- Birth Date
- 21 March 1821
- Death Date
- 31 December 1903
His birth and death dates are confirmed by his obituary and the inscription on his gravestone.
- Age at Departure: 26
- Head of Household
- Find a Grave (Website)
- John Steele journal, 24 May-30 July 1847, John Steele reminiscences and journals, 1846-1898.
- Norma Baldwin Ricketts, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996), 23.
- “Panguitch. Death of John Steel,” Deseret News, 4 Feb. 1904, 14.