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1254. Eugene Perrot MCADAMS423 was born on 23 July 1847 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.345 He died on 5 April 1916 at the age of 68.345 He was buried in Hawesville Cemetery, Hancock County, Kentucky.

From history of KY:

E. P. McADAMS was born in Hawesville, Hancock County, KY, July 23, 1847. His parents were G. W. and Dorcas (Comstock) McAdams, natives of Harrison Co Ind. and Ohio Co KY respectively. His ancestors on the father's side were of German descent, and early residents of Kentucky, Nelson Co. G. W. McAdams was born in 1817. He came to KY in his early manhood and resided in Jefferson Co a number of years. He subsequently moved to Hancock, where he married, and where he lived until 1882, at which time he went to Louisville, his present home. His wife, the subject's mother, died in 1861 aged about 47 or 48 years. The family of G. W. and Dorcas McAdams consisted of seven children, four of whom are now living: Josephine, Hester, E. P. and S. L. E. P. McAdams was reared in Hawesville. His early education was received in the school of the town. At the age of 16, he entered Notre Dame College, South Bend, Ind. which he attended one year, and subsequently became a student at Washington & Lee College at Lexington which he attended the same length of time. After quitting school, he returned to Hawesville, and engaged in the tobacco business as superintendent for his father, who was one of the most extensive and successful tobacco dealers on the river. He remained in the above capacity until 1874, at which time he was elected circuit clerk of Hancock Co, which office he still holds, having been re-elected in 1880. Mr. McAdams was married December 19, 1869, to Miss Mary L., duaghter of John and Theresa Pope, of Arkansas, and granddaughter of the ex-Governor John Pope of that State. Seven children have been born to this union, viz.: Marie Louise, George W., John P., Lena B., Samuel L., Robert T. and Albert E. Mr. McAdams is a member of the I.O.O.F., K. of H. and Independent in politics.

1880 Census, Hawesville, Hancock Co KY Hh 66 [same page with sister Hester Taylor]
E. P. McAdams, age 31, Clerk of Circuit Court, b. KY, father b. IN, mother b. KY
Mary, wife, age 29, b. KY, father b. AR, mother b.KY
Louise, daughter, age 11. George, son, age 8. John, son, age 7. Lena, daughter age 5. Sam, son, age 2.

1910 Census. Secon Magisterial Dist, Hawesville City, Hancock, KY
Hh 27
Eugene P. McAdams, 63, widowed, Gov. Employee, Secret Service
Pope C., son, 26, Cashier, Bank

The Cannelton Enquirer, Cannelton, IN, Saturday, 8 Apr 1916, p.1
Dead at Hawesville
Eugene McAdams, for many years circuit clerk of Hancock County, KY., died Wednesday in Hawesville of diabetes. For seventeen years he was in the U.S. secret service with headquarters in Birmingham, Ala., and held the latter position at his death. He was 69 years old.

Eugene Perrot MCADAMS and Mary Elizabeth POPE were married on 19 December 1867 in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky. Mary Elizabeth POPE424, daughter of John POPE and Theresa Ann SMITH, was born on 24 June 1851 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.424 She died on 13 September 1891 at the age of 40 in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky.424

She was christened "Elizabeth Johnson Cocke" but her last name was changed to Pope along with her father's to comply with a will. She was named Elizabeth Johnson for her grandmother, the second wife of Governor John Pope, but was always called Mary Elizabeth and enrolled in school by that name.

She is buried Hawesville Cemetery, Hancock County, KY

Eugene Perrot MCADAMS and Mary Elizabeth POPE had the following children:

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Mary Louise MCADAMS346 was born on 5 February 1869 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.425 She died on 7 February 1937 at the age of 68 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Mary Louise married Isaac C. Adair.

Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961, FamilySearch.org
Mrs. Louise Adair died 7 Feb 1937, Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY, age 68. Her spouse was Isaac Childs Adair; her father Eugene P. McAdams; her mother Mary Elizabeth Pope.

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George Washington MCADAMS was born on 4 November 1870 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.426 He died on 30 November 1888 at the age of 18 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.426

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John Pope MCADAMS346 was born on 29 June 1872 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.426

John married Frances Hennen.

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Lena Bondurant MCADAMS346 was born on 26 October 1874 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.426

Married William C. Kelly.

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Eugene Perrot MCADAMS Jr. was born on 16 July 1876 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.426 He died on 5 February 1877 at the age of 0 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.426

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Samuel Lindsey MCADAMS346 was born on 30 November 1878 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.427 He died on 2 June 1927 at the age of 48 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.427

Samuel married Pearl Lawson.

Ohio Death Certificate #37449. Samuel Lindsay McAdams died 2 Jun 1927, Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio. His residence was 6036 Gallia, in the 6th Ward. He died of acute alcoholism. His wife was Pearl B. McAdams. Samuel was born 30 Nov 1878 in Hawesville, Kentucky. He worked as a Foreman at the Iron ByProduct Co. Father was Eugene McAdams and his mother Mary E. Pope, both born in Kentucky. Wife, Pearl, ws the informant. He was buried Memorial Burial Park on June 4th.

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Robert Taylor MCADAMS346 was born on 12 January 1881 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.428

Robert married Mary Savage.

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Edward Pope MCADAMS.

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Carroll MCADAMS was born on 20 April 1886 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.429 He died on 13 April 1889 at the age of 2 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.429

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Eugenia Pope "Jean" MCADAMS.