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Herman A Schmidt

Herman A Schmidt

Posted: 5 Sep 2007 1:04PM GMT
Classification: Query
Mt Gt.Grandfather was born (According to census records ) in Wis. He always told his daugther's he was born in Wilaukee but is that the county or the city I do not know.
Now In looking at census records it also says that his father was also born in Wis. All of this is off the 1910 cunsus of New Jersey where he died in Carlstadt .He died at 80 plus years and he worked up until he died .So if anyone know's anything on Herman A Schmidt I thank-you

Re: Herman A Schmidt

Posted: 10 Sep 2007 4:08AM GMT
Classification: Query
He probably meant Milwaukee city, Milwaukee county, wisconsin

Re: Herman A Schmidt

Posted: 21 Sep 2007 3:20AM GMT
Classification: Query
Do you have the correct d.o.b. for Herman?
I have found several census records but, his age seems to be off!
1910 Carlstadt, Bergen, NJ
Schmidt, Herman 50 b.WI married 25yrs.
-----Lena 50 b.Germany came US 1864
-----Minna 13 b.NJ
-----Lena 10 b.NJ

1920 Carlstadt, NJ
Schmidt, Herman 64 b.WI widow

1930 Carlstadt, NJ
Hackenberger, Gustav 34 b.Ger
---------Wilhelmina wf.33 b.NJ
---------Anna dau.12 NJ
---------Gennevive dau.8NJ
---------Robert son 6NJ
---------Norman son 1-9/12 NJ
---------Emma mother 64 Germany
Schmidt, Herman fath n law 76 WI

This is the only census I could find (close match) for 1900
1900 Secaucus, Hudson, NJ
VanDehl, Gerhart 62 b.Ger.
-----Mary 62
Schmidt, Lena dau. 33 NY
-----Herman son n law 33 b. WI
-----Helen g-dau. 3 b. Dec. 1896 NJ
I found several Herman Schmidt's in Milwaukee, WI but, don't know which is the correct one. His d.o.b. is anywhere from 1853 to 1867!!!

Do you have a copy of his death certificat, or possible a birth record for either of his daughters? Either of these may help to pinpoint his d.o.b.

I am not related to any of these people.

Re: Herman A Schmidt

Posted: 1 Oct 2007 12:46AM GMT
Classification: Query
I haven't found any more on your Herman Schmidt but, I did find a lot of info for his daughter Wilhemina who married Gustav Hackenberg(Hackenberger?). His parents were Emma Hoppe & Otto Hackenberg. Emma's parents were Gustav Hoppe & Henrietta unknown. These people were all living in Jersey City, NJ 1900-1920.
If you need these census records, let me know.

Maybe tracking their descendents may help with Herman's WI ties.

Re: Herman A Schmidt

Posted: 1 Oct 2007 3:17AM GMT
Classification: Query
Here's a possibillity for Herman...
1870 Milwaukee, WI
Schmidt, Louis 31 b.Prussia
-----Henriette 34 Prussia
-----August 2 WI
-----Herman 4/12 WI

1880 Milwaukee, WI
Schmidt, Louis 42 Germany
-----Henreitte 45 Germany
-----August 12 WI
-----Herman 10 WI
-----Fredrick 8 WI
-----Otto 6 WI
-----Mary 2 WI

1900 Milwaukee, WI
Schmidt, Louis F. 61 Germany
-----Henrietta M. 64 Ger. married 32yrs. 7 chld. 5 livng
-----August 32
-----Mary 22

1905 WI State census, Milwaukee
Schmidt, Louis 67
-----Henrietta 70
Platz, Mary 28 dau.
----Emile 31 son n law
----Edna 1 g-dau.
Schmidt, August 37

Marie Schmidt & Emil Platz mar. Milwaukee 17 Aug. 1901

pre 1907 WI Births, Milwaukee (Schmidt)
August 18 April 1868
Herman 11 March 1870
Frederec 24 Jan. 1871
Otto (Schmitt) 27 July 1874
Marie 10 Jan. 1878

the 1910 census Carlstadt, NJ shows Herman's age as 50, which makes his d.o.b. 1870

Re: Herman A Schmidt

Posted: 3 Oct 2007 2:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
You have me confused with someone else.Sorry...I don't know anything about this person

Re: Herman A Schmidt

Posted: 6 Oct 2007 2:52PM GMT
Classification: Query
This post was in responce to one posted by hur2pau on Sept. 5, 2007.
Are you this same person??

Re: Herman A. Schmidt from Milwaukee area?

Posted: 9 Mar 2013 1:58PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Schmidt
If your Herman A. Schmidt is part of the Louis and Henriette Schmidt family posted in this thread, there are possible matches in the local German papers for his parents. For instance, a close match is a Louis Schmidt, 78 yr, d. 1914. There are about 4000 Schmidt entries in "Milwaukee's German Newspapers; an index of death notices and related items" (1844-1950).
For more specific information contact:
Gary Rebholz, compiler/editor
Milwaukee Wis.
gary.rebholz@gmail.com
Indexing Milwaukee's German newspapers continuously since 2007... helping to access our historic German-American culture.
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