Thanks to Rich & Chris Schafer!

THANK YOU to our cousin Richard Schafer, and his wife, Christine, of Maplewood, MN, for their very generous donation to the 2016 Schmidt Family Reunion fund! Join Rich & Chris and make history.   Richard is the son of Donald Schafer, grandson of Lizzie (Schmidt) Schafer, great grandson of Karl Schmidt, 2xgreat grandson of Dietrich […]

Martha (Lindemann) Schmidt and her Grandchildren (1913)

(Click the image to enlarge) Thank you to our cousin Sandra (Schmidt) Banwart of Algona, Iowa for this terrific photograph of Martha Elisabeth (Lindemann) Schmidt (1837-1923) (the wife of Conrad Jacob Schmidt, one of the original Schmidt immigrants to the West Bend, Iowa area) and twenty nine of her grandchildren! This picture was taken in […]

Congrats to Chris Schmidt and Mackenzie Schindler!

CONGRATS to our cousin Christopher Schmidt on marrying the newest reunion invitee yesterday, Mackenzie Schindler! Chris is the son of Edward Schmidt, grandson of Merlin Schmidt, great grandson of Fred Schmidt, 2xgreat grandson of Henry Schmidt Sr., 3xgreat grandson of Conrad Schmidt, 4xgreat grandson of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 5xgreat grandson of Johann Friedrich Schmidt, 6xgreat […]