Ida Emily Erbst

31 August 1882–31 July 1954 (Age 71)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ida Emily

When Ida Emily Erbst was born on 31 August 1882, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Wilhelm Erbst, was 35 and her mother, Augusta Matske, was 28. She married Michael William Stankiewicz Schmitz Sr. on 8 July 1907, in Chanhassen Township, Carver, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in New Canada Township, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1895 and Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1900. She died on 31 July 1954, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Michael William Stankiewicz Schmitz Sr.
Ida Emily Erbst
Marriage: 8 July 1907
Vera Millicent Schmitz
Michael William Schmitz Jr.

Spouse and Children

    Michael William Stankiewicz Schmitz Sr.



8 July 1907
Chanhassen Township, Carver, Minnesota, United States


    Vera Millicent Schmitz


    Michael William Schmitz Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    Wilhelm Erbst


    Augusta Matske




    Laura Charlotte Erbst


    Martha Erbst




    Emma Erbst


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 2

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

German: habitational namne from Zerbst in Saxony-Anhalt.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ida E Vollrath, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida Erbst in household of Wm Erbst, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Ida Erbst, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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