von Schmettau

von Schmettau



This family is said to have originated in Serbia and from there have moved to Hungary. They moved from there to Germany. They eventually reached Denmark and received naturalisation as Danish nobility in 1776. The known line begins with Mathias von Szmettay who moved from Hungary to Glatz about 1470. He had issue a son:
Hans von Schmettau, born 1482, died 1560, married Anna Maria von Gühlay and had issue:
Simon von Schmettau, born 1512, supreme judge in Jägendorf, died 1570, married Bianca von Bludowska. They had issue:
Georg von Schmettau, born 1535, died 1603, married Christine von Bielitz and had issue:

1. Georg von Schmettau, born 1583, married Ennika von Werther.
1.1. Anna, born 23 July 1613, reportedly married a Swedish baron Horn.
1.2. Georg von Schmettau, born 15 March 1615.
1.3. Elisabeth, born 30 October 1616, died unmarried.
1.4. Gotfried von Schmettau, born 24 June 1618, died 1618.
1.5. Gotfried von Schmettau, born 6 August 1620, died 1 February 1668, married 18 October Marie Elisabeth Stamüff (born 1629, died 1674).
1.5.1. Christiane Regine, born 15 March 1647, died November 1675, married N. N. von Burgsdorf.
1.5.2. Wolfgang von Schmettau til Königswalde, born 28 October 1648, died 5 February 1711, married Reichscountess Charlotte von Fuchs (died 1735). 1.5.2.1. a son, died without issue.
1.5.3. Marie Elisabeth, born 12 September 1650, died 21 July 1691.
1.5.4. Friedrich Gotfried von Schmettau till Zschaanitz, born 22 March 1652, died 7 February 1703, married Anna Margrethe von Pussen (born 25 March 1660, died 22 February 1699).
1.5.4.1. Gotfried Ernst von Schmettau, born 7 February 1678, died 10 April 1679.
1.5.4.2. Louise Christiane, born 28 November 1679, died December 1733, married Leonhard von Erbritz.
1.5.4.3. Gotfried Wilhelm von Schmettau, born 4 May 1682, died 16 July 1728 at Pommerzig, married 19 March 1708 Christiane von Rosenberg (born 25 February 1689, died 9 September 1747).
1.5.4.3.1. Carl Leopold Gotfried von Schmettau, Reichscount. Marriage and Issue unknown.
1.5.4.3.2. Bernard Wilhelm Gotfried von Schmettau, Reichscount. Marriage and Issue unknown.
1.5.4.3.3. Agnes Charlotte Christiane Wilhelmine, born 17 January 1712, died 1796, married 8 January 1732 Friedrich Amadeus von Schmettau [below].
1.5.4.4. Anna Christiane, born 19 February 1684, died 9 August 1716, married a Polish lieutenant-general Gotlieb von Schmettau til Heckendorf (born 1665, died 20 January 1722; cf below).
1.5.4.5. Charlotte, born 12 March 1686, died 1736, married 1stly January 1699 baron Ludwig von Bayern (died 14 December 1713); married 2ndly 31 October 1715 baron Maximilian Ladislaus Lischnofsky (died 1732).
1.5.4.6. Philip Gottlieb von Schmettau, born 20 April 1688, died 23 January 1690.
1.5.4.7. Carl Friedrich von Schmettau til Holdorf, born 19 January 1691, died 29 August 1728, married 3 April 1718 baroness Hedevig Lövendal (born 28 August 1695, died 22 April 1728).
1.5.4.7.1. baron Waldemar Hermann Schmettau til Holdorf, born 26 May 1719 at Dresden, died 24 October 1785 at Plöen, married 27 November 1743 Georgine Amalie de la Croix de Fréchapelle (born 25 February 1716, died 1 September 1796 in Schleswig).
1.5.4.7.1.1. reichscount Carl Jacob Waldemar Schmettau, born 15 December 1744, died 21 April 1821 at Rotvold, Trondheim, Norway, married 14 May 1778 Christine Anna Cathrine Möllman til Rotvold (born 14 August 1757, died 19 December 1820).
1.5.4.7.1.1.1. reichscountess Ulrica Amalie, born 21 April 1780, died 30 January 1787.
1.5.4.7.1.1.2. reichscount Waldemar Hermann Schmettau, born 25 May 1782, died 7 April 1783.
1.5.4.7.1.1.3. reichscountess Frederikke Antoinette Benesicte, born 29 March 1784, died 9 February 1787.
1.5.4.7.1.1.4. reichscountess Marie Georgine Caroline, born 22 February 1786, christened 1 March 1786 at Schleswig cathedral, died 28 May 1862, married 22 November 1815 Hans Collin (born 22 May 1784, died 29 May 1861).
1.5.4.7.1.1.5. reichscountess Amalie Ulrica, born 29 April 1791, died 27 October 1856, married 20 December 1810 reichscount Christoph Trampe til Lögismose (born 29 June 1779, died 18 July 1832).
1.5.4.7.1.2. reichscountess Benedicte Marie Antoinette, born 22 September 1746, died 17 November 1819.
