Lena Steele (1895 - 1981)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Lena Steele’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Lena so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Lena’s biography.

Lena Steele Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Lena Steele and her immediate Steele family. Add to Lena Steele's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Lena.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Lena Steele? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Lena finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Lena attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Lena did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Lena Steele is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Lena's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Lena's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Lena a religious woman? Add Lena’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Lena during various points of her life.

Timeline

1895 - In the year that Lena Steele was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

1911 - She was 16 years old when the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

1949 - At the age of 54 years old, Lena was alive when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

1959 - At the age of 64 years old, Lena was alive when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1981 - In the year of Lena Steele's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

Lena Steele Family Tree

Who was Lena’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Lena’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Lena's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Lena Steele
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Lena's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Lena Steele is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Lena Steele passed away in August 1981 at 86 years old. There is no known cause of death. She was born on April 13, 1895. We are unaware of information about Lena's surviving family. We know that Lena Steele had been residing in Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Lena Steele? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Lena is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Lena Steele

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources