John Schmidt

about 1796–1911 (Age 115)
Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Schmidt was born about 1796, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Jacob Schmidt, was 22 and his mother, Susanna Margaretha Rauscolb, was 23. He died in 1911, at the age of 115.

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Family Time Line

Johann Jacob Schmidt
1774–1870
Susanna Margaretha Rauscolb
1773–1846
Jacob Schmidt
1795–1911
John Schmidt
1796–1911
Elisabeth Schmidt
1798–1830
Maria Catharina Schmid
1798–
Mary Schmidt
1806–
Sara Schmid
1800–
Samuel Schmidt
1801–1879
Sara
1801–
Juliana Smith
1803–1810
Susanna Schmidt
1803–
Catharine Schmidt
1806–1889
Jonathan Smith
1811–1889
Peter Schmidt
1814–1865

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 16

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 34

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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