Dr. John H. Steele (and Sarah Francis McFerrin), circa 1895

Dr. John H. Steele was born 28 Sep 1830, in Washington Co., Virginia, the s/o Daniel Steele and Nancy Spears.  John was of Irish and German stock.  John graduated from Miami College in 1854.  He and his father came to Olive Hill in 1855 and opened their medical practice.   John married 27 Dec 1857 Sarah Francis McFerrin and they had seven children.  Their children were John, Laura, C.L., George, Nancy, Independence and Lochard.  Dr. Steele was a Mason and a Unionist.  He died 7 Aug 1907 after a long life dedicated to the health and well-being of our Carter Co. ancestors.

Submitted by  Garrett and Sherry Lowe

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