Posted By:Jerri Strombeck
Subject:Re: Adam, O'Connor, Thorpe, Lawlor, Winterhalder, Skenott, Sheehy, Porter, Thornburg
Post Date:April 05, 2013 at 03:01:54
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San Jose Mercury News, 3/16/1919

In San Jose, 3/15, Patrick J. O'Connor, husb of Margaret O'Connor and father of Charles W, Mary J, Annie E, Clara T, Kenneth R, Jane A, Margaret M, and Frank, now in France in the A. E. F., and loving brother to M A McCormack, Mrs. J. M. Thorpe, Thomas O'Connor of Santa Maria, and Sister Catherine of the Holy Family of SF, a native of Canada, age 74 years. St. Joseph's. Interment Santa Clara.

1880 census, Guadalupe, Santa Barbara, California

William Adam 48 Scot Stockkeeper & Farmer
Elizabeth 39 Can
William 18 William Connor 9/16/1861-12/16/1944
Mary 17
Isabella 16
James 14
Charles 12
Thomas 9 Thomas Basil 8/20/1870-10/12/1940
Anastacia 7
Kenneth 6
Catherine 3
John M. Waugh 64 Nova Scotia carpenter

William A. and Elizabeth were married 11/29/1860 in Santa Cruz. He lived in Watsonville and she lived in San Jose.

Margaret was b 1873 and d 1877
Carlyle was b 1882 and d 1952
Ronald was b 1881
Annie Elizabeth was b 1886

Elizabeth died 5/21/1898 in Santa Maria
William Laird Adam d 12/14/1903 in Santa Maria

There's a tree on that has a biographical sketch of William.