Men of Mark in Connecticut; Ideals of American Life Told in Biographies and Autobiographies of Eminent Living Americans Volume 4
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...worthy lines. He was twice married. In 1868 he married Miss Annie Eliza Smith, daughter of Captain Joseph E. Smith of Stonington. She died about six years after her marriage. On October 26th, 1876, Mr. Steele married Miss Sarah Cole Goff, daughter of the late Hon. Darius and 198 THOMAS SEDGWICK STEELE. Harriet Lee Goff, and a member of a very old and prominent Rhode Island family. With Mrs. Steele he traveled extensively. She and one daughter, Annie Lee, survive. Mrs. Steele makes her home in Pawtucket, Ehode Island. The daughter is the wife of Herbert M. Adams of Pawtucket and the mother of one son, Sedgwick Steele Adams. EDWIN HALLOCK HALLOCK, EDWIN, hardware and real estate dealer and exrepresentative of Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, who is prominent in his community for his active part in fraternal and religious, as well as in business and political affairs, was born in Derby August 16th, 1840. He is a descendant of Peter Hallock, one of the thirteen Pilgrim fathers who came from England in 1640 with the Eev. John Youngs and settled in New Haven. In October of that year the Rev. Mr. Youngs gathered his church together anew under the Rev. John Davenport and Gov. Theophilus Eaton and established a church and community on Long Island. As Peter Hallock was the first of the band to land the place was called Hallock's Neck. The company purchased land from the Gochang Indians which is now the town of Orient. Two of Mr. Hallock's later ancestors fought in the Revolution and his grandfather and father took part in the War of 1812. After that war was closed Mr. Hallock's father, Zephaniah Hallock, removed to Derby and engaged in shipbuilding. He married Sarah Hall, a woman who gave their son a heritage of high ideals for his intellectual and...
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