Nancy R. Smith
Nancy Ruth Smith, family historian, was born on a western Iowa farm. Her passion to share family genealogical background has motivated an interest in publishing family background information and collections. Nancy lives with her author husband in a little cabin in the Missouri Ozarks.
Mrs. Smith is semi-retired as manager of Vision to Action Publishing. Earlier she was an elementary teacher, at-home mom, library researcher, and office manager of an accounting firm. Her first book "Surfin ' The Internet: Practical Ideas from A to Z" was co-authored with Annette Lamb and Larry Johnson. "Newberys & the Net: Thematic Technology Connections" was co-authored with Annette Lamb. Family has always been her first career.
Her most recent book, co-authored with Annette Lamb, is titled After Glow: The Poetry of Laura Wilson Anderson.
She received her love of history from her grandmother and other family members. Nancy brings to the family stories the genealogy information she has acquired through a number of years of study. She is currently compiling family stories for a book combining storytelling with historical information.