Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Steffey Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Dale Steffey of Bloomington, In.
Posted by: Bobbi Harrison (ID *****1549) Date: February 02, 2011 at 16:06:48
In Reply to: Dale Steffey of Bloomington, In. by Don Matson of 361

Hello Don,
Although my husband, also a Steffey descendant, is not related to Dale Steffey, I do have contact with Dale's 1st cousin, Kenya Sue (Steffey) Beasley who is related to me through our shared Talbert Ancestry. She told me that they are descended from Ulrich Steffey.

Dale is the s/o Emil Loren Steffey/Roseline J. [--?--]; grandson of Samuel Roy Steffey/Goldie Mae McCarty. But I haven't tracked his line any further back, since my husband's line is from the Pennsylvania Peter Steffey (1782-1863) & Catharine Tritle (1788/abt 1844). She was the daughter of Jonathan Tritle who served at Valley Forge with George Washington during the Revolutionary War.

There is a memorial plaque in Jonathan's honor in the Bell Tower at Valley Forge, placed there by his g-g-g-granddaughter, Marguerite (Steffey) Snyder, who just passed away on Jan. 21, 2011 at the age of 102 years, 6 months, 9 days. She was my husband's 1st cousin, once removed and a very remarkable woman who wrote her book in 1964, "The Steffeys In American - From Colonial Days To The Space Age". Remaining copies of her book can be obtained from the Washington County Historical Society in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Till later....
Bobbi Harrison

Notify Administrator about this message?
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network