Chicago Botanic Garden Editor's Note: Sunday brought the Reunion crowd another gorgeous, sunny day. The Buehler Enabling Garden was exclusively set aside for the Canavan Reunion group, as was our exclusive tram tour of the Garden's 385 acres. [...]
Architectural Boat Tour: The Movie Editor's Note: The first event of the Canavan Family Reunion in 2021 was an exclusive Chicago River tour with a docent with the Chicago Architectural Foundation as our guide. The group assembled early at [...]
The Canavan related crowd abandoned ship in good order and surprisingly quickly. The rapidity of their departure was driven no doubt by the desire not to miss a minute of the approaching cocktail hour at The Cliff Dwellers.
The Bowe, Thompson & De Rosa Families In the center of this slide you see Mabel’s daughter Julia Lecour. Julia married my uncle, Augustine Bowe in 1927. Gus, as he was known, was Julia’s cousin once removed, being [...]
James Canavan & Julia Kingsley (Mabel Canavan Lecour) As the oldest of the 13 children of Anthony Canavan, Sr. and Ann Hughes, James had been born in County Mayo in Ireland in 1841. As he came of age [...]
The 13 Children of Anthony Canavan, Sr. and Ann Hughes In this family tree, you see all the 13 children of Anthony Canavan, Sr. and Ann Hughes in the order of their birth. The oldest, James is on [...]
Coming to America - John Casey on Anthony Canavan, Sr. and Ann Hughes Editor's Note: In 1987, I sat down with my uncle John Casey, a grandson of Anthony Canavan, Sr. and Ann Hughes. He was the son [...]
"Aren't Families Wonderful!" Editor's Note: In this introduction to the talk I gave at our gala Reunion dinner, I set out to explain to the assembled how they were all related to one another. With the lockdown's separation [...]