|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
George Elgin Steelman
1899 - 1926
Thomas Oscar Steelman 1902 -
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
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.