Margaret Catharine Steele

24 November 1845–31 October 1929 (Age 83)
Dover Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States

The Life of Margaret Catharine

When Margaret Catharine Steele was born on 24 November 1845, in Dover, Lafayette, Missouri, United States, her father, Chester Steele, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Edwards, was 27. She married John Mason Craig on 3 March 1870, in Dover Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lexington, Lexington Township, Lafayette, Missouri Territory, United States in 1900 and Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 October 1929, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Machpelah Cemetery, Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mason Craig
1848–1929
Margaret Catharine Steele
1845–1929
Marriage: 3 March 1870
Charles Steele Craig
1871–1941
Cornelia Bowen Craig
1873–1960
Oliver Braiden Craig
1874–1955
Comelia Craig
1875–
Harrison Craig
1877–1879
Hugh Craig
1878–1879
Sarah Chambers Craig
1880–1949
Elizabeth Farris Craig
1881–1966
Carrie Wilson Craig
1883–1883
George L Craig
1886–1968
Ruth A Craig
1889–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 March 1870
Dover Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States
children

(11)

    Charles Steele Craig

    Male1871–1941Male

    Female1873–1960Female

    Male1874–1955Male

    Comelia Craig

    Female1875–Female

    Harrison Craig

    Male1877–1879Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Chester Steele

    Male1805–1858Male

    Elizabeth Edwards

    Female1818–Female

siblings

(8)

    Charles Joseph Steele

    Male1839–1864Male

    Sarah Jane Steele

    Female1841–1912Female

    Elizabeth Steele

    Female1843–Female

    Female1845–1929Female

    John Palmer Steele

    Male1847–1856Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1864

Age 19

Historical Boundaries - 1864: Missoula, Idaho Territory, United States; 1864: Deer Lodge, Idaho Territory, United States; 1864: Deer Lodge, Montana Territory, United States; 1881: Silver Bow, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Silver Bow, Montana, United States
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 22

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Margaret Steele in household of Elizabeth Steele, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret C Steele in household of Chester Steele, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Maggy Craig in household of John M Craig, "United States Census, 1880"

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