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Rachel Steele (Talcott)

Also Known As: "talbot/stiles"
Birthplace: Braintree, Essex, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Talcott and Anne Talcott
Wife of John Steele
Mother of John Steele, Jr.; Lieutenant Samuel Steele; Daniel Steele; Lydia Bird; Mary Judd and 5 others
Sister of Mary Aylett; The Worshipful John Talcott; Grace Talcott; Eggleston Talcott; Anne Clench and 1 other
Half sister of Mary Aylett; Lydia Holbeach and Rev. Moses Wall

Occupation: First to step onto Connecticut soil from the ship, Christian of London
Managed by: Lawrence Kay Miller
Last Updated:

About Rachel Steele

  • **7/26/11 Time line of Rachel Steel indicates multiple births in the same year to different husbands. Profile needs verification.

The Great Migration Begins; Immigrants to New England 1620-1633 by Robert Charles Anderson (entry for husband John Steele)

"of Brancktree [i.e., Braintree]"

(f/g) Rachel Talcott Steele Birth: 1602 Harwich, England Death: Oct. 24, 1653 Farmington Hartford County Connecticut, USA

May have been born in Braintree, Esses, England to John & Anne (Skinner) Talcott. Married John Steele 10 Oct 1622 in Fairsted, Essex, England. "John Steele, son of Richard of this parish, & Rachel Talcott of Brancktree [i.e., Braintree]." She died at Farmington 24 October 1653. They had nine children: John, Samuel, Daniel, Rachel, Lydia Bird, Mary Judd, Sarah, Daniel, & Hannah.

Family links:

 John Steele (1591 - 1665) 
 John Steele (1624 - ____)
 Samuel Steele (1626 - 1665)
 Mary Steele (1637 - 1718)

Burial: Unknown Created by: Linda Mac Record added: Feb 25, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 34190376 -tcd

First woman to step onto Connecticut soil .
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Rachel Steele's Timeline

October 10, 1602
Braintree, Essex, England, (Present UK)
Age 21
Fairstead, Essex, England
Age 23
Fairstead, Essex, England
Age 25
Fairstead, Essex, England
June 29, 1632
Age 29
Fairsted, Essex, , England
Age 30
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
November 20, 1637
Age 35
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Age 35
Millbrook, Bedfordshire, England, (Present UK)
Age 35
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States