Shadrack B. Steele
- Born: 13 Jul 1811, Tazewell Co., VA
- Marriage: Christener Deskins on 5 Sep 1832 in Tazewell Co., VA
- Died: 11 Sep 1887, Buchanan Co., Virginia at age 76
Another name for Shadrack was Shade.
See general notes on Shadrack's father, George Steele, for the Family Bible record with birth dates.
The 1850 Federal Census for the Western District, Tazewell Co., Virginia, page 314B, taken Oct. 2, 1850 records Shade Steel (35), Christena Steel (32), Julia Steel (17), Elenor Steel (15), May Steel (13), Elize Steel (11), Betsy Steel (8), Paris Steel (5), and Margaret Steel (1).
The 1860 Federal Census for the Buchanan Co., Virginia, Contrary P. O., page 815, taken Aug. 22, 1860 records Shadick Steel (48) with his wife Christenor Steel (48) and children Annie (18), Elizabeth (17), Parris Steel (15), Margaret Steel (12), and Virginia (3). Next door is Shadrack's brother, Richard Steel (54).
The 1870 Federal Census for Garden, Buchanan Co., Virginia, Grundy P. O., page 181A, dated Sept 6, 1870 records Shadrick (58 - VA) and Christianor (58 - VA) Steel and daughter, Virginia Steel (14). Shadrick is a farmer with real estate valued at $250 and a personal estate valued at $350. Next door is John Vandike (30), Elisabeth Vandike (25) [Shadrack's daughter], Rebecca Vandike (10), Paris Vandike (8), Robert Vandike (6), Anthony Vandike (4), and Shadrick Vandike (2).
Note: John Vandike and Elizabeth Steele, married January 28, 1863
The 1880 Federal Census for Garden, Buchanan Co., Virginia, District 14, page 337A, dated June 10, 1880 records Shadrack (61 - VA) and Christina (58 - VA) Steel. Also living in the household are Neices and nephews: Paris Steel (15), John Vandikes (14), Anthony Vandikes (13), David Vandikes (12), Margaret Vandikes (10), Sarah Vandikes (8) and Minda Vandikes (6).
Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 <http://www.ancestry.com>
Name: Shadrach Steel
Birth Date: abt 1813
Death Date: 11 Sep 1887
Death Place: Buchanan, Virginia
Death Age: 74
Marital Status: Married
Spouse Name: Chrisy Steel
FHL Film Number: 2056975
Shadrack married Christener Deskins on 5 Sep 1832 in Tazewell Co., VA. (Christener Deskins was born circa 1812 in Virginia and died after 1880 in Buchanan Co., Virginia.)
Tammy Steele Dyer <mailto:Tlsteeled@aol.com>
Sept. 5, 1832 Steel, Shadrack to Deskins, Christener Minister William McGuire Taz. Co.