Frederick Steer

27 November 1883–13 July 1952 (Age 68)
Bakers Gully, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Steer was born on 27 November 1883, in Bakers Gully, South Australia, Australia, his father, Edward Steer, was 40 and his mother, Matilda Caroline Smart, was 37. He married Violet Nightingale Sparrow on 8 September 1915, in McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 13 July 1952, in South Australia, Australia, at the age of 68, and was buried in Clarendon and Kangarilla General Cemetery, Kangarilla, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Steer
1883–1952
Violet Nightingale Sparrow
1892–1982
Marriage: 8 September 1915
Muriel Edna Steer
1919–2002
Hedley Neil Steer
1920–1999
Lena Beryl Steer
1922–2001
Audrey Grace Steer
1923–2011

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 September 1915
McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia
children

(4)

    Muriel Edna Steer

    Female1919–2002Female

    Hedley Neil Steer

    Male1920–1999Male

    Lena Beryl Steer

    Female1922–2001Female

    Audrey Grace Steer

    Female1923–2011Female

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Steer

    Male1843–1918Male

    Matilda Caroline Smart

    Female1846–1936Female

siblings

(7)

    Eliza Steer

    Female1878–1913Female

    Daniel Steer

    Male1879–1954Male

    Female1882–1942Female

    Male1883–1952Male

    Stephen Steer

    Male1885–1886Male

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1892

Age 9

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 18

First Federal election.
1911

Age 28

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Devon) and German: from Middle English steer, Middle Low German stēr ‘bullock’, hence a nickname for a truculent person or a metonymic occupational name for someone who was responsible for tending cattle.2 South German: from Middle High German ster ‘ram’, probably a nickname for a hard-nosed, stubborn person.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick Steer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Frederick Steer in the Australia, Marriage Index, 1788
  • Australia Birth Index Frederick Steer

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