The next Schmidt mega-reunion will be held in Spencer, Iowa on the weekend of July 25-26, 2026. This gives us six years to reunite all descendants of Hans Schmidt (1594-1680), the shepherd of the Werra Valley, whose offspring populated the Hessian villages of Nentershausen, Blankenbach, and Machtlos, before many of them immigrated to America in […]
Now that the Schmidt Family has made history and our first mega-reunion has come to an end, we need your feedback to help make our next mega-reunion as great as possible! Please click below to take our survey now:
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 […]
PRESS RELEASE For more info, contact: Josiah Schmidt (937) 825-6049 firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Schmidt Family of West Bend Breaks a Record in Spencer AUGUST 1, 2016 – The Schmidt Family of West Bend, Iowa gathered for a massive family reunion at the Clay County Fairgrounds and Events Center in Spencer on Saturday and Sunday […]
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!