William Clyde Steffy

Male22 November 1884–12 October 1961

Brief Life History of William Clyde

When William Clyde Steffy was born on 22 November 1884, in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David McClean Steffy, was 27 and his mother, Christie Anna Bence, was 21. He married Lorena Clara Bortz in 1906, in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Wilmette, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 12 October 1961, in Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Skokie, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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William Clyde Steffy
Lorena Clara Bortz
Marriage: 1906
Genevieve Lorena Steffy
Nancy Mae Steffy
Nellie M Steffy
Lenore D Steffy
Howard Leo Steffy
Richard James Steffy

Sources (19)

  • Wm C Steffy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967
  • William Clyde Steffy, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1906Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

    Age 1

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

    Age 21

    The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Steffey .

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

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