John Schmidt

The Family of John Schmidt

Johann August Ferdinand Schmidt, son of Johann Joachim Schmidt and Dorothea Elizabeth Gartz, was born on 11 Jun 1869 in Two Rivers and died on 3 Apr 1937 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois at age 67. In 1905, he co-founded Schmidt Bros Construction Co. with his brothers.

John married Anna Rust on 2 Dec 1896. Anna was born in Illinois and died in 1936. They had three children: 2 daughters and a son, Roy Rust.

Roy Rust Schmidt was born on 18 Jun 1900 in Illinois and died on 8 Aug 1931 at age 31. According to his World War I Draft Registration card, he worked as a farmer for J. F. Schmidt on 17 Sep 1918 in Muskegon, Michigan. In the 1920 Federal census, he worked as a finisher in a tire factory in Muskegon, Michigan. Roy married and had one daughter.

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