Frederick Schmitt

Male24 June 1874–9 December 1946

Brief Life History of Frederick

When Frederick Schmitt was born on 24 June 1874, in Germany, his father, Valentine Schmitt, was 21 and his mother, Rosalia Kimmel, was 20. He had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Gerdes. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 9 December 1946, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Frederick Schmitt
Mary Gerdes
Rosella L Schmitt
Valentine William Schmitt
Anna Barbara Schmitt
Henry or Conrad Schmitt
Nicholas Fred Schmitt
Mary Schmidt
Frederick J Schmidt
Anthony John Schmidt

Sources (4)

  • Frederick Schmitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Schmidt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frederick Schmidt, "United States Census, 1900"

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Children (9)

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


Age 16

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Hans, Dieter, Gerhard, Alfons, Bernhard, Franz, Heinz, Helmut, Otto, Bernd.

South German: variant of Schmidt ‘blacksmith’. This form of the surname is also common in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine).

Germanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Šmit, Czech Šmít, surnames of German origin (compare above, see Smit 3).

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

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