Posted By:Sarah Ulmer
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Subject:Major and Toone 1899 VA & NC
Post Date:February 25, 2001 at 10:18:28
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Forum:Nottoway County, VA Genealogy Forum
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Anna Eliza Toone and Stonewall Jackson Major were married Nov.18, 1899 In Nottoway, VA, She was 17 and he was 36. They were G. Grandma's (Mary Ethel Major Abernathy) parents. Jackson was born in Nottoway, VA. (He is cousins to Thomas Watson Major (Granddaddy George Lewis Majorís father) Major. Anna Eliza Toone was from North Carolina, it is believe that her mother was from Cherokee, NC. Anna's parents were Emma Eliza Toone and John Toone. Jackson' s parents were Mrs. E. Major and Mr. T.C. Major. When Jackson died Anna married a Heasley and moved to PA. They are buried at Rocky Hill Methodist Church on Route 153 in Blackstone, Nottoway County VA. Stonewall Jackson Major was a farmer.

Doris Elizabeth Major Abernathy married Wilson Abernathy, Doris' mom was Ella Myrtle Bates married Charles (Charlie) Major who was Stonewall Jackson Major's (our g.g.granddad's) brother.

Anna Eliza Toone died at Rosebudís house and Hamner (Harding) McMillian funeral home. Anna died of stomach cancer. Her and Stonewall Jackson Major were buried at Rocky Hill Methodist Church on 153 in Blackstone, VA.

Any information would be helpful...I have been stuck a long time.
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