b. 3 November 1897, d. circa April 1948
- Father: William Frederick Schmermund b. circa 14 December 1864, d. circa 6 June 1934
- Mother: Margaret Jane Meyer b. 7 March 1870, d. 16 December 1918
- Ethel Schmermund was born on 3 November 1897 in Missouri.
- William Frederick Schmermund and Margaret Jane Meyer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in St. Louis, Missouri, at 2821 Ranshenbach Avenue. Other members of the household included Ethel Schmermund, Anna Imogene Schmermund, Caroline Josephine Schmermund, Cecille May Schmermund, Florence Edna Schmermund and Mildred Schmermund.
- William Frederick Schmermund and Margaret Jane Meyer appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in St. Louis, Missouri, at 4955 Eastern Avenue. Other members of the household included Ethel Schmermund, Caroline Josephine Schmermund, Cecille May Schmermund, Florence Edna Schmermund, Mildred Schmermund, Newton William Schmermund, Margaret Vera Schmermund, Charles Schmermund and Virginia Ruth Schmermund.
- The following appeared on 17 December 1918 in the Jonesboro Evening Sun: The remains of Mrs. Mary G. Schmermund, wife of William J. Schmermund, who died at their home at Tulot, Ark., arrived via the Frisco today, and were carried to the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. Vogt on West Washington Avenue, where the funeral will be held this afternoon at 2:00, conducted by Rev. William Sherman, pastor of the First Methodist Church. Interment will be at Westlawn cemetery. Miss Ethel, a daughter of the deceased, is in the employ of I. Goldstein, also another daughter works at Woolworth's 5 & 10c store.
- Florence Edna Schmermund appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, at 508 Monroe Avenue. Other members of the household included Ethel Schmermund, Margaret Vera Schmermund, Virginia Ruth Schmermund and Helen Adele Schmermund.
- She was employed as a stenographer in a tailor shop, according to the 1920 census.
- She married Guy Copeland, son of Willis Copeland, on 9 April 1921 in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, with Rev. J. M. Hughey officiating.
- The following appeared on 11 April 1921 in the Jonesboro Evening Sun: A pretty wedding was solemnized Saturday evening at 8:30 oclock at the home of Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Hughey on South Main Street, when Miss Ethel Schmermund became the bride of Guy Copeland. Rev. Hughey, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiated, using the impressive ring ceremony, in the presence of his family and Miss Edna Schmermund, sister of the bride. For the occasion the bride wore a becoming suit of blue tricotine with matching hat. She is an accomplished and popular young woman. Her father resides near Weiner. She has spent the past few years in this city and has a large circle of friends here. The groom is the son of Mrs. Willis Copeland, is an employee of the American Express Company and is a splendid young business man. Immediately following the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Copeland went to their home, 1003 West Oak Avenue, which had previously been furnished by the groom.
- Ethel Schmermund died circa April 1948.
- Last Edited: 21 Oct 2011