(?) Gatewood

M

Family:

Mary A. Craig (30 Jun 1844 - 22 May 1868)
Copyright by Robert Craig

Elizabeth Rawls Wilson

F, (17 May 1848 - 20 April 1925)
  • Birth*: Elizabeth Rawls Wilson was born on 17 May 1848 Madisonville, Hopkins Co., KY.1,2
  • She was the daughter of William A. Wilson and Nancy L. McGary.
  • Marriage*: Elizabeth Rawls Wilson married Samuel Edward Major, son of Alexander Major Jr. and Helen Craig, on 1 November 1866 Hopkins Co., KY.3,2
  • Death*: Elizabeth Rawls Wilson died on 20 April 1925 Hopkins Co., KY, at age 76.2
  • Burial*: She was buried at the family home Evansville, IN.

Parents:

Father: William A. Wilson b. c 1821, d. 19 Nov 1866
Mother: Nancy L. McGary b. 14 May 1829, d. Sep 1883

Family:

Samuel Edward Major (22 Jun 1844 - 30 Jun 1906)

Children:

William Edward Major+ b. 26 Aug 1867, d. 12 Apr 1936
Joseph Major+ b. 22 Nov 1870
Josephine Major+ b. 22 Nov 1870
James (Laddie) Major b. 27 Feb 1874
Ida Major b. 1879
Carrie Major2 b. 14 Apr 1883

Citations

  1. [S113] Grayson County Frontier Village, The History of Grayson County Texas.
  2. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  3. [S86] Yesterdays Tuckaways.
Copyright by Robert Craig

William Edward Major

M, (26 August 1867 - 12 April 1936)

Parents:

Father: Samuel Edward Major b. 22 Jun 1844, d. 30 Jun 1906
Mother: Elizabeth Rawls Wilson b. 17 May 1848, d. 20 Apr 1925

Family:

Nancy Louise Monroe Alexander (7 May 1874 - 8 Aug 1960)

Children:

Ethel Major+ b. 3 Nov 1896, d. 26 Feb 1951
Anna Elizabeth Major1 b. 28 Jan 1899, d. 1982
Monroe L. Major+ b. 3 Jun 1902
Paul A. Major+ b. 16 Oct 1912

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Nancy Louise Monroe Alexander

F, (7 May 1874 - 8 August 1960)

Parents:

Father: William T. Alexander1 b. 19 Feb 1842, d. 27 Jun 1916
Mother: Susan B. Parson1 b. 18 Mar 1843, d. 22 Mar 1919

Family:

William Edward Major (26 Aug 1867 - 12 Apr 1936)

Children:

Ethel Major+ b. 3 Nov 1896, d. 26 Feb 1951
Anna Elizabeth Major1 b. 28 Jan 1899, d. 1982
Monroe L. Major+ b. 3 Jun 1902
Paul A. Major+ b. 16 Oct 1912

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Ethel Major

F, (3 November 1896 - 26 February 1951)

Parents:

Father: William Edward Major b. 26 Aug 1867, d. 12 Apr 1936
Mother: Nancy Louise Monroe Alexander b. 7 May 1874, d. 8 Aug 1960

Family:

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Anna Elizabeth Major1

F, (28 January 1899 - 1982)

Parents:

Father: William Edward Major1 b. 26 Aug 1867, d. 12 Apr 1936
Mother: Nancy Louise Monroe Alexander1 b. 7 May 1874, d. 8 Aug 1960

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S284] Stanley H. Wilsno, "Wison Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Monroe L. Major

M, (3 June 1902 - )

Parents:

Father: William Edward Major b. 26 Aug 1867, d. 12 Apr 1936
Mother: Nancy Louise Monroe Alexander b. 7 May 1874, d. 8 Aug 1960

Family:

Faye O. (?) (c 1907 - )

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Paul A. Major

M, (16 October 1912 - )

Parents:

Father: William Edward Major b. 26 Aug 1867, d. 12 Apr 1936
Mother: Nancy Louise Monroe Alexander b. 7 May 1874, d. 8 Aug 1960

