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SCHMIDTS, Heinrich Mathias
BORN: Jan 4, 1797, Aschendorf
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich SCHMITZ
Maria Gesina EUETER (OYELERT on his sister's baptismal entry)
EMIGRATION: 1838 - arrived NY Jun 30, 1838 on the ship Charlotte & Louise
Mathias SCHMITZ 41, watchmaker, from Aschendorf, Hannover to MO
Maria RICKEL 32, his sister and Maria RICKEL 3 her daughter (died on the voyage)
Gerhard Anton KRAMER 33, joiner, Maria Tecla 35, Anna 7, Maria Catharine 3
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman SCHMITZ emigrated in 1838, single, with his brother Mathias, a clockmaker, and his sister Marriam Rickel. Another sister married to Gerhard CRAMER also emigrated.
MARRIED: perhaps never married
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias Census (living in Westphalia, it seems)
Matthias SCHMITZ, horologiorum faber, 35
Maria, 37 (probably his sister, widow of RICKEL)
SOURCES: Mathias' parents' names were not known from any US document but his approximate year and probabale place of birth were known from the passenger list of the ship Charlotte and Louise. Aschendorf parish records were checked and a corresponding baptismal entry was found there for Henricus Matheus. The parents' names noted above were taken from that document.

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SCHMITZ, Herman
BORN: Apr 16, 1810, Aschendorf
PARENTS: Joan Heinrich SCHMITZ
Maria Gesina OYTER/EUETER
EMIGRATION: by 1840
MARRIED: Angela Adelheid WALTERS (WOLTERS)
marriage: Apr 29, 1840, Taos, Cole County, MO, St Francis Xavier parish
NOTES: 1840 MO census, Cole County, Jefferson
SMITH, Harmon (age 30-40)
female (age 20-30)
  US land purchase
SHMITZ, Hermann, Nov 10, 1841
80 acres in the SW quarter of NW quarter and NE quarter of SW quarter of sec 34? (thirty "forn") in twp 44-12, Cole County, MO
SOURCES:

This ID is not 100% certain because the US documented info is not very precise.
Herman's decade of birth was known from the 1840 census. Presumed siblings, Herman, Tecla, Maria and Mathias (who also settled in Cole County) were known to have been born in Aschendorf so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there also for Herman. His parents' names as noted above were taken from that record and confirmed that the presumed siblings mentioned above were in fact his real siblings.

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SCHMITZ, Johan
BORN: Jun 11, 1857, Heede
DIED: Sep 26, 1904, Calhoun County, IL; buried St Joseph Cemetery, Meppen
PARENTS: Anton SCHMITZ
Walburga TERFEHR/TERFEER
EMIGRATION: 1875
MARRIED: Mary Catherine ELFERING daughter of Hm ELFERING and Cath BOEING
marriage: May 16, 1876, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL
CHILDREN: John Herman SCHMITZ, born 1877, married Hel HASELHORST
Anna Adelheid SCHMITZ, born 1879, married Henry HUSMAN
Helen SCHMITZ, born 1880, died same year
Bernard Anthony SCHMITZ, born 1882, married Anna TEPEN
Thekla SCHMITZ, born 1883, died following year
Mary Margaret SCHMITZ, born 1886
Maria, SCHMITZ born 1889, died same year
Mary Thekla SCHMITZ, born 1890
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Pct
BOEING, Herman 63, farmer, Prussia
Adailhide 44, Hannover
SMITH Jahn 36, farmhard, Hannover
Maria 27, wife Prussia
Herman 3, Anna 1, both born Hannover
WIBBEN, Bernhard 14, Anna 12, IL [orphaned children of Bd WUEBBEN and Mg POLEMAN]
1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods
  SCHMITZ, John, born Jun 1857, Germ, marr 24 years , emgr 1875
Mary born Aug 1853, Ger; 5 of 8 children living, emgr 1873
Tony 19, Maggie 13, Teckla 10, all born in IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this
SOURCES:

Johan's month and year of birth were on the 1900 census. His place of birth was on his death record at St Joseph's parish and his parents were named on his marriage record at the same parish. Heede parish records were checked and a corresponing birth/bapt entry was found there for him.

