The STEELE Family

HISTORY OF HANOVER TOWNSHIP AND WYOMING VALLEY

Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
By: Henry Blackman Plumb, 1885, 498 pp.
Robert Baur, Printer and Stationer, Wilkes-Barre, PA

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THE STEELE FAMILY
CONTAINED IN THE HANOVER GENEALOGICAL TABLES TO 1830, pp. 482 - 483

This page last updated: 10 Jul 2009

Peter STEELE, the first one known by name, was born in New Buffalo, Perry County, Pennsylvania, or reared there; the family was originally from Scotland, then Ireland, thence removed to America; removed to Northumberland County first, then to Hanover sometime previous to 1790; lived on the River Road below the Red Tavern; died in Hanover in 1823.  They had:

Joseph STEELE, 2 (Peter 1) was born in Perry County; came to Hanover with his father's family previous to 1790; married Sarah RANSOM, of Plymouth; owned the ferry and lived there, a short distance below the Red Tavern; this was one of the principal ferries crossing the river; the road to it was, previous to 1820, six rods wide; died here in 1858.  They had:


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