From the Memorial. Genealogy, and ecclesiastical history [of First church, New Britain, Conn.] To which is added an appendix, with explanatory notes, and a full index ...
SALMON STEELE, to church Jan. 26th, 1817, and baptized same time; was son of Ebenezer, jun., and his wife Lucy (Wright,) born April 7th, 1780; was a brass founder by trade, learned of Barton, of Wintonbury; married Nov. 29th, 1803, Nelly Williams, of West Brookfield, Mass., daughter of Samuel, and his wife Nelly (Wright,) born Sept. 12th, 1786. They lived in various localities, raised a large family on small means. He was a soldier in the war of 1812, and was in the battle of Lundy's Lane. He fell under censure of the church, and, April 12th, 1824, they, after much labor and delay, passed sentence of excommunication. He was a skillful mechanic, with an active and inventive mind. He died June 22d, 1836, aged 55. His widow lives now, 1863, in Almont, Lapeer county, Mich., with her son.
1. Samuel Williams
2. Mary Darling, married Sept. 1st, 1836, Philip Recor
4. William Moloneaux, at North Port, Mich.
6. Marinda, died unmarried, aged 25, at Hartford.
8. Emri, married Laura Judd, resides at Imlay, Mich.
9. Martha, married William Wilson, lives in Iowa.
10. Amzi Hart
11. Albert Lewis is a cabinet maker and lives in Almont
United States Census, 1850
Event Place: Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
William Wilson M 33 Pennsylvania
Martha Wilson F 28 Connecticut
Ellen E Wilson F 7 Connecticut
Sarah A Wilson F 2 Michigan
Mary I Wilson F 2 Michigan
Etellia M Wilson F 0 Michigan
Nella Steel F 64 Massachusetts
In 1860, Nellie Steele was still living in Coldwater, but was with her son, Albert, and his family.