SADIE A. SMITH
Smith and Sadie A. Pugh were married in Cumberland, Iowa. John was
prominent as a banker, and Sadie, a teacher in the Cumberland
vicinity, and as a clubwoman in Elliott.
Children born to them were
Mary Margaret (May 6, 1901), Earl (February 19, 1903), and Frances
Elizabeth (February 6, 1908).
Margaret married Clifford N. Braden in Red Oak. To their union was
born Betty Marie (Mrs. Charles Welsch) of Elliott, Barbara Jean
(Mrs. Delbert Henke) of Sacramento, California, and Courtland R. of
Citrus Heights, California, who is a retired Lt. Colonel of the U.
S. Air Force. Betty and Charles had one daughter, Candace (Mrs. John
Tischer) of Red Oak, Iowa. Barbara and Delbert had three children,
David, Deborah, and Michael, all of California. Court married Janet
Hinemeyer of Elliott and their children were Terry Gene (born in
England) and Cynthia.
Earl, son of John and Sadie
married Lou Epperly, a teacher in the Elliott school. To this union
was born a daughter, Margie Lou. Margie married Robert Brown and has
two daughters, Kathy and Jane. Earl passed away in Loveland,
Colorado, January 11, 1935.
Elizabeth married Joseph H. Thompson in a double wedding ceremony
with Earl and Lou at Jackson, Minnesota. Joe and Elizabeth’s
children were Jack Edward (Jan. 31, 1927), Carol Jean (Aug. 1,
1930), Janet Lorraine (July 11, 1933), Joseph Glen (Aug. 19, 1935),
Margaret Sara (May 31, 1937), and Jerry Dean (Mar. 30, 1939). The
children graduated from Elliott High School and attended College or
business school. Jack served in the Navy and Jerry four years in the
Jack, Red Oak,
Iowa, married Marilyn Mae Moon, and they have a daughter, Jamie Jo.
Jean married Robert Mastin, Elliott, and their children were Mark
Alan and Melanie Ann. Later Jean married Gary Buzick, Webster City,
and they have one daughter, Kristi Lee. Janet married Donald Milner
of Elliott and their children were Vicki Jolene, Brent Lee, and Joel
Eric. Brent married Diane Weirich and their daughter is Jackie Ann.
Joseph Glen, Omaha, married June Fay Lindgren and to them were born
Jennifer Corrine and Sarah Elizabeth. Margaret Sara, married Robert
Crossland, Austin, Texas, and they had two sons, Michael Everett and
Robert Alan. Jerry Dean, Primghar, Iowa, married Deanna Johnson and
to them was born Susan Elizabeth, Timothy Steven, and Michael Jay.