|James "Jimmy" McAvoy
James "Jimmy" McAvoy 280
Noted events in his life were:
• Property: Farm in Southern Ireland. 252 James sold his farm for a "hatful of silver" and moved to the US.
• Residence, 1860, Peoria, IL. 280 James and Mary are living in Peoria as early as 1860 and again in 1870.
• Death, 1877, Peoria, IL. 252 James was in his 50's when he died. He may have been murdered for his wages and was found under a bridge without the wages he was paid that day.
James married Mary Kavanaugh in 1848 in Of, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois.279 (Mary Kavanaugh was born about 1824 in Ireland,280 died on 13 Sep 1911 in Illinois 280 and was buried on 15 Sep 1911 in St. Mary's, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois 281.)