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Johannes SCHMALZ
Maria Anna ERNST
Elisabeth DRAPP


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Maria Johanna KRAUS

Felix SCHMALZ 2 3 4
  • Born: January 13, 1809, Varnhalt, Baden, Germany 5
  • Marriage: Maria Johanna KRAUS on May 12, 1830 in Varnhalt, Baden, Germany 1
  • Died: July 11, 1896, Logan County, Arkansas at age 87
  • Buried: Paris, Arkansas - St. Joseph's Cemetery 6

bullet   Another name for Felix was Kaspar Felix SCHMALZ.


bullet  General Notes:

Felix emigrated to America from Baden-Baden, Germany. Baden-Baden is a small town near the Black Forest in south western Germany. Click here to read more about the history of Baden-Baden and how it got it's name.


bullet  Noted Events In his Life:

  • Cemetery: St. Joseph's Cemetery: Paris, Logan, Arkansas, USA. picture


Felix married Maria Johanna KRAUS, daughter of Franz Xaver KRAUS and Gertrud WÖRNER, on May 12, 1830 in Varnhalt, Baden, Germany.1 (Maria Johanna KRAUS was born on September 29, 1809 in Varnhalt, Baden, Germany and died on April 24, 1872 in Varnhalt, Baden, Germany.)



  1. Parish Register Entry, The marriage of Felix Schmalz and Johanna Kraus picture
    Picture was provived by Roman Reith.

    "Gallenbach" is a part of the village Varnhalt. In former times it seems to be important, whether you are living in Varnhalt or Gallenbach. Nowadays the official name of the both parts of the village ist "Varnhalt".
  2. Baden, Germany Emigration Index 1866-1911, Name: Felix Schmalz Place of Origin (Town, District, Province): Varnhalt, Buehl, Baden Year Emigrated: 1880.
  3. New York Passenger List,
    New York Passenger List Felix Schmalz 24 Jun 1880
    Name: Mr. Felix Schmalz Arrival Date: 24 Jun 1880 Estimated Birth Year: 1808 Age: 72 Gender: Male Port of Departure: Le Havre, France Destination: United States of America Place of Origin: Württemberg,Germany Ship Name: Labrador Port of Arrival: New York Line: 10 Microfilm Roll: 428 List Number: 786.
  4. Roman Reith provided information including the following source citation information:,
    Ahnenliste: MVVVV (17)
    Kirchenbuch Varnhalt
    + Heiratseintrag (1830)
    + Geburtseintrag des Sohnes Kaspar (1839)
    + Geburtseintrag von Sohn Gabriel (1844)
    + Geburtseintrag von Sohn Adolf (1854)
    + Heiratseintrag von Sohn Gabriel (1874)
    Namen gemaess www.familysearch.org:
    Kaspar Felix Schmalz und Maria Johanna Graus.
  5. FamilySearch International Genealogical Index,
    Event(s): Birth: 13 JAN 1809 Varnhalt, Baden, Baden
    Parents: Father: KASPAR SCHMALZ Family Mother: THEKLA LIEBICH
    Source Information: Batch Number: 7402513 Sheet: 50 Source Call No.: 0934327 Type: Film.
  6. Saint Joseph's Cemetery Records,
    Schmaltz Felix 10-13-1809 11-7-1896.
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