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Smelser Family - 1903, Ira Daniel & Ida Queen "Shaw" Smelser with James O. Smelser (father of Ira).
submitted by Charlotte Smelser Cook
James O. Smelser b Jan. 8, 1831, d 12/24/1915 in Covina, CA. He married Malissa Jane Robertson March 25, 1857 in Knox Co., IL
Ira Daniel Smelser b May 5, 1850 in Galesburg, IL, d Sept. 8, 1949 in Mobridge, SD. He married Ida Queen Shaw July 2, 1882 in Creston, IA
Back row - Stella L., Lois V., Clarence T. (my grandfather), Mabel M., Homer.
Middle Row - James O. Smelser, Ira Daniel Smelser, Ida Queen Shaw
Front row - Gilbert A., Ester L., Ernest E., Vera L., Edith B., Lafayette L.

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