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.
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 .
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