Thank You to Donna Guthrie!

THANK YOU to our cousin Donna Guthrie of Penfield, NY for her generous donation to the 2016 Schmidt Family Reunion fund! Join Donna and make history. Donna is the daughter of Adam Keilman Jr., granddaughter of Adam Keilman Sr., great granddaughter of Philip Keilman, 2xgreat granddaughter of Martha (Lindemann) Keilman, 3xgreat granddaughter of Conrad Lindemann, 4xgreat granddaughter of Martha […]

10 Schmidts Who Left Everything Behind

Many Schmidts from Machtlos, Germany left behind family, friends, jobs, and everything they knew when they ventured to a foreign land with a different culture and a different language. Driven by a belief in the American Dream, these Schmidts sought and achieved opportunity, freedom, and prosperity. No doubt they would have celebrated the Fourth of […]