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Letitia Howell

F, (1763 - 13 May 1833)
  • Birth*: Letitia Howell was born on 1763 VA.1
  • She was the daughter of William Howell Jr. and Letitia Lewis.
  • Marriage*: Letitia Howell married Alexander Major Sr., son of James Major and Mary Paulin, on 24 December 1787 Fauquier Co., VA.1,2,3
  • Death*: Letitia Howell died on 13 May 1833 Hopkins Co., KY, Last deed signed by Letitia was in 1819
    Nancy Loghry has records that this death was 5/13/1833 in KY.1

Parents:

Father: William Howell Jr. b. c 1725, d. 1779
Mother: Letitia Lewis b. c 1729, d. b 1830

Family:

Alexander Major Sr. (30 Sep 1756 - 27 Aug 1835)

Children:

Katherine (Caty) Major+
Martha Major+
Robert Major+ d. c 1845
Sarah Major+
William Major b. c 1789
James S. Major+ b. 1 May 1793, d. 23 Sep 1874
Alexander Major Jr.+ b. Oct 1797, d. 16 Dec 1854
Mary Major+ b. b 1800, d. a 1842

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S202] Frank Corum, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  3. [S252] J. Estelle Stewart King, Abstracts of Wills of Fauquier County, pg. 55.
Copyright by Robert Craig

Katherine (Caty) Major

F

Parents:

Father: Alexander Major Sr. b. 30 Sep 1756, d. 27 Aug 1835
Mother: Letitia Howell b. 1763, d. 13 May 1833

Family:

Thomas Miller

Child:

Eliza J. Miller b. c 1829, d. c 1880

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Thomas Miller

M

Family:

Katherine (Caty) Major

Child:

Eliza J. Miller b. c 1829, d. c 1880

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

William Major1

M, (circa 1789 - )

Parents:

Father: Alexander Major Sr. b. 30 Sep 1756, d. 27 Aug 1835
Mother: Letitia Howell b. 1763, d. 13 May 1833

Family:

Citations

  1. [S86] Yesterdays Tuckaways, pg. 25.
  2. [S189] Frank Corum, "Howell Family Group Sheets."
  3. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  4. [S139] Mrs. Evelyn M. Cox and Mrs. Lalla F. McCulley, Hopkins County, KY - Tax List 1807, Marriages 1807-1869, Pg. 53.
Copyright by Robert Craig

James S. Major1

M, (1 May 1793 - 23 September 1874)
  • Birth*: James S. Major was born on 1 May 1793 VA.2
  • He was the son of Alexander Major Sr. and Letitia Howell.
  • Marriage*: James S. Major married Elizabeth Dumvill, daughter of Richard A. Dumville Sr. and Elizabeth Adam, on 4 December 1817 Hopkins Co., KY.3,4
  • Marriage License*: James S. Major and Jane Stevenson obtained a marriage license on 19 April 1825 Hopkins Co., KY.3
  • Marriage*: James S. Major married Sarah T. Ross on 18 September 1831 Henderson Co., KY.1
  • Death*: James S. Major died on 23 September 1874 Harmony Township, Plymouth, Hancock Co., IL, at age 81 Age 81y, 5mo, 23da.2
  • Burial*: He was buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Harmony Twp., Hancock Co., IL, Copied by Nellie Aleshire about 1961 from grave marker:
    " James Major Died Sep. 23 1874 Aged 81 y. 5 m. 23 d. Farewell dear Husband and Father We ne'er shall see thee more for thou art gone to thy savior while we are left here below ".1

Parents:

Father: Alexander Major Sr. b. 30 Sep 1756, d. 27 Aug 1835
Mother: Letitia Howell b. 1763, d. 13 May 1833

Family 1:

Elizabeth Dumvill (24 Apr 1792 - Apr 1825)

Children:

Martha Majors b. 3 Oct 1818, d. 9 Dec 1862
Albert Major+ b. 8 Aug 1820, d. 26 Mar 1879
Sarah E. Major1 b. 31 Dec 1824, d. 12 Jan 1873

