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 Lewis Stealy

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Lewis Stealy

Birth
Marion County, Ohio, USA
Death
21 Jul 1907 (aged 80)
Steuben County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Angola, Steuben County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID
68715518 View Source

Lewis Stealy, one of the pioneers of Steuben County, was born in Marion County, Ohio, November 2nd, 1825, a son of Reverend John and Susannah (Seitze) Stealy. He came with his parents to Steuben County in February, 1836, and has since made it his home. The first school he attended in the county was in a part of his father's house, afterward finished for living rooms. The first teacher was Hortense Miner, who was paid by subscription. When they settled in the county there were no mills and Mr. Stealy has many times grated corn into meal to make their johnny cakes. He has lived through all the varied scenes of pioneer life, experiencing both hardships and pleasures incident to a life in a new country. He has assisted in the development of the county, both in clearing the timber and cultivating the soil, and in aiding with his influence and money all public enterprises. His own efforts have been crowned with success and he is one of the most prosperous men in Pleasant Township.

1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana
p. 693

Lewis Stealy, one of the pioneers of Steuben County, was born in Marion County, Ohio, November 2nd, 1825, a son of Reverend John and Susannah (Seitze) Stealy. He came with his parents to Steuben County in February, 1836, and has since made it his home. The first school he attended in the county was in a part of his father's house, afterward finished for living rooms. The first teacher was Hortense Miner, who was paid by subscription. When they settled in the county there were no mills and Mr. Stealy has many times grated corn into meal to make their johnny cakes. He has lived through all the varied scenes of pioneer life, experiencing both hardships and pleasures incident to a life in a new country. He has assisted in the development of the county, both in clearing the timber and cultivating the soil, and in aiding with his influence and money all public enterprises. His own efforts have been crowned with success and he is one of the most prosperous men in Pleasant Township.

1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana
p. 693


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  • Created by: Jennifer
  • Added: 21 Apr 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 68715518
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/68715518/lewis-stealy: accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Stealy (2 Nov 1826–21 Jul 1907), Find a Grave Memorial ID 68715518, citing Old Angola Cemetery, Angola, Steuben County, Indiana, USA; Maintained by Jennifer (contributor 47279089) .