Elizabeth M. Smith (1903-1982)

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Elizabeth M. Smith Holland
Born: 24 Mar 1903 Emmet Co., Michigan
Died: 12 l 1982 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Father: George Allen Smith
Mother: Norine Ward
Siblings: Nellie May Smith
Clara Elmina Smith
Eva Marian Smith
William Andrew Smith
James C. Smith
Glenn Cora Smith
Elizabeth M. Smith
Leona Smith
George L. Smith
Wilbur E. Smith
Spouse: Faye James Holland
Married: 23 Apr 1920 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Children: Merlee Holland
Betty Holland
Nellie Holland


Petoskey News-Review, Tuesday, July 13, 1982:

Elizabeth Holland, 79

Funeral services for Elizabeth Holland, 79, of Harbor Springs, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Schiller-Gillian Funeral Chapel. Rev. Jerry Jaquish will officiate and burial will be in Friendship Township Cemetery.

Mrs. Holland died July 12 at the Emmet County Medical Care Facility.

The former Elizabeth Smith was born March 24, 1903 in Emmet County. She attended Five Mile Creek School and on April 23, 1920 was married of Faye Holland. The couple made their home and maintained a farm in the Harbor Springs area. In 1967 they moved to Springvale Township. Mr. Holland preceded her in death in 1968.

Mrs. Holland was an active member of the Women's Relief Corps in Harbor Springs and a former member of the Harbor Springs Extension Club. She was also a member of the Emmet County Farm Bureau.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Harold (Merlee) Curtiss of Petoskey, Mrs. Betty Whitaker of Ypsilanti and Mrs. Al (Nellie) Foster of Petoskey; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two brothers, Judd and Jim Smith, both of Harbor Springs; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Young and Mrs. Ben (Glenn) Terpending, both of Harbor Springs.

The family suggests anyone wishing to honor the memory of Mrs. Holland, may do so by contributing in her name to the Emmet County Medical Care Facility Auxiliary Fund. Envelopes for that purpose are available at the Schiller-Gillian Funeral Chapel where friends may call after 4 p.m. Wednesday.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Holland, Faye James & Smith, Elizabeth
Date of Marriage: 4/23/1920
Liber: 4
Folio: 105
  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
Groom's name: Faye James Holland
Groom's age: 24 years
Groom's birth year: 1896
Groom's birthplace: Michigan
Bride's name: Elizabeth Smith
Bride's age: 18 years
Bride's birth year: 1902
Bride's birthplace: Michigan
Marriage date: 23 Apr 1920
Marriage place: Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
  • 1930 Federal Census, Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan ED7, Pg 4A
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Holland, Elizabeth
Date of Death: 7/12/1982
Liber: 1982
Folio: 234
Place of Death: Harbor Springs, MI
Holland, Elizabeth (Smith)
Age: 79
Born: 3/24/1903
Died: 7/12/1982
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: Friendship Twp., Harbor Springs
Obituary: on file