Marcus Freeman Steele Sr

27 March 1871–26 March 1945 (Age 73)
Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Marcus Freeman

When Marcus Freeman Steele Sr was born on 27 March 1871, in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Albert Almon Steele, was 22 and his mother, Ellen Wilson, was 20. He married Vilate Alvira Martyn on 31 December 1907, in Silver City, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Silver City, Juab, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 26 March 1945, in Mammoth, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Eureka Cemetery, Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcus Freeman Steele Sr
Vilate Alvira Martyn
Marriage: 31 December 1907
Robert James Osborne Steele
Grace Julia Steele
Milicent May Steele
Etta Violet Steele
Virginia Pearl STEELE
Marcus Freeman Steele Jr
Daughter Steele
Daughter Steele
Lily Steele
Albert Wayne Steele
Fern Ruth Steele
Robert James Steele

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1907Silver City, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    Age 8
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: John Howard BIRTH 10 Jun 1820 Hertfordshire, England DEATH May 1879 (aged 58) Tintic Junction, Juab County, Utah, USA BURIAL Eureka Cemetery Eureka, Juab County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 171535800 · View Source
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 25
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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    Sources (34)

    • Marcus F Steele in entry for Milicent May Steele, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Marcus Freeman Steele, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mike Steele in entry for Marvel Lockhart Howard and May Milicent Steele, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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