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Majors, Walter Edward
LAST: Majors FIRST: Walter MID: Edward
BORN: 6 May 1886 DIED: 24 Dec 1956 BURIED: 27 Dec 1956
OCCUPATION:  Farmer; Carpenter
BIRTH PLACE:  Freind, Saline Co., Nebraska
DEATH PLACE: Albany, Linn Co., Oregon
OSBH DC (Linn 1957) #14413 – Walter Edward Majors, male, married (Karaline Majors), carpenter, b. 6 May 1886 in Friend, Neb., d. 24 Dec 1956 in Albany (Willamette Hosp) at the age of 70 y’s 7 m’s 16 d’s, name of father Samuel Majors, maiden name of mother Sarah Adams, interment 27 Dec at Marion, undertaker Wendel E. Weddle, informant Karaline Majors (wife)1900 NE CENSUS - Walter E. Majors, age 14, b. May 1886 in Nebraska, is enumerated with father Samuel C., age 38, occupation plasterer, b. Jun 1862 in Illinois, and his wife of 15 years, Sarah A., mother of 6 children 5 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Aug 1862 in Illinois, along with Floyd W., age 12, b. Nov 1888 in Nebraska, George E., age 10, b. Apr 1889 in Nebraska, Fredie H., age 4, b. Nov 1896 in Nebraska, and Allen, age 2, b. Aug 1897 in Nebraska.
1930 KS CENSUS - Walter E. Majors, age 45, married at age 34, occupation farmer, b. Nebraska, is enumerated with wife Karoline, age 38, married at age 28, b. Nebraska, along with his father Samuel, age 69, widowed, occupation farmer, b. Illinois, brother George E., age 38, single, occupation farmer, b. Nebraska, and brother Fred H., age 34, divorced, occupation farmer, b. Nebraska.
Cancer Kills Marion Man
MARION, Dec. 25—Walter Edwards Majors, 70, died of cancer Monday in an Albany hospital. He was a resident of Marion for many years.
Majors was born May 6, 1886 in Friends [Friend], Neb., and made his living in Marion as a carpenter.
He is survived by his widow, Karaline Majors, Marion; two sons, Lloyd Majors, Baldwin Park, Calif.; Wilbur Majors, Azusa, Calif.; aunt, Josephine Hopper, Marion; and two brothers, George and Allen, both of Russell Springs, Kan.
Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Friends Church with interment in Marion Cemetery under direction of the Weddle Funeral Home, Stayton. 
Oregon Statesman 26 Dec 1956 4:5 

W.E. Majors Dies at Albany
Stayton - Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Friends church at Marion for Walter Edwards Majors, 70, who died of cancer Monday in an Albany hospital. Burial will be in the Marion cemetery under direction of the Weddle Funeral chapel, Stayton.
Mr. Majors, a carpenter, was born at Friends, Neb., May 6, 1886.
Surviving are his wife, Karaline, Marion; two sons, Lloyd, Baldwin Park, Calif., and Wilbur Majors, Azusa, Calif.; an aunt, Josephine Hopper, Marion; and two brothers, George and Allen Majors, Russell Springs, Kan.
Capital Journal 26 Dec Sec. 4, pg 4:7
Walter Edward
1886 – 1956
(shares marker with K. Lena)
OSBH DC (Linn County 1956) #14413
1900 NE CENSUS (Nemaha Co., Brownville, ED 89, sheet 5A)
1930 KS CENSUS (Logan Co., Russell Springs, ED 11, sheet 1A)
OS 26 Dec 1956 4:5
CJ 26 Dec Sec. 4, pg 4:7
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