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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

DAVID STEELE.—among the representative farmers of Dunkard Township we mention David Steele, who was born October 16, 1838.  His parents, Jesse and Rachel (Zook) Steele, were natives of Greene County, and of Dutch and Irish extraction.  They were descendants of the earliest settlers of the county.  David’s was a farmer in Dunkard Township, and for many years resided on the farm which David now owns.  He reared a family of eight children, of whom David is the fourth.  He was reared on the farm with his parents, and attended the district schools.  He wisely chose his father’s occupation, and has met with moderate success.  In 1870 David Steele married Melissa, daughter of George Stoops.  Their children are: George Lee, Edward W., Dora E., Alfred Moss and Jesse.  Mr. Steele is a Democrat is politics, and one of the most highly respected citizens in the township.

 

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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888

Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.
Date of Transcription: 04 November 2008
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