John McEnroe

by stlucas on February 14, 2017

Birth Name: John Patrick McEnroe, Jr.

Place of Birth: Wiesbaden, Hesse, West Germany (now Germany)

Date of Birth: February 16, 1959

Ethnicity: Irish, English

John McEnroe is an American professional tennis player.

He was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, to American parents, Katherine “Kay” (Tresham) and John Patrick McEnroe, Sr. He has two siblings, Mark and Patrick. They were raised in Douglaston, Queens, New York City.

He has five children, two with his wife, rock singer Patty Smyth, and three with his former wife, actress Tatum O’Neal.

John’s paternal grandparents were John McEnroe and Kathleen. John’s grandfather John was from County Cavan, Ireland. Kathleen was from County Westmeath, Ireland.

John’s maternal grandfather was William J. Tresham (the son of Vincent J. Tresham and Katie). William was born in Kansas, to English-born parents. Katie’s mother was born in Ireland.

John’s maternal grandmother was Florence M. Squires (the daughter of Jetur/Jeter Halsey Squires and Sarah M. Maloney). Florence was born in New York. Jetur was the son of Edwin Halsey Squires and Iantha Payne. Sarah was the daughter of Patrick Maloney and Mary Brown, who were Irish.

Sources: https://blogs.ancestry.com
http://www.si.com

Genealogy of John McEnroe – https://www.geni.com

Genealogies of John McEnroe (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://gw.geneanet.org
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

John’s maternal grandfather, William J. Tresham, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

John’s maternal grandmother, Florence M. Squires, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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madman February 22, 2018 at 11:46 pm

Patty Smith —> Patty Smyth

andrew February 22, 2018 at 5:21 pm
andrew February 22, 2018 at 5:10 pm

John’s maternal grandfather was William J. Tresham (the son of Vincent J. Tresham and Katie). William was born in Kansas, to English-born parents. Katie’s mother was born in Ireland.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMTC-W4T

andrew August 19, 2017 at 5:44 pm

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