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Re: Schmitt Family

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Hello there, I am not related. Just thought I would try to help. Here is what I found which seems to be the family you are looking for. Ruth Pokorny
George Schmitt, head, age 49, married 26 years, born Sept 1850 Wisconsin, parents born Germany

Anna Mary Schmitt, wife, age 44 married 26 years, 7 children, 7 living, born Sept 1855 Germany, parents born Germany, imm 1867

Mena Schmitt, daughter, age 25, born Nov 1874 Wisconsin, father born Wisconsin, mother born Germany

Emma Schmitt, daughter, age 24, born Mch 1876 Wisconsin, father born Wisconsin, mother born Germany

William Schmitt, son, age 16, born Nov 1883 Wisconsin, father born Wisconsin, mother born Germany

Henry Schmitt, son, age 12, born May 1888 Wisconsin, father born Wisconsin, mother born Germany

Otto Schmitt, son, age 8, born Sept 1891 Wisconsin, father born Wisconsin, mother born Germany

Edwin Schmitt, son, age 2, born July 1897 Wisconsin, father born Wisconsin, mother born Germany

Minnie Meyer, mother-in-law, age 76, widowed, 3 children, 3 living, born Feb 1824 Germany, parents born Germany, imm 1867
Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905
Census Date: 1 Jun 1905
Residence County: Brown
Residence State: Wisconsin
Locality: Morrison

Household Members: Name Age
Geo Schmilt 54
Maria Schmilt 49
Henry Schmilt 17
Emma Schmilt 29
Otto Schmilt 17
Edwin Schmilt 12
1910 United States Federal Census
Home in 1910: Morrison, Brown, Wisconsin

Household Members: Name Age
George Schmidt 59
Mary Schmidt 25[55]
Emma Schmidt 20[32]
Otto Schmidt 18
Edwin Schmidt 12
1920 United States Federal Census
Home in 1920: New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin
Household Members: Name Age
George Schmitt 69
Maria Schmitt 64
Minnie Schmitt 45
Emma Schmitt 43
Otto Schmitt 28
Edwin Schmitt 22
1930 United States Federal Census
Home in 1930: New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin
Household Members: Name Age
George Schmitt 79
Mary Schmitt 74
Minnie Schmitt 55
Emma Schmitt 54
Harry C Hass 37
Eugene Holz 34

"Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930,"
Groom's Name: George Schmidt
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Bride's Name: Marie Merier
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Marriage Date: 29 Jan 1874
Marriage Place: Brown, Wisconsin
Groom's Father's Name: Jacob Schmidt
Groom's Mother's Name: Gertrude Schmidt
Bride's Father's Name: William Merier
Bride's Mother's Name: Wilhelmine Merier
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I00837-6
System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy
Source Film Number: 1275774
Reference Number: 657
Source Citation
"Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 May 2012), George Schmidt, 1874.
Manitowoc Herald Times | Manitowoc, Wisconsin | Wednesday, August 10, 1932 | Page 13

The funeral of George Schmitt, 82, who died at his home here on Friday, following a week's illnes, was held at 2 p. m. Sunday from the Zlon Lutheran Church with burial in the New Holsteln city cemetery. The Rev. Carl Ramthun officiated.
Mr. Schmitt was born In Ashford, Washington county, September 12, 1850 and moved to Morrison, Brown county at the age of 18. He married Miss Mary Meyer of Wrlghtstown, January 29, 1874 and the couple lived on the Schmitt homestead until 1914 when they moved here. Survivors are the widow, two daughters, Minnie and Emma at home, five sons, George of Forest Junction, Henry and Edwin of New Holsteln, Otto of Chilton, William of Milwaukee and three sisters.
Sheboygan Press | Sheboygan, Wisconsin | Saturday, August 27, 1938 | Page 2

Mrs. Schmitt Of New Holstein Is Summoned Today

New Holstein, Wis. — (Special) — Mrs. George Schmitt, 82, died here at 3:45 a. m. today after being in ill health for 16 years.
Mrs. Schmitt was born In Hanover, Germany, Sept. 27, 1855, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer. In June, 1866, the family came to America and settled at Branch, in Manitowoc county, where they lived for five years. They then moved to Hollandtown in Brown county, where she was married to George Schmitt. The couple lived in the town of Morrison in Brown county for 42 years. On Nov. 7, 1914, they moved to New Holstein and took up their residence on Wisconsin avenue. They operated the H. E. Schmitt & Co. general store in New Holstein. Mrs. Schmitt was a member of the Ladies' Aid society of the Zion Lutheran church.
She is survived by two daughters, Minnie and Emma, at home; five sons, George, Jr., and William of Forest Junction; Henry and Edwin of New Holstein, and Otto, of Chilton; and eight grandchildren. One daughter, Alvina, preceded her in death. Her husband died in 1932.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Erbe-Hoffmann Funeral home at 1:45 p. m. Monday, and at 2 o'clock at the Zion Lutheran church. The Rev. Carl Ramthun will officiate and burial will be in the New Holstein cemetery. The body may be viewed at the funeral home from Saturday noon until the time of the services.
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