Elma "Pokey" Smith

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Elma "Pokey" Smith (Winnemucca)

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Death: 1920
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Daughter of Chief Winnemucca (Bad Face) and Tuboitonie
Wife of John Smith
Mother of Ed Staley and Will Staley
Sister of Natches Winnemucca; Tom Winnemucca; Sarah Winnemucca; Mary Winnemucca and first name unknown Natches
Half sister of Lee Winnemucca and son killed at Mud Lake massacre Winnemucca

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About Elma "Pokey" Smith

may have poisoned her sister Sarah thereby causing her death, either inadvertently or by design
diminutive nickname refers to Pocahontas
~• had two children with John who both died young
~• adopted two boys who parents were killed by Indians

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