Eli Townsend Steadman & Mary Louisa
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.
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:
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
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
vi. George STEADMAN was born Est 1879 in Goshen, Henderson, Texas, and died
vii. Edna STEADMAN was born 10 Nov 1881 in
Henderson County, Texas, and died 21 Oct 1938 in Texas USA. She married