Biography of William Kavanauh
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Kavanaugh, William, was born in the town of Milton, March 14, 1828, a son of Barnard and Margaret (Brophy) Kavanaugh. Barnard Kavanaugh came to this country from Ireland about 1844, and after living here three years married his wife. When he first came to America he worked as a laborer and in 1865 purchased the farm where William now lives. He was a public spirited man and interested in school and church work. William was educated in the common schools of the town of Milton. assisting his father on the farm summers and attending school winters. After his father retired from active life William took charge of his affairs and after his father's death he purchased the old homestead. March 31. 1891, Mr. Kavanaugh married Julia Moran, and they had three children: Barnard, John Moran and William, jr. Mr. Kavanaugh has been active in town and county affairs, has served as highway commissioner and is also active in the school interest of his district.


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