Jacob William Schmidt

1903–1992 (Age 89)
McClusky, Sheridan, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Jacob William

When Jacob William Schmidt was born on 9 August 1903, in McClusky, Sheridan, North Dakota, United States, his father, John J Schmidt, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Reiswig, was 21. He married Selma Corrine Aschem on 9 August 1934, in North Dakota, United States. He lived in Wells, North Dakota, United States for about 15 years. He died on 9 December 1992, in Harvey, Wells, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Harvey, Wells, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob William Schmidt
1903–1992
Selma Corrine Aschem
1909–1968
Marriage: 9 August 1934

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
9 August 1934
North Dakota, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

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.
1927

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob W Schmitt in household of John J Schmitt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jacob W Schmidt in household of John J Schmidt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob W Schmidt in household of John J Schmidt, "United States Census, 1930"

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