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 Jesse Pierce Steele

Jesse Pierce Steele

Birth
Washington County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Jun 1920 (aged 91)
Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Sec. A Lot 298 Pos. 7
Memorial ID 133937 · View Source
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Pioneers and Prominent Men Utah p-1182
Steele, Jesse Pierce
(Son of John Steele and Susannah Jackson of Illinois)
Born September 9, 1828, Washington Co., Ill. Came to Utah in 1853.

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah p-1182
Married Nancy Evaline Alexander Oct. 4, 1853, Salt Lake City, UT. (daughter of Horace Martin Alexander, pioneer 1847 with the Mormon Battalion, and Nancy Walker, died 1847, (4Winter Quarters, Neb.) She was born Sept. 1, 1836.

Their children: Horace A. Steele born Sept. 9, 1854 m. Catherine Martin; Jesse Fielding Steele born Oct. 2, 1856 m. Mina Dora Ivie; Louisa D. Steele born Nov. 8, 1858, m. Roswell Bird; Sarah C. Steele born Feb. 22, 1864, m. John Biggs; Daniel W. Steele born July 5, 1866, m. Mod Doo; Adarn(Adam) D. Steele born Feb. 7, 1869, m. Anna____; Mary J. Steele born March 1, 1871, m. Eleanor Taylor; Joseph W. Steele born July 6, 1873; John P. Steele born Sept. 12, 1876, m. Mary Fay; Cora G. Steele born Feb. 11, 1879. Family Salt Lake City and Springville, Utah.

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah p-1182
Married Mary Ann Sornsen May 26, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter and Anna Sornsen), who was born in Denmark.
Their children: Joel P. Steele born Feb. 23, 1877; Luella Steele born Sept. 6, 1879, m. Mr. Young; Henry Steele [p.1183] April 12, 1882; Susannah Steele b. Oct. 11, 1885, m. Mr. Lillie; Walter B. Steele born Aug. 19, 1889. Family home Salina, Sevier Co., Utah.

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah p.,1183
Married Emma M. Buettner Oct. 14, 1908, Manti, Utah (daughter of Eberhardt Buettner and Louisa Reiss, former of Germany and Illinois---married April 2, 1878). She was born March 16, 1881, Belleville, Ill.

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah p. 1183
Presiding elder Springville, Utah, first counselor to bishop; superintendent first Sunday school organized in Utah County, at Springville; president LaPlatta branch in New Mexico. First lieutenant in Walker Indian War 1853; colonel of Nauvoo Legion; captain of the minutemen, the Springville company, in Black Hawk War.


Gravesite Details Cause of Death: Old Age. Veteran of Black Hawk War. Parents: John Steele & Susana Jackson

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  • Maintained by: Kenneth Congrove
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 133937
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Pierce Steele (9 Sep 1828–10 Jun 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 133937, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth Congrove (contributor 48856137) .