George Steiner papers  1846-1851
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George H. Steiner of Water Street, Pennsylvania, was born c. 1814 in Pennsylvania. He married Jane Eliza Smith, of Scotch Valley, Pennsylvania, on October 19, 1847; they had six children: William A. Steiner (b. 1848), Ashbel, Ella, George, Lillian, and Cora. Steiner was a merchant, who sold wheat and flour to his business contacts in Philadelphia and Baltimore, and purchased goods for his store in central Pennsylvania. He traded locally throughout central Pennsylvania, and with merchants in Philadelphia; Harrisburg; and Baltimore.