Lela Evelena Cavanagh

17 November 1879–27 May 1977 (Age 97)
Thedford, Lambton Shores, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Lela Evelena

When Lela Evelena Cavanagh was born on 17 November 1879, in Thedford, Lambton Shores, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Cavanagh, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Poe, was 27. She married Thomas John Fox on 11 June 1902, in Bosanquet, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1911 and Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916. She died on 27 May 1977, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Thomas John Fox
Lela Evelena Cavanagh
Marriage: 11 June 1902

Spouse and Children

11 June 1902
Bosanquet, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    William Cavanagh


    Elizabeth Poe




    Charles Cavanagh


    Agnes Bertha Cavanagh




    Myrta Cavanagh


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 4

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 27

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Kavanagh .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lela Evelyn Fox in household of Thomas John Fox, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"
  • Lela E Fox in household of Thomas J Fox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lela Evelyn Cavanagh, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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