Mary Campbell Steele

23 December 1840–12 December 1874 (Age 33)
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Campbell

When Mary Campbell Steele was born on 23 December 1840, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, her father, John Steele Jr., was 19 and her mother, Catherine Campbell, was 24. She married Thomas LeFevre in February 1856, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. She died on 12 December 1874, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Fish
1840–1926
Mary Campbell Steele
1840–1874
Marriage: 22 March 1859
Mary Josephine Fish
1860–1923
Francis Amelia Fish
1862–1940
Catherine Delphina Fish
1864–1934
Joseph Campbell Fish
1866–1904
John Lazelle Fish
1868–1931
Jessie May Fish
1872–1911

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1859Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1843
    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Stile
    Steel

    Story Highlight

    STEELE, Mary Campbell (b1840) Mary Steele, the Little Girl with the Mormon Battalion

    Mary Steele, the little girl who accompanied her father and mother on the march of the Mormon Battalion was born December 23, 1840 in Belfast, Ireland. According to the diary of her husband, Joseph Fi …

    Sources (37)

    • Mary Steele in entry for John Lazelle Fish, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary Steele in household of John Steele, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Steel in entry for H L Kocher and Frances Fisb Crafts, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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