The fourth son of JACOB SCHMIDT and KATHARINA KROEN is MICHAEL, born in 1875, who married ELISABETH (ELISE) STEBERL in 1903 in Limbach. He left his vineyards in care of his wife and family and came to America before World War 1, but was unable to return home until after the war in 1918. In 1946, he was sent back to Germany with his family and many other Germans by the govemment of Czechoslovakia. He died in Triepkendorf, Germany, in 1948. His wifé, ELISABETH, had died in Limbach in 1943. MICHAEL and ELISABETH had six children. Emilie (1904), Michael (1906), Esther (1910), Daniel (1919) who died in 1922, Adolf (1924), and Adam (1922) who was killed in World War Il.