Lizzie O. Steele


Brief Life History of Lizzie O.

When Lizzie O. Steele was born in 1859, in Maryland, United States, her father, William R. Steele, was 32 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Barnes, was 33. She lived in District 9 Franklin, Carroll, Maryland, United States in 1860 and Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States in 1880.

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William R. Steele
Ann Elizabeth Barnes
Wesley A. Steele
Lizzie O. Steele
William R. Steele

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  • William R Steele in household of William R Steele, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lizzie O Steele in household of William R Steele, "United States Census, 1880"

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English stel(e) ‘steel’, perhaps used for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or for a foundry worker.

English: variant of Stile .

Scottish: habitational name from one or more of the places called Steel(e) or Steill in Ayrshire, Berwickshire, and Dumfriesshire, from Scots steel ‘steep bank, spur of a ridge’.

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

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