Adelia Steeves

October 1830–1883 (Age 52)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Adelia

When Adelia Steeves was born in October 1830, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Joshua Steeves, was 37 and her mother, Rosana 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
1829–
Adelia Steeves
1830–1883
Marriage: 25 September 1851
Joshua Robert Smith
1851–1933
Nellie Smith
1853–
William Smith
1868–
Mary Smith
1870–
John Lewis Smith
1857–1945
Robert Smith
1858–
Lavinia Emily Harrison Smith
1860–1882
Joseph Wallace Smith
1862–1938
James Manning Smith
1864–1931
Rev Merritt W Smith
1867–1926
Matilda Smith
1872–
July Smith
1874–
Tingley Smith
1876–
Caty Smith
1878–

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.
    1869
    Age 39
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    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

    (1997: 1080;2007: 2014; 2010: 2734)English (Lancashire): from a shortened form of Stevens . Compare Steveson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Steves
    Stevens

    Sources (18)

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

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