Michael Majors

18 July 1824–13 September 1893 (Age 69)
Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Michael

When Michael Majors was born on 18 July 1824, in Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Elijah Majors, was 20 and his mother, Catherine Huffaker, was 20. He married Permelia Crowley on 3 March 1852, in Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Taber Township, St. Clair, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 13 September 1893, in Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States.

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Michael Majors
Permelia Crowley
Marriage: 3 March 1852
Nancy Catherine Majors
John Findlay Majors
Elisha W Majors
George Samuel Majors
William Rush Majors
Henry Bascom Majors
Martha Ann Majors
Perry Lee Majors

Spouse and Children

3 March 1852
Clay, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 5

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 6

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 26

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Major 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mikiel Mogars, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Michael Majors, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Michael Major, "United States Census, 1870"

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