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.
In 1880, a young Lewis and Etta May are living with their mother Laura and maternal grandparents, John and Mary Chamberlain, in Cape Vincent.
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.
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.
On December 3, 1908, Lewis and Pearl welcome twins Merton and Mary.
In 1920, Lewis and Pearl with their six children living on the family farm in Brownville Township.
Lewis Day Majo died six days before Christmas in 1955. He was 82 years old.