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Katharina Goelz Schmidt
Birth: Jul. 12, 1819
Frankfurter Stadtkreis
Hessen, Germany
Death: Feb. 18, 1902
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA


SCHMIDT--Feb. 18, at the home of her son JOHN, 198 Straight street, MRS. CATHERINE SCHMIDT, widow of PETER SCHMIDT, aged 82 years.

Funeral Friday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Mary's church.

THE EVENING NEWS, Grand Rapids, Mich., Wed., Feb. 19, 1902, Pg. 6, Column 1 Obit. 2


She [KATHARINE] died in Grand Rapids after living the last of her life with Johanna Hyland Schmidt and her children. My father, Val Schmidt, remembers her as not knowing much English so he would play tricks on her by getting his youngest brother, Cyril, to swear at her in English and she would pat his head and say "Schoene Kerl" which translates as "pretty rascal". ~~Tom Schmidt, December 2002.


Gender: Female
Baptism/Christening Date: 14 Jul 1819
Baptism/Christening Place: Gronau (Kr. Bensheim), Hessen, Germany
Birth Date: 12 Jul 1819
Birthplace: Schoenberg
Death Date:
Name Note:
Father's Name: MORIZ GOELZ
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: MARGARETHA
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Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C92646-2
System Origin: Germany-EASy
Source Film Number: 1195092
Reference Number:

Groom's Birth Date: 11 Feb 1819
Groom's Birthplace: Wallmerod
Groom's Age:
Bride's Birth Date: 1819
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 02 Apr 1848
Marriage Place: Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany
Groom's Father's Name: PETER JOSEPH SCHMIDT
Groom's Mother's Name: VERONIKA NICK
Bride's Father's Name: MORITZ GÖLZ
Bride's Mother's Name: MARGARETHA SCHEMEL
Groom's Race:
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Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M94960-6
System Origin: Germany-EASy
Source Film Number: 1053802
Reference Number:


NOTE: KATHARINE'S parents are MORITZ GOELZ & MARGARETHA SCHEMEL. She was born in Schönberg, Bergstrasse, Hessen, Germany. I have seen the various spellings of GÖLZ, GOELZ, GOETZ all used for Katharine's surname, but GOELZ is the name used on her baptismal record and on the baptismal records of her two younger siblings...and, also the surname used by her brother, Laurenz, for his five children.

Family links: 
  Peter Schmidt (1819 - 1892)*
  Caroline Schmidt Pulte (1848 - 1933)*
  Charles Schmidt (1850 - 1896)*
  August Peter Schmidt (1852 - 1938)*
  John Schmidt (1854 - 1909)*
  Matthew Schmidt (1857 - 1923)*
  Anthony Frank Schmidt (1861 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship

July 12, 1819
Feb. 18, 1902

Mount Calvary Cemetery
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Sec. 1, Lot 27-W, Grave #2
Created by: Mike Cronk
Record added: Jun 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53623544
Katharina <i>Goelz</i> Schmidt
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Katharina <i>Goelz</i> Schmidt
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Katharina <i>Goelz</i> Schmidt
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