Washington County, Illinois
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Civil War Veteran Photos|
111th Illinois US Infantry Regiment
1835 - 1913
Born February 4, 1835 in Duchroth , Rheimkreis Germany.
He immigrated to the USA at the age of five years and was raised by his mother in Okawville, Illinois.
Married Samantha Jane Taylor on January 29, 1857 in Okawville, Washington County, Illinois.
They lived there until after the Civil War , then moved to a farm in Newton County, Missouri .
William Schmitt died July 29, 1913 and is buried in the Powers Cemetery , Newton County, Missouri .
Even though his children changed the spelling of their name.
Civil War Records show various discrepancies :
William Schmitt, a married farmer from Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL.
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