There are 3 Schmidt families affiliated with the colony of Basel that may be connected to other Schmidt families of Basel. Their relationship to each other, if any, needs further research.
(1) The widow and children (Anna Elisabeth, age 23; Johann Ludwig, age 11) of an unnamed Schmidt are recorded on the 1798 census of Basel in Household No. Bs37.
(2) The widow and son (Heinrich, age 31) of an unnamed Schmidt are recorded on the 1798 census of Basel in Household No. Bs43.
(3) In 1788, Johann Philipp Schmidt moved from Basel to Biberstein.
Johann Schmidt and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Biberstein in Household No. Bb33.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Bs37, Bs43, Bb33, Mv0129.