1.5.4.7.1.3. reichscount Waldemar Frederik Schmettau, born 25 February 1749 at Celle, died 7 July 1794 at Plöen.
1.5.4.7.2. reichsbaroness Benedicte Christiane Charlotte, born 5 July 1720, died April 1758, married 10 February 1739 Bendix Wilhelm Ahlefeldt til Caden und Klein Nordsee (born 24 November 1710, died 10 October 1754).
1.5.4.7.3. reichsbaroness Dorothea Wilhelmine, born 8 May 1722, died 1723.
1.5.4.8. Johan Renatus von Schmettau, born 1693, died 8 January 1714.
1.5.4.9. Marie Elisabeth, born 19 November 1694, died 13 January 1741, married 3 May 1713 Benedict von Riechele til Schlanitz.
1.5.4.10. Juliane Margrethe, born 14 November 1696, died 12 April 1713, married 4 November 1711 Ernst Wilhelm von Rosenberg til Canditsch (died 3 April 1741).
1.5.4.11. baron Johan Gottlieb von Schmettau, born 12 March 1698, died in battle 18 March 1727 at Paris.
1.5.4.11.1. baron Gottfried Schmettau.
1.5.4.11.2. baron Wilhelm Carl Friedrich Schmettau.
1.5.4.11.3. baron Johan Gottlob Schmettau.
1.6. Ernestus von Schmettau till Drömling, born 9 September 1622, died 1672, married Elisabeth von Nüsser (died 1672).
1.6.1. David Heinrich von Schmettau, born 1655, died 1695, married N. N. von Bergheim.
1.6.1.1. David Bernhard von Schmettau.
1.6.2. Bernhard Ernst von Schmettau, born 1656, died 1686 at Vienna, married Louise von Happe.
1.6.2.1. Ernst Michael von Schmettau.
1.6.2.2. Wilhelmine, died 1730, married N. N. von Kospoth.
1.6.2.3. Louise, died 1739, married N. N. von Eckardt.
1.6.3. Samuel von Schmettau til Ober- und Nieder-Drömling, born 1658, died 1708, married Maria de la Fontaine Vicus (died 5 August 1732).
1.6.3.1. reichsbaroness Elisabeth, born 8 February 1681.
1.6.3.2. reichscount Samuel von Schmettau, born 26 March 1684, died 15 August 1751, married 1stly reichsbaroness Marie Charlotte Friderica Bayer (born 1711, died 8 September 1739); married 2ndly 24 December 1740 Maria Anna Johanne von Riffer (born 1720, died May 1771). He had issue that remained in Germany.
1.6.3.3. reichsbaroness Magdalene Hedevig, born 1 November 1685.
1.6.3.4. reichsbaroness Charlotte Juliane, born 7 February 1693, died 1742.
1.6.3.5. reichsbaroness Louise Eleonore, born 28 October 1694.
1.6.3.6. reichscount Carl Cristoph von Schmettau, born 8 January 1696, died 27 October 1775, married 19 December 1740 baroness Catharine Emerentze de Corrado (born 18 November 1718, died 1771). He had issue that remained in Germany.
1.6.4. Christiane, born 12 February 1660, died 19 July 1725, married Georg Henrik von Rosenberg til Grundschwitz.
1.6.5. Christoph con Schmettau, born 1661, died 10 April 1738.
1.6.6. Conrad Ernst von Schmettau, born 1661, died 1730.
1.6.7. Friedrich Wilhelm von Schmettau til Trebbau und Stück, born 6 October 1662, died 18 April 1735, married 24 January 1708 Anna Margrethe Brandt (born 27 September 1683, died 15 November 1768 at Vallö, buried Vallöby church, Denmark).
1.6.7.1. Leopold von Schmettau til Stäcken, born 1714, died May 1777, married Eleonora Friderice von Bassewitz (born 22 April 1728, died 28 December 1800).
1.6.7.1.1. reichscount Detlev Hans Schmettau til Ascheberg, Höisbüttel und Neuenfolde, born 20 December 1749, died 28 July 1794, married 21 December 1783 Christine Hedevig von Harling (born 17 January 1759, died February 1810).
1.6.7.1.1.1. reichscountess Lucie Friderice Johanne, born 14 February 1786, died 6 May 1854.
1.6.7.1.1.2. reichscount Peter Frederik Adolph Schmettau til Höisbüttel und Neuenfelde, born 3 January 1788.
1.6.7.1.1.3. reichscountess Hedevig, born 24 March 1792.
1.6.7.1.2. reichscountess Eleonore Dorothea, born 10 August 1749, died 7 May 1795.
1.6.7.1.3. reichscount Friderich Wilhelm Christian Schmettau, born 16 January 1751, died 24 June 1807 at Schleswig, buried 30 June 1807 at Gottorp cathedral?.
1.6.7.1.4. reichsgraf Wilhelm Christian Schmettau, born 12 June 1752 at Trebbau, died 25 April 1823, married 1stly 6 January 1790 Elisabeth Alexandrine de Hemert (born 31 July 1768, died 8 April 1793 at Horsens); married 2ndly Margrethe Wilhelmine Stemann (born 5 January 1780 at Copenhagen, christened 6 January 1780, died 12 January 1865 at Vallö, buried at Vallö cemetery).
