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Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century
Chapter XXIV: Genealogy of the Steers Family

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[This information is from p. 279 of Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century by Austin A. Yates (New York: New York History Co., 1902). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 974.744 Yat, and copies are also available for borrowing. Thanks to Carol Di Crosta for data entry help with this page.]

The Steers family is as follows:

St. John Steers came as a soldier to Schenectady in 1720. He soon after married Catharine McGregor. In 1756 he had the grant of a lot of land in Green Street, near the fort.

John, a son of St. John Steers, born October 15th, 1732, married, November 3d, 1759, Clara, daughter of Peter Van Slyck. He inherited the Green Street lot from his father, which descended to his son Cornelius, and was possessed by him until his death in 1863, at the age of eighty-six years. John Steers died February 12th, 1811. Gertruy, a daughter of John, born August 16th, 1767, married John Lambert, the noted schoolmaster.

Samuel, also a son of St. John, died at an advanced age, unmarried.

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