Early Origins of the Steene family
The surname Steene was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria
is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Steene family
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Steene Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Steen, Steene, Steenes, Steens, Sten, Stene, Stenes, Stens, Steenz, Steenez, Stein, Stien, van Steen, van der Steen, Steyn and many more.
Early Notables of the Steene family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Steene family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Steene Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Isaac Steene, who settled in Virginia in 1673
- Abell Steene, who arrived in Barbados in 1683
Contemporary Notables of the name Steene (post 1700)
- Charles W. Steene, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Onondaga County 2nd District, 1922, 1923 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html