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Moses Steele
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1813
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1897

Died in Holmes Co, OH aged 84 years, 4 mo's, 9 days which makes his date of birth 13/18 Aug 1813 (Somerset Co, PA).

His father, George Steele was buried on the Steele family farm in clark twp, Holmes Co, OH.

This information is excerpted from the Steele family book compiled in 1998 by Patrica K. Johnson, and much of the early Steele family information come from the 1909 compilation of the Steele family by William Henry Welfley, #61 of 225 copies. Moses was the son of George, son of Philip, son of immigrant George Steele. He married Leah Sutter in Holmes Co, Ohio March 14, 1837. She was the daughter of John Suter/Sutter Moses migrated with his family to Ohio.

After his marriage to Leah, he became a co-partner in the management of his father-in-law's farm. He and Leah became owners of the farm after her parents death. They continued to improve the farm and in 1858 they erected a large 2 story brick house on a knoll east of the spring.

After their death, the estate passed on to a nephew, E. M. Cox. They have a large tombstone with zinc tablets secured to the sides. Any zinc marker indicates wealth. Their names are on opposite sides with their daughter Amanda's name on the other side.

Their children:
Elizabeth Steele
b Dec. 25, 1837 in Ohio, d Feb. 1892 in Indiana.
John S Steele
b Sept. 14, 1839 in Ohio, d Nov. 3, 1884.
Francis M Steele
b Feb. 18, 1846 Holmes Co, Ohio, d May 10, 1938
Susannah Steele
b Dec. 4, 1841 in Ohio, d March 1935
Adaline Steele
b 1844 in Ohio, d Sept. 1, 1863
Amanda Catherine Steele
b Dec. 12, 1848, d June 26, 1895 in Holmes Co, Ohio
Margaret Steele
b Dec. 1, 1851, d January 15, 1941
Leah Milinde Steele
b Dec. 13, 1854, d August 20, 1863
Mary Samantha Steele
b April 11, 1856
Laura Augustina Steele
b Feb. 21, 1858 in New Bedford, Ohio, d Sept. 12, 1863
Mirika Allen Steele
b July 31, 1861 in New Bedford, Ohio, d Sept. 25, 1863 in New Bedford, Ohio.

 
 
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 Parents:
  George Steele (1795 - 1838)
  Susanna Levan Steele (1787 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Leah Sutter Steele (1819 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  John S Steele (1839 - 1884)*
  Susannah E Steele Cox (1841 - 1935)*
  Adaline Steele (1844 - 1863)*
  Francis M. Steele (1846 - 1938)*
  Amanda Catherine Steele (1848 - 1895)*
  Margaret Steele Mullett (1851 - 1941)*
  Leah Malinda Steele (1853 - 1863)*
  Mary S. Steele Logsdon (1856 - 1918)*
  Merica Ellen Steele (1861 - 1863)*
  Laura Augustina Steele (1862 - 1863)*
 
 Siblings:
  Moses Steele (1813 - 1897)
  Mary Steele Kime (1817 - 1903)*
  George Steele (1826 - 1894)*
  Philip Steel (1829 - 1862)*
  Susannah Steele King (1832 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Dear Father with a reverent hand
This to thy memory given,
While one by one thy household band
God reunites in Heaven.
 
Burial:
Oakhill Cemetery
Becks Mills
Holmes County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Janet Personette
Originally Created by: H. Kurzen
Record added: Feb 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85707151
Moses Steele
Added by: Susan Semonovich Corl
 
Moses Steele
Added by: H. Kurzen
 
Moses Steele
Added by: H. Kurzen
 
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 12, 2013
RIP
- Teddi Kella-Fuller
 Added: Jul. 10, 2012
 
 
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