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Steen, Jones, English, Roscoe, and connecting families.

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Steen, Jones, English, Roscoe, and connecting families.

James R. Rasco (View posts)
Posted: 21 Feb 2005 8:54AM GMT
Classification: Query
Elizabeth Steen, born about 1846. Died August 3, 1913. Buried in Steen Cemetery as Elizabeth Jones. Said to have been a daughter of William "Old Billy" Steen.

Martha Jones, some times known as Martha Steen, was born about 1846-1866. Died January 11, 1936. Buried in unmarked grave in Steen Cemetery. A daugher of Elizabeth (Steen) Jones. Said to be the mother of Venetta "Nettie" (Jones) English and Clifton Steen. Martha's biological father is unknown but may have been William Jones. Martha is said to have 1st married "Little John Steen". No actual proof has been found so far. It is certain that Martha Jones married John Menders about 1886. Between 1900 and 1910 the family changed their surname to Rascoe or Roscoe. Children of Martha and John were:
Elizabeth "Betty" Roscoe Grant.
Pearley Roscoe
Elisha Roscoe
Redmond Roscoe
Walter Thomas Roscoe
Helen Roscoe
Johnny Roscoe
Willie Roscoe.


Venetta "Nettie" (Jones) English was born Sept. 24, 1875 and died July 20, 1952 per headstone in Steen Cemetery. She is said to have been a daughter of Martha Jones. Father unknown but possily Lish Gibson or "Little" John Steen. Nettie married "Big" Tom English about 1898. They had the following children:
Eli English
James English
Lonnie English
Ethel English
Bessie English
Estella English
James T. English


Clifton Steen, born February 7, 1882, died Aug. 30, 1955. Buried in Steen Cemetery. Said to be a son of Martha Jones. Father unknown. Possibly Jefferson Roller. Clifton Married Martha Butler. They had:
Myrtle Steen
Thurman Steen
Beulah Steen
Meta Steen
Clayton Steen
And possibly others.

Anyone researching these families?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
James R. Rasco 21 Feb 2005 3:54PM GMT 
Herndon1231 6 Jul 2005 2:05AM GMT 
james r. rasco 6 Jul 2005 10:06PM GMT 
kristiedixon_... 19 May 2010 6:17AM GMT 
sybiloxendine 29 Sep 2012 8:07PM GMT 
scarolina1387 16 Feb 2012 7:25PM GMT 
hsmart4321 5 Dec 2012 10:54PM GMT 
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