was born near Stennett, Iowa, Nov. 19, 1879, son of Geo. W. and Mary
Jane Reese Pogue.
Smith, daughter of A. W. and Carrie Adelia Smith was born near
Elliott May 24, 1885.
married at the Smith home March 8, 1905.
started farming on the Hartman place, where they lived until the
spring of 1907, when they moved to the Pogue place in Pilot Grove
and operated in partnership with his father, who had retired.
George was born November 27, 1906.
she was called, began failing in health in May 1905 which gradually
grew worse until her death Dec. 16, 1917.
help Ealy continued there until 1919 when he bought, and moved to, a
farm west of Elliott. He disliked it, so sold it and bought a farm
near the Pogue place and moved there in 1920.
28, 1921, he was married to Nora M. Craig, in Council Bluffs by Rev.
W. V. Crewdson, a former minister of the Elliott Christian Church
where both Ealy and Nora were members.
Frances Ilene was born to them Oct. 8, 1924.
bought the farm in 1920 at the peak of the "boom", paid half of it
at the time of purchase, did fencing and extensive outside necessary
improving as the place had been neglected. It was an expensive
operation which couldn't carry its self with the 160 acre operation,
so outside land was rented, hoping to meet the situation, but
conditions grew constantly worse and the real depression
began. After 12 years of diligent effort; with loss of money for no
one but ourselves, we returned the place to the former owners, the
L. B. Fuller's in 1932, in much better condition than when bought.
We rented it for two years, then moved to the Houghton place
northeast of Stanton in 1934, where we entered into partnership with
him. Feb. 22, 1943 we had a dissolution sale, bought a farm just
south of Emerson, and moved there March 1, 1944. We lived there
until Aug. 29, 1965, when we moved to Red Oak.
at the Red Oak hospital Jan. 26, 1975, is buried at Hillside,
George, was married Dec. 24, 1930 to Mary Edith Kneedy at the Kneedy
home. They have a son, George Richard, and two grandsons, Alan and
daughter, Frances, was married to Robert L. Burton, Jan. 14, 1942 at
Rockport, Missouri. They have four children: Diane, Dixie, Dennis
and Donald; and seven grandchildren.