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Clara A. Tait

Clara A. Tait[1]

Female 1897 - about 1960  (62 years)

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  • Name Clara A. Tait  [2
    Gender Female 
    Born 6 July 1897  Corydon, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Alias/AKA Clara E Steele  [4
    Residence 1910: 2-Wd Anderson, Madison, IN; 1920: Anderson Ward 3, Madison, IN; 1930: 3015 11th St, Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA  [3, 4
    Died about 1960  possibly, Long Beach, Los Angeles Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I70914  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 February 2006 

    Father Joseph Moffat Tait,   b. 30 May 1841, Kirkpatrick Durham, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 August 1912, Rochester, Olmsted Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Catherine A Batelle,   b. August 1856, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 January 1919, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Family ID F49482  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Clifton Burton Steele,   b. 26 May 1888, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 October 1961, Orange Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married about 1919  [4
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID F49531  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [Adapted by Alaric Faulkner from reminiscences of Lizzie Tait Gallaher, Notes of Stella Fox Beam]
      Clara Tait was six days older than Margaret Massey [Lizzie Tait Gallaher’s Grandchild] and Margaret was born in July, 1897.

      After her father Joseph died, Clara and her mother Kate went together to University town [?]. Later they planned to live in Chicago, but after finding apartment there Kate was taken sick and died of heart trouble. Clara married Clifton Steele and later sold out and went to Long Beach, Calif. She lives there now with two stores [ca. 1930]. Clara has two children: Bud and Virginia.

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: Clifton B Steele
      Age: 42
      Estimated birth year: abt 1888
      Birthplace: Illinois
      Relation to head-of-house: Head
      Spouse's Name: Clara E Steele
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California
      On April 15, 1930, Clifton B. Steel (42, Merchant, Dress Shop) b. in Illinois of Illinois parents, is renting an $18,000 home at 3015 IIth St in Long Beach, CA that has a radio set. He was married at age 31 to Clara E Steele (32, none) b. in PA of a Scottish father and a NY mother, and she was 21 when she was married. Their children, both born in CA, are Clifton B Steele (8, none) b. in CA, and Virginia Steele (6, none)., [4, 5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1398] GEDCOM file from file “AdamMoffatDesends”, submitted by Alaric Faulkner.

    2. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1900: Bradford, Mckean, PA.

    3. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1910: 2-Wd Anderson, Madison, IN.

    4. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1930: Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA.

    5. [S1362] Reminiscences of Elizabeth Tait Gallaher -- Notes of Estella Fox Beam.



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