|Birth: ||May 1, 1861|
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 1940|
DEATH CLAIMS ANNA SCHMIDT
MERCHANT'S WIDOW HAD LIVED HERE 55 YEARS; RITES THURSDAY
MRS. ANNA SCHMIDT, 79, resident of Grand Rapids 55 years, died early Tuesday at her home, 13 National-av., N.W. She was the widow of AUGUST P. SCHMIDT, pioneer resident and meat merchant of Fulton-st., W., who died two years ago.
Mrs. Schmidt was born near Nuremberg, Germany, May 1, 1861. She came to the United States as a girl and settled in Cincinnati. In this city she was a member of the Altar society of St. Mary's church and of the LCBA.
She is survived by a son, RUDOLPH J.; four daughters, MRS. GEORGE C. BROWN, MRS. JOSEPH G. TOBIN, MRS. EDWARD J. ESCH and MRS. ALFRED F. WINTERHALTER; a sister, MRS. MARY BUSCH; thirty-nine grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren.
The body will remain at the residence until the funeral hour, at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's church. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery.
GRAND RAPIDS HERALD, Grand Rapids, Mich., Tues., July 2, 1940, Pg. 2, Column 2, Article 2
ANNA (WINZIG) SCHMIDT is the daughter of GEORG JOSEF WINZIG and MARIA LUISE MARTIN, both of whom lived and died in Germany. GEORG WINZIG was a shepherd.
According to the 1900 U.S. Census, Anna came to this country in 1890. Anna had a sister, MARY, who also came to this country and lived in Grand Rapids. Anna and Mary are also known to have had a brother, JOHANN, who stayed in Germany.
NEW YORK PASSENGER LISTS, 1820-1955
Name: ANNA WINZIG
Age: 28 yrs.
Port of Departure: Southampton
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Arrival Date: 5 Feb 1890
Ship Name: FULDA (Steamship)
NOTE: ANNA WINZIG, "Wife", Citizen of Germany, was passenger #136 of a total of 494 passengers. She traveled in "steerage".
August Peter Schmidt (1852 - 1938)*
Carl J. Winzig (1884 - 1901)*
Louise Sophia Schmidt Esch (1892 - 1985)*
Albert Theodore Schmidt (1893 - 1894)*
Edward Paul Schmidt (1895 - 1918)*
Leona Maria Schmidt Winterhalter (1897 - 1982)*
Rudolph Joseph Schmidt (1898 - 1985)*
Erna Serena Schmidt Pettit (1899 - 1929)*
Hildegard Schmidt (1900 - 1900)*
Coleta Maria Schmidt (1902 - 1903)*
Walter Joseph Schmidt (1905 - 1905)*
May 1, 1861
July 2, 1940
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Plot: Sec. 1, Lot 29W, Grave #3
Created by: Mike Cronk
Record added: Jun 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53623146