Margaret C Steele

27 June 1894–
North Grafton, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Margaret C

When Margaret C Steele was born on 27 June 1894, in North Grafton, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Gavin Steele, was 22 and her mother, Jane Hay, was 19. She lived in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1920.

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Olney Wright Woodard
1895–1966
Margaret C Steele
1894–

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1927

Age 33

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margarett C Steele in household of Gavin C Steele, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs Margaret C Beaman Woodard in entry for Oney W Woodard, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Maggie C. Steele, "Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915"

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