George B. Schmidt

26 May 1861–29 March 1936 (Age 74)
New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of George B.

When George B. Schmidt was born on 26 May 1861, in New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, his father, Balthasar Schmidt, was 35 and his mother, Anna Barbara Becker, was 36. He married Mary Knechtel about 1890. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in North Easthope, Perth, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 29 March 1936, in Perth, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 74, and was buried in North Easthope, Perth, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George B. Schmidt
Mary Knechtel
Marriage: about 1890
Johanna Schmidt
Lloyd Philip Schmidt
Phyllis Marian E Booth
Roy John Schmidt

Spouse and Children

about 1890


Parents and Siblings

    Balthasar Schmidt


    Anna Barbara Becker




    Johannes F. Schmidt


    Anna Catharina Schmidt


    Anna Eva Schmidt


    Henry Becker Schmidt


    Conrad Becker Schmidt


+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 6

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 8

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 22

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German smit, German Schmied ‘blacksmith’. The German surname is found in many other parts of Europe, from Slovenia to Sweden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George B Schmidt, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • George B. Schmidt in entry for Roy John Schmidt, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Geo B Schmidt in entry for Roy John Schmidt and Alice Helena Faulhaufer, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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