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Arthur Hogarth Steele

Arthur Hogarth Steele
b. 16 August 1896, Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana, to Samuel and Mary Alice Johnson (Pottinger) Steele
d. 31 March 1993, Houston, Harris County, Texas

m. 4 June 1924, Covington, Campbell County, Kentucky
Mary Lorene Blue
b. 15 August 1902, Richland Township, Grant County, Indiana, to Carey Samuel and Sina May (Harris) Blue
d. 8 January 1976, Houston, Harris County, Texas

Children with Mary Lorene Blue:
• Susanna Hawthorne married [–?–] Noe
• Beverly Blue married [–?–] Draper

Arthur lived in Tipton, Tipton County; Frankfort, Clinton County; Peru, Miami County; and Marion, Grant County, before emigrating from Indiana in 1943. He worked as an apprentice pharmacist in Peru and Marion before the war. He was in the 607th Army Aero Squadron in World War I. After the war, he worked for the Central City Chemical Co. of Chicago, Illinois; White Motor Co. of Cleveland, Ohio; and Petro Tex Chemical Corp. of Houston, Texas. He was an elder in the Central Presbyterian Church in Houston.

Submitted by:
Susanna S. Noe
Issaquah WA
E-mail: c_snoe@msn.com

Ila “Benton” Steele

Ila “Benton” Steele
b. 6 July 1866, Willow Branch, Hancock County, Indiana, to James Scott and Lydia Margaret (Waller) Steele
d. 30 December 1943, Newton, Harvey County, Kansas

m. 11 October 1894, Hancock County, Indiana
Emma C. Oren
b. 14 November 1874, Farmland, Randolph County, Indiana
d. 28 April 1957, Sedgwick, Harvey County, Kansas

Children with Emma C. Oren:
• Margaret M. (1896-1979)
• James Benton (1898-1900)
• John O. (1900-1959)
• Allen T. (1903-1981)
• Elizabeth N. (1906-1981)
• Edward V. (1909-1966)
• Marshall E. (1912-1974)

The family left Indiana in 1907 or 1908. Benton Steele was noted in A Round Indiana: Round Barns in the Hoosier State by John T. Hanou.

Submitted by:
Emily F. Steele
San Diego CA
E-mail: donesteele@compuserve.com