Thomas Young Steen

1785–16 August 1828 (Age 43)
Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Young

Thomas Young Steen was born in 1785, in Union, South Carolina, United States as the son of William Steen. He married Elizabeth Jewel Howard on 14 November 1809, in Union, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 16 August 1828, in Newton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Young Steen
1785–1828
Elizabeth Jewel Howard
1790–1884
Marriage: 14 November 1809
Eleanor Steen
1812–
Nathan H. Steen
1824–1880
Catherine Steen
1826–
Christopher Young Steen
1814–1885
Jarrett Young Steen
1820–1858

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 1
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union
Age 3
On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 15
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from a reduced form of the personal name Steven .2 North German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: from sten ‘stone’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked with stone: a quarryman, stonecutter, or stonemason. The Swedish surname probably originated as a soldier's name.3 Swedish: from the personal name Sten.

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

Possible Related Names

Steven
Osteen
Steenson
Stehman
Stein
Sten

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