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 Eli Townsend Steadman & Mary Louisa Overstreet

 

 

Submitted by:  Martha Yates Vandver

 

 

Eli Townsend STEADMAN,  son of George Pemberton STEADMAN and Martha STEADMAN he was born 1842 in Carroll County, Mississippi, and died 08 Oct 1882 in Eustace, Henderson County, Texas, buried in Moorhead Cemetery, Eustace, Texas.

 

He married Mary (Issee) Louisa OVERSTREET 12 Nov 1862 in Houston County, Texas, daughter of Washington Madison OVERSTREET and Caroline Frances Permiela Young JOHNSTON. She was born 25 Oct 1847 in Kemper County, Mississippi, and died 24 Oct 1925 in Austin, Travis County, Texas, buried in Livelyville Cemetery, Grapeland, Houston County, Texas.

Eli Townsend Steadman entered military service (Civil War) on June 9, 1861. Company G, Texas Regiment, Hood Brigade in Lee's Army. Assigned to the infantry, Regular army. Listed as six feet three inches tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, twenty years old. He was a gunsmith when enlisted. He was wounded on the last day of the "7 Day Battle" just below Richmond, Virginia. He was discharged September 29, 1862. Information from confederate certificate #626, survey 1.

More about Mary Louisa (Issee)Overstreet Steadman Blackwell:
She died Oct. 24, 1925, in the Women's Confederate Home in Austin, Travis County, Texas, of tuberculosis.

Children of Eli Townsend STEADMAN and Mary Louisa OVERSTREET are:

 

i. Laura STEADMAN was born 25 Jul 1869 in Henderson County, Texas, and died 09 Sep 1943 in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas.  She married GEORGE I. WILLIAMS 17 Nov 1885. He was born 1860 in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, and died 1930 in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas.


ii. Willie STEADMAN was born 25 Jul 1869 in Henderson County, Texas, and died 12 Mar 1952 in Texas USA. She married R. R. SULLIVAN

24 Feb 1887 in Texas USA.


iii. Susan Joella STEADMAN was born 03 Dec 1865 in Henderson County, Texas, and died 03 Feb 1935 in Elkhart, Anderson County, Texas. She married Jesse HONEYCUTT 18 Jan 1883 in Houston County, Texas.


iv. James Issac STEADMAN was born 17 Nov 1873 in Goshen, Henderson County, Texas, and died 13 Mar 1953. He married Georgie PEEVY

17 May 1893 in TexasUSA. She was born 16 Nov 1880, and died 20 Jun 1963.


v. Mary Catherine STEADMAN was born 20 Aug 1876 in Goshen, Henderson County, Texas, and died 28 Nov 1919 in Texas USA. She married Edward Franklin SMITH. He was born 02 Dec 1876 in Choctaw County, Alabama, and died 04 May 1974 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
vi. George STEADMAN was born Est 1879 in Goshen, Henderson, Texas, and died 1886.


vii. Edna STEADMAN was born 10 Nov 1881 in Henderson County, Texas, and died 21 Oct 1938 in Texas USA. She married Willie CASKEY.
 

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