Frances Steptoe

3 July 1896–25 May 1964 (Age 67)
Texas, United States

The Life of Frances

When Frances Steptoe was born on 3 July 1896, in Texas, United States, her father, Henry Steptoe, was 56 and her mother, Caroline Turner, was 36. She died on 25 May 1964, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Henry Steptoe
1840–
Caroline Turner
1860–1933
Joe Steptoe
1882–1962
Rena Steptoe
1883–
John Steptoe
1884–1932
Mancy Steptoe
1885–
Lee Steptoe
1886–
Flemmon Steptoe
1888–
Mark Steptoe
1889–
Bennie Steptoe
1891–1971
John Steptoe
1892–
Washington Steptoe
1894–
Albert Steptoe
1896–1976
Frances Steptoe
1896–1964
Mollie Steptoe
1900–1960
William Steptoe
1907–1943

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Steptoe

    Male1840–Male

    Caroline Turner

    Female1860–1933Female

siblings

(14)

    Male1882–1962Male

    Rena Steptoe

    Female1883–Female

    John Steptoe

    Male1884–1932Male

    Mancy Steptoe

    Female1885–Female

    Lee Steptoe

    Male1886–Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 5

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 18

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English step ‘step’ + toe ‘toe’, perhaps for someone who treads lightly.

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

Sources (1)

  • Frances West, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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