Hmmmmmmmmm....... not looking great. Looks like he was the only child of Robert E Steele & Bertha Ellen Chedister, and despite marrying Betty Whitman Jermack who was 10 years his junior, didn't have any children.
Struggling a little to track down his paternal grandfather. (Robert Steele not a super uncommon name). But he did at least have an aunt & uncle on his mom's side.
So not all hope is lost, but I might put a pin in this research for today. 5/5
Hmmm.... usually I don't start with findagrave and phone/address directories, but it is worth noting that this E Eldon Steele seemed to live in Arizona for a while... I purchased this photo in Arizona... so that would make sense.
Also, what the kiddo is wearing definitely looks like it's something a 2 year old would have worn in 1908 .
Good morning Fediverse! It's been a super long time since I did any antique store purchase genealogy photo research, so let's do a little something something on this cheery Saturday morning.
Meet Ernell Eldon Steele. I don't know anything about him besides he's 2 years & 1 month old in this photo. The photographer's mark is from El Paso, TX.
I'm caught up on #CriticalRole and after doing Mollymauk inspired nails, someone on Reddit challenged me to do nails for all the characters. And since I'm a crazy person, I immediately ran out and bought $60 of new nail polish & nail art stuff. 😂
"The oral history of the Hampsterdance"
I expected this to be a few pages of "we pasted a bunch of hamster gifs because we thought it was cute" but there is *so much iceberg* here.
TV show hoarder. Nail polish queen. Halloween fanatic. Genealogist. Pluviophile. (Parentheses abuser.) Crazy person. Awkward pineapple.
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