Oscar John Schmitz

Brief Life History of Oscar John

When Oscar John Schmitz was born on 22 June 1883, in Paul, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, his father, Joseph A. Schmitz, was 30 and his mother, Lenora Mary Smith, was 19. He married Helena Merry Boehling on 2 September 1908, in McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Berlin Township, Otoe, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Liberty Township, Perkins, South Dakota, United States in 1930. He died on 21 July 1966, in Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Oscar John Schmitz
1883–1966
Helena Merry Boehling
1886–1958
Marriage: 2 September 1908
Marie Lenora "Mae" Schmitz
1904–
May L Schmitz
1910–
Lucile H Schmitz
1912–
Mary Leonora Schmitz
1912–
Martin Timothy Schmitz
1913–1984

Sources (11)

  • Oscar J Schmitz in household of Earl A Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oscar J Schmitz, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Oscar John Schmitz, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1884

Historical Boundaries: 1884: Otoe, Nebraska, United States

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Dieter, Erwin, Heinrich, Helmut, Johann, Manfred, Alois, Florian, Fritz, Gerhard.

German (Rhineland): variant or patronymic from Schmidt . This surname is also common in Belgium (mainly Wallonia, especially its German-speaking part).

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

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