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  • ID: I13099
  • Name: Elmes Yelverton Steele
  • Given Name: Elmes Yelverton
  • Surname: Steele
  • Prefix: Capt.
  • Suffix: R.N. 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1781 in England
  • Death: 1865 in Medonte Twp., Simcoe Co., Ont.
  • Burial: Fairvalley, Medonte Twp., Ont.
  • _UID: F6B86F5D3AF141899447EF18DDCC7272DE32
  • Change Date: 25 Dec 2006 at 23:09
  • Note:
    Served with the Royal Navy during the Napoloeonic Wars. Was the first Member of parliament from Simcoe County (elected: 1841). Justice of the Peace, and Colonel of the Militia. "Purbrook" was the home that Capt. Steele established in 1832 on Lot 10, Concession 12, Medonte. It was part of a 1,000 acre Crown grant.

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    Father: Elmes Steele b: 1708
    Mother: Mary Benfield b: Bef 1766

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Seeley Coucher b: 1788
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 23 Sep 2006
    Children
    1. Has No Children Elmes Yelverton Steele b: 1812 in England
    2. Has No Children Ellen Frances Steele b: Abt 1814 in England
    3. Has Children Mary Steele b: Bef 1816 in England
    4. Has No Children Millicent Pollack Steele b: Abt 1816
    5. Has Children John Coucher Steele b: 1817-1818 in Coutances, France
    6. Has No Children Henry Edward Steele b: Abt 1818
    7. Has No Children Laura Steele b: Abt 1820

    Marriage 2 Anne Johnston b: 1830 in Co. Londonderry, Ireland
    • Married: 8 Apr 1847 in Orillia, Simcoe Co., Ont. 4
    • Change Date: 23 Sep 2006
    Children
    1. Has Children Sir Samuel Benfield Steele b: 5 Jan 1849 in Purbrook, Medonte Twp., Ont.
    2. Has No Children Elizabeth Jane Steele b: 1849 in Ontario
    3. Has No Children Richard Elmes Steele b: 1851 in Ontario
    4. Has Children Edith Ann Steele b: 2 May 1851 in Ontario
    5. Has No Children Godfrey McNeil Steele b: 1854 in Ontario
    6. Has No Children James Bond Steele b: 1856 in Ontario

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Marr. Reg's (Ont.)
      Title: Marriage Registrations: 1869-1918
      Author: Province of Ontario
      Publication: Ont. Archives
      Page: MS-932, Reel 18, Liber "E," pg. 447 (dau. Edith's marriage record)
      Quality: 2
      Date: 27 Aug 2005
    2. Abbrev: Kith 'N Kin
      Title: "Kith 'N Kin: The Story of Oro"
      Author: Editor: Joanna McEwan
      Publication: Oro Township Historical Society, 1978
      Page: pp. 72-73
      Quality: 1
      Date: 10 Sep 2005
    3. Abbrev: Kith 'N Kin
      Title: "Kith 'N Kin: The Story of Oro"
      Author: Editor: Joanna McEwan
      Publication: Oro Township Historical Society, 1978
      Page: pg. 170
      Quality: 1
      Date: 25 Dec 2006
    4. Abbrev: Kith 'N Kin
      Title: "Kith 'N Kin: The Story of Oro"
      Author: Editor: Joanna McEwan
      Publication: Oro Township Historical Society, 1978
      Page: pg. 527
      Date: 21 May 2005
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