Maria Sophia Dorothea Schmidt

28 October 1814–17 November 1869 (Age 55)
Hakendorf, Herzogtum Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Maria Sophia Dorothea

When Maria Sophia Dorothea Schmidt was born on 28 October 1814, in Hakendorf, Herzogtum Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, her father, Hans Joachim Nicolaus Schmidt, was 24 and her mother, Catharina Sophia Dorothea Reusch, was 25. She married Friedrich Hinrich Carl Mirow on 3 March 1837, in Lassahn, Herzogtum Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 17 November 1869, in Lassahn, Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, at the age of 55.

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Friedrich Hinrich Carl Mirow
Maria Sophia Dorothea Schmidt
Marriage: 3 March 1837
Heinrich Friedrich Christoph Mirow
Johann Heinrich Friedrich Mirow
Maria Dorothea Henriette Mirow
Dorothea Maria Christiana Mirow
Sophia Dorothea Elisabeth Mirow
Johann Heinrich Christoffer Mirow
Christina Maria Elizabeth Mirow

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3 March 1837
Lassahn, Herzogtum Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany


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World Events (2)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 38

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Age 50

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Sophia Dorothea Schmidt - Church record: christening: 28 October 1814; Lassahn, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

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