Joslen Steele

10 August 1798–
Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Joslen

When Joslen Steele was born on 10 August 1798, in Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Daniel Steel, was 29 and her mother, Prudence Hatch, was 22.

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Daniel Steel
Prudence Hatch
Julia Steele
Joslen Steele
George Steele
Adna Steele
Thankful Steele
Sophia Steele
Joshua Steele
George Steele

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 2
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered
Age 4
"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
Age 5
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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  • Joslen Steel, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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