The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Muriel Ethel MajorAge: 58 years19001959

Name
Muriel Ethel Major
Given names
Muriel Ethel
Surname
Major
Birth March 22, 1900
Death of a maternal grandmotherMiranda Stafford
October 28, 1900 (Age 7 months)
Death of a motherMartha “Mattie” Trees
November 25, 1907 (Age 7 years)
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Note:
HF: 229/307, LN: 41/45, SD 6, ED 130, Sheet 9A, 149 West Hendricks, Ward 2, Shelbyville, Addison Twp, Shelby Co, Indiana, USA by Edward S Van Cleve William A Major, Head, M-W-62-WD, IN-IRE-OH, English, Farmer - Farm Arthur Major, Son, M-W-20-S, IN-IN-IN, English, Pharmacy - Pharmacy Salesman Wallace Major, Son, M-W-22-S, IN-IN-IN, English, Reporter - News Paper Ethel Major, Dau, F-W-10-S, IN-IN-IN, none Minnie Stewart, Servant, F-W-28-S, IN-IN-IN, Servant - House
Death of a maternal grandfatherBenjamin Trees
November 2, 1915 (Age 15 years)

Census January 12, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Note:
HF: 480/428, LN: 18/19, SD 6, ED 105, Sheet 13A, 227 XXchiers, Shelbyville, Addison Twp, Shelby Co, Indiana, USA by Robert H Shaw William Major, Head, O/No, M-W-71-WD, -/Y/Y, IN-IRE-OH, Overseer - Insurance Co Ethel Major, Dau, F-W-19-S, -/Y/Y, IN-IN-IN, Bookeeper - Trust Company
Census April 4, 1930 (Age 30 years)
Note:
HF: 140, LN: 66/68, SD 5, ED 1820, Ward 48, Block 316, Sheet 6B, Apartment Bldg, 951-1/2 Edgecomb Place, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA by Ulrich F Georges(?) William Major, Head, R/68/R/No, M-W-43-M-26, N/Y, IN-IN-IN, Editor - Daily Newspaper Adele Major, Wife-H, F-W-43-M-26, N/Y, IL-France-KY, none Ethel Major, Sister-in-Law, F-W-30-S, N/Y, IN-IN-IN, Accountant - Club
Death of a fatherWilliam A Major
July 12, 1937 (Age 37 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Wallace Major
January 14, 1940 (Age 39 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 49 years)
Burial of a sisterMildred Mae Major
about February 25, 1950 (Age 49 years)

Death February 10, 1959 (Age 58 years)

Cause of death: Cancer
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father
mother
Marriage: August 21, 1884Shelby Co, Indiana, USA
13 months
elder sister
20 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
11 years
herself

Census
HF: 229/307, LN: 41/45, SD 6, ED 130, Sheet 9A, 149 West Hendricks, Ward 2, Shelbyville, Addison Twp, Shelby Co, Indiana, USA by Edward S Van Cleve William A Major, Head, M-W-62-WD, IN-IRE-OH, English, Farmer - Farm Arthur Major, Son, M-W-20-S, IN-IN-IN, English, Pharmacy - Pharmacy Salesman Wallace Major, Son, M-W-22-S, IN-IN-IN, English, Reporter - News Paper Ethel Major, Dau, F-W-10-S, IN-IN-IN, none Minnie Stewart, Servant, F-W-28-S, IN-IN-IN, Servant - House
Census
HF: 480/428, LN: 18/19, SD 6, ED 105, Sheet 13A, 227 XXchiers, Shelbyville, Addison Twp, Shelby Co, Indiana, USA by Robert H Shaw William Major, Head, O/No, M-W-71-WD, -/Y/Y, IN-IRE-OH, Overseer - Insurance Co Ethel Major, Dau, F-W-19-S, -/Y/Y, IN-IN-IN, Bookeeper - Trust Company
Census
HF: 140, LN: 66/68, SD 5, ED 1820, Ward 48, Block 316, Sheet 6B, Apartment Bldg, 951-1/2 Edgecomb Place, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA by Ulrich F Georges(?) William Major, Head, R/68/R/No, M-W-43-M-26, N/Y, IN-IN-IN, Editor - Daily Newspaper Adele Major, Wife-H, F-W-43-M-26, N/Y, IL-France-KY, none Ethel Major, Sister-in-Law, F-W-30-S, N/Y, IN-IN-IN, Accountant - Club
Note
Aunt "Ethel", as she was known to the family, was like a sister to H. Major Moberly, son of Mildred May and Harry M. Moberly.