We may have a connection, my family now spells the name Steffe. I'll give you a brief summary of my family in Richland Co. Jacob Steffe, b.1801 Pa. m. Elizabeth Bachman, Nancy Underwood, Mary Chaney, and Gussie Jourdan d. Richland county 1881. One of his sons, George, b. 1830 in Pa. m.Emiline Sager, 1861 in Richland county. If any of this sounds like a connection, contact me and I will share information. Even if it doesn't, I would recommend that you check the Ill. vital record searchable data base, they may have information in the marriage section that will help yu track down your family.