Susanna Steele

August 1781–
Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Susanna

When Susanna Steele was born in August 1781, in Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Josiah Steele, was 23 and her mother, Susanna Lewis, was 21. She married Moses Tomson on 1 August 1802. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Tomson
Susanna Steele
Marriage: 1 August 1802
Emeline Thompson
Milo Thompson
James Harvey Thompson
Augustus Porter Thompson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1802
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 2
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State
    Age 7
    Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
    Age 31
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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    Sources (4)

    • Susan Steele, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
    • Susan Thompson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
    • Susan Thomson in entry for George Daniels, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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