Eleanor Kavanagh (1886 - 1939)

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Manhattan County, New York

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Gladys Nellie (Kavanagh) Kirkbride

Gladys Nellie (Kavanagh) Kirkbride

Ford wedding

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Ellen Veronica Perckina Kavanagh

Ellen Veronica Perckina Kavanagh

Gladys Kavanagh's & Wilfred Kirkbride

Gladys Kavanagh's & Wilfred Kirkbride

Mary Elizabeth (Kavanagh) Hickey family

Mary Elizabeth (Kavanagh) Hickey family

Patrick Hickey Jr family

Patrick Hickey Jr family

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1886 - In the year that Eleanor Kavanagh was born, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

1889 - By the time she was only 3 years old, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

1910 - Eleanor was 24 years old when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

1931 - Eleanor was 45 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1939 - In the year of Eleanor Kavanagh's passing, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

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Eleanor Kavanagh passed away on December 27, 1939 in New York at 53 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Eleanor. She was born around 1886. We are unaware of information about Eleanor's family.

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