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Annotated list of McAdams entries from the Pittsburgh City Directory


1813 -    No McAdams listed	

1815 -    No McAdams listed	

1819 -    McAdams & Brown grocers N side of 2nd between Wood & Smithfield Streets                           
          McAdams, William do (ditto)	

1826 -	  No McAdams listed	

1837 -	  No McAdams listed	

1839 -    McAdams, James b O'Hara and Walnut (b. 1806 d. 1862 husband of Sarah Fagan, father of five daughters and four sons)  
          McAdams, Robert, Plasterer, Coal Lane above O'Hara	

1841 -    No McAdams listed	

1844 -    No McAdams listed	

1847 - 	  McAdams, James, plasterer, d h Quarry 5th Ward  
          McAdams, James lab (laborer) Irwin's ay  
          McAdams, Robert, Plasterer d h Webster bn Crawford's	

1850 -    McAdams, James, Plasterer 54 Quarry  
          McAdams, Robert 46 Pasture Al	

1852 -    M'Adams, Robert shoemr 51 Washington St. H 72 Prospect St. (b. circa 1820, d. 1872 husband of Mary Ann, father of three sons and two daughters)	

1856 -    McAdams, Edwin Plasterer 54 Quarry (second son of James and Sarah McAdams b. Circa 1835, d. 1878)  
          McAdams James, plasterer h 54 Quarry 
          McAdams Jane, milliner h 36 Prospect  
          McAdams Robert, paper hanger h 25 Fulton (b. circa 1812, d. 1888, husband of Rebecca Keating, father of two daughters) 
          McAdams, Wm, plasterer, h 54 Quarry (oldest son of James and Sarah McAdams, b circa 1833 d. 1865)  
          McAdams, Wm, shoemaker h 147 Cherry ay	

1857 -    McAdams, James, Plasterer, house 54 Quarry 
          McAdams, Jane, Widow of James 36 Prospect  
          McAdams, Robert, Plasterer, 25 Fulton  
          McAdams, Robert, Shoemaker, 18 Poplar Ay  
          McAdams, William, Plasterer h 16 Clark	

1858 -    McAdams, James, Plasterer, h 54 Quarry 
          McAdams, Jane, widow of James h 36 Prospect
          McAdams, Robert, Plasterer, h 25 Fulton 
          McAdams, William, Plasterer h 13 Mercer	

1859 -    McAdams, James, Plasterer 54 Quarry  
          McAdams, Jane, widow of James r 75 Poplar ay 
          McAdams, Robert, Paper Hanger 25 Fulton 
          McAdams, Robert, Shoemaker, 50 Prospect	

1860 -    McAdams, James, Plasterer 54 Quarry  
          McAdams, Jane widow James 48 Prospect 
          McAdams, Mark Switch tender cor Walnut and Cedar ay  
          McAdams Robert, Paper Hanger 25 Fulton  
          McAdams, Robert, Shoemaker, 48 Prospect 
          McAdams, William, lab 72 Roberts	

1861 -    McAdams, Jane, widow James 48 Prospect
          McAdams, Robert Paper Hanger 25 Fulton  
          McAdams, Robert, Shoemaker, 48 Prospect 
          McAdams William, Lab Western Washington	

1862 -    McAdams, Edwin Plasterer 54 Quarry 
          McAdams, James, glass blower Hill n Fourth  
          McAdams, James, Plasterer 54 Quarry  
          McAdams, Robert Paper Hanger 25 Fulton  
          McAdams, Robert Jr. Glass Blower Hill n Fourth 
          McAdams, William lab 6 Prospect  
          McAdams, William, Plasterer, Quarry n Walnut	

1863 -    McAdams, James, Paper Hanger 25 Fulton
          McAdams, Robert Glassblower, Soldier 63 P V Hill N Shingiss 
          McAdams, Robert, lab, Bank Lane Allegheny (the north side of Pittsburgh, originally its own listing with its own city directory before being annexed into Pittsburgh proper)  
          McAdams, Robert, Plasterer, Quarry n Walnut 
          McAdams, Robert, Shoemaker, Hill n Shingiss
          McAdams, William, Glassblower Hill n Shingiss	

