Charles Steadman

Male8 December 1725–

Brief Life History 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 24. 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

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from 1749 to 1750Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    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


    occupational or topographic name from Middle English stede ‘place, farm, estate’ (Old English stede) + -man, used for someone who lived or worked on a farm, or who lived at a place so named. Compare Stead .

    occupational name for someone who worked with horses, from Middle English sted(e) ‘horse, stallion’ (Old English steda) + -man. Compare Steed .

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

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