John Andrew Schmitt

23 December 1875–1 January 1953 (Age 77)
White Oak, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States

The Life of John Andrew

When John Andrew Schmitt was born on 23 December 1875, in White Oak, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, his father, John V. Schmitt, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Ann Fry, was 19. He married Rhoda Dell Ambrose on 23 November 1898, in Marion, Preston, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 1 January 1953, in Bellaire, Pultney Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Bellaire, Pultney Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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John Andrew Schmitt
Rhoda Dell Ambrose
Marriage: 23 November 1898
Ethel Schmitt
Margaret E Schmitt
Gladys Josephine Schmitt
Earl Edwin Schmitt

Spouse and Children

23 November 1898
Marion, Preston, West Virginia, United States


    Ethel Schmitt


    Margaret E Schmitt


    Gladys Josephine Schmitt


    Earl Edwin Schmitt


Parents and Siblings

    John V. Schmitt


    Nancy Ann Fry




World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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

South German: variant spelling of Schmidt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Schmidt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Schmitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Schmidt in entry for Ross Doty and Ethel Schmidt, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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