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Clifton Burton Steele[1]

Male 1888 - 1961  (73 years)

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  • Name Clifton Burton Steele  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Born 26 May 1888  Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Occupation 1917: Shoe Salesman; 1920: Adjustor, Remy Electric Co; 1930: Merchant, Dress Shop  [2, 6, 7
    Residence 1917: Bloomington Indiana; 1920: Anderson Ward 3, Madison, IN; 1930: Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA  [2, 6, 7
    Died 21 October 1961  Orange Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I71100  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 June 2007 

    Family/Spouse Clara A. Tait,   b. 6 July 1897, Corydon, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1960, possibly, Long Beach, Los Angeles Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married about 1919  [7
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID F49531  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Clifton Steele
      Home in 1900: Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana
      Age: 12
      Estimated birth year: 1888
      Birthplace: Illinois
      Race: White
      Relationship to head-of-house: Son
      On June 6, 1900 Melissa [?] H Steele (46) b. Jan 1854 in KY of KY parents, was living at 645 Walnut St. in Bloomington, Monroe Co, IA. She is married, and has been married for 26 years, and has given birth to seven children, six of whom are living. Yet there is no mention of her husband. Her children, all b. in Illinois of an IA father and a KY mother, are [son] Claude Steele (22, stenographer) b. Dec. 1877, Carrie Steele (19) b. Sep 1880, Clarence Steele (17) b. Aug. 1882, Clifton Steele (12), b. May 1888, Flossie Steele (8) b. July 1891, and Ruby Steele (4) b. March 1894).

      World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: Clifton Burton Steele
      Address: 442 S. Walnut, Bloomington
      County: Monroe
      State: Indiana
      Birthplace: Illinois; United States of America
      Birth Date: 26 May 1888
      Race: White
      Roll: 1653569
      DraftBoard: 0
      Age: 29
      Marital status: Single
      Occupation: Shoe Salesman
      Nearest Relative: Mother
      Sole dependent: Mother
      Registration Place: DB # 2, Bloomington, Indiana, Jun 5, 1917
      Height: Medium
      Build: Slender
      Color of Eyes: Light Brown [sic]
      Color of Hair: Light Brown

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Clifton B Steele
      Age: 30 years
      Estimated birth year: abt 1890
      Birthplace: Illinois
      Race: White
      Home in 1920: Anderson Ward 3, Madison, Indiana
      Home owned: Own
      Sex: Male
      Marital status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Mother's Birth Place: Illinois
      Father's Birth Place: Illinois
      Image: 1035
      On Jan 17, 1920, Clifton B Steele (30, Adjustor, Remy Electric Co) b. in IL of IL parents owns a house at 826 Nichol Avenue, Anderson, Monroe, IN. With him is his wife Clara E. Steele (22) b. in PA of a Scottish Father and a NY mother. Renting from them are Wier M. Miley (34, Physiscian, GP) b. in KS and his wife Edith Miley (31) and daughter Eugenia Miley (5).

      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).

      California Death Index, 1940-1997
      Social Security #: 572445690
      Sex: MALE
      Birth Date: 26 May 1888
      Birthplace: ILLINOIS
      Death Date: 21 Oct 1961
      Death Place: ORANGE
      Mother's Maiden Name: BATELLE, , , , [2, 4, 5, 6, 7]

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

    2. [S1345] Bloomington Indiana, 1917.

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

    4. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1900: Bloomington, Monroe, IA.

    5. [S1356] California Death Index, 1940-1997.

    6. [S1330] US Federal Census, 1920: Anderson Ward 3, Madison, IN.

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

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