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Peter Joseph Cavanaugh (1874 - 1960)

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Peter Joseph Cavanaugh
Born in Cleator Moor, Cumberland County, Englandmap
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Husband of — married in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of Americamap
Husband of — married in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Philadelphia Pennsylvaniamap
Cavanaugh-140 created 24 Mar 2013 | Last modified | Last edit: 22 Sep 2017
11:20: Maureen (Henigan) Rosenfeld added Maureen (Henigan) Rosenfeld as manager for profile of Peter Cavanaugh. [Thank Maureen for this]
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Peter was born in 1876. He is the son of John Cavanaugh and Catherine Jolly. Peter married Elizabeth 25 Jun 1902 at St Charles Borromeo The witnesses were brother John Cavanaugh and Anna Maloney[1] He worked for the fire department of Philadelphia. [2]

  • 1902 2312 Ellsworth Street
  • 1934 2444 Carpenter Street

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