Mary Frances Kavanaugh

Brief Life History of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Kavanaugh was born on 15 January 1835, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States, her father, Rev. Dr. William Williams Kavanaugh, was 37 and her mother, Mary Hancock, was 35. She married John Alexander Austin on 16 September 1855, in Carroll, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Wakenda, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Austin, Travis, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 7 February 1900, in Carroll, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Carroll, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Alexander Austin
1820–1902
Mary Frances Kavanaugh
1835–1900
Marriage: 16 September 1855
Mary Belle Austin
1856–1885
Melissa K. Austin
1856–
Tillie Austin
about 1870–
Sallie L Austin
1857–1935
Peter Emmett Austin
1859–1936
William A. Austin
1860–1928
Susan Virginia Austin
1863–1941
Lucy Jane Austin
1865–1957
Henry Clifton Austin
1867–1956
Ada Ewing Austin
1869–1945
Robert David Austin
1871–1928
John Floyd Austin
1871–1871

Sources (15)

  • Franis Austin in household of John Austin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Francis Kavanaugh, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Mary Frances Kavanaugh Austin, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1839

Historical Boundaries: 1839: Bastrop, Republic of Texas 1840: Travis, Republic of Texas 1845: Travis, Texas, United States.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Oonagh.

Irish: variant of Kavanagh .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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