Cornelia Adelia Schmidt

Female1 September 1861–27 April 1914

Brief Life History of Cornelia Adelia

When Cornelia Adelia Schmidt was born on 1 September 1861, in Squaw Grove Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, her father, Alexander Otto Robert Schmidt, was 30 and her mother, Franziska Augusta Keen, was 21. She married James Edward Tomlin on 1 March 1886, in Sandwich, DeKalb, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 27 April 1914, in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Edward Tomlin
Cornelia Adelia Schmidt
Marriage: 1 March 1886
Raymond Tomlin
Mabel Tomlin
Baby Tomlin
Baby Tomlin
Herbert Faye Tomlin
James Edward Tomlin

Sources (19)

  • Nellie Robinson in household of Frank Robinson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Cornelia Adelia Schmidt - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth: 1 September 1863; Squaw Grove, De Kalb, Illinois, United States
  • Nellie Robinson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1886Sandwich, DeKalb, Illinois, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1863: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 15

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Erwin, Gerhard, Klaus, Helmut, Fritz, Manfred, Wolfgang, Ewald, Gunter.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German smit, German Schmied ‘blacksmith’. This surname is also established in many other parts of Europe, notably in Denmark, France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine, also Nord), the Netherlands, Hungary, and Poland. It is also found in Slovakia, Czechia, Croatia, and Slovenia, where it is more common in Slavicized forms (see below). In part, Schmidt is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname, originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola, Slovenia (see Kocevar ).

    Germanized form of Czech Šmíd and Šmít, Slovenian, Croatian, and Slovak Šmid or Šmit, surnames of German origin (see above and Smid 2 and Smit 3).

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

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