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1389. Edward Pope MCADAMS184 was born on 16 September 1883 in Hawesville, Hancock County, Kentucky.429 He died on 19 July 1950 at the age of 66 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Edited the McAdams book for the benefit of his only child, Mary Ellen.

Pope McAdams wrote two letters to John A. Comstock when John was writing the book Comstock Family in America. Most of his information had to do with the descendants of Dorcas Comstock McAdams, his grandmother. In a reply to McAdams, Comstock said "Unfortunately, I will not be able to incorporate much of it in the book as I am compelled to exclude the children of married Comstock girls."
Comstock did admit the material on Dorcas was nearly all new - prior to this letter, I do believe that Comstock realized Ephraim Comstock had been married three times and had one child each by the first two. McAdams could tell him little about the third marriage and those children - Ephraim had left Kentucky.

McAdams wrote on the letterhead of the First National Bank, Louisville, Ky. Pope McAdams, Vice-President and Cashier. The first letter was dated Sep 8, 1945, the second on Nov 17, the same year. The book was published in 1949.

Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961, FamilySearch.org
Pope McAdams died 19 Jul 1950, Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY, age 66. His father was Eugene P. McAdams; his mother Mary Elizabeth Pope.

Edward Pope MCADAMS and Mary Ellen THIXTON were married on 11 April 1917. Mary Ellen THIXTON, daughter of John THIXTON and Olive ALLISON, was born (date unknown).

Edward Pope MCADAMS and Mary Ellen THIXTON had the following children:

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Mary Ellen MCADAMS was born on 16 November 1918 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.429