Kildare)

Kavanagh's of Bestfield. Carlow

2nd Generation

 Patrick (Paddy) KAVANAGH b. 29 Oct 1899 and d. 19 Mar 1973 he married Christina (Crissie) Brennan b. 23 Dec 1912., and d. 23 Oct 1974. They were married in Arles in 1935.

 Notes for Patrick (Paddy) Kavanagh:

aka Paddy Kavanagh

He had white hair and was very tall and well built. He drank his tea from a half pint white mug.

He had a number of jobs which included Tree Felling and a Farm Labourer. He also worked in the Carlow Sugar Beet Factory.

He went to England in the 1920's and ended up joining one of the many Hunger Marchers which took place between 1920's and 1930's most of them ending up in London. It is alleged that he received a severe blow to the head while he was in England.

He remembered been held on his father’s shoulders to watch a famous rally in Ireland. (Details unknown)

During the War of Independence, 1917-1921 he was a member of the 5th Carlow Battalion, Their Headquarters were part of Carlow Workman's Club in Brown Street in Carlow town.

He came from a large farming family who grew up in County Kildare. Ireland.

He is buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Carlow. Ireland

Notes for Christina (Crissie) Brennan:

Before she was married she lived in Montgomery St Carlow and she worked in a few pubs around Carlow town.
A week before she died she was taken to a Dublin Hospital by ambulance. Philomena, her daughter went with her.
She was then brought back to the old Carlow District Hospital on Dublin Road, where she died on 23 Oct 1974.

Patrick (Paddy) KAVANAGH and Christina (Crissie) Brennan had the following children:

Philomena KAVANAGH was born on 13 Feb 1935 in Dublin Rd, Carlow. She died on 07 Jun 2000 in Carlow, Ireland. Philomena married Michael Hoey from Newry, Co Down, NI.

Patricia (Trish) KAVANAGH was born on 08 Mar 1936 in Dublin Rd, Carlow. She died on 27 Oct 2015 in Waterford University Hospital. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery Carlow. She did not marry

Notes for Patricia Kavanagh:

She worked in Paris, France for a number of years.
She also paid a visit to Russia.
She worked in the Carlow Sugar Beet Factory Research & Development Department.

John KAVANAGH was born on 31 Jul 1937 in Dublin Rd, Carlow. Died 10th June 2003. He did not marry. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery Carlow.

Patrick KAVANAGH was born on 28 Nov 1938 in 14 Bestfield, Athy Rd, Carlow. Died Monday 15th February 2016. He did not marry. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery Carlow. He did not marry.

Notes for Patrick Kavanagh:

He worked in the New Oak Estates in Carlow
Retired from Teagasc. He died unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.
Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Carlow in February 2016.

Paul KAVANAGH was born on 28 Apr 1939 in 14 Bestfield, Athy Rd, Carlow. He died on 21 Feb 2015 in Carlow, Ireland. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery Carlow. Paul Kavanagh did not marry.

Teresa KAVANAGH was born on 04 Oct 1940 in 14 Bestfield, Athy Rd, Carlow. She married Liam O'Brian from Dublin on 26 Aug 1983 in Killeshin Church. He was born in Dublin on Date ????.

 Kathleen KAVANAGH was born on 08 Jan 1941 in 14 Bestfield, Athy Rd, Carlow. She married Jimmy DELANY from Shadogue, Ballylinan, Co Laois. He died 2008.

 Peggy KAVANAGH was born on 20 Jul 1945 in 14 Bestfield, Athy Rd, Carlow. She did not marry.

 Joannah (Joan) KAVANAGH was born on 25 Aug 1951 in 14 Bestfield, Athy Rd, Carlow. She married Victor J. GRAHAM in 1971 in Manchester, England. He was born Date????  in Manchester, England.


Footnote:

Having checked the OSi map #16 Kildare - Wicklow and the whereabouts of the 7 locations where the Kavanaghs were born or were living according to the 1901 Census of Ireland. The locations are all within a radius of about 6 to 7 miles south and south east of the town of Moone in the county of Kildare. Ireland.

I have scanned the section of the map mentioned above.

The 7 locations where Kavanaghs were found to have lived in 1901 & 1911 are:

Killelan, Carrigeen Co Kildare
Belan, Moone, Co Kildare
Sheriff Hill Carrigeen, Kildare
Corballis Carrigeen, Kildare
Ballinacarrick Lower Carrigeen, Kildare
Carrigeen South Carrigeen, Kildare
Collin Carrigeen, Kildare

The above was compiled by Michael Brennan mjbrennan30@gmail.com


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