George Steele, I (1589 - 1663) MP

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Birthplace: Fairsted, Essex, England
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Managed by: Thomas M. Clifford
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About George Steele, I

Biographical Summary:

George Steele, brother of John; Cambridge, 1632-3; freeman, Massachusetts, May 14, 1634; an original proprietor of Hartford; his home-lot, in 1639, was on the west side of what is now Washington St., extending from the present Capitol Avenue to Park St. He served in the Pequot War; was chosen surveyor of. highways, 1641, 1651; townsman, 1644. He died in 1664, "very aged;" inventory £131. 6. 10. His will names his brother, John.

Children:

i Elizabeth; married Thomas Watts, May 1, 1645; died February 25, 1684-5.

ii James, Hartford; born about 1623 ("aged about 58," June, 1681); married (1) Ann Bishop, daughter of John, of Guilford; townsman, 1655, 1660, 1664; fought against the Pequots in 1657-8; appointed commissary in the King Philip War, .1675, and allowed £50 per annum for his services; he was also employed to lay out the bounds of several towns. His wife died in 1676, and he in. (2) Bethia, widow of Samuel Stocking, and daughter of John Hopkins. She died before November 1695; he died 1712.

iii. Richard; died 1639 (without children.).

iv. Martha; married John Hannison, or Henderson, of Hartford.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 262. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

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George Steele, I's Timeline

1580
March 1, 1580
Basildon, UK
1589
April 1589
Fairsted, Essex, England
1610
1610
Age 20
Fairsted, Essex, England
1612
1612
Age 22
Basildon, England
1614
February 1, 1614
Age 24
Fairsted, Essex, England
February 1, 1614
Age 24
Fairsted, Essex, England
February 1, 1614
Age 24
Fairsted, Essex, England
1615
1615
Age 25
Basildon, UK
1618
1618
Age 28
Essex, England
1620
1620
Age 30
Fairsted, Basildon, England