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SCHMITZ, Johan Herman
BORN: Feb 13, 1823, Wahn (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Dec 6, 1911, St. Louis, MO; buried Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm SCHMITZ
Thecla STINKEN
EMIGRATION: 1838
MARRIED: Anna Maria MEYER
marriage: Aug 4, 1846, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Mary SCHMITZ born 1855, MO
Peter SCHMITZ born 1865, MO
Bernard SCHMITZ born 1867, MO
Josephine SCHMITZ born 1871, MO
Joseph SCHMITZ born 1874, MO
NOTES: 1850 MO census, St Louis
SCHMITS, Wilh 55, Germany
Marg 52, Germany
John 25, Tekla 22, Wilh 21, Peter 19, Bernh 15, Elise 12, all born Germany
  1880 MO census, St Louis
SCHMITZ, John 56, Hannover, milkman
Anna M 61, Hannover
Mary 25, Peter 15, Bernard 13, Josephine 9, Joseph 6, all born MO
DUETTMAN, Anna 17, MO, adopted daughter
John 13, MO, adopted son
SOURCES:

Johan's parents' names were noted on his marriage record at St Vincent de Paul parish. Further information, including date and place of birth were found in a WorldConnect database. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there 6 days earlier than the date in the WCdb. Information about the children was taken from the 1880 census.

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SCHMITZ, Johan Wilhelm
BORN: born in Wahn, baptized Dec 6, 1794 in Soegel
DIED: Apr 28, 1876, Seneca, Nemaha County, KS; buried Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Herman SCHMITZ
Thecla SCHULTEN
EMIGRATION: 1838 with wife and children
settling first in St. Louis where she died
then the rest of the family moved to Seneca, Nemaha Co, KS in 1873 but after a few years Bernard, John and Wiliam Jr returned to St. Louis
MARRIED: (1) Thecla STINDKEN
marriage: May 14, 1822, Soegel
(2) Margaretha Adelheid ALBERS her entry
marriage: Oct 17, 1826, Soegel
CHILDREN: Herman SCHMITZ, born 1827, Wahn, Soegel
Wilhelm SCHMITZ, born 1829, Wahn, Soegel
Peter SCHMITZ, born 1832, Wahn, Soegel
Bernhard SCHMITZ, born 1834, Wahn, Soegel
Gerhard SCHMITZ, born 1836, Wahn, Soegel
Margaretha Elisabeth SCHMITZ, born 1838, Wahn, Soegel
NOTES: 1850 MO census, St Louis
SCHMITS, Wilhelm 53, brickmaker, Germany
Marg 52, Germany
John 25, Tekla 22, Wilh 21, Peter 19, Bernh 15, Elise 12, all born Germany
  1860 MO census, St Louis
SCHMITT, Wilhelm 66, Hannover
Bernard 24, Lisa 23, both born Hannover
William 2, Maine
SOURCES:

Wilhelm's place of birth, his date and place of christening, his parents' names, his wives' names, the dates and place of the marriages, his death and burial information and birth information for the children was all noted in WorldConnect database 16914.

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SCHMITZ, Margaretha Elisabeth
BORN: May 21, 1838, Wahn (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Jun 6, 1920 Seneca, Nemaha County, KS, buried St Peter's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm SCHMITZ
Margaretha Adelheid ALBERS
EMIGRATION: by 1856
MARRIED: Johan Frederick MEYER
marriage: Jan 29 or Feb 20, 1856, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Mary Elizabeth MEYER born 1861, St Louis, MO
Henry Bernard MEYER born 1864, St Louis, MO
Wm J MEYER born 1866, MO
Frank MEYER born ca 1868, MO
Mary Caroline MEYER born 1872, Fidelity, Brown County, KS
Anna MEYER born 1875, Seneca, Nemaha County, KS
Frances MEYER born ca 1876, KS
Joseph MEYER born 1879, KS
Frances Adl MEYER born 1882, Senneca, Nemaha County, KS
NOTES: 1850 MO census, St Louis
SCHMITS, Wilh 55, Germany
Marg 52, Germany
John 25, Tekla 22, Wilh 21, Peter 19, Bernh 15, Elise 12, all born Germany
  1860 MO census, St. Louis, Ward 1, p. 339
MEYER, Fred, 24, Brickmolder, Hannover
Elisabeth 22, Hannover, Wm 1/12, Hannover
SOURCES: Margaretha Elisabeth's date and place of birth and her parents' names were given on WorldConnect database 16914. This information was then verified in Soegel parish records. Information about her husband, marriage (Jan 29) and her death were from the same source. The marriage date in the St. Louis marriage index was Feb 20, 1856 but that may have been the date when the marriage was filed with civil authorities. Names of children were from the WCdb of Roger Goodman.

