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
Mary Campbell Steele
Marriage: 22 March 1859
Mary Josephine Fish
Francis Amelia Fish
Catherine Delphina Fish
Joseph Campbell Fish
John Lazelle Fish
Jessie May Fish

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (6)

    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    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.

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    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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