Robert Anthony Schmidt

Father*Matthew Schmidt b. 9 Nov 1857, d. 5 Feb 1923
Mother*Maria Elisabeth Berles b. 31 Mar 1862, d. 21 Apr 1952
Birth*14 November 1887Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Attributes*Robert was tall and slender with brown eyes and black hair in 1917. 
Death*9 February 1962Grand Rapids Osteopathic Hospital, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Burial*12 February 1962Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Minnie Schmidt

Father*Matthew Schmidt b. 9 Nov 1857, d. 5 Feb 1923
Mother*Maria Elisabeth Berles b. 31 Mar 1862, d. 21 Apr 1952
Birth*31 October 1890Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Married NameMrs. Louis W. Kirchhoff 
Death*24 February 1979St. Ann's Home, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Burial*27 February 1979Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Frank William Schmidt

Father*Matthew Schmidt b. 9 Nov 1857, d. 5 Feb 1923
Mother*Maria Elisabeth Berles b. 31 Mar 1862, d. 21 Apr 1952
Birth*1 June 1892Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Attributes*Frank was tall and slender with brown eyes and light brown hair in 1917. 
Occupation*asst. vice president and asst. trust officer at Michigan National Bank in Grand Rapids MI 
Death*13 December 1971Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; resided in Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Burial*15 December 1971Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Florence A. Schmidt

Father*Matthew Schmidt b. 9 Nov 1857, d. 5 Feb 1923
Mother*Maria Elisabeth Berles b. 31 Mar 1862, d. 21 Apr 1952
Birth*21 March 1898Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Death*16 June 1979Grand Rapids Osteopathic Hospital, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Burial*19 June 1979Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Vincent A. Schmidt

Father*Matthew Schmidt b. 9 Nov 1857, d. 5 Feb 1923
Mother*Maria Elisabeth Berles b. 31 Mar 1862, d. 21 Apr 1952
Birth*2 October 1906Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Employment*Mathew Schmidt Granite and Marble Monuments as a salesman 
Death*26 March 1978Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; resided in Grand Rapids 

Mary Jane Earl

Father*Levi Earl b. 1793, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Amanda Malvina Marsh b. 24 Jan 1826, d. 10 Jan 1912
Birth*3 April 1852Niles, Berrien, MI 
Married NameSimmons 
Marriage*1 January 1869Albert H. Simmons; Lawrence, Van Buren, MI; J.R. Skimer, Minister of the Gospel officiated with witnesses Miranda Skimer and Helen Skimer, both of Lawrence 
(Witness) Death10 January 1912Amanda Malvina Marsh; Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 
CauseDeathhad surgery to repair a fracture of her left femur after a fall 
Death*26 May 1935Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: Cora M. Simmons
Burial*28 May 1935Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 

Family

Albert H. Simmons b. 4 Oct 1847, d. 20 Nov 1915
Children 1.William L. Simmons+ b. 28 Dec 1869, d. 17 May 1936
 2.Viola B. Simmons b. 25 Jun 1872, d. 21 Jun 1928
 3.Cora M. Simmons b. 27 Nov 1876, d. 30 Apr 1947

Albert H. Simmons

Birth*4 October 1847Pendleton, Niagra, NY 
Marriage*1 January 1869Mary Jane Earl; Lawrence, Van Buren, MI; J.R. Skimer, Minister of the Gospel officiated with witnesses Miranda Skimer and Helen Skimer, both of Lawrence 
(Witness) Marriage13 October 1892Sheldon Eugene McAllister, Viola B. Simmons; Lawrence, Van Buren, MI; W.N. Younglove, Methodist Minister, officiated with witnesses A.H. Simmons and Ezra McAllister, both of Lawrence 
CauseDeathhad chronic valvular disease of the heart 
Death*20 November 1915Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 
Burial*23 November 1915Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 

