Major, William Leonidas 1a

Birth Name Major, William Leonidas
Gender male
Age at Death 72 years, 5 months, 13 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 10 Aug 1869 Washington, Missouri, United States of America    
Census 15 Apr 1910 Perry, St. Francois, Missouri, United States of America William Major Household, 1910 Census 2a

State (or Territory) of: Missouri

County of: St. Francois

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 11

Enumeration Dist. No.: 88

Sheet No.: 12A

Division of County: Perry township

Enumeration Date: 23 April 1910

Name: Major, William

Relationship to head: head

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 40

Single, married, widowed or divorced: M

Years of present marriage: 19

Place of birth: Missouri

Place of birth of father: United States

Place of birth of mother: United States

Able to speak English; if not, language spoken: English

Occupation: Teamster

Nature of industry: Cattle Company

Employer, employee or working on own account: W

Out of work: no

Weeks out of work in 1909: 0

Able to read: yes

Able to write: yes

Home owned or rented: O

Owned free or mortgaged: F

Farm or house: H

Census 1 Apr 1940 Union, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States of America William L. Major Household, 1940 Census 3a

State of: Missouri

County of: Ste. Genevieve

Division of County: Union township

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 8

Enumeration Dist. No.: 97-10

Sheet No.: 6A

Enumeration Date: 22 & 23 May 1940

Name: Major, William L.

Home Owned/Rented: R

Home value/monthly rental: 4

Farm?: yes

Relationship: head

Sex: M

Color/Race: W

Age at Last Birthday: 70

Marital Status: M

Attended school/college since March 1, 1940: no

Highest grade completed: 4

Place of birth: Missouri

City (April 1, 1935): Flat River

County: St. Francois

State (Territory/Country): Missouri

On a Farm (Y/N): no

At Work during week March 24-30: yes

# hours worked during week March 24-30, 1940: 40

Occupation: Farm hand

Industry: Farm

Class of worker: OA

# weeks worked in 1939: 52

Amount of money, wages, salary in 1939: 0

Income of more than $50 from other sources?: yes

Number of Farm Schedule: 100

Death 23 Jan 1942 Bonne Terre Hospital, Bonne Terre, St. Francois, Missouri, United States of America   4a
Burial 25 Jan 1942 Parkview Cemetery, Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States of America    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Major, Charles
Mother Farr, Lisa
         Major, William Leonidas 10 Aug 1869 23 Jan 1942


Family of Major, William Leonidas and Farrow, Elizabeth

Married Wife Farrow, Elizabeth ( * 28 Oct 1870 + 23 Apr 1914 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Major, Luther Eugene3 Jul 189110 Feb 1962
Major, Frances27 Jan 18956 Aug 1980
Major, Stella6 Mar 189920 Jan 1984
Major, Lena Bertha1 Jul 1902
Major, Thomas Lee29 Dec 19052 Feb 1912

Family of Major, William Leonidas and Wallis, Susan Emmalina

Married Wife Wallis, Susan Emmalina ( * 26 Aug 1886 + 15 Apr 1965 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1915      
Name Birth Date Death Date
Radford, Pearl19 Apr 191430 Nov 1992
Major, William Benfer26 Sep 19167 Oct 1973
Major, Nadine15 Dec 192126 Sep 2001
Major, Lester17 Jul 192814 Apr 2009

Family Map

Family Map

Source References

  1. Find A Grave
      • Page: Memorial ID 62134846
  2. U.S. 1910 Federal Census
      • Date: 15 Apr 1910
      • Page: Missouri, Supervisor's District 11, Enumeration District 88, Sheet 12A, Lines 17-22
      • 1910 Census, Perry township, St. Francois county, Missouri
  3. U.S. 1940 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Apr 1940
      • Page: Missouri, S.D. 8, E.D. 97-10, Sheet 6A, Lines 27-29
      • 1940 Census, Union township, Ste. Genevieve county, Missouri
  4. Missouri State Archives: Missouri Digital Heritage : Death Records Certificates
      • Page: 1942-7734
      • Death Certificate, William Lee Major

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