Matthias Steel
(Abt 1781-1840)
Catherine Anderson
Edward Evans
Ruthey Jane
William Steel
Susannah Ellen Evans
(Abt 1806-1864)
Charles Wesley Steele


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Lydia E. Grant

Charles Wesley Steele 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 5 Dec 1847, Canada
  • Marriage: Lydia E. Grant
  • Died: 10 Jun 1927, Fair Haven Twp, Huron Co, Michigan, at age 79 9
  • Buried: 14 Jun 1927, Old Bay Port Cemetery, Bay Port, Michigan

  General Notes:

1872 Immigrated to the United States
Citizen of the United States on 9 June 1896

1880 LDS Census Index CD: age 31, born Canada, Father born in NY, mother born in Ireland

1900 Census: Age 51, born Dec. 1848 in Canada. Father born in Canada and mother born in Ireland. He was a Farmer. Immigrated to the US in 1872.
Note: In 1900 Charles Steele was the census taker for Fairhaven Township, Huron County, Michigan

1910 Census: Age 60, born Can - Eng, New York, Ire - Eng, Year of immigration to the U.S. 1872, Mail Carrier

1920 Census: Age 68, born Canada. Father born in New York and mother born in Ireland. Occupation: Mail Carrier

His death certificate lists
Father: William Steele, born in England (this is wrong, should be Canada)
Mother: Susan Evans, born Ireland

Charles married Lydia E. Grant, daughter of Alexander James Grant and Sarah Harder. (Lydia E. Grant was born on 22 Apr 1858 in Canada, died on 13 Dec 1901 and was buried in Old Bay Port Cemetery, Bay Port, Michigan.)


1 Ruth (Steele) Johnson, Judson Grant Steele Sr, Addie (Steele) Pincumbe, Genealogy Harder-Grant-Steele, (Date unknown. Received from Onalee (Pincumbe) McArthur in April 2000.)

2 Letter from Charles Steele to William Brady, (21 Feb 2002).

3 R. Robert Mutrie and Bill Horn, The Long Point Settlers Project, Steel of Woodhouse Twp, Norfolk Co, Ontario, Canada, (January 2005, www.nornet.on.ca/~jcardiff


4 1861 Personal Census, Walpole Twp, Haldimand Co, Ontario.

5 Latter Day Saints, 1880 United States Census Index CD, Fair Haven Twp, Huron Co, Michigan.

6 1900 U. S. Census, Population Schedule, Fair Haven Township, Huron County, Michigan, Charles and Lydia Steele.

7 Mary Ellen Zippel, Zippel-Regal Families 2004
, (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/, Main Source: Genealogy of the Evans and Rymer Families by Arnold Rymer, August 2002


8 Steel, William - Estate File #217, 1864, (Archives of Ontario GS 1, Reel 696, Estate Files 0145-0248, Years 1860-1865).

9 Michigan Department of Health, Certificate of Death, Received 11 Mar 2004.

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