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James Steele

Also Known As: "Steel"
Birthplace: Fairstead, Essex, England
Death: Died in Guilford Center, New Haven County, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of George Steele, of Hartford and Margery Steele
Husband of Bethia "Anna" Steele and Bethia Steele
Father of Lt. James Steele; John Steele; Mary Steele; Elizabeth Steele; Sarah Steele and 1 other
Brother of Richard Steele; Margery Steele; John Steele; Mary Steele; Elizabeth Watts and 3 others

Occupation: Emigrated in 1631 to Nantasket MA
Managed by: Lori Basile (Kirby)
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About James Steele

John Steele was the executor of the will of Anne Bishop (his mother-in-law). Proved at probate court at Guilford Sept. 7, 1676, recorded on the probate records page 185. Her will was executed in the presence of John Fowler and William Johnson. ~ The Bishop Genealogy. ________________________________________________________

In 1657-8, he was a listed trooper in the war against the Pequots. In 1662, appointed by the General court with Wm. Wadsworth, to lay out lands in Hommanasett. In 1672, appointed with others, to run the dividing line between the towns of Lyme and New London, for which service he was allowed by the court six pounds and fifteen shillings out of the public treasury. The court granted him the same year, 150 acres of land for a farm. In 1675, he was appointed commissary in the King Philip war, and was allowed at the rate of fifty pounds per annum, as compensation for his services. his dwelling house was on the old plan of hartford, south of Little river."


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James Steele's Timeline

November 30, 1622
Fairstead, Essex, England
November 30, 1622
Essex, England
Age 35
Hartford, Connecticut Colony
Age 37
Guilford, New Haven Colony
Age 39
Guilford, New Haven Colony
Age 40
Guilford, New Haven Colony
Age 60
Guilford Center, New Haven County, Connecticut