Schmidt records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Schmidt family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Schmidt Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Schmidt Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Schmidt family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Schmidt

Franz SchmidtWiki Franz Schmidt (December 22, 1874 ? February 11, 1939) was an Austrian composer, cellist and pianist.
Helmut SchmidtWiki Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt (born 23 December 1918) is a German Social Democratic politician who served as Chancellor of West Germany from 1974 to 1982.
Arno SchmidtWiki Arno Schmidt (18 January 1914 - 3 June 1979) was a German author and translator.
Wilhelm Adolf SchmidtWiki Wilhelm Adolf Schmidt (26 September 1812, Berlin - 10 April 1887) was a German historian.
Eric E. SchmidtWiki Eric Emerson Schmidt (born) is an engineer, Chairman/CEO of Google Inc.
Mike SchmidtWiki Michael Jack Schmidt (born September 27, 1949 in Dayton, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman who played his entire career for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Uwe SchmidtWiki Uwe Schmidt (aka Atom Heart, Atom?, Se?or Coconut; born August 27, 1968 in Frankfurt, West Germany), is a German DJ and producer of electronic music.
Johannes SchmidtWiki Johannes Schmidt (July 29, 1843 ? July 4, 1901) was a German linguist.
Jason SchmidtWiki Jason David Schmidt (born January 29, 1973, in) is an American Major League Baseball pitcher, who is currently a free agent.
Erhard SchmidtWiki Erhard Schmidt (January 13, 1876 ? December 6, 1959) was a German mathematician born in Dorpat (now Tartu, Estonia).
Maarten SchmidtWiki Maarten Schmidt (born December 28, 1929) is a Dutch astronomer who measured the distances of astronomical objects called quasars.
Stanley SchmidtWiki Stanley Albert Schmidt (born March 7, 1944) is an American science fiction author.
Johann Friedrich Julius SchmidtWiki Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt (25 October 1825 in Eutin, Germany ? 7 February 1884 in Athens, Greece) was a German astronomer and geophysicist.
Otto SchmidtWiki Otto Yulievich Schmidt (? September 7, 1956) was a Soviet scientist, mathematician, astronomer, geophysicist, statesman, academician, Hero of the USSR (27 June 1937), and member of the Communist Party.
Harvey SchmidtWiki Harvey Lester Schmidt (born September 12, 1929 in Dallas, Texas, U.
Irmin SchmidtWiki Irmin Schmidt (born 29 May 1937 in Berlin) is a German keyboard player and composer, probably best known as a founding member of the band Can.
Karl von SchmidtWiki Karl von Schmidt (January 12, 1817 ? August 25, 1875) was a Prussian cavalry general.
Bernhard SchmidtWiki Bernhard Woldemar Schmidt (March 30, 1879 ? December 1, 1935) was an Swedish-Estonian optician who spent his adult life in Germany.
Christina SchmidtWiki Christina Schmidt (born September 16, 1987), sometimes credited as Chrissy Schmidt, is a Canadian actress and plus-size model.
Harry SchmidtWiki General Harry Schmidt (25 September 1886 ? 10 February 1968) served as Commanding General of the Fourth Marine Division during the Marshall Islands campaign and the Battle of Saipan, and as Commanding General of the Fifth Amphibious Corps during the battles of Tinian and Iwo Jima, during World War II.
Oscar SchmidtWiki Oscar Daniel Bezerra Schmidt (born February 16, 1958 in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil) is a retired Brazilian basketball player.
Milt SchmidtWiki Milton Conrad Schmidt (born March 5, 1918) is a former professional ice hockey center, coach and general manager, mostly for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.
Eugen SchmidtWiki Eugen Stahl Schmidt (February 17, 1862 ? October 7, 1931) was a Danish shooter, athlete, and tug of war competitor.
Eric Von SchmidtWiki Eric "Rick" Von Schmidt (May 28 1931 ? February 2 2007) was an American singer-songwriter associated with the blues revival of the 1960s and a key part of the East Coast folk music scene that included Bob Dylan and Joan Baez.
Patti SchmidtWiki Patti Schmidt is a Canadian radio personality on CBC Radio.
Kevin SchmidtWiki Kevin Schmidt (born August 16, 1988), also credited as Kevin G.
Ulla SchmidtWiki Ursula ("Ulla") Schmidt (born June 13 1949 in Aachen) is a German politician.
Sam SchmidtWiki Sam Schmidt (born August 15, 1964 in Lincoln, Nebraska) is a former Indy Racing League driver and current IRL and Firestone Indy Lights Series team owner.
Robert SchmidtWiki Robert Schmidt (15 May 1864 - 16 September 1943) was a German politician and member of the SPD.