Family 2:

Jane Stevenson
  • Marriage License*: James S. Major and Jane Stevenson obtained a marriage license on 19 April 1825 Hopkins Co., KY.3

Family 3:

Sarah T. Ross (1804 - 28 Oct 1878)
  • Marriage*: James S. Major married Sarah T. Ross on 18 September 1831 Henderson Co., KY.1

Children:

Columbus Major+ b. c 1832, d. a 1880
David Major+ b. c 1834, d. c 1865
Helen Major+ b. c 1837, d. a 1860
Mary F. Major+ b. c 1838, d. a 1870
Henry A. Major+ b. c 1840, d. a 1880
Charles C. Major+ b. c 1843, d. a 1880
Louise Major+ b. 19 Feb 1847, d. 26 Nov 1923

Citations

  1. [S303] Unknown author, "Major Family Records."
  2. [S202] Frank Corum, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  3. [S86] Yesterdays Tuckaways.
  4. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Elizabeth Dumvill

F, (24 April 1792 - April 1825)

Parents:

Father: Richard A. Dumville Sr. b. 19 Jan 1746, d. 30 Nov 1836
Mother: Elizabeth Adam b. c 1765, d. c 1825

Family:

James S. Major (1 May 1793 - 23 Sep 1874)

Children:

Martha Majors b. 3 Oct 1818, d. 9 Dec 1862
Albert Major+ b. 8 Aug 1820, d. 26 Mar 1879
Sarah E. Major4 b. 31 Dec 1824, d. 12 Jan 1873

Citations

  1. [S202] Frank Corum, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S86] Yesterdays Tuckaways.
  3. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  4. [S303] Unknown author, "Major Family Records."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Jane Stevenson

F
  • Marriage License*: Jane Stevenson and James S. Major obtained a marriage license on 19 April 1825 Hopkins Co., KY.1

Family:

James S. Major (1 May 1793 - 23 Sep 1874)

Citations

  1. [S86] Yesterdays Tuckaways.
Copyright by Robert Craig

Martha Major

F

Parents:

Father: Alexander Major Sr. b. 30 Sep 1756, d. 27 Aug 1835
Mother: Letitia Howell b. 1763, d. 13 May 1833

Family:

Citations

  1. [S140] Marian G. Hammers, Kentucky Records - Hopkins County Marriages.
  2. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

James Houghland

M

Family:

Martha Major

Child:

Sara Houghland2 b. c 1834

Citations

  1. [S140] Marian G. Hammers, Kentucky Records - Hopkins County Marriages.
  2. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Robert Major

M, ( - circa 1845)

Parents:

Father: Alexander Major Sr. b. 30 Sep 1756, d. 27 Aug 1835
Mother: Letitia Howell b. 1763, d. 13 May 1833

Family:

Martha Orton (22 Apr 1808 - 22 Sep 1869)

Children:

Sarah J. Major b. c 1827, d. 12 Jan 1873
Catharine Major b. c 1833
Edward Major b. c 1835
John Major b. c 1837

Citations

  1. [S140] Marian G. Hammers, Kentucky Records - Hopkins County Marriages.
  2. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  3. [S139] Mrs. Evelyn M. Cox and Mrs. Lalla F. McCulley, Hopkins County, KY - Tax List 1807, Marriages 1807-1869, Pg. 53.
Copyright by Robert Craig

Martha Orton

F, (22 April 1808 - 22 September 1869)
  • Birth*: Martha Orton was born on 22 April 1808 Hopkins Co., KY.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Orton and Anna Neale.
  • Marriage*: Martha Orton married Robert Major, son of Alexander Major Sr. and Letitia Howell, on 29 January 1826 Hopkins Co., KY.1,2,3
  • Death*: Martha Orton died on 22 September 1869 of typhoid fever, Hopkins Co., KY, at age 61.4
  • Burial*: She was buried at Ashby Cemetery, Hopkins Co., KY.

