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The Ira Daniel & Ida Queen (Shaw) Smelser Family 1910

Ira & Ida spent most of their active years in Iowa where they were engaged in farming. They lived at various periods in Creston, Mount Ayr and Ottumwa, Iowa. In 1911 they homesteaded west of Mobridge, SD from that time spent considerable of their time in that community.

Submitted by Charlotte Smelser Cook, great-grandaughter of Ira Smelser

Back row: Esther, Mabel, Lafayette, Clarence, Homer, Stella, Lois, Vera
Middle row: Ida, Gilbert, Ira
Front row: Paul, Mary, Max, Rex, Edith, Ernest

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