Leightty Steen

7 May 1853–28 December 1917 (Age 64)
West Newton, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Leightty

When Leightty Steen was born on 7 May 1853, in West Newton, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William D. Steen, was 29 and his mother, Susan Musgrave, was 21. He married Martha Ann Beeler on 5 May 1878, in Webster, Rostraver Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and North Belle Vernon, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 28 December 1917, at the age of 64, and was buried in North Belle Vernon, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Leightty Steen
1853–1917
Martha Ann Beeler
1850–1924
Marriage: 5 May 1878
Frank Hall Steen
1879–1933
Earle Hazlett Steen
1883–1955
Lillian Beeler
1886–1887
Harriet Catherine Steen
1889–1974

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1878Webster, Rostraver Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 10
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 17
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 4926;2007: 9861; 2010: 12989)North German, Norwegian, and Danish; Swedish (also Steén and Stéen); Dutch and Flemish (also Van der Steen): from Middle Low German stēn, Old Norse steinn (Danish and Swedish sten) ‘stone’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked with stone (quarryman, stonecutter, or stonemason). As a Swedish name it is mainly habitational name from a placename, such as Stenby, containing the word sten ‘stone’; it can also be from the personal name Sten, with the same meaning. Compare Sten .English: from the Middle English personal name Steyne (Old Norse Steinn, Sten, meaning ‘stone’).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Stehman
    Stain
    Staines
    Sten

    Sources (11)

    • Leighty Steen in household of Wm Steen, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Leighty Steen in entry for Frank Hall Steen and Ada Griffith Teggart, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Leightty Steen in household of William Steen, "United States Census, 1870"

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