Family

Mary Jane Earl b. 3 Apr 1852, d. 26 May 1935
Children 1.William L. Simmons+ b. 28 Dec 1869, d. 17 May 1936
 2.Viola B. Simmons b. 25 Jun 1872, d. 21 Jun 1928
 3.Cora M. Simmons b. 27 Nov 1876, d. 30 Apr 1947

William L. Simmons

Father*Albert H. Simmons b. 4 Oct 1847, d. 20 Nov 1915
Mother*Mary Jane Earl b. 3 Apr 1852, d. 26 May 1935
Birth*28 December 1869Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 
Marriage*12 November 1891Lula Josephine Harris; Hamilton, Van Buren, MI; married by a minister of the Gospel with witnesses Eugene McAllister and Viola Simmons, both of Hamilton 
Witness: Viola B. Simmons
Witness: Sheldon Eugene McAllister
CauseDeathhad acute endocarditis and paralysis agitans 
Death*17 May 1936Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 
Witness: Lula Josephine Harris
Burial*20 May 1936Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 

Family

Lula Josephine Harris b. 4 Jun 1871, d. 8 Feb 1948
Child 1.Leon Lyle Simmons b. 28 Jul 1893, d. Jul 1970

Viola B. Simmons

Father*Albert H. Simmons b. 4 Oct 1847, d. 20 Nov 1915
Mother*Mary Jane Earl b. 3 Apr 1852, d. 26 May 1935
Birth*25 June 1872Van Buren County, MI 
(Witness) Marriage12 November 1891Lula Josephine Harris, William L. Simmons; Hamilton, Van Buren, MI; married by a minister of the Gospel with witnesses Eugene McAllister and Viola Simmons, both of Hamilton 
Married NameMcAllister 
Marriage*13 October 1892Sheldon Eugene McAllister; Lawrence, Van Buren, MI; W.N. Younglove, Methodist Minister, officiated with witnesses A.H. Simmons and Ezra McAllister, both of Lawrence 
Witness: Albert H. Simmons
CauseDeathhad valvular heart disease 
(Witness) Death1 February 1928Sheldon Eugene McAllister; Hartford, Van Buren, MI 
Death*21 June 1928Hartford, Van Buren, MI 
Burial*24 June 1928Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 

Family

Sheldon Eugene McAllister b. 29 Dec 1868, d. 1 Feb 1928

Cora M. Simmons

Father*Albert H. Simmons b. 4 Oct 1847, d. 20 Nov 1915
Mother*Mary Jane Earl b. 3 Apr 1852, d. 26 May 1935
Birth*27 November 1876Lawrence Twp., Van Buren, MI 
Married NameCrowell 
Marriage*15 October 1900Frank B. Crowell; Lawrence, Van Buren, MI; Rev. Williard M. Carlby officiated with witnesses Jesse Cobb and Grace Barnes, both of Lawrence 
(Witness) Death26 May 1935Mary Jane Earl; Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Death*30 April 1947Lawrence Twp., Van Buren, MI 
Burial*3 May 1947Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 

Family

Frank B. Crowell b. 24 Mar 1869, d. 12 Feb 1931

Lula Josephine Harris

Birth*4 June 1871Hamilton, Van Buren, MI 
Married NameSimmons 
Marriage*12 November 1891William L. Simmons; Hamilton, Van Buren, MI; married by a minister of the Gospel with witnesses Eugene McAllister and Viola Simmons, both of Hamilton 
Witness: Viola B. Simmons
Witness: Sheldon Eugene McAllister
(Witness) Death17 May 1936William L. Simmons; Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 
Death*8 February 1948Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 
Burial*10 February 1948Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 

Family

William L. Simmons b. 28 Dec 1869, d. 17 May 1936
Child 1.Leon Lyle Simmons b. 28 Jul 1893, d. Jul 1970

Leon Lyle Simmons

Father*William L. Simmons b. 28 Dec 1869, d. 17 May 1936
Mother*Lula Josephine Harris b. 4 Jun 1871, d. 8 Feb 1948
Birth*28 July 1893Paw Paw, Van Buren, MI 
Attributes*He was short and of medium build with blue eyes and dark brown hair in 1917. 
Death*July 1970Van Buren County, MI; resided in Lawrence, Van Buren 

