Surname: Smith

Leta Smith's Family Tree Branch Has Been Found!

Leta Smith’s Family Tree Branch Has Been Found!

Leta Ethel Smith, sister of Frank Edward Smith (my wife’s great grandfather) was born in Iowa on May 30, 1887.  The only thing we knew about her, until today, was that she had twins named Merle and Berle.  In fact we have pictures of Leta, Merle and Berle in our possession.  There is some recollection that she and her husband […]

Great Grandson of Leta Smith Found…. Sort of…

Great Grandson of Leta Smith Found…. Sort of…

After the major “Smith” family break through earlier today,  I came across a very interesting geneaology query posted on July 14, 2001 at the genealogy.com Smith surname forum: I am looking for any information on  Hiram Gregg Smith. He died sometime before 1913 in Iowa and was married to Julia Ann Geesline in 1884 in Humboldt Co., Iowa. They are reported to have had […]