Women / Persons ~ P11061

Katharine Steel

Alternate Names:
  • Katharine Fisher
  • Katy of the Fort
  • Witty Katy of the Fort
Gender: Female
Life Dates: d. 1785
  • Adventure, physical feat or survival
  • American (US)
  • Frontierswoman
  • Mother, model of family life
  • widow
Note: Defended fellow settlers from raids by Natives; cared for family in the wilderness after husband died; encouraged sons to fight in the Revolutionary War
persons with degrees of separation from Katharine Steel