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  • Born: Cir 1872, Germany 24
  • Marriage: SCHMINKE, Henry J.
  • Died: After 1930 24

bullet   Other names for Lena were SCHMINKE, Lena 23,25 and SHMINKE, Lena.24


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Immigration, 1903. Lena Schemcke (married name) immigrated in 1903 according to 1910 census.

Census, 1910, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Lena Schemcke is 36, b Germany, parents b Germany, immigrated in 1903, speaks German, no occupation, married for 1st time for 5 years to Henry J, 1 child, still living. (1841 Montrose, District 337, Baltimore Ward 20, Baltimore City, MD, sheet 10B, family 223)

Census, 1920, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Lena Schminke is 47, b Bavaria, native tongue German, parents b Germany, head of household, widow, immigrated 1903, naturalized citizen [says naturalized in 1875, but that would be too early], no occupation, with son Herbert (14, b MD, parents b Germany). (1841 Fairmount Ave, District 343, Ward 20, Baltimore, MD, sheet 13B, family 293)

Residence: 1841 W. Fairmont Avenue, 1926, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. 25

Residence: 605 Mt. Holly, 1929, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. 23

Census, 4 Apr 1930, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. 24
1) Shminke, Lena, head of household, owns her home at 605 Mt. Holly St., valued at $7000, has radio, age 58, widow, born Germany, parents born Germany, spoke German at home before coming to U.S., immigrated in 1903, naturalized citizen, no occupation
2) Shminke, Herbert F., son, age 24, married, first married at 22, born MD, parents born Germany, stenographer at railroad, not a veteran
3) Shminke, Margaret M., daughter-in-law, age 23, married, first married at 21, born MD, parents born MD, no occupation.


Lena married Henry J. SCHMINKE. (Henry J. SCHMINKE was born circa 1838 in Germany and died before 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.)

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