The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Arthur Carey MajorAge: 82 years18891971

Name
Arthur Carey Major
Given names
Arthur Carey
Surname
Major
Birth August 19, 1889
Birth of a sisterMuriel Ethel Major
March 22, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMiranda Stafford
October 28, 1900 (Age 11 years)
Death of a motherMartha “Mattie” Trees
November 25, 1907 (Age 18 years)
Education
Pharmaceutical Chemist
1912 (Age 22 years)
School or college: Purdue University
MarriageHazel Mae HeckView this family
May 21, 1912 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherBenjamin Trees
November 2, 1915 (Age 26 years)

Military
WWI Draft Registration, Arthur Carey Major
June 5, 1917 (Age 27 years)
Occupation
Detail Man (Drug Sales)
1917 (Age 27 years)
Address: Later in Denver, Colorado
Corporation: Morrison and Deprez
CensusHazel Mae HeckView this family
January 22, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Note:
HF: 253/267, LN: 64/65, SD 7, ED 62, Sheet 11B, Ward 31, 2348 Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, Center Twp, Marion Co, Indiana, USA by Frieda Steinmann Arthur C Major, Head, R/-, M-W-29-M, -/Y/Y, IN-IN-IN, Traveling Salesman - Toilet Goods Co Hazel M Major, Wife, F-W-28-M, -/Y/Y, IN-IN-IN, none
Birth of a daughter
#1
Marcella Jane Major
April 17, 1920 (Age 30 years)
CensusHazel Mae HeckView this family
April 15, 1930 (Age 40 years)
Note:
HF: 279/280, LN: 42/44, SD 3, ED 16-118, Sheet 16A, Block 4330, 2077 Dahlia St, Denver, Denver Co, USA by Sallie A Mahon Arthur C Major, Head, O/10000/R, M-W-40-M-23, N/Y, IN-IN-IN, Manager/Pharmist - Drug Store Hazel M Major, Wife-H, F-W-39-M-22, N/Y, IN-IN-IN, none Marcella J Major, Dau, F-W-9-S, Y/Y, CO-IN-IN, none
Death of a fatherWilliam A Major
July 12, 1937 (Age 47 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Wallace Major
January 14, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Note:
THE SHELBYVILLE REPUBLICAN Monday, January 15, 1940 ILLNESS FATAL TO W. W. MAJOR, COUNTY NATIVE Former Local Newspaperman Who Gained Prominence in Journalism Dies in Illinois ------- William Wallace Major, age 51, prominent newspaper man and former resident of this city, died at 1:30 o'clock Sunday morning at the Edward Hines Jr., Memorial hospital in Broadview, Ill., near Chicago. Mr. Major had been a patient at the hospital for the past year. The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William A. Major, he was born in Washington township on May 22, 1887. He attended the Shelbyville high school and Indiana university. Mr. Major served one year as a lieutenant in the U. S. Army and sawaction in France during the World War. He began his journalistic career as a reporter on the Shelbyville Democrat. He had worked on newspapers in Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Chicago and in the states of Iowa and Texas. Before he become ill he was city editor of the Chicago Times, which position he had held for several years. He also had a number of articles published in various newspapers and magazines throughout the country. On August 5, 1913, he was married to Miss Adele Lammereaude, who survives with two sisters and one brother, Mrs. Joseph N. Kirk, of this city; Miss Ethel Major, of Chicago, and Arthur C. Major, of Denver Col. Several other relativesalso survive. Mr. Major was a member of the First Presbyterian church of this city and Victory Post No. 70, American Legion. The body will arrive here from Chicago at 2:19 p.m. today and will be taken to the Morris H. Sleeth funeral home, where friends may call after 7:00 o'clock this evening. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday monring with Dr. C. A. Bowler, pastor of the First Presbyterian church officiating. Contributed to the RootsWeb Shelby Co, IN obit pages by Phyllis Miller Fleming
Death of a sisterMildred Mae Major
February 23, 1950 (Age 60 years)
Burial of a sisterMildred Mae Major
about February 25, 1950 (Age 60 years)

Death of a sisterMuriel Ethel Major
February 10, 1959 (Age 69 years)

Cause: Cancer
Death November 1971 (Age 82 years)
Cause of death: Emphysema
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 21, 1884Shelby Co, Indiana, USA
13 months
elder sister
20 months
elder brother
2 years
himself
11 years
younger sister
Family with Hazel Mae Heck - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 21, 1912Shelby Co, Indiana, USA
8 years
daughter
… … + Hazel Mae Heck - View this family
wife
step-child
Private