Mary Steele

about 1768–
Holywood, County Down, Ireland

The Life of Mary

When Mary Steele was born about 1768, in Holywood, County Down, Ireland, her father, Arthur Steele, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Greenfield, was 33. She married Dan Saires about 1810.

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Dan Saires
Mary Steele
Marriage: about 1810

Spouse and Children

about 1810
Eirsher Scotland

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (4)


Age 30

Battle of Antrim.

Age 30

The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.

Age 71

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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