Dedicated to my Grandmother - Marion Florence Bunn - Whatley
Orville Hawkins Smith,was born in Missouri,USA.
An old frontiersman,mule skinner,Indian Trader,rancher,
until it began to fade.
With Lafayette French he operated a Stopping House,
at High Crossing,then a OH Ranch,
near Highwood River.
Until he met a Blackfoot Indian Princess,
who went by the name of Pocemi Wolfchild
He subsequently ranched at Battle Lake,
Buffalo Lake and Hardisty,
until he married Sara Pocemi Wolfchild.
She was the daughter of Big Wolfchild,
and Elk Woman,and a relative of Black Eagle.
Some say her dad was Ab Skinas of Alberta.
They had ten children.
You can check the history books,
and see that this is true ,
both Orville Hawkins Smith and his Sara,
both went down in history's fame.