Johann Christoph Schmidt, son of Heinrich Schmidt, was born 1725 in Sprendlingen, Hessen, Germany. He married Susanna Maria Blechschmid, daughter of the deceased Anthon Blechschmid, on 15 April 1749 in Sprendlingen. Christian (different first name recorded) Schmidt is listed on the 1767 census of Frank in Household #61.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 428.