Henry Theodore Major

Brief Life History of Henry Theodore

When Henry Theodore Major was born on 15 October 1885, in Scotland, Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada, his father, Louis Beautron dit Major, was 23 and his mother, Anna Dicaire, was 18. He married Celia Allard on 9 September 1907, in Tomahawk, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Tomahawk, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 December 1936, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Tomahawk, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States.

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Henry Theodore Major
Celia Allard
Marriage: 9 September 1907
Stella Anna Major
Marian Celia Major
Henry Theodore Major Junior
Helen Marie Major

Sources (14)

  • Henry F Major, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Major, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Henry Theodore Major, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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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.

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