Maggie Leah Steckley Swalm was born March 6, 1895 in Whitchurch Township near Stouffville, Ontario. She was the eighth children of fourteen. Her father was Bishop Peter Steckley. In January of 1920, Maggie married E.J. Swalm and moved to the farm at Duntrron where she resided until her death on April 15, 1984.
This article appeared in a somewhat shorter form in the third book of Canadian Brethren in Christ biographies, released in August 2006.
Mark, Beth and Walker, Louann Swalm, "Maggie Leah Steckley Swalm: A Teacher Of Good Things" (2005). Library Staff Presentations & Publications. 9.