Adam Schmitt
(Cir 1823-After 1880)
Eva Zorn
(Cir 1833-1923)
Michael Mergenthaler
(Cir 1851-1884)
Anna Marie Haag
(Cir 1846-1914)
Henry Jacob Schmitt Sr.
Margaretha "Maggie" Mergenthaler
Amelia Henrietta Schmitt


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John Henry Haas Sr.

Amelia Henrietta Schmitt

  • Born: Sep 1893, Louisiana
  • Marriage: John Henry Haas Sr. on 27 Nov 1913 in New Orleans, Louisana
  • Died: 12 Nov 1967, New Orleans, Louisana at age 74
  • Buried: Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisana

bullet  General Notes:

The 1900 Federal Census for New Orleans, Ward 11, Orleans Parish, LA, District 109, page 100B taken June 11, 1900 records Amelia Schmitt (Sept 1893) living with her parents Henry (May 1872 - LA/LA/Germany) and Maggie (Sept 1873 - LA/LA/Germany) Schmitt and siblings Olivia (March 1892), Marguerite (Oct 1895), and Henry (May 1898) on 603 Harmony Street. Henry and Maggie have been married for 8 years and have had 5 children of whom 4 are still living. Henry is a day laborer. This census record is some 18 pages over from future husband, John Henry Haas.

The 1910 Federal Census for New Orleans, Ward 11, Orleans Parish, LA, District 175, page ??? taken April 23, 1910 records Amelia Schmitt (16) living with her parents Henry J. (37) and Maggie (36) Schmitt with siblings Margarete (14), Henry (11), and Rodney (9). Henry is a Longshoreman.
Haas - Amelia Schmitt, On Sunday, November 12, 1967, at 2:30 O'clock A. M., beloved wife of John Henry Haas Sr., mother of Mrs. Joseph P. Scavo Jr., Mrs. Richard A. Hagen of Reading, Pa., John H. Haas Jr., Henry J. Haas and George W. Haas, daughter of the late Henry J. Schmitt and Marguerite Mergenthaler, sister of Mrs. John Balda and the late Mrs. Eugene Gerstner, Henry and Rodney Schmitt, also survived by seven grandchildren, age 74 Years, a native and a resident of this city. Relatives and Friends of the family, also officers and members of New Orleans Police Benevolent Association and employes of Jenkins Book Co., New Orleans Copper Works, Inc., National Distilleries, F. Strauss and Sons, National Blowpipe Manufacturing Company are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Leitz- Eagan Funeral Home, Magazine at Philip (Parking 2215 And 2300 Magazine), on Tuesday morning, Nov. 14, 1967, At 11 O'clock. Interment in Metairie Cemetery. Friends may call after 6 P. M. Monday.
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis
Source: The States Item


Amelia married John Henry Haas Sr., son of George W. Haas and Marie Josephine Urban, on 27 Nov 1913 in New Orleans, Louisana. (John Henry Haas Sr. was born on 7 Feb 1891 in Louisiana, died on 8 Dec 1974 in New Orleans, Louisana and was buried in Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisana.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index, 1831-1925 <>
Name: Amelia Schmitt
Spouse: John Henry Haas
Age: 20
Age: 22
Gender: F
Marriage Date: 27 Nov 1913
Volume: 36
Page: 37

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