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Elizabeth Maxwell Steele
Birth: 1733
Death: Nov. 22, 1791
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA

Immortal Patriotism, By this gift she
being dead yet speaketh.
Salisbury - Feb. 1, 1781. To Nathaniel Greene in the darkest hour of his career, she gave 2 bags of gold and silver saying: "Take these, General,you need them & I can do without them." This, that this woman hath done,
shall always be told as a memorial of her. Oct. 7, 1948. Erected by the E.M.S. Chapter DAR, Salisbury, N.C., descendants & other patriotic citizens.

Her first husband was Robert Gillespie.
After the death of her first husband, she married a man by the name of William Steele.

STEELE, ELIZABETH MAXWELL D. A. R. Ancestor #: A108174
Service: NORTH CAROLINA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
Birth: 1733 Death: 11-22-1790 SALISBURY ROWAN CO NORTH CAROLINA
Service Source: ELLET, THE WOMEN OF THE AMER REV, VOL I, PP 297-300; WHEELER, HIST SKETCHES OF NC, 1584-1851, PP 381-383
Service Description: 1) GAVE FINANCIAL AID
Residence: City: SALISBURY - County: ROWAN CO - State: NORTH CAROLINA
Spouse
1) ROBERT GILLESPIE
2) WILLIAM STEELE 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  William Steele (____ - 1773)*
  Robert Gillespie (1723 - 1760)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Gillespie McCorkle (1756 - 1823)*
  John Steele (1764 - 1815)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Thyatira Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Mill Bridge
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: PPJ
Record added: Oct 23, 2007
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