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Memorable Manitobans: Julius H. Schmidt (1858-?)

Farmer, blacksmith, carriage maker.

Born at New Hamburg, Ontario on 19 June 1858, son of herman Schmidt and Susana Brant, he apprenticed as a wagon and carriage maker then worked as a journeyman. In 1882 he came to Manitoba and took up a homestead at Crandall where he farmed for three years. In 1886 he settled at Virden and opened a blacksmith and carriage shop. He married Mary Ann Huston (?-?) of Bayfield, Ontario in 1882. They had two children: Effie Estella Schmidt (?-?) and William George Fortune Schmidt (?-?). He was a member of the IOOF.


A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 January 2019

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