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30/12/2015
30/12/2015 The CWGC records Samuel as the son of Thomas and Sarah J. Steenson, of Glasslough, Co. Monaghan;
30/12/2015 Private Samuel Steenson was killed in action on 4 October 1916 in Belgium. He was 26 years old.
30/12/2015 Samuel enlisted at Finner Camp, Co. Donegal with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
30/12/2015 The CWGC records Samuel as the husband of Elizabeth Steenson, of Tynan, Co. Armagh.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census shows as 20 years old. He and the family lived in Kiltybegs, Glaslough, County Monaghan. Samuel's father had died. Samuel was still single and working as a labourer.
30/12/2015 Family : Thomas Steenson, Sarah Jane Steenson, Elizabeth Steenson (born about 1882), James Steenson 17 (born about 1884), Robert David Steenson 14 (born about 1887), Samuel Steenson 11 (born about 1890), Maggie Steenson 9 (born about 1892), Thomas Steenson 6 (born about 1895), Mary Jane Steenson 2 (born about 1899).
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records Samuel as 11 years old. The family lived in Kiltybegs, Glaslough, County Monaghan. Samuel's father Thomas was a 'dairy man'.
30/12/2015 Samuel Steenson was the son of Thomas and Sarah Jane Steenson. He was born about 1890 in County Monaghan or Caledon.
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