Nelson "Nelt" Smith, son of Laban and Miranda Shontz Smith. Nelt was born 22 Apr 1860 in Blooming Valley, Crawford Co., PA.
He was first married to Nellie Thompson (born 1864 and died 18 Mar 1910 in Blooming Valley). He had the following children with Nellie: Gerald, Harold Laban, Hester, Howard and Hugh Nelson Smith.
He married his second wife in 1923, her name was Louise Lilly (born abt.1862 and died 6 Aug 1948 in Corry, Erie Co., PA).
In his later years, Nelt worked as a Police Officer for Pullman Standard in Butler, PA.