Pyotr SchmidtWiki Pyotr Petrovich Schmidt (?) was one of the leaders of the Sevastopol Uprising during the Russian Revolution of 1905.
Annie M. G. SchmidtWiki Annie Maria Geertruida Schmidt (Kapelle, 20 May 1911 ? Amsterdam, 21 May 1995) was a prolific Dutch writer, especially cherished for her children's books--"the most versatile and most talented children's book author in the Netherlands.
Erich SchmidtWiki Erich Friedrich Schmidt (September 13, 1897 ? October 3, 1964) was a German and American-naturalized archaeologist, born in Baden-Baden.
Michael SchmidtWiki Michael Schmidt (born 1980 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is one of the world's leading Ten-pin bowlers.
Henry SchmidtWiki "For the 1903 Brooklyn Superbas baseball pitcher, see Henry Schmidt (baseball)"Henry Joseph (Hank) Schmidt (born September 28, 1935 in South Gate, California) is a former college and professional American football defensive tackle.
Wolfgang SchmidtWiki Wolfgang Schmidt (born January 16, 1954) is a former German track and field athlete who competed for East Germany at the 1976 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal in the discus throw.
Paul Felix SchmidtWiki Paul Felix Schmidt (20 August 1916 at Narva, Estonia?11 August 1984 at Allentown, USA) was an Estonian?German-American chess International Master, chess writer, and chemist.
Ton SchmidtWiki Antoon ("Ton") Schmidt (born January 31, 1948 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland) is a former water polo player from The Netherlands, who finished in seventh position with the Dutch Men's Water Polo Team at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
Boss SchmidtWiki Charles "Boss" Schmidt (September 12 1880 ? November 14 1932) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball who played six seasons with the Detroit Tigers (1906-1911).
Brian SchmidtWiki Brian L.
Miloslav SchmidtWiki Miloslav Schmidt (* 2 February 1881, Mo?ovce - ? 8 May 1934, Martin) was born in the family of an innkeeper and baker.
Friedrich SchmidtWiki Friedrich Schmidt (, Fyodor Bogdanovich Schmidt; January 15, 1832 in Kaisma, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire - November 8, 1908 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire) was Baltic German geologist and botanist in Russian Empire.
Georgia SchmidtWiki Georgia Schmidt (August 26, 1904 ? April 18, 1997) is an actress.
Ulf SchmidtWiki Ulf "Uffe" Christian Johan Schmidt (born 12 July 1934 in Nacka) is a former Swedish tennis player.
Vera SchmidtWiki "Vera Schmidt" (born 4 may 1982, Miskolc, Hungary) is a singer-songwriter who rose to popularity after placing fifth in the Hungarian version of Pop Idol Megaszt?r.
Doug SchmidtWiki Doug Schmidt (born December 16, 1961) is an American author and editor.
Franz SchmidtWiki Franz Schmidt (* abt.
Olle SchmidtWiki Torsten Olof "Olle" Fredrik Schmidt (born July 22, 1949 in Axvall, V?stra G?taland County) is a Swedish politician.
Carl SchmidtWiki Carl Ernst Heinrich Schmidt (13 June 1822 - 27 February 1894), also known in Russia as Karl Genrikhovich Schmidt determined the typical crystallization patterns of many important biochemicals such as uric acid, oxalic acid and its salts, lactic acid, cholesterin, stearin, etc.
Earl SchmidtWiki Earl Schmidt was born November 27, 1929 to Phillip and Emma Schmidt on a dairy farm in Cologne, Minnesota.
Isaac Jacob SchmidtWiki Isaac Jacob Schmidt (October 4, 1779 ? August 27, 1847) was an Orientalist specializing in Mongolian and Tibetan.
Arnold Alfred SchmidtWiki Arnold Alfred Schmidt, born in 1930 in Plainfield, New Jersey, lived most of his life in New York City.
Yondi SchmidtWiki Yondi Schmidt (born 26 April 1987, Rotterdam) is a Dutch road and track cyclist.
Branko SchmidtWiki Branko Schmidt (born 21 September 1957 in Osijek) is an acclaimed Croatian film director.
Thomas SchmidtWiki Thomas Schmidt (born 18 February 1976 in Bad Kreuznach) is a German slalom canoer who competed in the 2000s.
Vera SchmidtWiki Vera Federovna Schmidt (1889, Starokonstantinov ? 1937, Moscow) was a Russian educationist and one of the leading figures in the psychoanalytic movement in Russia during the.
Terry SchmidtWiki Terry Richard Schmidt (born May 28, 1952 in Columbus, Indiana) was an American football cornerback in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears.
Mark SchmidtWiki Mark Schmidt is the head men's basketball coach at St.
Willard SchmidtWiki Willard Raymond Schmidt (May 29, 1928 - March 22, 2007) was a pitcher who played in Major League Baseball between 1952 and 1959.
