Charles Steadman

8 December 1725–
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Steadman was born on 8 December 1725, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuell Stedman, was 33 and his mother, Abigail Hills, was 23. He married Jemima Gaines from 1749 to 1750, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Charles Steadman
Jemima Gaines
Marriage: from 1749 to 1750
Rhoda Stedman
Samuel Stedman

Spouse and Children

from 1749 to 1750
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 51

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 56

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 61

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone responsible for looking after stallions, from Middle English steed ‘stud horse’, ‘stallion’ + man ‘man’, ‘servant’.

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

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  • Charles Stedman, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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