Georgia Ellen Steffey

3 April 1913–2003 (Age 89)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Georgia Ellen

When Georgia Ellen Steffey was born on 3 April 1913, in Wythe, Hampton, Virginia, United States, her father, Stephen Josiah Steffey, was 33 and her mother, Effie Margaret Litz, was 33. She married Paul McKinley Patton on 9 October 1937, in Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Blacklick, Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Speedwell Magisterial District, Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died in 2003, at the age of 90.

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Paul McKinley Patton
Georgia Ellen Steffey
Marriage: 9 October 1937
Danny Mckinley Patton
Shirley Virginia Patton

Spouse and Children

9 October 1937
Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia, United States


    Danny Mckinley Patton


    Shirley Virginia Patton


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 4

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Steffi, from a pet form of the personal name Steffen, a German vernacular form of Latin Stephanus ( see Steven ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Georgia E Steffey in household of Floyd C Testerman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Georgia Patton in household of Paul Patton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George E Steffey in household of Stephen J Steffey, "United States Census, 1920"

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