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Peter Cavanaugh

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Peter Joseph Cavanaugh
Born in Cleator Moor Englandmap
Husband of — married in Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniamap
[children unknown]
Died in Philadelphia Pennsylvaniamap
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Categories: Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon Borough, Pennsylvania | Cleator.



Peter was born in 1876. He is the son of John Cavanaugh and Catherine Jolly. He worked for the fire department of Philadelphia. [1]

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Sources vol 10b page 681. Name is written as Peter Cavener. I have his brother Archie' s birth record. He is also listed as a Cavener.

1881 census

  • United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 Apr 2014), Peter Cavanaugh in household of John Cavanaugh, Philadelphia city Ward 21, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 5B, family 95, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241462

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  1. Entered by Maureen Henigan, Mar 24, 2013


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