Family:Hans Schmidt and Anna Sauter (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage? 21 Jan 1709/10 Gemmingen, Germany Evangelical Lutheran Church
1711 Germany
1712 Germany
1715 Germany

Descendants of Hans Michael Schmidt

Generation No. 1

1. HANS MICHAEL2 SCHMIDT (MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1689 in Germany, and died 1761 in Culpeper County, Virginia. He married ANNA MARGARETHA SAUTER 21 Jan 1709/10 in Gemmingen, Germany Evangelical Lutheran Church, daughter of JOSEPH SAUTER and MAGDALENA ???. She was born Abt. 1689 in Germany.

Notes for HANS MICHAEL SCHMIDT: Ship "Molley", John Hodgrson, Master, from Rotterdam, last from Deal, arrived Sept. 30, 1727, in Pennsylvania, passengers included:

Hans Michael Smith (Note: this ship record only lists heads of families)

From "Germanna History", Notes:

Hans Michael Schmidt listed in the second Germanna Colony group of immigrants:

The pastor then proceeded to list six families with all household members who were going including their ages. Four of the six families are known later in Virginia. The fifth family is known to have arrived Virginia but there is no further record of them. The sixth family may have been able to get on a boat going to Pennsylvania. The families are:

Matthaus Schmidt, wife and two children. Hans Michael Schmidt, wife, two children and two unnamed in-laws. Hans Michael Klaar, wife, two children. Joseph Weber, wife, two children. Lorentz Bekh, wife, four children. Hans Michael Mihlekher, wife, two children, wife's sister.

Children of HANS SCHMIDT and ANNA SAUTER are:

  • i. ANNA CATHERINE3 SCHMIDT, b. 1711, Germany.
  • ii. JOHANN MICHAEL SCHMIDT, b. 1712, Germany; d. Abt. 1772, Culpeper County, Virginia; m. ANNA MAGDALENA THOMAS, Abt. 1732, Virginia; b. 24 Nov 1715.


Orange County, Virginia "The will of John Casper Stover 1739 directed that Michael Schmidt (later Smith) and family be brought from Philadelphia to Virginia"

Brumfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia:

28 Jan. 1762 Michael Smith to son in law John Berry. Michael's wife was Anna Magdalene. Susannah Berry was their daughter.

18 Feb. 1762 Michael Smith's neighbors on an indenture: Nicholas Criger, George Utz, Jr., John Clore to Adam Yeager in 1726.

1764 - Culpeper County, Virginia Rent Rolls Michael Smith (Johannes Michael Smith) Zachariah Smith, son of Michael Smith

From Virginia Vital Records, indexed by Judith McGhan, pg. 322:

Michael (John Michael) Smith of Culpeper County, VA., made deed of gift to "loveing Son in Law George Christler", Dec. 31, 1771. Sponsors: Zacharias Schmidt, was the brother of Anna Magdalene Schmidt.

  • iii. CHRISTOPH SCHMIDT, b. 1715, Germany.