Husband: John Steele, First Secretary of the Connecticut Colony (1 2 3 4)
Born: 12 Dec 1591 in Fairstead, Essex, England (5)
Married:
Died: 27 Feb 1664/1665 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut (6)
Father: Richard Steele
Mother: Elizabeth Bredy
Spouses:
Wife: Rachel Talcott (7 8 9)
Born: about 1602 in Braintree, Essex, England
Died: 24 Oct 1653 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
Father: John Taylcott
Mother: Anne Skinner
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): Samuel Steele (10)
Born: 1626/1627 in Essex, England
Died: 1685 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Spouses: Mary Boosey
Additional Information

John Steele, First Secretary of the Connecticut Colony:

Notes:

John Steele was a founder of Hartford and the first Secretary of the Connecticut Colony. He was among those who explored the Litchfield area in 1657. He signed a trade treaty with the Indians.


From Ancestry.com "John Steeole" posted 10 JUN 2013 by dmcmnns

"John Steele, bapt. Fairstead, England, Dec. 12, 1591, son of Richard (2).
Richard (1) Steele, son of Robert Steele, was buried at Fairstead, England, 10 Jan. 1595.
Richard Steele Jr., bapt. in Fairstead, Essex County, England 12 Apr. 1549, died and buried there 12 Jan. 1631, "aged 82". He married Elizabeth, v/ho was buried 1626 at Fairstead.
Children - Richard; George (died at Hartford, Conn. 1665); John, bapt. 1591, d. 1665, m. 1622 Rachel Talcott, daughter of John and Anne Skinner Talcott, b. 10 Oct. 1602. Braintree, Essex County, England. Died 24 Oct. 1653.
Arriving in America in 1630, he was to become best known as John Steele of Farmington, Conn.
From England, probably County Essex, near London. First appears in Dorchester, Mass., in 1630; a proprietor of Cambridge, 1632; freeman, 1634; representative to General Court, 1635.
In Autumn of 1635 he led a pioneer band to the wilderness to settle a new town, Hartford, and lay the foundations of a new Colony, Connecticut - 3d of the N.E. Colonies.
Having been educated in the duties of a magistrate, he was well qualified as a leader in the new community. For 23 years elected to the principal Colony Court - for four years its Secretary or Recorder. For nearly 20 years he was also Recorder of the town of Hartford, and upon the organization of the town of Farmington acted as its recorder. Here his closing years were passed, and here he died 25 Nov. 1665. He married second, Mary, widow of Richard Seamer or Seymour."

Rachel Talcott:

Notes:

From WikiTree

"Rachel was born in Braintree, Essex, England to John & Anne (Skinner) Talcott.[citation needed]

It is estimated she was born about 1602, based on her marriage date of 1622.

She married John Steele 10 Oct 1622 in Fairsted, Essex, England. "John Steele, son of Richard of this parish, & Rachel Talcott of Brancktree [i.e., Braintree]." She died at Farmington, Connecticut on 24 October 1653.[1]

They had nine children: John, Samuel, Daniel, Rachel, Lydia Bird, Mary Judd, Sarah, Daniel, & Hannah. See John's profile

Rachel, wife of John Stone Sr. died 24 OCT 1653, at Farmington, Connecticut.[2]

Sources

? The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2010), (Originally Published as: New England Historic Genealogical Society. Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III, 3 vols., 1995). "John Steele" p. 1756
? Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
See Also

Talcott Pedigree in England and America from 1588-1896 (Albany 1876). pgs 16-20.
Author: Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900. : Publication: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2004; http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=1195323&ti=0&indiv=try
Ancestry.com. Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Publication: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;
Find A Grave Memorial# 34190376 No photo, No cemetery, No sources."

Footnotes
  1. Raven, Alice (contact) <raviac@yahoo.com>, Raven Genealogy and Family History.
  2. Steele, Ted, contact <eesteele@swbell.net>, Steele Family History.
  3. Pilgrim Ship Lists (http://www.packrat-pro.com/ships/shiplist.htm).

    The Lyon left Bristol, England February, 1630/31 with her Master, William Peirce, arriving in Salem May 1630
    John Steele, of Fairstead, Essex, bound for Cambridge Mrs. Rachel Steele Samuel Steele John Steele Hannah Steele

  4. Ibid.

    The Lyon left Bristol, England February, 1630/31 with her Master, William Peirce, arriving in Salem May 1630
    Believed Passengers:
    John Steele, of Fairstead, Essex, bound for Cambridge Mrs. Rachel Steele Samuel Steele John Steele Hannah Steele

  5. Steele, Ted, contact <eesteele@swbell.net>, Steele Family History.
  6. Ancestry.com, One World Tree.
  7. Raven, Alice (contact) <raviac@yahoo.com>, Raven Genealogy and Family History.
  8. Pilgrim Ship Lists (http://www.packrat-pro.com/ships/shiplist.htm).

    John Steele, of Fairstead, Essex, bound for Cambridge Mrs. Rachel Steele Samuel Steele John Steele Hannah Steele

  9. WikiTree.com, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Talcott-6.

    Rachel Steele formerly Talcott
    Born 1602 in Braintree, Essex, England
    ANCESTORS ancestors
    Daughter of John Talcott II and Anne (Skinner) Wall
    Sister of Anne Talcott, John Talcott III, Grace Talcott, Mary (Talcott) Aylett and Sarah (Talcott) Wadsworth
    Wife of John Steele Sr — married 10 Oct 1622 in Fairstead, Essex, England
    DESCENDANTS descendants
    Mother of Hannah Steele, John Steele Jr., Samuel Steele, Daniel Steele, Lydia (Steele) Bird, Mary (Steele) Judd, Sarah (Steele) Judd and Daniel Steele
    Died 24 Oct 1653 in Farmington, Nocounty, Connecticut Colony, New England

  10. Raven, Alice (contact) <raviac@yahoo.com>, Raven Genealogy and Family History.
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