Hermann Schmid

15 February 1880–2 January 1964 (Age 83)
Oberacker, Bretten, Baden, Germany

The Life of Hermann

When Hermann Schmid was born on 15 February 1880, in Oberacker, Bretten, Baden, Germany, his father, Jakob Friedrich Schmid Sr., was 39 and his mother, Elisabetha Weber, was 30. He married Elise Mayer on 22 April 1909, in Oberacker, Bretten, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 2 January 1964, in Oberacker, Bretten, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Hermann Schmid
Elise Mayer
Marriage: 22 April 1909
Elise Luise Schmid

Spouse and Children


    Elise Mayer


22 April 1909
Oberacker, Bretten, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany


    Elise Luise Schmid


Parents and Siblings

    Jakob Friedrich Schmid Sr.


    Elisabetha Weber




    Karolina Christina Schmid


    Luise Johanna Schmid



    Jacob Friedrich Schmid Jr.


World Events (7)


Age 10

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 34

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 34

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

South German: variant of Schmidt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hermann Schmid in entry for Arthur Emil Gustav Herzer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Hermann Schmid, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Hermann Schmid, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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