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Samuel I Steele

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Fairstead, Essex, England
Death: August 14, 1685 (55-63)
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Steele and Rachel Steele
Husband of Mary (Boosey) Steele
Father of Mary Tryon; Rachel Steele; Sarah Boardman; Samuel II Steele; John Steele and 3 others
Brother of John Steele, Jr.; Daniel Steele; Rachel Steele; Lydia Bird; Mary Judd and 3 others
Half brother of Samuel Steele

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About Lieutenant Samuel Steele

  • from New England Families (Cutter)

Samuelwas born in England in 1626-27, and came with his parents to America. He was a leading citizen of Farmington, Connecticut; deputy to the general assembly in 1668-69-72-77; lieutenant of the Farmington train band in 1674. He had a grant of land from the general court, May 9, 1672, of two hundred acres. He married Mary, daughter of Hon. James and Alice Boosey; her father was a prominent citizen of Wethersfield. She was born September 10, 1635, died at Farmington, in 1702, Children: James, born August 31, 1644, mentioned below; Mary, December 5, 1652; Rachel, October 30, 1654, lived at Wethersfield, married Jonathan Smith; Sarah, baptized December 29, 1656, died unmarried; Samuel, born March 11, 1658-59, died young; John, baptized December 10, 1661, died unmarried; Hannah, born 1688; Ebenezer, August 13, 1661, married, February 15, 1705, Sarah Hart.


  • 1678, Town allowed him to set his front fence (on W. side Broad St.)further into the street; in 1685, he, with Nath'l Stanley, hisbrother-in-law, in her. fm. James Boosey, the latter's homestead on W.side Broad St. next N. of Richard Treat. - History of Ancient Wethersfield


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Lieutenant Samuel Steele's Timeline

Fairstead, Essex, England
December 5, 1652
Age 26
Farmington, Connecticut Colony
October 30, 1654
Age 28
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
December 28, 1656
Age 30
Farmington, CT, USA
March 11, 1658
Age 32
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
December 10, 1661
Age 35
Farmington, Hartford, Conn
August 31, 1662
Age 36
Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
August 1668
Age 42
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
April 30, 1671
Age 45
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut