Michael was the son of Michael Schmidt and Magdalena Harbrecht, and brother of Mary (Smith) Mohr, and Julia A. (Smith) Oehrlein.
Michael died of Small Pox and was buried by himself in on a farm in Southeast Olive township
There is one burial in Olive Township southeast of Calamus on the John Reagan farm. SMITH--SCHMITT--SCHMITH, Michael b 1862 USGENWEB Archives http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/clinton/cemeteries/oltwp.txt Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Annette Lucas ClintonRoots@aol.com