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Morris John Henry Schmidt

Male 1887 - 1970


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  • Name  Morris John Henry Schmidt  [1, 2
    Born  16 Feb 1887  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Iowa State Census  1895  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Morris Schmidt, age 8, born in Des Moines County, Iowa, white
    Census  1900  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Morris J. Smith, son, white, male, born in February 1887, age 13, single, born in Iowa, father born in Germany, mother born in Germany, attended school 6 months during the previous year, could read, could write, could speak English
    Census  1910  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (Married to Ida H. Schmidt, living with her and his brother-in-law, William F. Burgus:) Line number 20: 1132 Bartlett Street, dwelling number: 90, family number: 95: Morris J. H. Schmidt, head of household, male, white, age 23, married, years of present marriage 0, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Denmark (Danish), mother's birthplace Germany (German), could speak English, occupation laborer, nature of industry foundry, wage earner, not out of work April 15, 1910, number of weeks out of work in 1909: 0, could read, could write
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918  5 Jun 1917  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Serial Number: 148, No.: 5; Name: Morris John Henry Schmidt; age: 30 years; address: R.R.2, Sperry, Iowa; date of birth: February 16, 1887; natural born; where born: Sperry; Iowa; nation of birth: USA; present trade: farming; employed by: himself; employed at: Sperry R.R.2; has relatives dependent upon him, a wife and one child; marital status: married; race: Caucasian; previous military service: none; claims exemption from the draft: y, needed on farm; height: medium, build: medium, eye color: gray, hair color: brown, not bald; lost an arm, leg, hand, eye, or seems to be physically disabled: none; precinct: Benton, city or county: Des Moines, Iowa; date of registration: June 5, 1917
    Census  1920  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Line number 91: dwelling number: 47, family number: 50: Morris Schmidt, head of household, rented home, male, white, age 32, married, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Copenhagen, Denmark, father's mother tongue Danish, mother's birthplace München, Germany, mother's mother tongue German, occupation laborer, nature of industry farm, salary
    Census  1930  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • (Married to Ida H. Schmidt, living with her:) Line number 91: dwelling number: 74, family number: 76: Morris J. Schmidt, head of household, owned home, lived on a farm, male, white, age 43, married, age at first marriage 23, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Denmark, mother's birthplace Germany, state code: 65, country code: 07, nativity: 0, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry general farm, occupation code VVVV, own account, actively employed at time of census, was not a veteran, number of farm in schedule: 70
    Residence  Nov 1950  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence  Jun 1963  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died  23 Apr 1970  Harmony Nursing Home, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11, 12
    Funeral Notice  24 Apr 1970  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    the Hawk-Eye 
    • [The] Funeral for Morris John Schmidt, 83, of Mediapolis and Sperry, who died Thursday, April 23, at the Harmony Nursing home, Mediapolis, will be Saturday, 2 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran church, Reverend Duane Olson; St. Paul Lutheran cemetery, Sperry. The body is at Fry chapel, Mediapolis.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Morris Schmidt; born: 16 February 1887; died: April 1970; last residence: 52637 (Mediapolis, Des Moines, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); Social Security #: 484-36-3546; state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  25 Apr 1970  Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 12
    Person ID  I31905  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Hans Henning Schmidt,   b. 22 Mar 1847, Copenhagen, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1909, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Dorothea Christian "Dora" Kraul,   b. 3 Mar 1852, Munich, Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1919, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Oct 1869  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Hans H. Schmidt; Groom's Birth Date: 1846; Groom's Age: 23; Bride's Name: Dorothea Kraul; Bride's Birth Date: 1851; Bride's Age: 18; Marriage Date: 30 October 1869; Marriage Place: Des Moines, Iowa; Bride's Mother's Name: Dorothea Kraul; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02689-1; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1682869; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Family ID  F11717  Group Sheet

    Family  Ida Henrietta Burgus,   b. 20 Apr 1886, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1939, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Dec 1909  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 11
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Morris J. H. Schmidt; Groom's Birth Date: 1886; Groom's Birthplace: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Age: 23; Bride's Name: Ida Henrietta Burgus; Bride's Birth Date: 1885; Bride's Birthplace: Benton, Des Moines, Iowa; Bride's Age: 24; Marriage Date: 1 December 1909; Marriage Place: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Johannes Henning Schmidt; Groom's Mother's Name: Dorothea Friderike Kraul; Bride's Father's Name: William Burgus; Bride's Mother's Name: Marguerite Brum; Groom's Race: White; Bride's Race: White; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02689-1; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1682869; Reference Number: 1630; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Residence  Jun 1930  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
     1. Mildred Margret Schmidt,   b. 16 Feb 1915, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1927, Burlington Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F11716  Group Sheet

  • Obituaries, Deaths, Funerals
    The Funeral Notice of Morris John Henry Schmidt
    The Funeral Notice of Morris John Henry Schmidt
    December 1, 1909, Morris Schmidt, a native of Sperry, Iowa, married Ida Henrietta Burgus, the daughter of William A. Burgus (1853-1937) and Margaret Brumm (1857-1946). Their only child, Mildred Marie, died at age 11. Morris was born February 16, 1887, and died in the Harmony Nursing Home in Mediapolis, Iowa, on April 23, 1970.

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Burlington City, Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 5, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 6A, page number: 28; enumeration date: April 20, 1910

    2. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S507] Des Moines County, Iowa - Cemetery Records (GenWeb) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 2, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 4A, page number: 9; enumeration date: June 11, 1900

    7. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Springs (sic) Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 28; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 2B, page number: 271

    8. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29-2, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 3B, page number: 120; enumeration date: April 8, 1930

    9. [S10882] Schmidt, Ida D. - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk-Eye, page 23, November 24, 1950; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S3832] Johnson, Julia Anna Karoline (Schmidt) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 15, June 27, 1963; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1496] World Connect - Burgus Family tree: burgus, (last updated: 2007-12-23 12:25:02 UTC (Sun), contact: John) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S11109] Schmidt, Morris John Henry - Funeral Notice, (originally published in The Hawk-Eye, page 14, April 24, 1970; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S1764] Burgus, Cecil William - 21st Birthday Announcement, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, June 3, 1930, page 8; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).