Parents:

Father: Edward Orton
Mother: Anna Neale

Family:

Robert Major ( - c 1845)

Children:

Sarah J. Major b. c 1827, d. 12 Jan 1873
Catharine Major b. c 1833
Edward Major b. c 1835
John Major b. c 1837

Citations

  1. [S140] Marian G. Hammers, Kentucky Records - Hopkins County Marriages.
  2. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
  3. [S139] Mrs. Evelyn M. Cox and Mrs. Lalla F. McCulley, Hopkins County, KY - Tax List 1807, Marriages 1807-1869, Pg. 53.
  4. [S86] Yesterdays Tuckaways.
Copyright by Robert Craig

Sarah Major

F

Parents:

Father: Alexander Major Sr. b. 30 Sep 1756, d. 27 Aug 1835
Mother: Letitia Howell b. 1763, d. 13 May 1833

Family:

Granville Berry

Children:

Sarah Berry2 b. c 1833
Isabella Berry2 b. c 1839
Margery Berry2 b. c 1845

Citations

  1. [S140] Marian G. Hammers, Kentucky Records - Hopkins County Marriages.
  2. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Granville Berry

M

Family:

Sarah Major

Children:

Sarah Berry2 b. c 1833
Isabella Berry2 b. c 1839
Margery Berry2 b. c 1845

Citations

  1. [S140] Marian G. Hammers, Kentucky Records - Hopkins County Marriages.
  2. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Martha Majors

F, (3 October 1818 - 9 December 1862)
  • Birth*: Martha Majors was born on 3 October 1818 Hopkins Co., KY.
  • She was the daughter of James S. Major and Elizabeth Dumvill.
  • Marriage*: Martha Majors married Elijah Orton, son of Edward Orton and Anna Neale, on 17 December 1849 Hopkins Co., KY.1,2
  • Burial*: Martha Majors was buried at New Salem Methodist Cemetery, Hanson, Hopkins Co., KY.
  • Death*: She died on 9 December 1862 Hopkins Co., KY, at age 44.

Parents:

Father: James S. Major b. 1 May 1793, d. 23 Sep 1874
Mother: Elizabeth Dumvill b. 24 Apr 1792, d. Apr 1825

Family:

Elijah Orton (25 Dec 1806 - 10 Jan 1862)

Citations

  1. [S86] Yesterdays Tuckaways.
  2. [S139] Mrs. Evelyn M. Cox and Mrs. Lalla F. McCulley, Hopkins County, KY - Tax List 1807, Marriages 1807-1869, Pg. 62.
Copyright by Robert Craig

Elijah Orton

M, (25 December 1806 - 10 January 1862)

Parents:

Father: Edward Orton
Mother: Anna Neale

Family 2:

Martha Majors (3 Oct 1818 - 9 Dec 1862)

Citations

  1. [S391] 1850 Hopkins County, Ky Census, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyhopkin/census/1850/index.html
  2. [S216] Ralph Jackson, "Family Group Sheets."
  3. [S139] Mrs. Evelyn M. Cox and Mrs. Lalla F. McCulley, Hopkins County, KY - Tax List 1807, Marriages 1807-1869, Pg. 62.
  4. [S86] Yesterdays Tuckaways.
  5. [S303] Unknown author, "Major Family Records."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Mary Ann Major

F, (1826 - 4 June 1854)
  • Birth*: Mary Ann Major was born on 1826 Hopkins Co., KY.
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Major Jr. and Helen Craig.
  • Marriage*: Mary Ann Major married Henry Groves on 25 March 1847 Hopkins Co., KY.1
  • Death*: Mary Ann Major died on 4 June 1854 Hopkins Co., KY, of flux.

Parents:

Father: Alexander Major Jr. b. Oct 1797, d. 16 Dec 1854
Mother: Helen Craig b. 8 Mar 1805, d. 12 Aug 1884

Family:

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig

Henry Groves

M

Family:

Mary Ann Major (1826 - 4 Jun 1854)

Child:

Citations

  1. [S193] Miss Anna E. Majors, "Major Family Group Sheets."
Copyright by Robert Craig