Did you miss out on getting a Schmidt Family Cookbook or “Karl Crosses the Atlantic” Children’s Book at the 2016 Schmidt Family Reunion? Rest assured, you can still purchase either of these books online from Lulu Press and have them shipped straight to your home. The books are $19.99 + shipping. Click here to purchase […]
If you ordered a sold-out children’s book or cookbook at the reunion this weekend, your order has been placed! You will receive your book(s) in the mail in 2-3 weeks. If you ordered a missing lineage sheet, you will receive that in the mail in 1 week. Enjoy!
Santa has brought you a special gift this morning! Please enjoy a free eBook of “Karl Crosses the Atlantic” (written by Josiah Schmidt), a richly illustrated children’s book telling the story of Georg Karl Schmidt, the first of the West Bend Schmidts to come to America in 1881. Click here to view your free eBook! (file type: […]
THANK YOU to our cousin Rosabelle Johnson of Emmetsburg, IA for her very generous donation to the 2016 Schmidt Family Reunion fund! Join her and make history! Rosabelle is the daughter of Charles Schmidt, granddaughter of Karl Schmidt, great granddaughter of Dietrich Schmidt Jr., 2xgreat granddaughter of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 3xgreat granddaughter of Friedrich Schmidt, […]
The vast majority of we Americans who trace our ancestry back to the Schmidt family of Machtlos, Germany have an unlikely character to thank for us being where we are today. Her name was Anna Martha (Schmidt) Rimbach. She was born in Germany and she died in Germany, yet without her we would not be Americans today. […]