John Cavanagh evicted during famine years Co Galway, father of Martin Cavanagh born 9th Nov 1827 Co Galway exact location unknown. Family emigrated to Staffordshire England but not the parents. Any info please. Associated names Conry, Fox, Smith, Spelman, Larkin, Sweeney, McAndrew, MacHale. First sighting in England around 1847-50 Bilston, West Midlands. Spelling of name changed to Kavanagh 1890s.