Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Schmidts in:
 • Koenig Cemetery
 • Osage County
 • Missouri
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Margaretha Esper Schmidt
Birth: Sep. 18, 1818
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death: Apr. 29, 1878
Koenig
Osage County
Missouri, USA

Margaretha Gieck Schmidt was born in "Lichtenstein, Kingdom of Bavaria." She married Johann Gottfried Gieck and after his death in 1859 she married Frederick Schmidt 16 December 1860, Osage County, MO. She appeared in the best of health and her death in April of 1878 was totally unexpected. She appears to have died from a stoke or heart attack.

Partial obituary from Der Christliche Apologete: ...Sister Schmidt made for many years the Martha Services for the church with a willing heart (Martha Dienste is deaconry – at that time it often meant nursing). She was respected and loved and leaves behind a husband and seven children, all who are grown, and many relatives. ...
Third Creek Mission, MO. F. H. Miller

For the entire obituary and her maiden name, please get in touch with Jane Denny.
------

After Margaretha Schmidt's death Apr. 29, 1878, widower Schmidt married widow Mina Runge 03 Oct 1878:
http://www.schwegler.us/gvcousins.html
Osage County Marriages 1870-1879 - Groom;
Schmidt, Frederick Runge, Mina 03-Oct-1878
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Johann Gottfried Gieck (1810 - 1859)
  Frits Schmidt (1830 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  Caroline W. Gieck Morre (1851 - 1928)*
  Regina Gieck Steiner (1853 - 1919)*
  Emilie Gieck Morre (1857 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Inscription on headstone appears to read: Hier ruht in Frieden MARGARETHA SCHMIDT GEBO.18. SEPT. 1818 GEST.29. APRIL 1878 - Ja, sie lebt in jener Welt, Dasz für ihre Lieb und Treue sie den Seligen zugesellt. Eines höher¹n Lohns sich freue. Lebt wo segnend und beglückt Sie noch immer auf uns blickt. Here rests in peace MARGARETHA SCHMIDT BORN SEPT 18th, 1818 - DIED APRIL 29th, 1878 - possibly: As one who enjoys her rewards...Lives without limits and with good fortune...She yet looks upon us from above.
 
Burial:
Koenig Cemetery
Osage County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Jane Denny
Record added: Jan 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33279325
Margaretha <i>Esper</i> Schmidt
Added by: Jane Denny
 
Margaretha <i>Esper</i> Schmidt
Added by: Jane Denny
 
Margaretha <i>Esper</i> Schmidt
Added by: Jane Denny
 
 
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Jane Denny
 Added: Dec. 3, 2013
Friede ihrer Asche und Ehre ihrem Andenken! (Peace to their ashes and honor to their memories!)
- Jane Denny
 Added: Jan. 16, 2012
gg grandmother of Jane Denny
- Jane Denny
 Added: Jan. 26, 2009
 
This page is sponsored by: Jane Denny

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service