Mary Steele

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Steele was born on 20 November 1637, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Steele Sr, was 45 and her mother, Rachel Talcott, was 35. She married William Judd on 31 March 1657, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 27 October 1718, in her hometown, at the age of 80.

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William Judd
Mary Steele
Marriage: 31 March 1657
Mary Judd
Elizabeth Judd
Thomas Judd
William Judd
John Judd
Rachael Judd
Sgt Benjamin Judd , II
Samuel Judd
Daniel Judd
Elizabeth Judd

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  • U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700
  • Mary Steele, "Find A Grave Index"
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000

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"""Farmington was originally inhabited by the Tunxis Indian tribe. In June of 1640, a community of English immigrants was established by residents of Hartford, making Farmington the oldest inland settlement west of the Connecticut River and the twelfth oldest community in the state."" Wikipedia"


Settled 1645

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English stel(e) ‘steel’, perhaps used for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or for a foundry worker.

English: variant of Stile .

Scottish: habitational name from one or more of the places called Steel(e) or Steill in Ayrshire, Berwickshire, and Dumfriesshire, from Scots steel ‘steep bank, spur of a ridge’.

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

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STEBBING or STEBBINS and IN-LAWS (Note: Usually “Stebbing” in England “Stebbins” in America) (All stories taken from, August, 2015) 1. WILLIAM STEBBING (1540-1623) ROSE RUGLE (1545-1624) …

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