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1957 Obit


Mrs. Ella Smith Galladay, a member of a pioneer Posey county family

who was nearing her 100th birthday, died on July 25 at Reseda, CA,

relatives here have been advised.


Mrs. Galladay had been an invalid as the result of a hip fracture in

recent years, but her alert mentality had not been impaired.


She was born Oct. 2, 1857 in Lynn Township, a daughter of Elijah N.

Smith and Mary Ann Patterson Smith, Lynn Township pioneers. She was the

last of her generation.


The late John W. Smith and Anna Lamb of Lynn

Township were brother and sister of the deceased.


As a young woman, the deceased taught school in Posey county.


Funeral and burial services were at Reseda.


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers