Harriet Steel

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

Spouse and Children

    William Sheldon



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


    Phebe Ann Sheldon


    Lucius G Sheldon


    William H Sheldon


    Horatio G. Sheldon


    Garwood Thaddeus Sheldon Esq.


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.

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Sources (1)

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

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