Elizabeth Mary Steins

19 March 1876–19 June 1964 (Age 88)
Otter Creek, Jackson, Iowa, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Mary

When Elizabeth Mary Steins was born on 19 March 1876, in Otter Creek, Jackson, Iowa, United States, her father, Francis T. "Frank" Steins, was 28 and her mother, Catherine Schmidt, was 22. She married James Albert Trude on 5 July 1899, in Jackson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Farley, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 19 June 1964, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.

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James Albert Trude
Elizabeth Mary Steins
Marriage: 5 July 1899
Grace Florence Trude
Mabel Loretta Trude

Spouse and Children

5 July 1899
Jackson, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Francis T. "Frank" Steins


    Catherine Schmidt




    Annie Mary Caroline Steins



    Joe William Steins



    Frank Theodore Steins


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of Staines .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Trude, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Elizebeth Steins in household of Frank Steins, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Elizabeth Stine in household of Frank Stine, "United States Census, 1880"

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