Giora SchmidtWiki Giora Schmidt (born January 9, 1983) is an American/Israeli violinist.
Michael Q. SchmidtWiki Michael Quentin Schmidt (born April 20, 1953) is an American film and television actor and fine arts model, known for his versatility and his willingness to take roles to "wild extremes".
Gunter SchmidtWiki Gunter Schmidt (born 22 November 1938 in Berlin) is a German sexologist, psychotherapist and social psychologist.
David Hans SchmidtWiki David Hans Schmidt (May 27, 1960 ? September 28, 2007) was a broker in celebrity photos and other celebrity related items.
Kermit SchmidtWiki Kermit Roosevelt Schmidt (March 31, 1908 ? December 1963) was an American football end and halfback in the National Football League for the Boston Braves and Cincinnati Reds between 1932 and 1933.
Howard SchmidtWiki Howard A.
Martin Benno SchmidtWiki Martin Benno Schmidt (1863-1949) was a German pathologist who was born in Leipzig.
Dave SchmidtWiki David Joseph Schmidt (born April 22, 1957 in Niles, Michigan), is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
Carl Wilhelm SchmidtWiki Reverend Carl Wilhelm Schmidt (died 1864), also known as Karl Schmidt, was a German missionary, and an ordained minister of the Prussian United Church.
Jimmy SchmidtWiki Jimmy Schmidt full name Jimmy Nicol?s Schmidt Vallejo (born 15 December, 1981 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan footballer.
Friedrich von SchmidtWiki Friedrich von Schmidt (born Frickenhofen, Gschwend, W?rttemberg, October 22, 1825; died Vienna, January 23, 1891) was an architect who worked in late 19th century Vienna.
Martin SchmidtWiki Martin Schmidt (born 4 July 1969 in Berlin) is a German judoka.
Auguste SchmidtWiki Auguste Schmidt, (3 August 1833, Breslau, then Germany now Poland ? 10 June 1902, Leipzig, Germany) was a pioneering German feminist, educator, journalist and women's rights activist.
Roy SchmidtWiki Roy Lee Schmidt (born May 3, 1942 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins, and the Minnesota Vikings.
Jerry SchmidtWiki Jerry Schmidt is head football coach at Duquesne University.
Norm SchmidtWiki Norm Schmidt (Born - January 24, 1963 in Sault Ste.
Carmela SchmidtWiki Carmela Schmidt (born 16 May 1962 in Halle an der Saale) is a former freestyle swimmer from East Germany.
Hans SchmidtWiki Hans Schmidt (died February 18, 1916) was a Roman Catholic priest, the only one to receive the death penalty in the United States.
Andreas SchmidtWiki Andreas Schmidt (born September 14, 1973 in Berlin) is a retired German football player who spent his entire career with Hertha BSC.
Johann Georg SchmidtWiki Johann Georg Schmidt (23 August 1694, Augsburg - 15 March 1767, Braunschweig) was a German engraver.
Albrecht SchmidtWiki Albrecht Schmidt (9 April 1870 ? 5 March 1945) was a Danish film actor.
Volker SchmidtWiki Volker Schmidt (born on 22 September 1978 in Hamburg) is a German football player who currently plays for Hamburger SV.
Danny SchmidtWiki Danny Schmidt is an American singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas where he was born and raised.
Klaus-Degenhard SchmidtWiki Klaus-Degenhard Schmidt (3 January 1918 in Kiel ? 22 December 1944 in S?dhoofden, north of Dunkirk) was a German Schnellboot commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.
Wilhelm SchmidtWiki Wilhelm Schmidt, known as Hot Steam Schmidt (German: "Hei?dampf-Schmidt") (1858 - 1924) was a German engineer and inventor who achieved the breakthrough in the development of superheated steam technology for steam engines.
Oliver SchmidtWiki Oliver Schmidt (born September 14, 1973 in Berlin) is a German former footballer.
Steve SchmidtWiki Steve Schmidt (July 17, 1984, in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian football fullback and long snapper for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.
Ulrik SchmidtWiki Ulrik Schmidt (born August 19, 1962 in Copenhagen) is a Danish curler.
Eduard Oscar SchmidtWiki Eduard Oscar Schmidt (February 21, 1823 ? January 17, 1886) was a German zoologist born in Torgau.
Kurt SchmidtWiki Kurt Schmidt (April 9, 1891 - March 3, 1945) was a German Lieutenant General during the Second World War who also fought during the First World War.
Blaine SchmidtWiki Blaine Schmidt is a former professional Canadian football guard who played twelve seasons in the Canadian Football League.
Christen SchmidtWiki Christen Schmidt (22 February 1727 ? 6 October 1804) was a Norwegian bishop.