1864 -    McAdams, Robert Plasterer Laremen's 
          McAdams, Robert Sr., soldier 19 Shingiss  
          McAdams, Robert Jr., Soldier, 19 Shingiss  
          McAdams, William Plasterer 77 Franklin	

1865 -    McAdams, Elizabeth 28 Quarry  
          McAdams, Elizabeth, widow of James, Pasture ay n Logan (second wife of James b. circa 1813 d. 1888) 
          McAdams Margaret Wid William Spruce Ay n Taylor  
          McAdams, Robert 63 d p v r 13 Shingliss  
          McAdams, Robert, Paper Hanger Larrimer Ave E L (East Liberty) 
          McAdams, William, Glass Blower, Hill	

1866-67   McAdams, Eliz, Widow James 69 Franklin  
          McAdams, James E. Machinist 69 Franklin (Third son of James McAdams, b. Circa 1847, died 1898, one son to first wife Mary [Ellen] Keally, two more sons and two daughters to second wife, Catherine Sullivan)	

1870 -    McAdams, Elizabeth Webster Avenue 
          McAdams, James E. Machinist Webster Ave. 
          McAdams, Robert, Glass Blower bds 1141 Penn 
          McAdams, Robert Jr. Glassblower Fifth Ave  
          McAdams, Robert lab Walnut A 
          McAdams, Robert, Shoemaker Fifth Ave. And Madison 
          McAdams, William, lab Fifth Ave 14th Ward  
          McAdams, William lab Soho 14th Ward	

1877-     McAdams, Elizabeth, wid James, 347 Webster Av 
          McAdams, E J Plasterer, Forty-second and Davidson 
          McAdams, Jas E. clk, 3604 Butler  
          McAdams, John, of McAdams & Wade, Mt. Pleasant, PA  
          McAdams, Martha, wid Wm., Smallman n Twenty-Eighth 
          McAdams, Robert, Larimer Ave ee  
		  McAdams, Robert, Lab, 28 Morgan, A  
          McAdams, Robert Jr., plasterer, Station n Sheridan Av 
          McAdams & Wade lime dealers, opp 149 Walter	

1878-79   McAdams, Edward J Plasterer, Forty-Fourth and Davidson 
          McAdams, Elizabeth, wid Jas., 347 Webster Ave
          McAdams, James E., clk 1314 Penn Av 
          McAdams Margaret, wid Wm - Penn Av n Main
          McAdams, Robert, Fireman, 2 Madison (b. circa 1845 in Ireland, husband of Sarah, father of three sons and a daughter) 
          McAdams, Robert, Machinist bds Twenty-First n Fortieth 
          McAdams, Robert B. Larimer Av e e 
          McAdams, Wm., glass blower 5 Madison	

1879-80   McAdams, Elizabeth wid Jas 11 Franklin  
          McAdams, Margaret, wid Wm South ab Thirty-Eighth 
          McAdams, Robert, Fireman, 2 Madison 
          McAdams, Robert, Larimer Av e e 
          McAdams, Robert Jr., plasterer, Station n Hiland Ave e e	

1880 -    McAdams, Elizabeth, Widow James 11 Franklin 
          McAdams, James E. Mach bds Liberty n Thirty Fourth 
          McAdams, Robert Fireman 2 Madison  
          McAdams, Robert B Larrimer Ave 19th Ward (b. circa 1812, d. 1888, husband of Rebecca Keating, father of two daughters)  
          McAdams Thos. Plasterer Centre 21st Ward (b. in Pennsylvania circa 1835, husband of Mary Jane, father of Anna and Thomas) 
          McAdams, Wm. Constable 5 Madison	

