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ILLINOIS Vital Records -
. Birth and death registration started in 1916.
statement source -
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Vital Records
Dr Andrew Theodore Steele
Death: May 27, 1902
Andrew T. Steele (A. T. STEELE, M. D.), physician and surgeon, Ashmore, is a native of Illinois. He was born in Clark Co. June 28, 1844. He is a son of Oliver P. Steele, a native of the city of Philadelphia, who came to Clark Co. in 1837, where he resided till his death, which occurred Oct. 2, 1872. His mother was Nancy K. Twilley, who was born in Kentucky, and came to Illinois with him in 1837.
Dr. Steele was raised on the farm. In 1863, he enlisted in Co. C, 62d 111. Vols., serving til Feb. 1865. He participated in the battles of Little Rock, Pine Bluffs and Fort Smith, Ark., and Fort Gibson, Indian Territory.
Returning from the war, he spent one year in farming, and, in 1867, entered Westfield College, where he remained two years.
During the winter of 1869-70, he attended lectures in Rush Medical College, Chicago, reading medicine the following summer in the office of Dr. Van Dyke, in Ashmore. In the fall of 1871, he returned to the college in Chicago, but the buildings of that institution being destroyed in the great fire in that city, he went to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and there pursued his second course in medicine. He began practice as a physician in Ashmore in 1872, and, in the fall of 1874, returned to Rush Medical College, where he graduated and received the degree of M. D. in February 1875. As a physician, he has been successful, having a large and steadily-increasing practice.
He was married May 14, 1872, to Miss Anna M. Duncan, of Westfield, 111., and has three children — Perry L., Binnie A. and Clifford B.
U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Andrew T Steele
Name: Andrew T Steele
Residence: Mattoon, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 11 Oct 1864
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Illinois
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company C - Illinois 62nd Infantry Regiment on 10 Nov 1864.
Mustered out on 09 Nov 1865.
Death Date: 27 May 1902
Oliver P Steele (1823 - 1872)
Anna Maria Duncan Steele (1846 - 1920)
Louis Perry Steele (1873 - 1903)
Bernice Allen Steele (1875 - 1970)
Clifford Benton Steele (1878 - 1940)
Andrew Theodore Steele (1845 - 1902)
Windfield O Steele (1850 - 1868)
Fanny A Steele (1856 - 1875)