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Esther (Wheeler) Steere (1778 - 1860)

Esther Steere formerly Wheeler
Born [location unknown]
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 82 in Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Dec 2009
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Esther Wheeler was born 27 Sep 1778. She was the daughter of Henry Wheeler (1744 - 1832) and Esther (Williams) Wheeler (1746 - 1822).

Her siblings included Pascal Paoli Wheeler (1769 - 1850) and Sarah Wheeler Phillips (1774 - 1801).

She married Robert Steere (1776 - 1852).

Her children included Rufus Steere (1799 - 1850), Augustus Steere (1800 - 1884), Silas Steere (1804 - 1891), William Steere (1807 - 1871), Mary A. Steere Andrews (1808 - 1854), Emeline Steere Matteson (1812 - 1901), Joseph Steere (1815 - 1890), and Martha Steere Walling (1819 - 1906).

She died 4 Dec 1860 in Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States[1] and was buried in Steere Lot , Glocester, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.[2]


  1. "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014), Esther Steere, 04 Dec 1860; citing Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, Us, reference p7; FHL microfilm 941,851.
  2. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 July 2016), Esther Wheeler Steere, 1860; Burial, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Steere Lot; citing record ID 23484894, Find a Grave,

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