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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Oscar John Schmitz
Helena Merry Boehling
Marriage: 2 September 1908
Marie Lenora "Mae" Schmitz
May L Schmitz
Lucile H Schmitz
Mary Leonora Schmitz
Martin Timothy Schmitz

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"

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Historical Boundaries: 1884: Otoe, Nebraska, United States


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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