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SCHMITZ, Maria
BORN: Apr 1, 1840, Neuboerger (parish in Boerger)
DIED: Jul 31, 1907, St Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Nicolaus SCHMITZ
Margaretha WESSELS
EMIGRATION: probably 1859, arriving Nov 5, 1859 on the ship Magdelena
Maria Schmidt 19, Germany to MO
MARRIED: (1) Gerhard Heinrich WESTENDORF born 1829, Nortrup, Ankum
marriage: Feb 9, 1863, St. Libory, St Clair County, IL
(2) Conrad PRANGER his entry
marriage: Feb 4, 1873, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, St Clair County, Tw 2 Rg 6
WESSENDORF, Henry 40, Hannover
Mary 30, Hannover
  1880 IL census, St Clair County, Hermantown
Conrad PRAUGER, 33, Hannover, Carpenter
Maria 40, Hannover, wife
  1900 IL census, St Clair County, Fayetteville twp, St Libory
PRANGER, Conrad, Oct 1846, Germany, marr 27 yrs, emgr 1866
Mary Apr 1840, Germany, 0 of 0 children living, emgr 1860
SOURCES:

All information about Maria except for emigration and censuses was taken from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Aschendorf Huemmling. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL.

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SCHMITZ, Maria Anna
BORN: Sep 19, 1805, Aschendorf
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich SCHMITZ
Maria Gesina OYELERT (EUETER on her brother's baptismal entry)
EMIGRATION: 1838 - arrived NY Jun 30, 1838 on the ship Charlotte & Louise
Mathias SCHMITZ 41, watchmaker, from Aschendorf, Hannover to MO
Maria RICKEL 32, his sister and Maria RICKEL 3, her daughter (died on the voyage)
Gerhard Anton KRAMER 33, joiner, Maria Tecla 35, Anna 7, Maria Catharine 3
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman SCHMITZ emigrated in 1838, single, with his brother Mathias, a clockmaker, and his sister Marriam Rickel. Another sister married to Gerhard CRAMER also emigrated.
MARRIED: Mr RICKEL who died before Maria emigrated
CHILDREN: Maria/Margaretha RICKEL born ca 1835; died 1838 on the ship
NOTES: Because no marriage record for Mathias was found, it seems the Maria listed below living with him in 1839 would have been this sister Maria
1839 Father Helias census (living in Westphalia, it seems)
Matthias SCHMITZ, horologiorum faber, 35
Maria, 37
SOURCES: Maria'a parents' names were not known from any US document but her approximate year and probable place of birth were known from the passenger list of the ship Charlotte and Louise. Aschendorf parish records were checked and a corresponding baptismal entry was found there for Maria Anna.

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SCHMITZ, Maria Catharine
BORN: Dec 11, 1828, Aschendorf
PARENTS: Anton SCHMITZ
Maria Christina RENKEN
EMIGRATION: 1870
MARRIED: Tobias THESING his entry
marriage: Feb 14, 1860, Aschendorf
CHILDREN: Rudolph THEISING born 1862, Bokelerweg, Aschendorf
Anton THEISING born 1864, Bokelerweg, Aschendorf
Herman THEISING born 1866, Bokelerweg, Aschendorf
Wilhelm THESING born 1869, Bokelerweg, Aschendorf
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Winona County, New Hartford
THISING, Tobias 44, Hannover, farmer
Cathirine 50, Hannover
Rudolph 17, Anton 15, Herman 13, Wm 10, all born IL [should be Germany]
  1900 MN census, Winona County, New Hartford
THESING, Anton, Oct 1864, Germany, marr 4 yrs, emgr 1870
Eliz 22, MN
Katharina 3, Margarette 1, both born MN
Tobias, father, Sep 1836, Germany, marr 39 yrs, emgr 1870
Kathrina, mother, Dec 1829, emgr 1870, 3 of 6 ch living
SOURCES:

Catharine's approximate year of birth was known from her age on censuses. Her son Anton had been born in Aschendorf so that parish's records were checked first for a marriage record for Catharine, which was found and supplied parents' names, and then for a corresponding birth/bapt entry for her, which was also found there. Information about the children was from the 1880 census and Aschendorf records.

