Family: MAJOR Charles / MAUD Harriett (F152)

m. 13 Oct 1868


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  • Father | Male
    MAJOR Charles

    Born  21 Aug 1845  Norton, Northants, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Sep 1891  Geraldine, South Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  13 Oct 1868  Norton, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  MAJOR William | F40 Group Sheet 
    Mother  STOCKTON Elizabeth | F40 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    MAUD Harriett

    Born  1 Aug 1845  Byfield, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 May 1902  Geraldine, South Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Other Spouse  CRAFAR James | F238 
    Married     
    Father  MAUD Joseph | F55 Group Sheet 
    Mother  BULL Sarah | F55 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    MAJOR George

    Born  6 Feb 1869  Norton, Northants, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Nov 1948  Stratford, Taranaki, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  WALLACE Sarah Esther | F38 
    Married  30 Apr 1901  Wanganui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    MAJOR Albert Charles

    Born     
    Christened  28 May 1871  Norton, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Jun 1940  Turakina, Rangitikei, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  WHETTON Jessie | F169 
    Married  Oct 1897  Wanganui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    MAJOR William

    Born  22 Sep 1874  Ashburton, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Oct 1938  Paparangi, Wanganui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  KELSEN Eleonore | F145 
    Married  1911   

    Child 4 | Male
    MAJOR Ernest Edward

    Born  21 Sep 1876  Geraldine, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  GREER Mary | F159 
    Married  1900   

    Child 5 | Female
    MAJOR Alice Harriet

    Born  1880  Geraldine, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Nov 1942  Wanganui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  CRAFAR Arthur | F144 
    Married  18 Jan 1898  Wanganui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Female
    MAJOR Susanna

    Born  1882  Geraldine, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 May 1947  Wanganui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  HERON James Alexander | F174 
    Married  12 Jul 1905  Wanganui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    MAJOR Samuel

    Born  13 Jun 1884  Geraldine, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Sep 1961  Wanganui, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

  • Photos
    Major/McChesney. Grave of Charles (and Harriett?) Major, Geraldine.
    Major/McChesney. Grave of Charles (and Harriett?) Major, Geraldine.
    John, David and Margaret Major (gt-grandchildren) and Gregory Major (gt-gt-grandchild) at the unveiling of the headstone on the grave of Charles Major (and possibly of Harriett Major nee Maud).

    Documents
    Crafar/Maud, 1902.
    Crafar/Maud, 1902.
    Death certificate of Harriett Crafar, formerly Major, nee Maud, died Geraldine, 16 May 1902. Harriett's first husband was Charles Major.
    Major/Maud, 1891.
    Major/Maud, 1891.
    Death certificate of Charles Major, died Geraldine, 2 September 1891.

    Headstones
    Major/Maud.
    Major/Maud.
    Margaret standing on the unmarked grave of Charles Major. The three adjacent gravestones are all Grindell.
    Plot: Row 201, plot 213
    Major/Maud.
    Major/Maud.
    Headstone unveiled 11 Feb 2012, Geraldine.
    Plot: Row 201, plot 213
    Major/Maud.
    Major/Maud.
    Location of Major grave; looking towards RSA section and Huffey Street.

    Histories
    54 Notes on Charles Major (1845-1891) and Harriett née Maud
    54 Notes on Charles Major (1845-1891) and Harriett née Maud
    Charles Major born: 21 Aug 1845, Norton, Northants, England. Harriett Maud born: 1 Aug 1845, Byfield, Northants, England. Married: 13 Oct 1868, Norton. Chas Major died: 2 Sep 1891, Geraldine. Harriet Major re-married: 18 Mar 1892, Geraldine, to Jas. Crafer. Harriett Crafer died: 16 May 1902, Geraldine.
    62 Immigrant ships -- Major family ancestors
    62 Immigrant ships -- Major family ancestors
    Ships and dates of voyages to New Zealand of the Spurdle, Wallace, McChesney, Stevenson and Major families and of Maria Litherland.