SMART, Scott Cameron

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Last Name
 
SMART
Given Names
 
Scott Cameron
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
6/11/1963
Age at Death
 
15
Place of Birth
 
California
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Male
Religion
 
Family Tree
  Nelson Family Tree
Birth Mother
 
Nell Smart, Kay Nelson aka Enola Marthenya Nelson (grandmother)
Birth Father
 
James Nelson McElvane (great-uncle)
Siblings
 
Tinetra La Dese Fain aka Tinetra Johnson, Alfred Laufton Smart, Teri Lynn Smart
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Alfred Laufton Smart, Sr. (father)
Body Identification Number
 
Burial Location
 
Source of Death Information
 
Entry into Guyana
 
7/18/1978
Residence (US)
 
Residence (JT)
 
Not Known
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
(minor)
Government Income
 
Discrepancies
 
Remembrances
 
“I honor you and my friendship with your mom. I know, you are loved. ” - Susan White Hicks

“Scottie, today you would have been forty-four years old. What a happy baby you were, I would awake mornings and find you smiling at me from your crib. You had such a warm happy smile. I have so many wonderful memories of you. Growing up you were so very shy and quiet which belied your intelligence. I think because you were the middle child you made sure that you stayed as close to me as you could. I think of you so often and I wish I could tell you how much I have always loved you and how sad it makes me to know that you did not have the chance to really experience life. I know that you would have been a wonderful husband and father because you were a kind, gentle, patient and a very loving son. Mom ” - Juanell Smart

“Scott, I missed you so badly that I can not find the words to describe it. you were like the little brother that I could hang out with everywhere and do everything with. me you al and teri had so much fun together. your dad alfred was so nice to us all and such a good father to you all that I felt like part of your family always, but scotty my friend, I want to come over and hang out with you right now and I can't, because that maniac took you away from me. DANG! I AM SOOOOOOO MAD RIGHT NOW! I LOVE YOU SCOTT! I MISS YOU SOOOO BAD! I have to stop. R.I.P. ” - Frank W. Garrett

“My dear childhood friend Scottie. How you are missed! When I think of us as children, I remember how intelligent, funny, honest, and friendly you were. How we would talk for hours because both of us were young people who could understand more than adults realized that we could. We would spend our days in the California sun building go-carts, building clubhouses, and pretending to be married. If you were alive right now... I'd still want to talk to you. You are my forever friend... I loved you then & love you still. ” - Carla Moyer Hotz

Somewhere Out There: My Memories of Teri, Scott, and Alfred Smart” - Carla Moyer Hotz