Phedora Alice Day

Brief Life History of Phedora Alice

Phedora Alice Day was born on 1 June 1864, in Morgan, Indiana, United States. She married George Thomas Steger on 8 January 1882, in Boone, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She lived in Pike Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Washington Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 7 August 1918, in Broad Ripple Village, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Union Chapel Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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George Thomas Steger
Phedora Alice Day
Marriage: 8 January 1882
Mollie B. Steger
Lenore Inez Steger
Jessie Hazel Steger
Louise Ocal Steger
Icy Olive Steger
Neva Esther Steger

Sources (19)

  • Dora A Steger in household of John Steger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mrs. Dora A Steger - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Mrs. Dora A Steger
  • Phedora Alice Day, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English day(e), dey(e) ‘dairyman or dairymaid’. Originally used only of women, it was later used of men with the sense ‘man in charge of the dairy cattle’. This is probably the most common source of the surname.

English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey. In western England this is probably a pet form of David , but in northern England and perhaps elsewhere also it is a late Middle English variant of Daw, a pet form of Ralph (see Daw , Dakin ).

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh (see O'Dea ).

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

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