Hugh STEELE apparently passed away in Ireland and his wife Nicolina emigrated from County Antrim, Ireland, about 1837 with at least three sons and a daughter along with their families, settling in York County and Simcoe County, Upper Canada..
Hugh STEELE andhis wife Betsy emiigrated from County Antrim, with two young children. They settled on Lot 11, Concession 11 of West Gwillimbury Township in Simcoe County where at least six more children where born. About 1855 the entire family of seven boys and one girl, Martha, relocated to Lot 7 on the 14th Concession of Greenock Township, Bruce County. Here their youngest son Jacob was born. In 1873 Betsy passed away and Hugh remarried Elizabeth MILLER and by 1891 Hugh and Elizabeth had moved into Paisley.
Shorlty after arriving in Greenock son Samuel moved into Paisley where he married Ann HANNA
and ran a Dry Goods business.