Person:Joseph Schmelcher (1)

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Joseph Wilhelm Schmelcher
d.19 FEB 1866
m. 27 OCT 1863
  1. Joseph Wilhelm Schmelcher1864 - 1866
  2. Louisa Elizabeth Schmelcher1866 - 1939
  3. Charles SchmelcherABT 1868 - 1919
  4. Mary (Mate) SchmelcherABT 1871 - ABT 1949
  5. Clara SchmelcherABT 1873 - 1926
  6. Cora SchmelcherABT 1877 - 1928
Facts and Events
Name[1] Joseph Wilhelm Schmelcher
Gender Male
Birth[2][4] 19 AUG 1864 Lowell, Kent County, MichiganQuality: 3
Baptism[2][4] 14 JAN 1865 Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United StatesQuality: 3
Death[3] 19 FEB 1866 Quality: 3
References
  1. Green, Helen (Will). Genealogical information researched by Helen Will Green, Record Type: Correspondence, Recipient: Otis, Denise. (Summer 1991), Baptismal Certificate Joseph Wilhelm Schmelcher, Primary quality.

    Taufschein.
    Auszug aus dem Hirchenbuche der Gemeinde der
    Bisch Meth. Kirche in Grand Rapids
    Herrn Jacob Schmelcher
    gebiirlig aus ___
    wurde von seiner ehegattin Katharina gel. Schmedt
    aus ___
    am 19. August 1864 in Lowell, Kent Co., Mich
    ein Sohn gerboren. welcher am 14 Januar 1865
    die heilige Taufe empfing. und die Name: ___
    Joseph Wilhelm
    Solches bescheinigl: John H. Krill Prediger.
    Grand Rapids den 14. Januar 1865

  2. 2.0 2.1 Green, Helen (Will). Genealogical information researched by Helen Will Green, Record Type: Correspondence, Recipient: Otis, Denise. (Summer 1991), Baptismal Certificate Joseph Wilhelm Schmelcher.

    Taufschein.
    Auszug aus dem Hirchenbuche der Gemeinde der
    Bisch Meth. Kirche in Grand Rapids
    Herrn Jacob Schmelcher
    gebiirlig aus ___
    wurde von seiner ehegattin Katharina gel. Schmedt
    aus ___
    am 19. August 1864 in Lowell, Kent Co., Mich
    ein Sohn gerboren. welcher am 14 Januar 1865
    die heilige Taufe empfing. und die Name: ___
    Joseph Wilhelm
    Solches bescheinigl: John H. Krill Prediger.
    Grand Rapids den 14. Januar 1865

  3. Green, Helen (Will). Genealogical information researched by Helen Will Green, Record Type: Correspondence, Recipient: Otis, Denise. (Summer 1991), Catharine Schmelcher and son Joseph memorial poem.

    Poem written in old hand with ink. Added in pencil at bottom: Large (Love), Conrad Schmidt.
    Catharine Schmelcher
    b. Nov. 12, 1845
    d. Mar. 16, 1883
    Age 37 yrs 4 mo. 4da
    Joseph
    born Aug 19, 1864
    died Jan. (written over in pencil Feb.) 19, 1866
    Age 1 yr. 6 mo.

    Thou art gone dearest Mother
    To that bright and better land,
    Where we'd all meet one another
    To walk, the golden strand,
    And though we sadly mourn for thee
    Thy place is vacant here.
    But soon we'd meet in Heaven to see
    And greet you mother dear;

    Large
    Conrad Schmidt

  4. 4.0 4.1 Schmelcher, Joseph Wilh., in Lowell German Methodist Church. Lowell German Methodist Church Membership Records, p.78, Secondary quality.

    B-19 Aug., 1864

    BP-14 Jan., 1865