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The Burning of Hanna’s Town

From: https://archive.org/stream/historyofwestmor01bouc#page/n9/mode/2up History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Volume 1 (1906) By John Newton Boucher CHAPTER XII The Hannastown War Burning of the County Seat Destruction of Miller’s Blockhouse The summer of 1782 was the gloomiest in our pioneer history. Many of … Continue reading

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James Steele of Mon County

From: “A Genealogy of the Descendants of James Steele and his Wife Mary” by Donley M. Steele, 1919. JAMES STEELE. SR. Head of Family No. 1. Our earliest paternal ancestor of whom we have any record, was one James Steel. … Continue reading

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George Washington Steele

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Washington Steele (December 13, 1839 – July 12, 1922) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician who twice served as a Congressman for Indiana, from 1881 to 1889 and again from 1895 to 1903. Steele was also the first Governor of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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William Steel 1780-1857

from http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46320907 written by Aaron Steel  William Moore Steel 1780-1857 Birth: Feb. 2, 1780 [Carlisle, Pennsylvania] Death: Oct. 17, 1857 Leigh, Harrison County, Texas, US Son of Revolutionary war Captain John Steel Jr., William Steel was born in Carlisle, PA in 1780. In 1802, … Continue reading

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Jacob Mast 1738-1808

From: Mast, Christian Z., A brief history of Bishop Jacob Mast and other Mast pioneers; and a complete genealogical family register and those related by intermarriage, with biographies of their descendants from the earliest available records to the present time; 1911. http://archive.org/details/briefhistoryofbi00mast Life … Continue reading

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T.C. Steele 1847-1926

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Theodore Clement Steele (September 11, 1847 – July 24, 1926) was an American Impressionist painter known for his Indiana landscapes. Steele was an innovator and leader in American Midwest painting and is considered to be the most important of Indiana’s Hoosier … Continue reading

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Sam Steele 1848-1919

Army Biography: Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, CB, KCMG, MVO Sergeant K. Grant, CD Of the many exceptional individuals to emerge from Canada’s past, one of the most extraordinary has to be Sam Steele. He was, as one author put it, … Continue reading

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Alfonso Steele 1817-1911

From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31239983 Alfonso Steele Birth: Apr. 9, 1817 Hardin County Kentucky, USA Death: Jul. 8, 1911 Kosse Limestone County Texas, USA Alfonso [Parcutt(1)] Steele was born on April 9, 1817, in Hardin County, Kentucky. He was the son of Stephen and … Continue reading

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John Forbes 1797-1880

from: Veteran Biographies, San Jacinto– John Forbes 1797-1880 Kemp, Louis W., Veteran Biographies, San Jacinto– “FORBES, JOHN” (http://www.sanjacinto-museum.org/Herzstein_Library/Veteran_Biographies/San_ Jacinto_Bios/biographies/default.asp?action=bio&id=3134), accessed April 11, 2013. San Jacinto Museum, Herzstein Library. Hon. Maj. John Forbes Born in Cork, Ireland, of Scotch parents, February 26, … Continue reading

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Thomas Steele 1788-1848

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Steele,_Thomas_(1788-1848)_(DNB00) Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 54 Steele, Thomas (1788-1848) by Cæsar Litton Falkiner STEELE, THOMAS (1788–1848), Irish politician, was born at Derrymore, co. Clare, 3 Nov. 1788. He belonged to an old Somerset family which had settled in … Continue reading

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