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Steed Family Cemetery
Friendly, Prince George County, Maryland

3325 Steed Road
Belleview (Friendly), Maryland

Lat: 38° 45' 57"N, Lon: 76° 57' 26"W

Contributed by Anne Braun, Sep 15, 2004 [annieb1961@comcast.net]. Total records = 19.

In Friendly, from the intersection of Highway 210 and Old Fort Road, go east/southeast on Old Fort Road for about .75 miles until you reach Allentown Road. Turn onto Allentown Road and go 1.25 east/northeast until you reach Steed Road. Turn onto Steed road and go north .30 niles until you reach the Ryan new home constuction site. Turn there and park your car.

Walk along the construction road 60 yards to the east and then 100 yards to the north. You will see a Forest Protection/Reserve sign. The cemetery is right there. You can also see the cemetery from the east side of Steed Road.

This is a family cemetery which contains the descendents of the Steed and Edelen Families. The cemetery was part of the old Steed Farm. Ryan Homes now owns the land and is going to build a housing development called Steed's Glen.

I talked with a representative of Ryan Homes. They know about the cemetery and the family will be taking care of it. They also assured me that the cemetery will not be disturbed. The burials took place from the 1870s until 1986.

I visited this burial site on Sep 11, 2004. I compared my findings with the book "Stones and Bones" which was printed in 1984.

- Anne Braun

Edelen, Dr. Phillip R., b. Mar 28, 1818, d. Mar 3, 1896
Edelen, Frances R., b. Dec 11, 1836, d. Mar 11, 1896
Edelen, Lenora S., b. May 16, 1861, d. Oct 6, 1942, d/o Dr. Phillip and Frances
Hatton, Adelaide Lowe Steed, b. Jul 12, 1844, d. Nov 22, 1927, d/o James and Leonora
Steed, Delia G., b. Dec 24, 1870, d. Oct 3, 1914
Steed, Harriett L. Bayne, b. Jul 23, 1862, d. Apr 13, 1956
Steed, Helen E., b. Feb 29, 1908, d. Sep 5, 1986
Steed, James M. Jr., b. Aug 9, 1853, d. Feb 14, 1884, s/o James and Leonora
Steed, James M. Sr., b. Nov 17, 1807, d. Dec 3, 1890
Steed, John J., b. 1864, d. 1917
Steed, John J.R. Jr., b. 1903, d. 1957
Steed, John J.R. Sr., b. Jul 22, 1838, d. Feb 22, 1923
Steed, Leonora, b. Jan 10, 1812, d. Nov 6, 1883, age 71 years, w/o James
Steed, Lowe E., b. Aug 1, 1868, d. Aug 6, 1960
Steed, M. Pamelia, b. 1840, d. 1918, w/o John J.R.
Steed, M. Pamelia, b. Feb 2, 1905, d. Oct 27, 1986
Steed, Mary Helen, b. Aug 21, 1870, d. Sep 29, 1954
Steed, Mary Pamelia II., b. Nov 10, 1872, d. Apr 21, 1874
Steed, Mary Pamelia, b. Jul 4, 1881, d. Apr 29, 1982
Steed, Robert Eden, b. Dec 29, 1860, d. May 29, 1917
Steed, T. Baker E., b. May 16, 1902, d. Apr 24, 1937
Watson, Harriet S., b. Nov 24, 1909, d. Jun 14, 1976

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