Mt grt grandfather Thomas McEvoy (McAvoy, MacAvoy) born in Saltcoats,Ayrshire Scotland about 1830. Was in Brooklyn NY by 1857 to father son John, first wife unknown, but also Scotland born.
Naturalized 1862. Married Alice Mulholland of Sligo Ireland about 1867; had children Anna about 1868, Thomas Francis Dec 1870, Alice about 1873. Thomas Sr. died Feb 14 1894 on Walworth Street in Brooklyn NY age "about 60," probably 64. He was first a blacksmith, then coachman. Thomas Francis is my grandfather.
Anyone following particularly the children of John? They were Edward, James, Susan and Francis.