Maria Schmitt

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Schmitt was born on 6 May 1839, in Langenfeld, Adenau, Rhineland, Prussia, her father, Johann Adam Schmitt, was 26 and her mother, Anna Maria Bohr, was 27. She married Adam Schmitt on 3 April 1861, in Westphalia Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States.

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Adam Schmitt
Maria Schmitt
Marriage: 3 April 1861

Sources (4)

  • Mary Schmitt Or Smith, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Maria Schmitt, "Germany, Rhineland, Diocese of Trier, Catholic Church Records, 1704-1957"
  • Mary Schmitt, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Hans, Dieter, Gerhard, Alfons, Bernhard, Franz, Heinz, Helmut, Otto, Bernd.

South German: variant of Schmidt ‘blacksmith’. This form of the surname is also common in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine).

Germanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Šmit, Czech Šmít, surnames of German origin (compare above, see Smit 3).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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