Thomas P. Schmidt

8 October 1873–24 August 1953 (Age 79)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Thomas P.

When Thomas P. Schmidt was born on 8 October 1873, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Gustave Schmidt, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Asmus, was 23. He married Ami Mueller on 10 October 1906, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 24 August 1953, at the age of 79.

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Thomas P. Schmidt
Ami Mueller
Marriage: 10 October 1906
Tom Loflin Schmidt
Richard E. Schmidt

Spouse and Children

10 October 1906
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Tom Loflin Schmidt


    Richard E. Schmidt


Parents and Siblings

    Gustave Schmidt


    Elizabeth Asmus





    Richard J. Schmidt



    Carl Wilhelm Schmidt


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1875 · Euclid Avenue Opera House

Age 2

The Euclid Avenue Opera House was the most popular theater in Cleveland at the time. It was home to a 1,638-seat auditorium and was constantly filled. In 1922 the building was demolished to make room for a Kresge store. The original chandelier hangs in the shop that now occupies the site.
1894 · May Day Riots of 1894

Age 21

The May Day Riots were a series of violent demonstrations that occurred throughout the city on May 1. The riots were caused after Cleveland's unemployment rate increased dramatically during the Panic of 1893, causing panic among the unemployed against the city leaders. The most rioters at one time was recorded as a crowd of 5,000 men.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German smit, German Schmied ‘blacksmith’. The German surname is found in many other parts of Europe, from Slovenia to Sweden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Schmidt in household of Gustave Schmidt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas P Schmidt in entry for Richard E Schmidt and Marjorie A Mulloy, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Thomas P. Schmidt, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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