We have a John ADAMS (b.abt1840/50) originally from Antrim, North Ireland, who was allegedly a commercial traveler and lived at Birkenhead.lived in Birkenhead, Cheshire. He had a brother Nathaniel also in Liverpool, and there were other siblings. We are connected to other ADAMS offspring in Wirral and Wallasey...now in Australia. have photo of John A early 1900's, with a white pointy beard.
I am also related to SHAW from Manchester (as attached) through Edmund Buckley Shaw (c.11 Aug 1852-Manchester Cathedral,Lancashire,England;d.Abt 1931).
Does this connect to you? Mike Adams firstname.lastname@example.org