Malissa Catherine Wildbur
b. 21 February 1851, Orange County, Indiana, to Robert and Jane Wildbur
d. 25 January 1925, near Iola, Illinois
m. April 1874
Bloomer A. Smith
d. 10 April 1901, Clay County, Illinois
Children with Bloomer A. Smith:
- Goldie (d. 1905)
- Edna married [–?–] Lawder
- Maude married [–?–] Holaday
- Robert E.
- Charles D.
At the time of her death, Malissa had lived more than 60 years in Clay County, Iowa. She also had a stepson, Bloomer F. Smith.
Dawne Slater-Putt, from Clay County, Illinois, Roots, fall 1993, p. 69