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David SCHMIDT[1]

Male 1848 - 1919  (70 years)


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  • Name David SCHMIDT 
    Born 12 Jul 1848  Lindenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 2 Jul 1878  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Baptism 18 Jun 1882 
    History He immigrated from Waldheim, Molotschna Colony, bound for Sutton, Nebraska, per the Bremen departure lists. The Janzen book says they lived in Lindenau, Molotschna. The Zionsbote says that he was born on 9 July and died on 7 May. The Henderson MB church book #1 on p. 82 incorrectly says they were married 24 Aug 1878. 
    Reference Number 216da 
    Died 8 May 1919 
    Person ID I14795  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 

    Family Eva VOTH,   b. 15 Jul 1848, Gnadenheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1936, Aurora, Hamilton, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1875  [3
    Children 
     1. David SCHMIDT,   b. 4 Apr 1881
     2. Jacob D. SCHMIDT,   b. 12 Jun 1883,   d. 14 May 1960, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Eva SCHMIDT,   b. 26 Feb 1885,   d. 18 Nov 1885  (Age 0 years)
     4. Johann SCHMIDT,   b. 12 Jul 1886
    Ships
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    The steamship STRASSBURG was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd by Caird & Co, Greenock (yard #166), and was launched on 24 May 1872. 3,025 tons; 107,06 x 11,89 meters (length x breadth); straight stem (first Norddeutscher Lloyd high-seas vessel so built), 1 funnel, 2 masts; iron construction, screw propulsion, twin single-expansion engine, service speed 11 knots; accommodation for 60 passengers in 1st class, 120 in 2nd class, and 889 to 900 in steerage; crew of 70 to 100. The STRASSBURG was the "name ship" of the 13 vessels of Norddeutscher Lloyd's Strassburg Class of passenger vessels, and was built for the Line's New Orleans service. 3 September 1872, maiden voyage, Bremen - Southampton - New York. 16 October 1872, first voyage, Bremen - Havre - New Orleans. 1874, given new boilers and compound engine, service speed 12 knots. Made one voyage to Hankau for a cargo of tea, being the first German steamship through the Suez Canal. 16 February 1881, first voyage, Bremen-Baltimore. 11 November 1881, first voyage, Bremen-South America. 1883-1896, primarily to South America. 1885, refitted in Bremerhaven. 2 August 1893, last voyage, Bremen-New York (12 roundtrip voyages). 25 January 1896, last voyage, Bremen-South America. August 1896, sold to Tardi & Co, Genoa, for scrapping. 1897, scrapped at Genoa.
    Family ID F10326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 3.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S112] Migration From the Russian Empire, Lists of Passengers Arriving at the Port of New York, (published by the Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1995), Pg. 138.

    3. [S68] Henderson, Nebraska, Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church Family Book, Vol. 1; Pg. 82.