Mary Catherine Steele

29 January 1800–1863 (Age 62)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Steele was born on 29 January 1800, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, her father, James Steele, was 27 and her mother, Esther Rachel Dunn, was 12. She married William Stone on 11 May 1815, in Wythe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1863, in Pulaski, Pulaski, Virginia, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

William Stone
1794–1855
Mary Catherine Steele
1800–1863
Marriage: 11 May 1815
James Steven Stone
1817–1884
Rachel E. Stone
1841–1923
Malissa Stone
1819–1880
William Stone
1826–1894
John Stone
1828–
Letteria Stone
1829–
Mary Jane Stone
1831–
Francis Marion Stone
1834–1863
Clluto Stone
1837–
Charles Stone
1839–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 May 1815
Wythe, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    James Steven Stone

    Male1817–1884Male

    Malissa Stone

    Female1819–1880Female

    William Stone

    Male1826–1894Male

    John Stone

    Male1828–Male

    Letteria Stone

    Female1829–Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 12

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Steele in entry for Rachel Smith, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Mary Steele in entry for John Stone, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • Mary Stone in entry for William Pollard and Mary Stone, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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