Person:Andrew Steele (5)

Andrew Steele
b.1709 Ireland
d.bef. 21 August 1764 Augusta County, Virginia
  • HAndrew Steele1709 - bef 1764
m. est. 1730-1735
  1. Sarah Steeleest 1735 -
  2. Elizabeth Steelebef 1736 -
  3. Mary Steeleest 1736 -
  4. Samuel Steeleabt 1738 -
  5. Martha Steeleest 1742 -
  6. Robert Steeleabt 1743 - bef 1813
  • HAndrew Steele1709 - bef 1764
  • WJane Youngest 1710-1715 - Aft 1752
m. bef. November 1752
Facts and Events
Name Andrew Steele
Gender Male
Alt Birth? abt. 1708 Dublin, Ireland
Birth? 1709 Ireland
Marriage est. 1730-1735 to
Marriage bef. November 1752 Prob. Virginiato Jane Young
Death? bef. 21 August 1764 Augusta County, Virginia

Andrew Steele was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Andrew Steele's land (Borden Tract NE, 463 1/2 acres, 1750; and an adjoining 40-acre tract acquired in 1755) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 50.--28th November, 1750. Same (From Borden, etc.) to Andrew Steel, 463-1/2 acres on Joseph Kennady's Mill Creek, adjoining Francis McCune.
  • Page 68.--8th May, 1755. Same to Andrew Steel, plantationer, 40 acres adjoining said Andrew Steel; corner John Lowry's new survey; Andrew Steel's old line; corner survey made for Robert Henry. Delivered to James McDowell, August, 1758.

Will/Estate Records of Andrew Steele

  • Page 355.--23d March, 1764. Andrew Steel's will--To son, Robert; to "my sun Saml. and Alexand (er) Moore, John Foulton and James Wardlaw, &c."; to daughters, Sarah and Elizabeth. Executors, Alex. Moore and Jas. Wardlaw. Teste: Hugh Wardlaw, Andrew Kennedy, Joseph Wardlaw, Wm. Wardlaw. Proved, 21st August, 1764, by Hugh and William Wardlaw and Kennedy.
  • Page 356.--21st August, 1764. Alex. Moore and Jas. Wardlaw's bond (with Wm. and Hugh Wardlaw, Andw. Kennedy), as executor of Andrew Steel above.
  • Page 371.--1st November, 1764. Andrew Steel's estate appraised, by Wm. McCutchen, Saml. Steel, John Fulton.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT RECORDS. ORDER BOOK No. XI. - MARCH 23, 1767. - (35) Andrew Steel's death abates suit.
  • Page 371.--1st November, 1764. Andrew Steel's estate appraised, by Wm. McCutchen, Saml. Steel, John Fulton.

Records of Andrew Steele in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 452.--14th November, 1752. Nathan Patterson's appraisement by Andrew Steel, Saml. McCutchon, Thos. Kirkpatrick, James Clark. Due by Robert Plesent, Jane Jackson, Geo. Wilson, and James Mease.
  • NOVEMBER 17, 1752. - Page (371) Motion of James Lockhart, Exr. Patrick Cook. Jane, relict of Patrick, has since intermarried with Andrew Steel, and is about to remove from the plantation and leave it waste. (Note: this record identifies Jane, widow of Patrick Cook as Andrew Steele's second wife, prior to November 1752).
  • Vol. 1 - May, 1753. Road established from Brown's bridge to the Glebe land, and Robert Campbell and John Trimble be surveyors, and with James Lusk, they clear and keep the same in order. We do appoint Robert Campbell and John Trimble overseers from John Brown's bridge to the Gleve House and the undernamed persons to clear the same: James Lusk, Robert Roberson, Samuel McCuchen, William Hunter, James Hunter, Robert Campbell's man, Mathew Wilson, William Wilson, John Wilson, Jr., John McCleery, James McCleery, Thomas Kirkpatrick and son, John Peevy, James Clarck, John Clarck, James Clark, Jr., Jacob Lockhart, James Lockhart, John Birtly, Josias Richards, William Marten, George Berry, William McFeeters, John McFeeters, William McFeeters, Jr., John Jameson, Patrick Marten, Joseph Marten, William Ward, Moses O'Freel and his man, Robert Philips, Robert Davis, Thomas Reed, Robert Scott, John Vance, Andrew Foster, William Bell, Alexander McKiney, John Speer, Abraham Mathan (Mashaw), Robert Young, John Young, Samuel Young, Hugh Young and his man, John Campbell, George Peevy, Robert McClenan, William Eackry, James Bell, Andrew Steel and his man, John McKiney, Patrick McCloskey, John McSlenan, John McCuchan, Samuel McCuchan, William McClintock, Thomas Peevy, James McCuchen, Duncken McFarlen.
  • Page 137.--17th March, 1756. Wm. Edmondson's bond as guardian (chosen) to James Hays, orphan of Geo. Hays; Andrew Steel, John Loggan, sureties.
  • Page 240.--17th May, 1758. John Moore's bond (with Joseph Kennedy, Andrew Steel) as guardian (chosen) to James Bell, orphan of James Bell.
  • Page 328.--20th September, 1758. Vendue of John Snodgrass' estate, by Agnes Patton--To David Edmund, Wm. Parris, Robt. McRandolph, John Wardlaw, Wm. Adair, Peter Angel. Paid to John Mountgomery, Edmond Tarr, James Henry, Jno. Rosamond, Patrick Hays, James McCown, Andrew Steel.
  • Page 290.--1st January, 1759. John McCroskry's appraisement, by Andrew Steel, James Pollock, Charles Hays.
  • Page 176.--12th August, 1762. William Wardlaw's estate appraised by Andrew Steel, Jno. Logan, Jno. Moore.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1767. Samuel Gist, of Hanover, vs. Andrew Steel.--Writ, 28th November, 1767. Defendant dead August, 1766--not found. (Note: other records, listed above, indicate that Andrew Steele had died before November 1764).