1890 -    McAdams, Aggie C. Teacher 6023 Station (daughter of Robert McAdams and Margaret Craig, married George P. Lysinger in 1892) 
          McAdams, Alex 210 Jane 
          McAdams, James E. Machinist 137 Forty Sixth 
          McAdams, Robert, Plasterer 6023 Station	

1891 -    McAdams, Alex, teamster, 2105 Jane 
          " C. B. [sic] clk Forty-Sixth (son of James and Mary Keally McAdams)  
          " Geo, stonecutter rr 101 Boyle, A 
          " Jas E, mach, 226˝ Bedford av 
          " Jas E, mach 137 Forty-Sixty (Son of James and Sarah Fagan McAdams) 
          " Mrs Margt, 3043 Smallman  
          " Margt, (nee Simpson) wid Robt, 133 Larimer 
          " Margt, (nee Kern) wid Wm, 120 Forty-Third (mother of Robert, mother-in-law of Theresa Scheid  McAdams) 
          " Mary A., wid Robt, 706 Fifth av 
          " Robt [Jr], mkt constable 708 Fifth av [Civil War veteran, son of Mary Ann and Robert McAdams)  
          " Robt, plasterer 6023 Station  
          " Wm, supt mkt, h 706 Fifth av (Son of Mary Ann and Robert McAdams, husband of Annie Wright)	

1892-93 - McAdam Jas, lab, Butler n Reservoir av (possibly the son of John and Catherine, husband of Maggie Moan) 
          " John, lab, Tasso, 23rd wd  
          " Saml, lab, 138 Spring ay  
          McAdams, Alex, lab, 2105 Jane (this may be the husband of Mary English, and the father of Susie and Nevin) 
          " Chas V, clk, 137 Forty-Sixth 
          " Jas, inspector, 2261/2 Bedford av 
          " Robt, plasterer, Sheridan n Stanton av  
          " Robt, supt, 708 Fifth av 
          " Robt, jr, bk kpr, 708 Fifth av  
          " Robt C, contr, O'Donnell n Margaretta 
          " Wm, plasterer, Sheridan n Stanton av  
          " Wm, supt Times bldg, 116 Fourth av, h 706 Fifth av  
          " Wm J, mkt clk, 708 Fifth av 	

1894-95 - McAdam, Geo stone cutter, Morris A [City of Allegheny]  
          " Jas, lab, Butler ext, 19th wd 
          " John, lab, B & O R R, n Second av
	  McAdams, Albert, clk, 708 Fifth av [son of Robert McAdams and Sarah Wright] 
          " Alex, driver, 413 Rebecca, A  
          " Chas V, clk, 137 Forty-sixth 
          " Jas E, mach, 137 Forty-sixth  
          " Michl, lab, Salt Works sta, B & O R R 
          " Robt, contr, 813 Sheridan  
          " Robt J, supt Pittsburg [sic] mkt, 708 Fifth ave  
          " Thos, plasterer, 813 Sheridan  
          " Wm, supt Times bldg, 116 Forth av, rm 408, h 706 Fifth av  
          " Wm J, drug clk, 708 Fifth ave [another son of Robert McAdams and Sarah Wright, living at home with his father and brother].	

1896 -    McAdams Alex, grocer, 413 Rebecca, A, h same  
          " Chas V, clk, 137 Forty-sixth  
          " D W L, plasterer, 813 Sheridan [Son of Robert McAdams and Margaret Scott Craig]  
          " Geo, stone cutter, 11 Nieade, A 
          " Jas, lab, Butler ext, 19th wd 
          " Jas E, mach, 137 Forty-sixty 
          " Margaret J, wid Robt, 133 Larimer 
          " Mary, teacher Highland school, h 813 Sheridan  
          " Robt, clk, Diamond mkt  
          " Robt, contr, 813 Sheridan 
          " Robt, of Preach & McAdams, 122 Fifth av, h 2222 Fifth av  
          " Wm, drug, 2200 Fifth av, h 2202 Fifth av
	  " Wm, clk 2200 Fifth av  
          " Wm, supt, 336 Fourth av, rm 403 h 2200 Fifth av 	



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