Biography of Conrad Schmidt
Hancock County, OH Biographies

CONRAD SCHMIDT (deceased) was a native of Wurtemburg, Germany, born in 1791. He married Miss Magdalena Otterbach, and they came to America with a family of seven children, in 1834, landing in Baltimore, Md. They hired a team to take them to Pittsburgh, and there hired another team to bring them out to Holmes County, Ohio. After living in that county four years they settled permanently in Eagle Township, this county, September 16 (Sunday), 1838, on land which our subject had entered in 1834. Mr. Schmidt had to open out the Lima road about one mile, to extend it to his residence. After living a long and useful life, Mr. Schmidt died in 1864, aged seventy three years. Mrs. Schmidt died in 1865, aged seventy five years. Their children were Mrs. Louisa Bauer, who died in Philadelphia, Penn.; John; Mrs. Catharina Doll, of Stockton, Cal.; Mrs. Rosa Ann Cogley; Christian; Michael and Mrs. Magdalena Fellers.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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