Enoch Elsman Major

about 1840–28 December 1850 (Age 10)
London, England

The Life Summary of Enoch Elsman

When Enoch Elsman Major was born about 1840, in London, England, his father, William Warner Major Sr., was 36 and his mother, Sarah Celestia Coles, was 29. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 28 December 1850, at the age of 10.

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Family Time Line

William Warner Major Sr.
1804–1854
Sarah Celestia Coles
1811–1888
William Warner Major Jr.
1836–1894
Henry Coles Major
1837–1842
Enoch Elsman Major
1840–1850
Fannie Major
1842–1844
Joseph Smith Major
1844–1872
Constantia Major
1847–1849
Sarah Celestia Major
1849–1854
Enoch Helaman Coles Major
1850–1853

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (1)

1846
Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the personal name Malg(i)er, Maug(i)er, an Old French form of ancient Germanic Madalgar(i) (see Mauger ).Hungarian: from a shortened form of majorosgazda (see Majoros ) or a derivative of German Meyer .Polish, Czech, and Slovak: from the military rank major (derived from Latin maior ‘greater’), a word related to English mayor and the German surname Meyer .

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

Possible Related Names

Mauger
Maslin
Moger
Majors
Mager
Majure

Sources (3)

  • Enoch Majer in household of William W Majer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1850 Census Utah William Warner Major Family
  • Enoch Elsman Major, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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