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  • ID: I129711
  • Name: William MAJOR
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 18 Feb 1865 in Moonta, South Australia, Australia
  • Death: 18 May 1943 in Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
  • Note:
    Birth record - Father : Ephraim MAJOR. Mother: Elizabeth RICHARDS. Source : South Australian Births 1842 - 1906 Book: 33 Page: 163 District: Ade.

    Marriage between William Major (Aged : 23, born circa 1865, Status : Single, Father : Ephraim MAJOR), and Edna Scoble (Aged : 21, born circa 1867, Status : Single, Father : John SCOBLE), at the residence of brides parents Cunliffe on the 2/8/1888. Source - South Australian Marriages 1842 - 1916, Book/Page - 156/364 - District Code - Dal.

    Death Registration name : MAJOR, William. Died : 18/5/1943 in Wallaroo, South Australia at age 78 years. Relative listed as . Status : Widowed. Residence listed as : Moonta. Symbol : Died in Hospital or similar institution. Source : South Australian Deaths 1916 - 1972, Book : 663, Page 2488, District Code : Dal

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) 24 May 1924 :
    MAJOR. On the 8th May, at Private Hospital, Kadina, William John Major, of Wallaroo.




    Father: Ephraim MAJOR b: Abt 1842
    Mother: Elizabeth RICHARDS b: Abt 1845

    Marriage 1 Edna SCOBLE b: 2 Aug 1867 in Upper Wakefield, Near Auburn, South Australia, Australia
    • Married: 2 Aug 1888 in Cunliffe, South Australia, Australia
    Children
    1. Has No Children Spencer MAJOR b: 16 Dec 1889 in Bald Hills, South Australia, Australia
    2. Has No Children Ephraim MAJOR b: 8 Jul 1891 in Bald Hills, South Australia, Australia
    3. Has No Children Blanche MAJOR b: 31 Jan 1893 in Bald Hills, South Australia, Australia
    4. Has No Children Elizabeth MAJOR b: 30 Jan 1895 in Bald Hills, South Australia, Australia
    5. Has No Children Edna MAJOR b: 30 Dec 1896 in Bald Hills, South Australia, Australia
    6. Has No Children William James MAJOR b: 9 Dec 1898 in Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
    7. Has No Children Rebecca MAJOR b: 28 Jul 1900 in Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
    8. Has No Children Hugh MAJOR b: 9 Feb 1902 in Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
    9. Has No Children Ivy MAJOR b: 23 Apr 1907 in Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
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