Ellen Wilson McAdoo

12 May 1915–22 December 1946 (Age 31)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The Life Summary of Ellen Wilson

When Ellen Wilson McAdoo was born on 12 May 1915, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, her father, Senator William Gibbs McAdoo Jr, was 51 and her mother, Eleanor Randalph Wilson, was 25. She married William Alfred Hinshaw on 13 September 1938, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 December 1946, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alfred Hinshaw
Ellen Wilson McAdoo
Marriage: 13 September 1938
Richard Floyd McAdoo Hinshaw
William Gibbs Hinshaw

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1938Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1923 · First Presidential Radio Broadcast
    Age 8
    "On December 6, 1923, President Calvin Coolidge delivered the first presidential radio broadcast. It was covered by 42 stations and became known as the ""State of the Union"" address."
    Age 12
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Northern Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conduibh ‘son of Cú Dhubh’, a personal name or byname meaning ‘black hound’, from ‘hound’ (genitive con) + dubh ‘black’. It is also Anglicized as Cunniff and McNiff .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (9)

    • Ellen Hinshaw in household of William Hinshaw, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Ellen Mcadoo in household of William Mcadoo, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ellen McAdoo Henshaw in entry for William Gibbs McAdoo, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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