Harriet Steel


Brief Life History of Harriet

Harriet Steel was born in 1782, in Connecticut, United States. She married William Sheldon on 3 September 1812, in Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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William Sheldon
Harriet Steel
Marriage: 3 September 1812
Phebe Ann Sheldon
Lucius G Sheldon
Major William Harold Sheldon
Horatio G. Sheldon
Garwood Thaddeus Sheldon Esq.

Sources (1)

  • Harriet Brown in entry for William H Sheldon, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1812Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States
  • Children (5)

    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 1

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

    Age 6

    Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 37

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Steele .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German Stahl and Swedish Ståhl or Stål, all meaning ‘steel’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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