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SCHMITZ, Maria Thecla
BORN: baptized Oct 6, 1802, Aschendorf
DIED: before 1850 (not on census that year with husband and children)
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich SCHMITZ
Maria Gesina OYTER
EMIGRATION: 1838 - arrived NY Jun 30, 1838 on the ship Charlotte & Louise
Gerhard Anton KRAMER 33, from Aschendorf to MO
with M Thecla 35, Anna 7, M Cath 3
Emigration index Osnabrueck - Gerhard CRAMER, no age, emigrated from Aschendorf in 1838 with wife Tecla SCHMITZ and 2 children
An entry for Herman SCHMITZ (parents SCHMITZ-OYTER) indicated he had a sister  Tecla   married to Gerhard CRAMER
MARRIED: Gerhard Anton KRAMER his entry
CHILDREN: Anna KRAMER born ca 1831-33, probably Aschendorf
Catharine KRAMER born ca 1835-36, probably Aschendorf
Maria Regina KRAMER born 1840, Cole County, MO
Bernard KRAMER born 1843, Cole County, MO
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias census (Status Animarum), Jefferson City, MO
Gerardus Antonius KRAMER 34
Cecla (Tecla) 36
Anna 7, Catharina 4
For widowed husband and children:
1850 MO census, Cole County (probably Jefferson City)
CRAMER, Jerald 46, Germany
HORN, Charles 20, laborer, Germany
CRAMER, Anna 19, Catharine 15, born Germany
CRAMER, Rosina 10 born MO
SMITH, Rosina 8 born MO (ID unknown)
SOURCES: Maria Tecla parents' names were known from her brother Herman. Her approximate year of birth and probable place of birth were known from the passenger list of the ship Charlotte & Louise. Aschendorf parish records were checked and a corresponding entry found there for Maria Tecla.

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SMITS, Nikolaus
BORN: Mar 22, 1807, Neuboerger (parish in Boerger)
DIED: Feb 2, 1855, St Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Rudolf SMITS
Adelheid LUPKEN
EMIGRATION: by 1855 when he died in St Clair County, IL
MARRIED: Anna Margaretha WESSELS
marriage: Feb 12, 1833, Boerger
CHILDREN: Anna Adelheid SMITS born Jul 27, 1833, Neuboerger
A Marg SMITS born Jun 28, 1835, Neuboerger
Maria SMITS born Apr 1, 1840, Neuboerger
Emerintina SMITS born Jun 28, 1842, Neuboerger
Bernard SMITS born Mar 9, 1845, Neuboerger
Rudolf SMITS born Aug 20, 1849, Neuboerger
SOURCES:

All information about Nikolaus was taken from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Aschendorf Huemmling. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL

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SCHMITZ, Peter
BORN: May 14, 1832, Werpeloh (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Jan 3, 1900, Seneca, Nemaha County, KS
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm SCHMITZ
Margarethe Adelheid ALBERS
EMIGRATION: In 1838 with parents and siblings,
first settled in St. Louis then the entire family moved to Seneca, Nemaha Co, KS in 1873 but after a few years Bernard, John and Wiliam Jr returned to St. Louis
MARRIED: Adelheid ROETTGER
marriage: Jun 30, 1857, St. Louis, MO, Sts P&P
CHILDREN: Marg Adl SCHMITZ 1858, MO
Wm Albt SCHMITZ 1860, MO
Elizabeth SCHMITZ 1836, MO
M Helena SCHMITZ 1865, MO
Marg Mary SCHMITZ 1868, MO
Albt Aloysius SCHMITZ 1872, MO
Bd Wm SCHMITZ 1875, KS
Eliz Rosa SCHMITZ 1877, KS
Joh 1879 SCHMITZ KS
NOTES: 1850 MO census, St Louis
SCHMITS, Wilh 55, Germany
Marg 52, Germany
John 25, Tekla 22, Wilh 21, Peter 19, Bernh 15, Elise 12, all born Germany
  1880 KS census, Nemaha County, Richmond Twp
SCHMITS, Peter 48, Hannover, farmer
Adelaid 45, Hannover
Lena 14, Margareth 11, Albert 8, all born MO
Bernard 5, Elisabeth 2, both born in KS
SOURCES: Most information was found in WorldConnect database 16914. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Peter but born in Werpeloh rather than Wahn, as stated in the database. Information concerning the wife, marriage, children, emigration and death was taken from database 16914.

