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Eva Mae Smyth Steele

Como, Henry County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1898 (aged 31–32)
Henry County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Buried in family farm
Memorial ID 15146029 · View Source
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Eva Mae Symth was born MAY 1866 in Como, Henry COunty, TN to John Alex and Elizabeth Jane Berry Smyth.

She married Samuel Steele on 8 MAR 1887 in Henry County, TN.

Thier children were:

Unnamed Boy Steele
Edna Mae Steele (Elven L Kellogg)
William Herbert Steele (Stella Pearl Davis)
Rose Steele (died very young)

She died in 1898 in Henry County, TN from a lung disease. She is buried in an unmarked family plot on a farm in Como, Henry County, TN that no longer belongs to the family.

After Eva died, Samuel raised the two children alone. He did marry again but the marriage only lasted about 2 weeks. Grandma didn't know her name and couldn't find a record of the marriage. The children said she was cruel to them. After he moved his family to Gleason in 1909, Sam drove a produce wagon delivering groceries to rural families.

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  • Maintained by: Sherry Perry
  • Originally Created by: RTB
  • Added: 4 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15146029
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eva Mae Smyth Steele (May 1866–1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15146029, ; Maintained by Sherry Perry (contributor 46947485) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Buried in family farm.