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James W. KavanaghAge: 72 years18521924

Name
James W. Kavanagh
Surname
Kavanagh
Given names
James W.
Birth August 8, 1852 29 26
Christening August 19, 1852 (Age 11 days)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Kavanagh
April 9, 1854 (Age 20 months)
Christening of a sisterMargaret Kavanagh
April 9, 1854 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Kavanagh
before April 19, 1856 (Age 3 years)
Christening of a sisterElizabeth Kavanagh
April 19, 1856 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Henry Kavanagh
before June 20, 1858 (Age 5 years)
Christening of a brotherJohn Henry Kavanagh
June 20, 1858 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherBernard (Cavanagh) Kavanagh
before September 5, 1860 (Age 8 years)
Christening of a brotherBernard (Cavanagh) Kavanagh
September 5, 1860 (Age 8 years)
Death of a brotherBernard (Cavanagh) Kavanagh
March 23, 1861 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterJulia Annie (Juliana) Mary Kavanagh
July 17, 1862 (Age 9 years)
Christening of a sisterJulia Annie (Juliana) Mary Kavanagh
July 17, 1862 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Jane Kavanagh
April 2, 1864 (Age 11 years)
Christening of a sisterMary Jane Kavanagh
April 5, 1864 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph (Cavana) Kavanagh
March 4, 1867 (Age 14 years)
Christening of a brotherJoseph (Cavana) Kavanagh
March 14, 1867 (Age 14 years)
Death of a sisterMary Jane Kavanagh
April 24, 1870 (Age 17 years)
Burial of a sisterMary Jane Kavanagh
May 25, 1870 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Isabella Kavanagh
June 9, 1874 (Age 21 years)
MarriageCatherine McKelveyView this family
June 23, 1874 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Catherine Kavanagh
October 5, 1876 (Age 24 years)
Death of a motherEliza Scott
December 24, 1891 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Thomas RingerIsabella KavanaghView this family
1905 (Age 52 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Henry Kavanagh
November 1, 1907 (Age 55 years)
Burial of a brotherJohn Henry Kavanagh
November 4, 1907 (Age 55 years)

Death October 21, 1924 (Age 72 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 22, 1844St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Donegall Street, Shankill, Belfast
10 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
4 years
himself
20 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Bernard (Cavanagh) Kavanagh
Birth: before September 5, 1860 37 34Belfast, Ireland
Death: March 23, 18615 Cromac Street, Belfast, Antrim, Ireland
22 months
younger sister
21 months
younger sister
Mary Jane Kavanagh
Birth: April 2, 1864 41 38Cromac Street, Belfast, Antrim, Ireland
Death: April 24, 18709 Bruslee Steet., Belfast, Antrim, Ireland
3 years
younger brother
Family with Catherine McKelvey - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: June 23, 1874Mariner's Church of Ireland Church, Shankill, Belfast
daughter
2 years
daughter

Note

Name shown as James Cavanagh at baptism. Parents John Cavanagh & Eliza Scott. Sponsors Henry O'Neill and Margaret Kennedy. Musician. Tympanist with Carl Rosa opera company from 1866 until his death, apart from a spell in New York, and with a circus. In 1915 he wrote to Thomas Beecham, who founded the Beecham Opera Company that year, offering his services as a tympanist. Aged 72 at death. Article in The Stage 23 Oct 1924. "One by one the old Carl Rosa brigade pass away. Now comes news of the last of the fighting Mohicans, "Jos" Kavanagh, their fifty-year working tympani player. Kavanagh - whom I spoke to three weeks ago at Hammersmith - was an American Irishman, and a good, sound musician."

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