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Article written and submitted by: Ralph J. Steger

Daniel Bose Steger is my Dad and his Mom, Annie Marie Hathorn, nee Caver, has a grave between them. The grave is "Snap" Cumby, Josey Cumby, nee Caver's son. Grandma married L S Hathorn after Richard Steger died. Grandma stood over six feet and had a copper color hue. She attended Langston University and she was a pistol in her early years. Her Grandson, Ralph went on many fishing trip with her. Being at a young age, I didn't always enjoy being at the fishing hole so my Great-grandpa Bose Caver would keep me until she returned. He had a great deal of money during his early years, he bought a new model T in the 1920's, so he had some stories to tell me. But my favorites were about his African and Native American heritages. He stood over 6 feet and a few inches tall and he stood straight all the years I knew him. He had stock in the Negro Stock Market of Tulsa fame. He donated land for Union Hill Cem. Back to the child sitting: I usually played sick so that grandma would leave me with Great-grandpa, but one time Bose had something to do and she dropped me over at my mother's Grandma, Katie Taylor. I was scared of her because she talked gruff to everybody and I didn't want to go back there. Nobody else would sit with me, because I was born with a vail over my face, so I'm told and I could see ghosts during my early years. I can still remember some of the episodes. I don't know if my Brother Charles had a formal Headstone, but there was a marker there. During the 1930's I don't know what the procedures were about newborn/stillborn burials.

Thirteen Census Of The United States 1910 Population Oklahoma Logan Springvale TWP Steger, Marshall head B 49 KY KY AL English Fannie wife B 39 MS MS AL English Fredinand s B 20 KS Mattie d B 18 OT Richard s B 16 OT Marshall T. s B 14 OT Myrtle d B 12 OT Luther s B 10 OT Agustus s B 8 OT Ethel d B 6 OT Ralph s B 2 OK Marshall and Fannie could read and write Cordy James was born about 1910 or later OK Oklahoma 1900 Logan South Cimarron Caver, Bose head B Male Aug 1859 40 Married 10 yrs AL AL AL farmer Mattia wife B Fem Sep 1869 30 Married 10 yrs TX NC AR Harvey s B Male Feb 1884 16 TX Alexander s B Male Nov 1892 8 TX Annie Marie d B Fem Apr 1894 6 OT Josephine d B Fem Dec 1896 4 OT Bose and Mattia both attended school and could read and write English



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