Florence Myrtle Steele

25 November 1892–1976 (Age 83)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Florence Myrtle

When Florence Myrtle Steele was born on 25 November 1892, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, her father, Henry Steele, was 40 and her mother, Alice Armina Antcliff, was 37. She married Leroy Foulk Talley about 1914, in Bethel Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Wilmington Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1900 and Chichester MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died in 1976, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Leroy Foulk Talley
Florence Myrtle Steele
Marriage: about 1914
Alice H. Talley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1914Bethel Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain
    Age 1
    The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    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.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 24
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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 (11)

    • Florence Steele in household of Henry Steele, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Florence M Steele in household of Amelia F Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Florence M Steele in household of Harry Steele, "United States Census, 1910"

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