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
1861–1936
Mary Knechtel
1867–1955
Marriage: about 1890
Johanna Schmidt
1889–
Lloyd Philip Schmidt
1892–1979
Phyllis Marian E Booth
1899–
Roy John Schmidt
1899–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1890
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Balthasar Schmidt

    Male1825–1909Male

    Anna Barbara Becker

    Female1824–1897Female

siblings

(10)

    Johannes F. Schmidt

    Male1848–1928Male

    Anna Catharina Schmidt

    Female1850–1932Female

    Anna Eva Schmidt

    Female1852–1929Female

    Henry Becker Schmidt

    Male1854–1932Male

    Conrad Becker Schmidt

    Male1855–1937Male

+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.
1869

Age 8

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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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