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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Family Time Line

John Andrew Schmitt
1875–1953
Rhoda Dell Ambrose
1881–1974
Marriage: 23 November 1898
Ethel Schmitt
1902–
Margaret E Schmitt
1903–
Gladys Josephine Schmitt
1908–1994
Earl Edwin Schmitt
1913–1996

Spouse and Children

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

(4)

    Ethel Schmitt

    Female1902–Female

    Margaret E Schmitt

    Female1903–Female

    Gladys Josephine Schmitt

    Female1908–1994Female

    Earl Edwin Schmitt

    Male1913–1996Male

Parents and Siblings

    John V. Schmitt

    Male1850–1933Male

    Nancy Ann Fry

    Female1856–1941Female

siblings

(5)

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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