Henrietta Schmit

1814–
Germany

The Life Summary of Henrietta

Henrietta Schmit was born in 1814, in Germany. She married Joseph Schaff about 1838, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Schaff
1825–1885
Henrietta Schmit
1814–
Marriage: about 1838
Catherine Schaff
1840–
Marguerite Schaff
1845–
Valentin Schaff
1848–1894
Joseph Schaff
1854–1895
John Schaff
1859–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1838New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1814
    Age 0
    The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1846
    Age 32
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    German and Dutch: variant of Schmidt and Smit .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Schmidt

    Sources (4)

    • Henrietta Schmidt in entry for Margaretha Schaff, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Birth Records, 1819-1906"
    • Henrietta Schaff in household of Joseph Schaff, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Henriette Schaff in household of Joseph Schaff, "United States Census, 1860"

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