Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Holmeses in:
 • Sunset Memorial Gardens
 • Bismarck
 • Burleigh County
 • North Dakota
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Zada Alfretta Smith Holmes
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: May 6, 1893
Ruthven
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 6, 1988
Bismarck
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA

Zada's mother, Retta, left her husband Samuel before Zada was born. Retta died in 1901 when Zada was seven years old. Zada was adopted by her uncle George and aunt Gertrude Richards-Dickerman. Gertrude was a sister of Retta Smith. Zada was a Master Gardener and loved to write poetry. She married Paul DeWitt Holmes, Sr. 15 Feb 1917 at Maple Hill, Emmet, Iowa. They had a daughter, Allene Lois, and two sons Paul DeWitt, Jr., and Gail George Holmes (1923-); the latter whom survives.

(Thanks to Ann Bowler for this information) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Smith (1849 - 1928)
  Alberta Alfaretta Richards Smith (1853 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Paul DeWitt Holmes (1891 - 1973)
 
 Children:
  Allene Lois Holmes (1918 - 1936)*
  Paul DeWitt Holmes (1921 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emery Elwood Smith (1876 - 1952)*
  Amy Gertrude Smith (1878 - 1879)*
  Charles Harry Smith (1879 - 1955)*
  Stephen Paul Smith (1881 - 1916)*
  Infant Son Smith (1883 - 1883)*
  Zada Alfretta Smith Holmes (1893 - 1988)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Bismarck
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: Aug 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29443327
Zada Alfretta <i>Smith</i> Holmes
Added by: Burt
 
Zada Alfretta <i>Smith</i> Holmes
Added by: Brian Backes
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Burt
 Added: Sep. 26, 2009
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service