Descendants of John Philip Schmidt
listed said his mother's name as Mary. His occupation in 1875 was growing potatoes. In 1880, Johnand family were living in Utica at 252 Whitesboro St., Utica, NY in 1880 Utica Census ward 6. Thecensus said he was naturalized.
He was a member of the German Rifles and served as the shooting master.
Notes for Philomena Ritter Schmidt Muthig:
John Schmidt's civil war papers state that Philomena was not married before she married him. Shewas born in Baden, Germany as were her parents. Philomena lived at 924 Whitesboro Street, Utica,NY at time of her death. She was taken ill on the street and taken into Donaldson's drug store at thecorner of Columbia and Varick Street. She was with
her daughter-in-law at the time. She died within a half hour. Philomena immigrated with herparents in 1851 from Germany. According to John J. Schmidt's Civil War Pension records,Philomena lived in Kansas City, Kansas in 1904. According to the North Country FamiliesPhilomena married Simon Hardenstein prior to 1867. They had a daughter Catharina born May18, 1868.
Relationship Notes for Philomena Ritter Schmidt Muthig and John Jacob Schmidt:Witnesses to marriage: George Spran and Catharine Ritter.
Children of John Jacob Schmidt and Philomena Ritter Schmidt Muthig are:
John Philippey Schmidt, B: 15 Nov 1872 in Utica, NY
, D: 20 Mar 1948 in
Soldiersand Sailors Memorial Hospital, Masonic Home, Utica
, M: 12 Dec 1893 in St.Luke's Rectory, Utica, NY.
George E. Schmidt (Smith) Sr., B: 11 Jun 1874 in Utica, NY, D: 18 Dec 1929 in
Utica, NY, M: 17 Oct 1894 in St. Joseph's Church , Utica, NY.
Margaret (Maggie) Schmidt Uerz, B: 01 Mar 1876 in Utica, NY
, D: 02 Jan 1942
in1018 Court St., Utica, NY
, M: 08 Sep 1896 in Utica, NY.
Anna M. Schmidt Ulrich, B: 19 Mar 1878 in Utica, NY
, D: 17 Jan 1962 in
, M: 24 Feb 1897 in Utica, NY.
Philomena (Minnie) M. Schmidt Muthig, B: 17 Mar 1880 in Utica, NY
, D: 23
Sep1958 in Beverly, New Jersey
, M: 04 Oct 1899 in St. Patrick's Church, UticaNY
Frank Xavier Schmidt, B: 07 Jun 1883 in Utica, NY
, D: 23 Sep 1957 in New
, M: 22 Nov 1903 in Utica, NY.
Matthew (Mathias) Peter Schmidt, B: 18 Nov 1887 in Utica, NY
, D: 30 May1922 in Utica, NY
.Notes for Matthew (Mathias) Peter Schmidt:Godparents - Joanes Schmidt and Philomena Schafer????Matthew lived in Utica at time of mother's death. He lived in Hammond IndianaMarch 1920. He was said to be a "helpless child" by the Civil War PensionBoard. He received benefits throughout his life. He suffered from SpinalMeningitis and abscess. He had lived with his sister, Margaret Urtz, for the lastthree and a half years. He was a member of St. Joseph's church and its HolyName Society. He was also affiliated with the Sons of Veterans.Notes for Catherine Schroeder Schmidt:
Catherine's Godparents were Francis Sentiff and Anna Caterina Hoffmann.
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