Sheldon Eugene McAllister

Father*Ezra McAllister b. 20 May 1836, d. 17 Dec 1917
Mother*Louisa Adelle Ferris b. 14 Jul 1845, d. 21 Mar 1903
Birth*29 December 1868Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 
(Witness) Marriage12 November 1891Lula Josephine Harris, William L. Simmons; Hamilton, Van Buren, MI; married by a minister of the Gospel with witnesses Eugene McAllister and Viola Simmons, both of Hamilton 
Marriage*13 October 1892Viola B. Simmons; Lawrence, Van Buren, MI; W.N. Younglove, Methodist Minister, officiated with witnesses A.H. Simmons and Ezra McAllister, both of Lawrence 
Witness: Albert H. Simmons
(Witness) Death17 December 1917Ezra McAllister; Lawrence Twp., Van Buren, MI 
CauseDeathhad chronic parenchymatous nephritis 
Death*1 February 1928Hartford, Van Buren, MI 
Witness: Viola B. Simmons
Burial*4 February 1928Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 

Family

Viola B. Simmons b. 25 Jun 1872, d. 21 Jun 1928

Ezra McAllister

Birth*20 May 1836NY 
Marriage*13 November 1866Louisa Adelle Ferris; Caloma, Berrien, MI 
CauseDeathhad cerebral apoplexy 
Death*17 December 1917Lawrence Twp., Van Buren, MI 
Witness: Sheldon Eugene McAllister
Burial*21 December 1917Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Van Buren, MI 

Family

Louisa Adelle Ferris b. 14 Jul 1845, d. 21 Mar 1903
Child 1.Sheldon Eugene McAllister b. 29 Dec 1868, d. 1 Feb 1928

Louisa Adelle Ferris

Birth*14 July 1845St. Lawrence County, NY 
Marriage*13 November 1866Ezra McAllister; Caloma, Berrien, MI 
Married NameMcAllister 
CauseDeathhad disease of the heart and liver dropsy with gastrointestinal trouble for many years 
Death*21 March 1903Lawrence Twp., Van Buren, MI 
Burial*24 March 1903Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, MI 

Family

Ezra McAllister b. 20 May 1836, d. 17 Dec 1917
Child 1.Sheldon Eugene McAllister b. 29 Dec 1868, d. 1 Feb 1928

Paul John Drake

Father*Rev. Arthur Edwin Drake b. 3 Mar 1895, d. 23 May 1948
Mother*Erna Hedwig Apel b. 3 Jul 1897, d. 28 Apr 1971

David James Drake

Father*Rev. Arthur Edwin Drake b. 3 Mar 1895, d. 23 May 1948
Mother*Erna Hedwig Apel b. 3 Jul 1897, d. 28 Apr 1971
Birth*30 November 1927Gilman Twp., Osceola, IA 
Milit-End*served in the U.S. Army in WWII 
Occupation*a lifelong missionary physician in Zimbabwe 
Death*4 June 2017St. Paul, Ramsey, MN 
Burial*9 June 2017Fort Snelling National Cemetery, St. Paul, Hennepin, MN 

Verna Faber

Birth*10 October 1910Ottawa County, MI 
Married NameTymes 
Marriage*Albert Tymes; Ottawa County, MI 
Death*22 August 2001Ottawa County, MI; resided in Holland, Ottawa, MI 

Family

Albert Tymes b. 16 Aug 1899, d. 20 Oct 1983

Emma Bertha Johnson

Birth*August 1906MI 
Married NameTymes 
Marriage*29 September 1927John Tymes; Holland, Ottawa, MI; Rev Joseph A. DeVries officiated with witnesses Nicholas Johnson and Mary Tymes, both of Holland 
Witness: Mary Tymes
Burial*1959Pilgrim Home Cemetery, Holland, Ottawa, MI 
Death*1959Kent County, MI 

