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McEVOYS
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FAMILY OF WILLIAM McEVOY, A COOPER IN DUBLIN AND CHICAGO

NameBirthDeathSpouseOther info
William c. 1808; Dublin IRL17 Feb 1895; Chicago ILMargaret Reilly
Margaret Reillyc. 1812; Dublin IRL19 Dec 1884; Chicago ILWilliam McEvoy
William8 Sept. 1832; Dublin IRL?16 Nov. 1913

obituary
Peter c. 1834; Dublin IRL?


(Mary) Janec. 1840; Dublin IRL?


Margaretc. 1847; Dublin IRL30 Dec 1920, Chicago, ILJohn W. Mullen
Johnc. 1848; Dublin IRL?December 7, 1902
Johanna Powell
Burial Mt. Carmel
Sarahc. 1851; Chicago IL


MORE DETAILS ABOUT WILLIAM AND MARGARET McEVOY

William McEvoy of Dublin, a cooper, moved to Chicago, with his wife, Margaret Reilly McEvoy, and five of their children
They travelled from Dublin on the ship Fingal and arrived in New York 7 November 1848.Their children who travelled with them were
William (16, a printer), Peter (14, a cooper), (Mary)Jane (7), and Margaret and John (who were both infants).
In Chicago, they later lived at 646 West Lake Street, where William had a cooperage and they also ran a boarding house, which had about 15 boarders in 1870.

1850 - 26 September -4th Ward, Chicago 1770/1791 (The surname looks to be written McFrey or McFroy)

1857 - Chicago Directory shows
Mc Evoy William Grocer at W. Lake near Paulina (this is the father)
Wm. Mc Evoy Printer W. Lake near Wood (this is his son)
You can see a list of businesses on Chicago's Lake Street in 1846
or you can see a view of Lake Street Businesses (I think from the 1870's)

1860 - 28 July - 6th Ward, Chicago 2987/3330 (Roll 166. pg 672)

1860 - Cooke directory William McEvoy printer at 128 Clarke
Boarding at the Doty House (p. 99 of Directory says Thos. Doty owner/proprietor at 80 and 82 Randolph)

1870 - 11 June - 14th Ward, Chicago surname written McAvoy; own a home listed as a boarding house; daughter Margaret listed as Margaret Mullen - lives with John Mullen (a carpenter) at her parents' boarding house
1902 - John A. McEvoy d. 12/07/1902; obit. 12/09/1902; wife Johanna Powell


OTHER CHICAGO McEVOY/McAVOY FAMILIES

My sister and I have come across other John McEvoys. My sister discovered that the name of the father of the family was William, instead of John.
Maureen found most of these records at libraries in Chicago

GenForum McEvoy Family Genealogy Forum is a good site to visit if you would like to search messages, or leave a message, about McEvoy genealogy.

LINKS TO OTHER MCEVOYS AND EVOYS ON THE WEB

Descendants of Rev. John McEvoy, Dublin



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