Maria Steckley

22 October 1824–26 May 1911 (Age 86)
Mount Joy, Markham, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Maria

When Maria Steckley was born on 22 October 1824, in Mount Joy, Markham, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, Christian Steckley, was 28 and her mother, Veronica "Fanny" Hoover, was 29. She married John Ramer Lehman about 1845, in York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 26 May 1911, in Markham, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 86, and was buried in Wideman Mennonite Cemetery, Markham, York, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Ramer Lehman
1818–1861
Maria Steckley
1824–1911
Marriage: about 1845
Fannie Lehman
1846–1875
Julie Lehman
1861–
Daniel Steckley Lehman
1847–1912
Christian Steckley Lehman
1848–1868
Samuel Steckley Lehman
1850–1931
Susanna Lehman
1853–1912
Matilda Lehman
1854–1923
Anna Lehman
1856–1945
John Steckley Lehman
1858–1934
David S Lehman
1862–1942

Spouse and Children

    John Ramer Lehman

    Male1818–1861Male

    Female1824–1911Female

MARRIAGE
about 1845
York, Ontario, Canada
children

(10)

    Fannie Lehman

    Female1846–1875Female

    Daniel Steckley Lehman

    Male1847–1912Male

    Christian Steckley Lehman

    Male1848–1868Male

    Samuel Steckley Lehman

    Male1850–1931Male

    Susanna Lehman

    Female1853–1912Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1796–1831Male

    Veronica "Fanny" Hoover

    Female1795–1859Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 43

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 45

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 59

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Steckli or Stächeli, from Middle High German steckel(in) ‘small stick, cudgel’ ( see Steck ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maria Lehman, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Maria Lehman, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Maria Lehman in entry for David Lehman and Elizabeth Liedgerwood Hardy, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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