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Zada Alfretta Smith Holmes
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Birth: May 6, 1893
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 6, 1988
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: 
  Samuel Smith (1849 - 1928)
  Alberta Alfaretta Richards Smith (1853 - 1901)
  Paul DeWitt Holmes (1891 - 1973)
  Allene Lois Holmes (1918 - 1936)*
  Paul DeWitt Holmes (1921 - 1956)*
  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
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Burt
Record added: Aug 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29443327
Zada Alfretta <i>Smith</i> Holmes
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Zada Alfretta <i>Smith</i> Holmes
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 Added: Sep. 26, 2009

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