Iola Steele

19 March 1911–4 September 1994 (Age 83)
Montgomery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Iola

When Iola Steele was born on 19 March 1911, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States, her father, Nathaniel A Steele, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Catherine Dunn, was 33. She had at least 3 sons with Robert Lee Watts. She lived in Richmond, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Marks Creek Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 4 September 1994, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in United States.

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Robert Lee Watts
Iola Steele
Calvin Lee Watts
Richard Harvey Watts
Robert Louis Watts

Spouse and Children

    Robert Lee Watts





    Calvin Lee Watts


    Richard Harvey Watts


    Robert Louis Watts


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 7

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sola Vodessa Watts in household of Robert Lee Watts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Iola Steele in household of Nathaniel A Steele, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Iola Steele in household of Nathaniel Steele, "United States Census, 1920"

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