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Lewis Day Majo circa 1900

Lewis Day Majo

4 April 1874 - 19 December 1955

My Great Grandfather

Lewis Day Majo was a native of Cape Vincent, New York and spent his entire life in Northern New York, working primarily as a farmer.

He married Pearl Angell at the age of 23 in 1897. The couple would go on to have a large family of six children -- Lewis Carl, Clara, Alvah, Merton, Mary, and Bruce.

Explore the time of events and milestones of his life in the documents below:


Just 15 months old, Lewis Day Majo appears in his first census, taken on June 16, 1875 in Cape Vincent.

Majo family in the 1875 New York Census


In 1880, a young Lewis and Etta May are living with their mother Laura and maternal grandparents, John and Mary Chamberlain, in Cape Vincent.

Majo family in the 1880 Census, Cape Vincent, New York


Announcement of the marriage of Lewis Day Majo and Pearl Angell at the Angell family home at Fox Creek, Three Mile Bay, New York on November 3, 1897.

Watertown Re-Union, November 17, 1897


The young couple living in the Town of Lyme at the time of the 1900 census -- about one month before the birth of their first child Lewis Carl Majo.

1900 Census, Town of Lyme, New York


On December 3, 1908, Lewis and Pearl welcome twins Merton and Mary.

Pearl Angell Majo with her twins Mary and Merton, born December 1908


In 1920, Lewis and Pearl with their six children living on the family farm in Brownville Township.

Majo family, 1920 Census


Lewis Day Majo died six days before Christmas in 1955. He was 82 years old.

Watertown Daily Times, December 20, 1955

Lewis Day Majo
Pearl Angell
(married 1897)
Lewis Carl (1900) • Clara (1902) • Alvah (1905) • Merton (1908) • Mary (1908) • Bruce (1913)

Lewis Day Majo at Riverside Cemetery, Cape Vincent