William Steedman was born in Northumberland county, Pennsylvania, a son of the immigrant, James Steedman.
William enlisted as a Private, during the American Revolutionary War. He served with Captain Robert Reynolds, in the Rangers on the Frontiers, in Northumberland county, Pennyslvania. William is honored for his military service by the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution as DAR Ancestor # A007998. Note: All records of Steedman, Steadman and Stedman are found in the DAR records as "Stedman," with the following explanation: "As such, the DAR assigns a single standard surname that covers variant spellings of similar surnames." 
In 1792, William married Rebecca Cook, born January 6, 1769, at Fort Augusta, Northumberland county, Pennsylvania. Rebecca died October 7, 1843. 
Application for membership in the Society of the DAR has been made by descendants of their son, George Steedman, who married Margaret Blair. 
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