Harriet Steel

1782–
Connecticut, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

William Sheldon
1788–
Harriet Steel
1782–
Marriage: 3 September 1812
Phebe Ann Sheldon
1813–1860
Lucius G Sheldon
1815–
William H Sheldon
1817–1905
Horatio G. Sheldon
1819–1880
Garwood Thaddeus Sheldon Esq.
1820–1870

Spouse and Children

    William Sheldon

    Male1788–Male

    Female1782–Female

MARRIAGE
3 September 1812
Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States
children

(5)

    Phebe Ann Sheldon

    Female1813–1860Female

    Lucius G Sheldon

    Male1815–Male

    William H Sheldon

    Male1817–1905Male

    Horatio G. Sheldon

    Male1819–1880Male

    Garwood Thaddeus Sheldon Esq.

    Male1820–1870Male

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

1 English and Scottish: variant spelling of Steele .2 Americanization of German Stahl .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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