Biography of Frederick C. Steele
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Steele, Frederick C., born in Lisle, Broome County, N. Y., February 4, 1817, moved with his parents to Caroline, Tompkins County, and thence to Owego, Tioga County. He was educated in the public schools and followed farming until he attained his majority, coming to Elmira in 1848. He became a grocer in 1851, in which business he continued until 1866, when he was burned out. From 1868 to 1875 he manufactured boots and shoes in company with Jackson Richardson. December 23, 1851, he married Clara P., daughter of Isaac and Jane Reynolds, who came to Elmira in 1826. Mr. Steele resides on Church street.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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