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SCHMITZ, Stephen
BORN: July 5, 1824, Wahn (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Sep 26, 1845, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm SCHMITZ
Thecla STINDKEN
EMIGRATION: 1838 with parents and siblings
MARRIED: unknown
SOURCES: Most information was found in WorldConnect database 16914. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Stephen. Information concerning his emigration was taken from database 16914. Stephen's death was recorded at St Vincent de Paul parish. His parents' names were not mentioned but his age as 21 was stated on the record.

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SCHMITZ, Thecla
BORN: Apr 14, 1817, Ksp Boerger
DIED: Mar 29, 1899, Minster, Jackson Twp, Auglaize County, OH, buried in St Augustine Cemetery
PARENTS: Rudolph SCHMITZ
Gesina GOLDMAN
EMIGRATION: 1853 - arrived NY, May 28, 1853 on the ship Frederick August
OLDIGES, Theodor 40 yrs, 3 mo, joiner, belongs to Hannover, leaving from Oldenburg (same places for wife and children)
Thelasmits 36-1, Helena 12-0, Theodor 9-9, Rudolph 6-9, Johan 5-0, Gesina 10 mo, Thekla 1 mo, born on board ship
MARRIED: Theodor (Dietrich) OLDIGES wid of M Gesina HEIDMAN
marriage: May 2, 1843, Boerger
CHILDREN: Helena OLDIGES born 1840, Germany (step-daughter)
Theodor OLDIGES born 1842, Boerger (step-son)
  Rudolph OLDIGES born 1846, Boerger
Johann Herman OLDIGES born 1848, Boerger
Maria Gesina OLDIGES born 1851 , Boerger
Thekla OLDIGES born April 1853 on board ship
NOTES: 1860 OH census, Auglaize County, Minster
OLDINGER, Didrich 47, Oldenburg
Theodosia 38, Oldenburg
Theodore 17, Oldenburg
Rudolph 14, John 12, Mary 9, Hannover
Cath 3/12, Ohio
  1870 OH census, Auglaize County, Jackson
ALLDIGES, Theodore 56, Prussia, wagon maker
Theodore (female) 47, Holland
Zenia 18, Prussia
RESEARCHERS: Andreas Koverman and Teresa Staub who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Much information about Thecla was found in Andreas Koverman's WCdb. Additionally, Thecla's year and place of birth and parents' names were on her marriage record. Boerger parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her.

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SCHMITZ, Tekla
BORN: Apr 18, 1826, Wahn, (parish in Soegel)
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm SCHMITZ
Thekla STINDKEN
EMIGRATION: 1838
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1850 MO census, St Louis
SCHMITS, Wilh 55, Germany
Marg 52, Germany
John 25, Tekla 22, Wilh 21, Peter 19, Bernh 15, Elise 12, all born Germany
SOURCES:

Thekla's date and place of birth and christening and her parents' names were found in WorldConnect database 16914. She was still living with her parents in 1850 but was not listed with the family in 1860.

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SCHMITZ, Wilhelm
BORN: Oct 4, 1829, Wahn, (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Mar 4, 1910, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm SCHMITZ
Margaretha/Anna Adelheid ALBERS
EMIGRATION: by 1853
MARRIED: (1) Helena MEYER
marriage: Jan 25, 1853, St. Louis, MO
(2) Thecla JANSEN her entry
marriage: Jun 27, 1867, St Louis, MO
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St. Louis index, ward 1
SCHMIDT 30, Helena 28
SOURCES: Information about Wilhelm and his first marriage can be found on WorldConnect database :a16914. It includes Wilhelm's parents' names and his exact date and place of birth and his date and place of death. No children were mentioned in that entry and no details about he first wife. His parents' names and his age (37) were on his second marriage record at Sts. Peter and Paul parish, where his first marriage had also taken place. His birth information was confirmed in the Soegel parish records.

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