Alonzo and Carrie Smith moved to the Elliott area somewhere around
the year 1879. They took up residence where Howard and Betty Lantz
now live. They moved south of Elliott in 1900, to the farm now owned
by Jessie Smith. Alonzo was born Oct. 10, 1856 and died Dec. 5,
1924. Buried at Elliott Cemetery. They had four children: Ray, Loyd,
Fannie and Vesta.
RAY CAROL SMITH AND JESSIE
Smith was born Dec. 2, 1888 to Alonzo and Carrie Smith at Elliott,
Iowa. He married Jessie Mercer on Feb. 4, 1914. She is the daughter
of Leroy and Sarah DeWitt Mercer, born on Sept. 14, 1891. At the
time of their marriage Jessie was a school teacher at the DeWitt
school. Ray lived his entire life at Elliott and farmed and ran a
shelling machine. He also played baseball and managed the Elliott
Blue Sox baseball team. Ray died May 11, 1957. Buried at Elliott
Cemetery. Ray and Jessie had two sons, Harold Biffie and Buddy
HAROLD BIFFIE AND LUCILLE
Harold Smith was born April 28, 1916 at Elliott, Iowa. He is the son
of Ray and Jessie Smith. He married Lucille Lewis of Salt Lake City,
Utah, on May 28, 1938. At the time of their marriage Lucille was an
elevator operator and Harold was working in the copper mines at
Provo, Utah and playing semi-pro baseball. They moved back to
Elliott in 1938 and have farmed in the Elliott and Griswold area
ever since. They have two sons, Jimmie Lynn and Michael Ray.
JIMMIE LYNN AND MARY JOYCE
born June 26, 1939 at Elliott. He is the son of Harold and Lucille
Smith. He married Mary Joyce Hallett on Sept. 9, 1961 at Council
Bluffs, Ia. At the time of their marriage they were both employed at
Western Electric Company, Omaha, Nebr. They moved back to Elliott in
1968 and have farmed in the Elliott area since then. They have three
children: Brian Ray born Aug. 11, 1966, Diane Marie born March 26,
1968, and Carol Elizabeth born Jan. 15, 1971.
MICHAEL RAY AND PAM SMITH
was born Feb. 17, 1945. He is the son of Harold and Lucille Smith.
He married Pamela McElligott at Midland, Texas. At the time of their
marriage Mike was in the Air Force and Pam was employed at a bank.
Pam has one son, Kim. They are now living in Houston, Texas.
BUDDY WORTH AND ANNA MAE
Smith was born April 2, 1922 at Elliott, Iowa. He is the son of Ray
and Jessie Smith. He married Marjorie Zimmerman, the daughter of
Ralph and Minnie Zimmerman of Lewis, 1946. They had two sons,
Richard born July 13, 1954, and Dennis born Aug. 5, 1959. Marjorie
died July 1971 and is buried at Elliott. Bud remarried to Anna Mae
Peck, 1975. They have both lived and farmed in the Elliott area all
their lives. Bud played baseball for the Elliott Blue Sox.