'Steere1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Steere of Hackney, Steere of Jayes, Steere of Ockley

BCG reports that "The family of Steere have been resident at Jayes, Ockley, Dorking, co. Surrey, England, without interruption since the Conquest."
Henry Steere in Capel & Ockley, Surrey (d 1659)
m. Mary King (sister of Edmund King)
1. John Steere of Ockley (d 1670)
  m. Anne Eversed of Ockley
A. John Steere of Jayes, Ockley (bpt 01.09.1616, d 19.01.1699)
  m. Ellen Watkins of London (d 11.05.1680)
  i. John Steere of Jayes (bpt 01.02.1647, d 14.12.1689)
  m. Fiducia Lee (d 1705, dau/coheir of John Lee of Plaistow & Plumstead, m2. Matthew Raper of London)
  a. Lee Steere of Jayes 'of Hackney & Wotton' (bur 20.01.1753)
m. (01.08.1717) Martha Scrocold (d 07.1775, dau of Thomas Scrocold (sb Serocold) of London)
  (1) Lee Steere of Hackney (Middlesex) & Jayes (d 01.1785)
  m. Elizabeth Steere (d 02.1790, dau of Robert Steere of London, cousin) @@ below
  (A) Lee Steere (d infant)
  (B) Martha Steere (b 1755)
m. (15.02.1774) Richard Witts of Eversheds, Ockley (b 1746, d 15.01.1815)
  Their elder son inherited Jayes and assumed the name Steere.
  (2) Fiducia Steere (d unm)
  b. Robert Steere probably of this generation
  (1) Elizabeth Steere (d 02.1790)
  m. Lee Steere of Hackney & Jayes (d 01.1785) @@ above
  c. Fiducia Steere
  m. Samuel Papilion of London
  (1) John Papilion (dsp)
  ii.+ other issue
2.+ other issue

Main source(s): BCG (vol 1, 1891, 'Steere of Perth and Blackwood')
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