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Emma Miller Majors

Female 1878 - 1926  (47 years)

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  • Name Emma Miller Majors 
    Born 15 Aug 1878  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Headstone indicates DOB year as 1878
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Mar 1926  Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Mar 1926  Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13062  Rossville
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father Henry H Miller, Sr.,   b. 4 May 1850, Ashtabula County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1916, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Ella M Wyatt Miller,   b. 1852,   d. 1894  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 1876 
    Family ID F2933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jessie L Majors,   b. Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1928, Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 8 Jun 1904  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Kenneth Majors,   b. 20 Apr 1915,   d. 28 May 1915, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Jessie Majors Harding
     3. Margaret Majors Bair
     4. Harold Majors
    Marriage- Miller, Emma-Majors, Jessie
    Marriage- Miller, Emma-Majors, Jessie
    Miss Emma Miller and Mr. Jessie L. Majors were united in marriage, at the home of the bride's parents, Dr. and Mrs. Henry H. Miller, North Main street, Wednesday afternoon, June 8th.

    The invited guests began to arrive at about 2 o'clock and soon filled the spacious parlors of the Miller home. Promptly at the appointed hour Miss Margaret McAdams, stationed in the music room, sang that beautiful ballad entitled "All For You." This was followed by Lohengrin's wedding march played by Miss Anna Wyatt. The bridal couple, preceded by little Lois Eakin, carrying the wedding ring on a bridal rose, and Dr. and Mrs. Miller, came down the broad staircase, through the parlors and to the library. Here, in the bow window, under a canopy of ferns from which was suspended a large marriage bell made of daisies, the bride and groom, and Rev. H.L. Nelson officiating, plighted their troth in solemn reverence. The ceremony will long be remembered by all present for its beauty and tovchful sacredness.

    During the congratulations that followed, Miss Wyatt played "Hearts and Flowers."

    The library was profusely decorated with daisies; asparagus fern curtains draped the windows and festoons of the same hung from the archways. The reception hall was decorated with asparagus fern and white syringas; a wealth of red roses greeted the eye in the west parlor while in the north a lavish display of pink roses were tastefully arranged.

    The bride wore a handsome gown of white chiffon batiste, trimmed with teneriffe laces and carried a bouquet of bridal roses. The groom was garbed in conventional black while the little ring girl was dressed entirely in white.

    The bride was a vision of loveliness as with modest unassuming grace she took her station at the altar. She is a Kansas product; a quiet, sociable, sensible girl with all the accomplishments and womanly virtues that go to make an ideal wife. Her friends are numbered by her acquaintances who shower upon her their choicest benedictions as she enters upon her new station in life.

    The groom is a young businessman of Topeka, who by his [missing] and business ability to the front and commands the admiration and esteem of all who know him.

    A light luncheon was served the guests a the conclusion of the ceremony.

    Dr. and Mrs. Miller were assisted in receiving the guests by Francis M. Crossley and Ella Millard of Topeka. Mrs. Miller wore a costume of blue foulard silk; Mrs. Crossley a black aeolian over black taffeta and Miss Millard, white chiffon and lace.

    Mr. and Mrs. Majors left on the evening passenger for Garnett, Kansas, the boyhood home of the groom, for a few weeks visit. They will take up their residence in Topeka at 313 East 3rd street at the conclusion of their stay in Garnett, where they will be at home to their friends after July 1st. The guests were:

    Mr. and Mrs. D.M. Howard, Mr. and Mrs. I.B. ALter, Mr. and Mrs. U.G. Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Wilt, Mr. and Mrs. M.F. Tatman, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Cless, Mr. and Mrs. C.C. McPherson, Rev. and Mrs. H.L. Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jamieson, Miss Margaret McAdams, Sam C. McAdams, G.P. Pierce, Miss Fannie J. Wilt, Henry B. Miller, C.W. Vorhies, Earl D. Miller, T.E. Reinhardt.

    Among the guests who came from Topeka were: Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Miller, Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Glass, Will C. Chaffe, E.A. Chaney, Emma Stevens, Fred Crossley, Mrs. W.E. McKee, Anna Wyatt, Frances Crossley, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lucas and daughter Helen, Mrs. L.K. Eakin and daughter Lois, Ella Millard, Mr. and Mrs. T.D. Joseph.

    From Belvue were Mr. and Mrs. Nagles and son, Earl.

    [From 8 Jun 1904]
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2018 15:57:46 
    Family ID F2121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Mar 1926 - Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Majors, Emma 1
    Obituary- Majors, Emma 1
    Emma Majors Passed Away Tuesday Eve

    Dr. H.B. Miller received the sad news Tuesday evening of the decease of his sister, Mrs. J.S. Majors who died about 7 o'clock that evening. Her death occurred at the family home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Miller was preparing to leave for Ft. Lauderdale when the sad news arrived.

    The body will be brought to Topeka and the funeral service held in the Potwin Presbyterian church, Saturday. Burial will be in the Rossville cemetery.

    An obituary will be published next week.

    [From The Rossville Reporter, March 11, 1926]
    Obituary- Majors, Emma 2
    Obituary- Majors, Emma 2
    Emma E. Majors
    Emma E. Majors, whose death occurred in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Tuesday, March 9th, was laid to rest in the Rossville cemetery Sunday, March 14.

    Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Potwin Presbyterian church conducted by the Rev. Mr. H.L. Nelson.

    Mrs. Majors was born in Rossville, August 15, 1877, the daughter and eldest child of the late Dr. and Mrs. H.H. Miller, early day settlers of this community.

    She was reared in this community and educated in the Rossville schools and the Bethany college at Lindsborg, Kansas.

    She was united in marriage to Jesse L. Majors, June 8, 1904, and they located at Topeka, where they resided since the exception of three years spent in California.

    In October 1925 the family went to Florida for the benefit of her health.

    Mrs. Majors was a member of the Potwin Presbyterian church and was twice president of the Dorcas society of that church.

    She is survived by the husband, one son, Harold Majors and two daughters, Margaret and Jessie; two brothers, Dr. H.B. Miller and Earl Miller of this community.