The Family and Home of
James D. Steelman and Ella Beatrice Bigford Steelman
in Malta, Texas
The photo attached is the James D. Steelman & Ella Beatrice Bigford Steelman 
home place taken about 1907 in Malta. 

Children pictured left to right is: 
Clyde Layfayette Steelman     1896 - 1978
George Elgin Steelman         1899 - 1926
Thomas Oscar Steelman     1902 - 1985
Mamie Cordilia Steelman    1900 - 1965
Carrie Cordilia Steelman    1904 - 1978 (held in Ella's arms)

On December 30, 1903 James D. Steelman and Ella Beatrice Steelman sold 
one acre of their 29 1/2 acres in Malta for $20.00 to Citizens of Malta Community 
to be used as a public cemetery & no other purpose. 
Recorded Bowie County Volume 39 page 432. 
This is now the current site of the Malta Cemetery in which both are interred.
 

Submitted by: Bob Steelman
Date:  8/12/2001