Elizabeth Ralston
(1822-1909)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. David B. Steele

Elizabeth Ralston 1

  • Born: 30 Oct 1822, Jamestown, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA 1
  • Marriage (1): David B. Steele
  • Died: 13 Apr 1909, Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA at age 86 1
  • Buried: Oakland Alleys, Waukon, Makee Township, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA 1
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Waukon Iowa, April 14, 1909

Elizabeth Ralston Steele

"The venerable widow of the late David Steele passed to her eternal rest Tuesday, aged 87 years. She was born in Pennsylvania, and had been a resident of this vicinity for many years. The funeral will be held from the house Thursday afternoon at one o'clock, the services to be conducted by Rev. Temple of the M.E. Church."

"Elizabeth Ralston was born Oct, 31, 1822 in Jamestown, Pennsylvania, and died at her home in Waukon April 13, 1909, aged 86 years, 6 months and 12 days. She was married on March 27th, 1845 to David Steele, to which union were born 9 children, all of whom survive their parents.

For 62 years this couple lived together sharing their trails and triumphs of life from which they both rest in peace. Their early married life was spent in Pennsylvania and in April of 1865 they moved to Iowa.

Mrs. Steele was converted early in life and united with the Presbyterian Church in her home town. She was received into the Methodist Episcopal church of Waukon in 1869, under the ministry of Rev. Wicker.

Sister Steele has been an earnest and faithful member of the church of Jesus Christ. He was her comfort and consolation, and in the closing day of her life, a biding companion. She was an affectionate and devoted wife, tender and loving mother, and a tried and true neighbor. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon, Rev, Temple conducting the services." 1


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Elizabeth married David B. Steele. (David B. Steele was born on 19 Apr 1820 in Orange County, New York, USA, died on 23 May 1907 in Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA and was buried in Oakland Alleys, Waukon, Makee Township, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA.)


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Sources


1 Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com/).


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