Magdelena Schmitt

17 June 1882–10 August 1964 (Age 82)
Morton Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States

The Life of Magdelena

When Magdelena Schmitt was born on 17 June 1882, in Morton Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States, her father, Francis Frank Schmitt, was 49 and her mother, Mary Ann Goetz, was 41. She married John Minkel on 11 November 1902, in Remus, Wheatland Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Mecosta, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Remus, Wheatland Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 10 August 1964, at the age of 82, and was buried in Saint Michaels Cemetery, Remus, Wheatland Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Minkel
1871–1953
Magdelena Schmitt
1882–1964
Marriage: 11 November 1902
Amelia Minkle
1903–2002
Henry J Minkel
1904–1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1902
Remus, Wheatland Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

    Amelia Minkle

    Female1903–2002Female

    Henry J Minkel

    Male1904–1954Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Mary Ann Schmitt

    Female1861–1861Female

    Mary Ann Elizabeth Smith

    Female1863–1939Female

    Joseph Schmitt

    Male1864–1910Male

    Henry Schmitt

    Male1866–1898Male

    Michael Smith

    Male1868–1952Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1904

Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

South German: variant spelling of Schmidt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lena Minkel en la familia de John Minkel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lena Minkel in household of John Minkel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Magdelena Minkel in household of John Minkel, "United States Census, 1940"

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