Rebecca Steel

Female1807–8 October 1866

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Steel was born in 1807, in Ireland, her father, Alexander Steel, was 37 and her mother, Jane Alexander, was 28. She lived in West Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 October 1866, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Petersburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Steel
Jane Alexander
Eliza Steel
Matilda Steele
Jane Steel
Rebecca Steel
Nancy Steel
John Steele
Margaret Sarah Steel

Sources (2)

  • Rebecca Steel in household of Alex Steel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Steel, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (7)

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 5

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Steele .

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Stahl and Swedish Ståhl or Stål, all meaning ‘steel’.

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

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