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John Steele, Jr.

Birthdate: (30)
Birthplace: Fairstead, Essex, England
Death: March 08, 1654 (30)
Farmington, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of John Steele and Rachel Steele
Husband of Mary Hills
Father of Daniel Steele; Mary Steele; Lt. John Steele; Henry Steele; Samuel Steele and 2 others
Brother of Lieutenant Samuel Steele; Daniel Steele; Rachel Steele; Lydia Bird; Mary Judd and 3 others
Half brother of Samuel Steele

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About John Steele, Jr.

JOHN, eldest known child of John & Rachel (Talcott) Steele, was born say 1624. He married at Hartford 22 January 1645[/6] Mary Warner, daughter of ANDREW WARNER. Source: Anderson's Great Migration Begins.

"John Steel was maryed To Maryy [sic] Warner on the Twenty & Two of Jenrur [sic] one Thousand Six hundred forty & five." (Conn. Hist. Soc. vol. 14, 606). He was son of John Steel, who married at Fairstead, near Braintree, England, Rachel Talcott, daughter of John and Anne (Skinner) Talcott, and sister of John Talcott Jr., one of the early proprietors of Hartford. John Steel Sr., was one of the original proprietors of Hartford, and was secretary of the colony, from 1634 to 1639. For a complete record, see "A Genealogical history of John and George Steele settlers of Hartford"; Albany, 1862.

SOURCE (Google Books): "The descendants of Andrew Warner", pages 31, 32.


   Excerpts from "Steele family: genealogical history of John and George Steele, settlers of Hartford, Conn., 1635-6" (see Source attached to this record - L891-GPG): PAGE 7: Children of John Steele  of Hartford and Farmington. 
   3.  JOHN Jr.  b.------; m. Mercy [Mary] Warner in 1645; d. before his father, 1653/4.  After his decease, his widow m. Thomas Hill [William Hills].  She was the dau. of Andrew Warner, who came from Cambridge to Hartford in 1635/6.

PAGE 8: Children of John Jr. and Mercy [Mary] (Warner) Steele.

   1. BENONI b. ______; d. at Farmington; no issue.
   2. HENRY b. ______ ; d. in infancy.
   3. DANIEL b. April 29, 1645; d. 1646. 
   4. MARY (45) b. Nov. 20, 1646; m. Oct. 21, 1670, John Thompson.
   5. Lieut. JOHN (50), b. Nov.. 6, 1647; m. Ruth, dau. of Dea. Thomas Judd of Farmington; d. Aug. 26, 1737.  "He was made a freeman, May 10, 1677."
   6. SAMUEL (57) b. March 15, 1652; m. Sept. 16, 1680, Mercy Bradford, dau. of Major William Bradford; he d. 1710; she d. 1720; had 5 sons & 2 daughters; he reside in Hartford, Conn.

"Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)"


Name: John Steel [John Steele, Steell] Marriage Date: 22 Jan 1645 [1645/1646] Marriage Location: Hartford Spouse: Mary Warner [Maray ? Warner]

    Prior to 1752, the new year began on March 25.  Under present calendaring procedures, the year for this event would be 1646.  It is a standard genealogical practice to include both years in listing the date for events recorded between 1 January and 25 March in the  years prior to 1752..
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John Steele, Jr.'s Timeline

Fairstead, Essex, England
December 12, 1625
Age 1
Fairsted, Essex, England
December 12, 1625
Age 1
Fairsted, Essex, England
December 12, 1625
Age 1
Fairsted, Essex, England
December 12, 1625
Age 1
Fairsted, Essex, England
December 12, 1625
Age 1
Fairsted, Essex, England
April 29, 1645
Age 21
Farmington, Hartford, CT
November 20, 1646
Age 22
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, British Colonial America
November 5, 1647
Age 23
Farmington, Connecticut Colony