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Thilda Ella Schmidt Birdwell
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1912
Colorado County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1984
Texas, USA

Thilda Ella Birdwell daughter of George J. and Bertha Schmidt.Thilda Ella Schmidt married Newell Lee Birdwell.

Submitted by Sandra Long Anders
Birdwell,Thilda Ella (Schmidt)
Thilda Birdwell
Funeral services were held for Thilda Ella Birdwell.February 20 at Dulany Funeral Home with Rev.J. Melburn Sibley of First Baptist Church of Eagle Lake officiating.Interment was at Lakeside Cemetery.

Thilda Ella Birdwell was born June 27,1912 in Columbus to George and Bertha Findlesen Schmidt.She was a resident of Colorado county all her life,she has been in Brenham since October of 1982.She was a member of First Baptist Church of Eagle Lake.

She is preceded in death by her parents,one brother,Arthur Schmidt Sr. and her husband Newel Lee Birdwell.

Survivors are two daughters,Ethel Engbrock of Sugarland and Emily Frank of Columbus;one son,George Birdwell of Eagle Lake;three sisters,Erna Cloat,Mary Zahradnick both of Eagle Lake and Alena Richter of Weimar;three brothers,Johnnie Schmidt Sr. of Cat Spring,Henry Schmidt Sr. and August Schmidt both of Eagle Lake;seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren;numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and loved ones.

Pallbearers were Roger Birdwell,Cecil Newsom,Johnnie Schmidt Jr.,Hugo Richter Jr.,Henry Schmidt Jr.,Arthur Schmidt Jr.,Richard Schmidt and Harvey Birdwell Jr.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Dulany Funeral Home.

Colorado County Citizen,March 1,1984,Page 2 
Family links: 
  George J. Schmidt (1876 - 1961)
  Bertha Findeisen Schmidt (1880 - 1937)
  Newell Lee Birdwell (1911 - 1952)
  George Birdwell (1934 - 2005)*
  Johnnie Adam Schmidt (1909 - 1993)*
  Erna Schmidt Cloat (1911 - 1994)*
  Thilda Ella Schmidt Birdwell (1912 - 1984)
  Mary Ella Schmidt Zahradnick (1914 - 1991)*
  Arthur Ferdinand Schmidt (1917 - 1981)*
  Henry Gottlieb Schmidt (1920 - 1988)*
  August Arthur Schmidt (1923 - 1990)*
  Alena Bertha Schmidt Richter (1925 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakeside Cemetery
Eagle Lake
Colorado County
Texas, USA
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Originally Created by: darla halley
Record added: Apr 23, 2011
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Thilda Ella <i>Schmidt</i> Birdwell
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