Press Release: “Schmidt Family of West Bend Breaks a Record in Spencer”

PRESS RELEASE For more info, contact: Josiah Schmidt (937) 825-6049 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 […]

Final Count: 678 Cousins!

Well done, Schmidt Family! On July 30th-31st, 2016, we reunited 678 verified cousins at the Clay County Fairgrounds & Event Center in Spencer, Iowa. Including other guests (who did not technically qualify as a direct descendant or spouse), our headcount was over 1,000. Next time will be even bigger!

Are You a Drone Enthusiast?

Are you a drone enthusiast? Would you be willing to lend a little air-time to the Schmidt Family Reunion? We need someone with a camera drone to take an aerial photo of the participants as part of the process to prove to the Guinness World Records Association that we have broken the world record for […]

Spencer Daily Reporter: “Schmidt family reunion might be for the record books”

Thanks to Will Musgrove of The Spencer Daily Reporter for the writeup! “The Clay County Fairgrounds holds many events throughout the year, but come next summer, one of those events might also be record breaking.” Read more!