George McAdams was born in Scotland. Sarah was born in Pennsylvania in June 1858. In the 1900 Census, Sarah was living with her children on Fountain Street in Allegheny City. The fact that she was head of household suggests that she was widowed at that time. The birthdate of the youngest child, James, makes the date of George's death uncertain, but George was certainly deceased by 1919 when the City Directory lists only one family spelled McAdam without the "s":
McAdam, Harry, glass wkr, r 1304 Buena Vista
" Jas, uphol, r 1304 Buena Vista
" Sarah (wid Geo), h 1304 Buena Vista
George and Sarah had ten children, all born in Pennsylvania.
In 1920, George and Catherine were living at 9 Lanark Street in Pittsburgh. Source: 1920 Federal Census Table, Allegheny County, Enumeration District No. 719, Page 3. George and Catherine had four daughters, all born in Pennsylvania:
1. Helen M., born about 1909.
2. Catherine A., born about 1912.
3. Edith G., born about 1915.
4. Ruth M., born in February 1918.
Ruth married Anthony Richard McClone had four children.
1. George MacAdam McClone
2. Richard Davis,
3. John "Jack" William
4. Ruth Ann.
Source: George MacAdam McClone's wife, Margaret McClone
Ruth died in 1997. Her obituary read:Ruth MacAdam McClone, of Ohio Township, died Sunday, April 6, 1997. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony R. McClone. She is survived by four children; a sister; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the ORION C. PINKERTON FUNERAL HOME INC., 1014 California Ave., Avalon (North Boros). Funeral service will follow the visitation in the Church of the Epiphany, Avalon (nest to the funeral home).
McADAMS2. George and Minnie's second child was James J., born about 1915.
On Friday, Nov. 23, 1990, Grace E. Snitzer of West Deer Twp., wife of Alfred McAdams, mother of Ronald K., Larry A., Ellis P., Dale H. McAdams and Norene E. Fortuna; sister of Nora Zimmerman, Clara Miersch and Vera Armstrong; also survived by 10 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Friends received Sunday 12 noon - 4 and 7-9, Monday 11 am until the time of the service at 1 pm at the Brock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw.
Source: Pittsburgh Press
November 25, 1990
McAdamsMinnie McClintock McAdams died on March 24, 1979. Her obituary read:
On Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1973 Harry T. of Gibsonia, husband of Minnie McClintock; father of Marion F. Aupke, Dorothy M. McCall, H. Alfred and James J. McAdams; brother of Frank C. and William J. McAdams; also survived by 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Friends received at the HENRY C. BOCK FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw where services will be held on Saturday morning at 11 o'clock.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Friday, February 16, 1973
On Fri., Mar 23, 1979, Minnie McClintock, formerly of Gibsonia, wife of the late Harry T. McAdams, Mother of Marion E. Aupke, Dorothy M. McCall, Alfred and James McAdams; sister of Ruth Corbett. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Friends received 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the BOCK FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, where services will be held on Mon. afternoon at 1 o'clock.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
March 24, 1979
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