Family

John Tymes b. 4 Mar 1902, d. 30 May 1980

Milo G. Schrotenboer

Birth*6 September 1899Fillmore, Allegan, MI 
Marriage*22 March 1923Grietje Tymes; Holland, Ottawa, MI; Rev Jas M. Ghysels officiated with witnesses Gerrit Schrotenboer of Fillmore and Ralph Tymes of Holland 
Witness: Roelof Tijmes
Death*7 November 1978Hamilton, Allegan, MI; resided in Fillmore per MI-di & Hamilton, Allegan, MI per ssdi 

Family

Grietje Tymes b. 2 Feb 1897, d. 25 Mar 1992

Benjamin Dirkse

Birth*24 December 1901Holland, Ottawa, MI 
Marriage*8 June 1929Mary Tymes; Graasfschap, Allegan, MI; Rev John Bouwsma officiated with witnesses Ralph & Reka Tymes, both of Graafschap 
Employment*Holland Hitch Co in Holland MI as a machinist 
Death*8 July 1986Grand Haven, Ottawa, MI; resided in Holland, Ottawa, MI 
Burial*Graafschap Cemetery, Holland, Ottawa, MI 

Family

Mary Tymes b. 22 Nov 1907, d. 7 Nov 1986

Mary Katherine Orr

Father*Octie Lloyd Orr b. 4 Dec 1876, d. 13 Jul 1924
Mother*Emma Amelia Rohn b. 3 Apr 1879, d. 17 Apr 1954
Birth*6 July 1908North Branch, Lapeer, MI 
Married NameDe Vries 
Marriage*26 August 1936Harry De Vries; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MI 
Death*28 April 1983Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MI; resided in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, last benefit in Marne, Ottawa, MI 

Family

Harry De Vries b. 23 Dec 1898, d. 16 May 1988
Children 1.Robert F. De Vries
 2.John Sommerville De Vries b. 21 Dec 1946, d. 22 Jan 1993

Lincoln C. Fraleigh

Father*George Hamilton Fraleigh b. 28 Aug 1873, d. 20 Dec 1934
Mother*Catherine Rose McCauley b. 4 Mar 1872, d. 14 Sep 1946
Birth*10 September 1902Manistique, Schoolcraft, MI 
Death*18 September 1949Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*21 September 1949Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Barbara Ohlert

Birth*3 February 1883MI 
Marriage*9 November 1904Louis Schoenherr; St. Clements Catholic Church, Center Line, Macomb, MI; Father John F. Kramer officiated with witnesses Amandus Schoenherr and Mary Ohlert, both of Warren Twp 
Witness: Amandus John Schoenherr
Married NameSchoenherr 
Death*December 1969MI; resided in Sterling Heights, Macomb, MI 
Burial*2 January 1970Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp., Macomb, MI 

Family

Louis Schoenherr b. 21 Mar 1880, d. 13 Dec 1965
Children 1.Ethel Marie Schoenherr+ b. 9 Aug 1905, d. 28 Aug 1995
 2.Louis Peter Schoenherr b. 14 Oct 1906, d. 1 Feb 1987
 3.Paul Victor Schoenherr b. 29 Nov 1907, d. 27 Jan 1984
 4.Catherine Schoenherr b. 10 Mar 1909, d. 6 Dec 1986
 5.Marian Elizabeth Schoenherr b. 8 Jul 1910, d. 18 Jul 1987
 6.James Charles Schoenherr b. 18 Apr 1912, d. Oct 1968
 7.Thomas Francis Schoenherr b. 1 Jun 1913, d. 19 Jul 1996
 8.Marguerite Ann Schoenherr b. 3 Aug 1914, d. 4 Aug 2014
 9.Beatrice E. Schoenherr b. 14 Nov 1915, d. 8 Feb 2009
 10.Susanna A. Schoenherr b. 11 Aug 1917, d. 17 Mar 2008
 11.Elizabeth B. Schoenherr b. 23 Jan 1919, d. 11 Dec 2014
 12.Clement John Schoenherr b. 23 Jun 1922, d. 27 Oct 2005
 13.Eugene Joseph Schoenherr b. 27 Nov 1928, d. 22 Sep 2003

