MATHEWS and STEELE FAMILY
The following photograph was found in Dorothy Steele's baby book. I am most certain this is the Mathews brothers....Right to Left: William James Mathews [Teddy Roosevelt hat], Robert Hendre Mathews [poker hand] and Andrew Wallace Mathews [cap and mustache] The young man to the side might be William T. Mathews born 1888 and the only son of Robert H. Wallace
All members in the household were born in New York. The parents of Andrew and Catherine and Mary were born Ireland
New York Supreme Court--The Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank, plaintiff, against WILLIAM J. MATHEWS and Mary, his wife; Robert H. Mathews and Fannie C., his wife; Andrew W. Mathews and Lottie, his wife; Anna M. Tucker and Henry B. Tucker, her husband; Catherine M. Mathews. Sarah J. Steele, William J. Mathews, as administrator of the goods, chattels and credits which were of James Mathews, deceased
GEORGE WILLIAM STEELE
born July 1879 - February 11, 1955
The above is a letter of recommendation for Cyrus Ely Warden, written by George W. Steele when he was secretary to the American Locomotive Company
Cy and Harriet were living with her parents in 1930 after their marriage in 1929. I was told by Cy and Harriet that her parents the Steeles thought the Warden was not good enough for her
If you are related to any of these families send me mail janellewarden!
Great Grandmother Sarah J. Mathews, 1904, sitting on the front porch somewhere in White Plains or Manhattan or Westchester, New York
NYC Deaths has the following
Steele, Sarah J 59 yrs May 29, 1916 16769 Manhattan S340 1856 - 1857
November 11, 1906 the death date for a George Steele. Maybe the father of Grandfather George W. Steele?
NY TIMES April 27, 1958
STEELE-Col. George W., on Thursday, April 24, husband of Olive, father of Dorothy S. McCrea, Harriet S. Warden, James S. Steele and the late George W. Steele, Jr. Service and interment private
July 9, 1944 New York Times
Steele-Harriet Stanley, wife of George W., mother of Dorothy S. McCrea, Mrs. Harriet S. Warden, George W. and Lieut. James Steele. July 8, 1944, after a long illness. Funeral notice later
July 10, 1944 NY TIMES
STEELE, Harriet Stanley, July 8, 1944, after a long illness; wife of George W., mother of Dorothy S. McCrea, Mrs. Harriet S. Warden, George W. and Lieut. James Steele. Services at Frank E. Campbell "The Funeral Church" Inc. Madison Ave. at 31st St. Tuesday, 11 A. M.
Mrs. Dorothy Steele McCrea a partner in the law firm of Delafield, Hope, Linker & Blanc 342 Madison Avenue died here of a heart attack Sunday. She was 62 years old and lived at 315 East 68th Street. Her husband James A. McCrea, Jr a consulting oil geologist died in 1948. Mrs McCrea a native of New York, was graduated from Barnard College and from the New York University Law School. She was a member of the Florida bar and the New York bar. She specialized in wills, estates and trusts. She was counsel to the Virginia Day Nursery here and was a member of the Barnard College Club and West Side Tennis Club. Surviving are a brother, James Steele of New York and a sister Mrs. Harriet Warden of Melbourne, Fla
Harriet S. Warden 73 of 222 Chalet Ave. Indialantic, died Oct 9 at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne. A native of New York she came to South Brevard in 1953. She was a homemaker. Surviving are: sons, C. E. Warden, Jr., Jonesboro, Tenn. and William S. Warden, M.D. Indialantic; and five grandchildren
Florence M. Steele died in New York City in 1948. A Florence Mathews lived on Old Mamoroneck Rd in White Plains, New York in 1904. Could there be a relationship here? Florence Mathews living at Old Mamoroneck Rd., White Plains, N.Y wrote a note to Harriet May Stanley Steele congratulating them on the birth of Dorothy Stanley Steele, August 1904
Sarah Mathews was Aunt Sarah to Elinor/Eleanor Matthews who was the daughter of William J. Mathews older brother to Sarah. Elinor wrote to jmwwarden that Sarah sang in the church choir. She never married the Steele, but he let her use the Steele name for George William Steele. Elinor had a niece and a nephew. She was working on the family records in the 1970's. Elinor's/Eleanor's address at that time was Miss Eleanor A. Mathews, 840 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451 and the year was March 31, 1975. Niece Leslie Phillips and Nephew William James Mathews III are you out there? Please get in touch! I would love to see what Elinor was working on