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ADAMS/McGEE Melbourne, Victoria early 1900s
« on: Wednesday 02 November 11 08:52 GMT (UK) »
I'm hoping to find descendants of John (Jack) Adams and May Maude McGee. 
Jack was born 1889, his parents were John Adams and Mary Agnes Morgan. 

May was born 1890 Hotham Vic. her parents were John McGee and Christina Petrie.

Jack and May were married 13 Feb 1915 at St Mary's Catholic Church, Ascot Vale, Victoria.  They lived for many years at Brunswick West.  Jack was a shearer.

They had 3 children.  Grace Francesco Adams b 1915.  Morgan John Adams b 1917 and Leonard Adams b 1919.

I can't find a death for May but she doesn't seem to appear in the electoral roll after 1963. 
Jack lived with his son Morgan until his death in 1983, aged 83.  Morgan lived at Fraser St.  Airport West/Niddrie.  He died in 1996.

Morgan may have had 2 sons who could both still be living.  Not sure if I am allowed to put their names here though.  In the electoral rolls one was a welder the other a Butcher.

Kerryn (Northern Victoria)
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Re: Adams/McGee Melbourne, Victoria early 1900s
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 02 November 11 10:09 GMT (UK) »
May died in NSW:

ADAMS MAY MAUDE d.1968 SYDNEY #3210
Parents: JOHN & CHRISTIANIA

Obit:

ADAMS May Maude d. 02 JUN 1968 late of Rockdale   
Sydney Morning Herald 06 JUN 1968      




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Re: Adams/McGee Melbourne, Victoria early 1900s
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 02 November 11 10:47 GMT (UK) »
Wow, thankyou Merlin.  I shall have to try and find out why May was in Sydney.
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Re: Adams/McGee Melbourne, Victoria early 1900s
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 03 November 11 05:59 GMT (UK) »
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I can't find a death for May but she doesn't seem to appear in the electoral roll after 1963.

She doesn't appear after 1954 as the NSW electoral roll listing for a Maud May ADAMS in 1958, 1963 and 1980 is not her.  If you check you will see the name in NSW is Maud [no 'e'] May ADAMS, occupation, machinist and is living with a William George ADAMS.

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They had 3 children. Grace Francesco Adams b 1915.  Morgan John Adams b 1917 and Leonard Adams b 1919.
I shall have to try and find out why May was in Sydney.

Perhaps she was visiting her daughter?

Marriage in Victoria
ADAMS Grace Frances
TAYLOR Geoffrey Francis
Reg#3298

WW2 service summary but NOK is Lawrence TAYLOR.  Died 14 Apr 1941
http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/veteran.asp?ServiceID=A&VeteranID=417782

Australian Electoral Roll
1943
TAYLOR Grace Francesca  131 Cremorne Road, Cremorne  Textile employee

2nd marriage
3441/1947
DELBRIDGE Jack Albert
TAYLOR  Grace Frances
District Waverley

WW2 Service Summary
http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/veteran.asp?ServiceID=R&VeteranID=1045473

Australian Electoral Roll
NSW  1949,1958, 1963, 1968
DELBRIDGE Grace Francesca  15 O'Connell Street Kogarah  Home duties
DELBRIDGE Jack Albert  15 O'Connell Street Kogarah  Estate Agent

1980
DELBRIDGE Grace Francesca  48 Rival Street, Kareela  HD
DELBRIDGE Jack Albert  48 Rival Street  Kareela  Planner

Probate notices for Grace Francesca DELBRIDGE late of Narooma in Jun 2009 -
http://www.ryersonindex.org/

Cheers
Cando





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Re: Adams/McGee Melbourne, Victoria early 1900s
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 03 November 11 06:19 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Cando.  I had found May still living with husband John in the Vic electoral roll.  I hadn't been looking in NSW at all until Merlin found that death.

I had thought the Geoffrey Taylor/Grace Adams marriage may be her but hadn't found further on them.  Thanks heaps for your great find.

Just need to get it all sorted in my brain now  ;)
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Re: ADAMS/McGEE Melbourne, Victoria early 1900s
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 06 January 19 06:30 GMT (UK) »
Hi Kerrynt,
My name is Warren Delbridge, I am Grace Delbridge's son; May Magee's Grandson.
I'm happy to share what little background history I have.

Warm regards,
Warren Delbridge.

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Re: ADAMS/McGEE Melbourne, Victoria early 1900s
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 06 January 19 07:10 GMT (UK) »
Hi Warren and wow thanks for your reply here.
We are 2nd cousins. Our grandparents were siblings.
I have sent you a PM with my contact details
Kerryn (very excited  ;D)
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Re: ADAMS/McGEE Melbourne, Victoria early 1900s
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 06 January 19 08:49 GMT (UK) »
I think Warren may have to make two more posts before he can reply to you pm. Perhaps just say a couple of things to you on here.

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Re: ADAMS/McGEE Melbourne, Victoria early 1900s
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 06 January 19 09:09 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Jennaya I remembered there was something about new members and pms so I wasn't sure if I could even send Warren one.  It worked so I gave my email address in the PM and we've made contact.
Kerryn
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