Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


My ancestors - Blennerhassett - Contents



William McAdoo,
William L. McAdoo,
born 24 June 1843, Co.Derry, Ireland.
Church of Ireland.
Emigrated to America. Arrived New York, 20 June 1859 (age 15).
Listed at mar as of Hartford, Connecticut.
He mar Sept 29, 1870, Connecticut, to Mary Blennerhassett [Mary Ann, born 1849 to 1851].
Living Lynn, Massachusetts (NE of Boston) at child's birth 1871.
They settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts (N side of Boston city, where her brothers lived).
See his US Naturalization Record, Massachusetts, 27 Oct 1876. See p.1 and p.2 from here. He is "labourer", living Cambridge. Application supported by Richard Blennerhassett and John Blennerhassett (brothers in law).
They are listed in 1880 census at 5 Garden St, North Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is "Gardener". See census image from here.

Mary dies, 1889:
She was living Cambridge at death.
She died Cambridge, 23 Aug 1889, of "consumption", age 38 to 40 yrs.
See Massachusetts death record LHS and RHS. From here.
She was bur Cambridge Cemetery. No gravestone. See

William dies, 1892:
He died 21 Oct 1892, age 49 yrs, bur Cambridge Cemetery.
William and Mary had issue:

  1. John McAdoo,
    John Arthur McAdoo, born 1872,
    mar 1896 to Annie Harney,
    had issue:

    1. Robert McAdoo, born 1905,
      mar Marie Antoinette Rochon,
      had issue:

      1. Richard D. McAdoo, born 1933,
        mar Barbara A. Collins,
        had issue:

        1. Kevin McAdoo.

        2. Kim McAdoo.
          DNA match to me and Niall Humphreys on Gedmatch.
          She mar --- Manning.

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