Adelia Steeves

FemaleOctober 1830–1883

Brief Life History of Adelia

When Adelia Steeves was born in October 1830, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Joshua Steeves, was 37 and her mother, Rosanna Jacques, was 33. She married Reuben Smith on 25 September 1851, in New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Elgin, Albert, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years and Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1911. She died in 1883, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Smith
Adelia Steeves
Marriage: 25 September 1851
Joshua Robert Smith
Nellie Smith
William Smith
Mary Smith
John Lewis Smith
Robert Smith
Lavinia Emily Harrison Smith
Joseph Wallace Smith
James Manning Smith
Rev Merritt W Smith
Matilda Smith
July Smith
Tingley Smith
Caty Smith

Sources (18)

  • Delila Banister in household of Thomas Banister, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Adelia Steaves, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Delia Steeves in entry for Celesta Maud Bannister, "Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1851New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1867 · British North America Act

    Age 37

    The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.


    Age 39


    1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

    Age 50

    On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): from a shortened form of Stevens . Compare Steveson .

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

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