Ida Richard

Birth*21 June 1897Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Married NameSchoenherr 
Marriage*15 November 1916Victor L. Schoenherr; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father John A. Klich officiated with witnesses Bernard Schoenherr and Anna Klebba, both of Detroit 
Witness: Bernard J. Schoenherr
Witness: Anna C. Klebba
Death*6 February 1952Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Victor L. Schoenherr b. 14 Mar 1889, d. 18 Nov 1972

George Middleton

Birth*16 May 1843Kalamazoo County, MI 
Marriage*3 September 1890Serena V. Stuyhart; Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, MI 
CauseDeathhad chronic interstitial myocarditis and arteriosclerosis 
Death*27 January 1919Texas Twp., Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: Carl Bishop Middleton
Burial*29 January 1919Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Serena V. Stuyhart b. 16 Apr 1858, d. 26 Sep 1931
Child 1.Carl Bishop Middleton+ b. 31 Dec 1891, d. 27 Dec 1978

Carl Bishop Middleton

Father*George Middleton b. 16 May 1843, d. 27 Jan 1919
Mother*Serena V. Stuyhart b. 16 Apr 1858, d. 26 Sep 1931
Birth*31 December 1891Kalamazoo County, MI 
Marriage*22 November 1913Myrtle Grace Gildea; Texas Corners, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Ernest W. Morse officiated with witnesses Eva S. Steel and Harry R. Gildea, both of Texas Corners 
(Witness) Death27 January 1919George Middleton; Texas Twp., Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Death26 September 1931Serena V. Stuyhart; Texas Twp., Kalamazoo, MI 
Attributes*Carl was tall and slender with gray eyes and light hair in 1917. 
Death*27 December 1978Paw Paw, Van Buren, MI; resided in Kalamazoo per MI-di and in Portage, Kalamazoo per ssdi 

Family

Myrtle Grace Gildea b. 9 Nov 1891, d. 1974
Children 1.Dorothy Middleton b. 8 Jul 1914, d. 15 Jun 2010
 2.Marian Louise Middleton b. 14 Oct 1919, d. 2 Mar 2015

Harriett Everil Hill

Father*Warren W. Hill b. 19 Aug 1848, d. 21 May 1912
Mother*Julia A. Munson b. 13 Mar 1846, d. 28 Jun 1931
Birth*17 March 1880Texas Twp., Kalamazoo, MI 
Married NameParsons 
Marriage*10 June 1903Frank Jerome Parsons; Texas Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; G. M. Hudson, Minister of the Gospel, officiated with L. Burdick Jr. and Mrs. L. Burdick, both of Texas Twp 
Death*November 1956Kalamazoo County, MI 
Burial*November 1956Hope Cemetery, Texas Corners, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Frank Jerome Parsons b. 6 Aug 1879, d. Aug 1959
Children 1.Marshall Franklin Parsons b. 8 Sep 1906, d. 3 Oct 1994
 2.Ruth A. Parsons b. 3 Nov 1908, d. 21 Dec 2001
 3.Ethelyn Parsons b. 29 May 1918, d. 17 Dec 2014

Marshall Franklin Parsons

Father*Frank Jerome Parsons b. 6 Aug 1879, d. Aug 1959
Mother*Harriett Everil Hill b. 17 Mar 1880, d. Nov 1956
Birth*8 September 1906Kalamazoo County, MI 
Occupation*was a junior engineer on the ship Quirigua out of New York in the 1930's 
Death*3 October 1994PA; resided in Reading, Berks, PA