David James Steeples (1873 - 1953)

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David James Steeples
1873 - 1953
updated November 28, 2019
David James Steeples was born on January 27, 1873 in Chicago, Illinois. He was born to Mary Ann Morison Steeples and Francis Oliphant Steeples, with sibling Hellen. He died in April 1953 in Palco, Kansas at age 80.


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David Steeples was born on in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois United States


David Steeples died in in Palco, Rooks County, Kansas United States 67657

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He was driving his tractor (on his farm) when it rolled over on him and killed him instantly.

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at Pleasant View Cemetery, in Palco, Kansas United States



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Mary Ann Morison Steeples
Oct 20, 1847 - Jun 11, 1929
Francis Oliphant Steeples
Mar 4, 1843 - Apr 28, 1881


Hellen Isabel (Steeples) Kroetch
Sep 27, 1879 - Sep 27, 1968
Renton, Washington, United States


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David James Steeples passed away in April 1953 in Palco, Kansas at age 80. He was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Palco, Kansas. David was born on January 27, 1873 in Chicago, Illinois. He was born to Mary Ann Morison Steeples and Francis Oliphant Steeples, with sibling Hellen.
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1873 - 1953 World Events

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In 1873, in the year that David James Steeples was born, on March 4th, Ulysses S. Grant was inaugurated for a second time as President of the United States. Grant ran against Horace Greeley - "go West, young man" - and won 55.6% of the popular vote versus Greeley's 43.8%.

In 1882, when he was just 9 years old, on January 5th, writer and lawyer Charles J. Guiteau was found guilty of the assassination of President Garfield. Guiteau was "offended" because his job applications had been rejected by Garfield's government. He was sentenced to death -although his lawyer plead insanity - and hanged five months later, on June 30th.

In 1895, at the age of 22 years old, David was alive when on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1948, by the time he was 75 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1953, in the year of David James Steeples's passing, actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

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Nellie Steeples
Born: September 1879
Hellen Isabel (Steeples) Kroetch
Sep 27, 1879 - Sep 27, 1968
Renton, Washington, United States
George Steeples
Jun 6, 1884 - August 1962
Madelon H Steeples
Dec 15, 1910 - Feb 10, 2002
Denver, CO
Dolores Steeples
Jul 5, 1937 - Jan 15, 2008
Hackettstown, NJ
Margaret Steeples
Oct 17, 1888 - November 1973
Paterson, NJ
Jack Steeples
Aug 25, 1932 - Sep 16, 1995
Paterson, NJ
Gordon Steeples
Aug 25, 1916 - January 1979
Clamenza Steeples
Jul 4, 1951 - July 1979
Wilbert L Steeples
Jun 16, 1950 - April 1992
Lynchburg, VA
Maria F Steeples
Aug 4, 1953 - Jan 2, 2011
Greensboro, NC
Bobby Steeples
Nov 30, 1946 - July 1977

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