Chloe Steele

17 August 1894–1 July 1964 (Age 69)
Texas, United States

The Life of Chloe

When Chloe Steele was born on 17 August 1894, in Texas, United States, her father, B B Steele, was 25 and her mother, Bettie L Boone, was 21. She married Claud Chesnut on 23 April 1921, in Kingston, Marshall, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Wilson, Carter, Oklahoma, United States for about 5 years and Willis Township, Marshall, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 1 July 1964, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kingston, Marshall, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claud Chesnut
Chloe Steele
Marriage: 23 April 1921
Marjorie Louise Chesnut
Charlyne Chesnut

Spouse and Children

23 April 1921
Kingston, Marshall, Oklahoma, United States


    Marjorie Louise Chesnut



Parents and Siblings

    B B Steele


    Bettie L Boone





    Hattie Bell Steel


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Chloe Davis in household of Edgel Davis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chloe Steel in household of Billie B Steel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chloe Still in household of B B Still, "United States Census, 1900"

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