5 May 2016

 

                           PATRIARCHS OF THE KEVAN PROJECT

 

 

Links to Family Tree DNA’s Charts:

 

http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Kevan/?iframe=ydna

 

http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Kevan/?iframe=ydnacolor

 

I. The Kevan Family from Galloway, Scotland:

 

Lineage of for Lindsey Britton: (LPlantagenet@AOL.com)

We are looking for a Kevan/Cavan male to represent this line:

William Kevan, Stockin, Kirkcudbright, Scotland, outlawed 1684 by Charles II m Margaret Carnochan

Alexander Kevan b 1682

Alexander Kevan bc 1725, Kirkcudbright--several sons emigrated from Scotland  to the “southern” USA

Alexander bc 1760 Scotland d c 1821 Gloucester Co., Virginia

John William bc 1814, Gloucester Co., VA. m Frances Moore

John Richard Kevan (changed to Cavan by 1870) b 1842 Gloucester Co., VA. m 3rd Rosa Lee Spencer

 

Lineage for K-1:

William Kevan, Stockin, Kirkcudbright, Scotland, outlawed 1684 by Charles II m Margaret Carnochan

Alexander Kevan b 1682

Alexander Kevan bc 1725 Kirkcudbright--several sons emigrated from Scotland with family to the “southern” USA

Peter Kevan m Dolly________

John Kevan  b Bolton Le Moors, ENG 18 Nov 1799 believed to be the father of:

William Kevan b 1825, Dublin, Ireland m Elizabeth Shields, d 1889 Birkenhead, England

Joseph Kevan b 1865, Tranmere, ENG. MAnnie Langley

Harold Kevan b 1894m Ada Evelyn Berry in Liverpool, ENG.

 

II. Caven Family from Ireland:

 

Lineage for Kit K-2/#481843:

EDWARD CAVEN, b. perhaps 1837 in Ireland, d. 1919 St. George, Maine, m. Mary Ann Dornan

John Caven, b. 1869, Dalbeattie, Scotland, d. 1956, St. George, Maine, m. Alice Smith

William Caven, b. 1891, St. George, Maine, d. 1960, St. George, Maine, Elizabeth Johnson

Ralph Edward Caven, b. 1916, St. George, Maine, d. 2011, Manchester, Connecticut, m. Helen Anthony

Don Howard Caven, b. 1956, Manchester, Connecticut – provided DNA sample. 

 

 

Related Families from Western Ireland:

Lineage for Kit #113806:

Patrick Keaveney bc 1831, Ireland

 

Lineage for # 29MWN:

Patrick Keaveney bc 1806 d 1876, County Mayo, Ireland

 

Lineage for # FTK29:

Francis Kaveney c 1788-1863 Sligo Town, Ireland

 

Lineage for Kit# 42164:

Thomas Maxwell b 1842 Ireland d Essex Co., NJ 1869 m Catherine Powell

Hubert Maxwell b 1862 Ireland d Orange, Essex, NJ m Sarah Maxwell

Thomas Joseph Maxwell B Orange, NJ m Helen Addeline Monell