Little is known about Elizabeth's life or death. She was the daughter of James B and Margaret Jane Petty Sims. She married John William Smith in Carroll Co GA 22 Aug 1871. It is believed she is buried in an unmarked grave in Popular Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery sometime before 1891 when her husband remarried. It is said she had long red hair and was a horseback riding midwife/nurse of sorts. Her last known child was born in Oct 1887.