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Henry Andrew Schmelz
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1848
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death: Jul. 23, 1918
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA

Henry A. Schmelz arrived in New York, 26 Aug 1852, aboard the ship "Amelia" with his parents, Peter and Catherine Schmelz, and brother, Frank.

Children: w/wife Katherine Greving
Frank H. (1870-1907)m: Regina Caroline Dertinger
Margaret H.(1872-1913)m: Joseph Leopold Doll
Elizabeth R. (1875-1950)m: Bernhard Kueber
Joseph (1878-1879)
Johanna C. (1880-1912)m: Andrew Dietlein
Anna M. (1885-1969)m: Henry Tobkin
Mary K. (1887-1889)
Henry V. (1890-1968)m: Rose M. Boedigheimer
Peter J. (1893-1960)m: Genevieve Agnes Sexton

Obituary, Perham Enterprise Bulletin, 7/25/1918


Henry Schmelz Buried from St. Henry's Church this Morning, Lived Here Many Years.

Henry A. Schmelz died at the hospital Tuesday from kidney trouble after a critical illness of several weeks.
Mr. Schmelz was born in Ostenburg, Prussia, Feb. 14, 1848 and came to America in 1850 (1852) with his parents, who settled in Mercer County, Ohio. He grew to manhood there and was married to Katherine Greving on April 6, 1868 in Toledo, Ohio, where he had lived for seven years. From Toledo he moved to Brainerd, Minn., in 1877 and in 1882 came to Perham taking up the vocation of farming on the place four miles east of town where he lived until four years ago.
Surviving him are his wife and four children. The children are: Mrs. Henry Tobkin, Jr., Mrs. Barney Kueber and Henry Schmelz Jr., all residents in this locality and Peter Schmelz of Young America, all of whom were at his bedside at his death.
The funeral was held at St. Henry's church this morning. Rev. Fr. Schaut officiating. Interment was made at the parish cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Peter Schmelz (1821 - 1908)
  Catharine E Andrews(Andres) Schmelz (1823 - 1865)
  Katherine Greving Schmelz (1851 - 1926)*
  Frank Henry Schmelz (1870 - 1907)*
  Margaret Henrietta Schmelz Doll (1873 - 1913)*
  Elizabeth Rose Schmelz Kueber (1875 - 1950)*
  Johanna Catherine Schmelz Dietlein (1880 - 1912)*
  Anna Margaret Schmelz Tobkin (1885 - 1969)*
  Henry Vincent Schmelz (1890 - 1968)*
  Henry Andrew Schmelz (1848 - 1918)
  Frank Schmelz (1850 - 1913)*
  Adam Schmelz (1853 - 1870)*
  Mary Elizabeth Schmelz (1854 - 1893)*
  Catherine Schmelz Miller (1857 - 1888)*
  Mary Catherine Schmelz Boehmer (1863 - 1946)*
  Rosa Schmeltz Livingston (1872 - 1938)**
*Calculated relationship
Saint Henrys Cemetery
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Jim Thorpe
Originally Created by: amtsunshine
Record added: Aug 31, 2007
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Henry Andrew Schmelz
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Henry Andrew Schmelz
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Henry Andrew Schmelz
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 Added: Aug. 31, 2007

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