1.6.7.1.4.1. *by 2* reichscountess Eleonore Dorothea Elisabeth, born 16 July 1802, died 5 August 1874, married 21 May 1830 Frederik Ferdinand Tillisch (born 15 April 1801, died 16 February 1889 at Copenhagen).
1.6.7.1.4.2. *by 2* reichscountess Christiane Louise Hedevig, born 10 August 1803, died 19 December 1888 at Copenhagen, married 3 August 1832 Henrik Johan Leth Fönss (born 7 February 1796, died 23 June 1887 at Copenhagen).
1.6.7.1.4.3. *by 2* reichscount Christian Schmettau, born October 1804, died 11 March 1805, buried 15 March at Schleswig Cathedral.
1.6.7.1.4.4. *by 2* reichscount Christian Ludvig Leopold Schmettau, born 10 February 1806, died 5 December 1878, married 2 June 1860 Louise Christiane Francisca Hage (born 24 November 1825, died 30 May 1907 at Copenhagen).
1.6.7.1.4.5. *by 2* reichscount Alexander Wilhelm Schmettau, born 29 December 1807, died 14 May 1891 at Copenhagen, married 16 May 1835, Caroline Henriette Wleügel (born 3 March 1815, died 13 December 1891 at Copenhagen).
1.6.7.1.4.5.1. reichscount Vilhelm Cornelius Reimerth Schmettau, born 30 March 1839, died 18 September 1906 at Copenhagen, the last male of the family in Denmark, married 1stly 7 June 1864 Anna Gamborg (born 23 June 1840, died 8 January 1883); married 2ndly 11 May 1893 Johanna Olsen (born 10 September 1864).
1.6.7.1.4.5.1.1. *by 1* reichscountess Dagmar, born 16 June 1864.
1.6.7.1.4.5.1.2. *by 1* reichscountess Else Margarethe, born 13 September 1870 at Paris.
1.6.7.1.4.5.2. reichscountess Antoinette Elise Vilhelmine, born 30 March 1839, died 4 August 1904 at Copenhagen, married 2 August 1866 Carl Mansbach Segelcke (born 4 November 1839, died 21 June 1876).
1.6.7.1.4.5.3. reichscountess Caroline Amalie, born 28 June 1840, died 25 February 1898, married 24 June 1863 Poul Christian Fönse (born 25 October 1832, died 24 June 1904 at Copenhagen).
1.6.7.1.4.5.4. reichsgraf Alexander Ingolf Schmettau, born 8 July 1841, died 5 May 1876.
1.6.7.1.4.5.5. reichscountess Hedevig Christiane Louise, born 8 July 1841, died 5 May 1842.
1.6.7.1.4.5.6. reichscountess Sophie Clementine Dorothea, born 30 March 1847.
1.6.7.1.4.5.7. reichscount Christian Frederik Emil Henrik Schmettau, born 1854, died 1855.
1.6.7.1.4.6. reichscountess Sophie Amalie, born 4 November 1810, died 16 April 1893 at Stubberup, married 3 October 1832 Carl Emil Bardenfleth (born 9 May 1807, died 3 December 1857 at Interlaken).
1.6.7.1.5. reichscountess Anna Margarethe, born 16 September 1753, died 5 January 1797.
1.6.7.1.6. reichscountess Hedevig Frederikke Louise, born 17 January 1755.
1.6.7.2. Frederikke Wilhelmine, born 19 January 1716, married 18 October 1737 Henrik Wilhelm von Schmettau til Trebbau und Eicho (born 1698, died 15 June 1767; cf. below).
1.6.8. Gottlieb von Schmettau til Heckendorf, born 1665, died 20 January 1722, married Anna Christiane von Schmettau af Zschaanitz (born 19 February 1684, died 9 August 1716; cf above).
1.6.8.1. Theodore Eugenia, born 6 December 1705, died 6 October 1768, married 23 January 1722 reichscount Waldemar Löwendal (born 6 April 1700, died 27 May 1755). They separated in 1736.
1.6.8.2. Friederich Amadeus von Schmettau til Heckendorf und Grossenhof, born 8 November 1711, died 19 December1738, married 8 January 1732 Agnes Charlotte Christiane Wilhelmine von Schmettau af Pommerzig (born 17 January 1712, died 1796; cf above).
1.7. Christiane, born 12 July 1624, married N. N. von Rafenberg til Flomerzig.
1.8. Heinrich von Schmettau, born 29 October 1629, died 1704, married Maria von Lucas.
1.8.1. Friederich Wilhelm von Schmettau til Eicho, born 1661, died 22 July 1732, married Sophie Amalie von Hünicke til Eicho.
1.8.1.1. Heinrich Wilhelm von Schmettau til Trebbau und Eicho, born 1700, died 15 July 1767, married 18 October 1737 Frederikke Wilhelmine von Schmettau af Trebbau und Stück (born 14 January 1716; cf above).
1.8.1.1.1. Friedrich Wilhelm von Schmettau, born 18 October 1738, died 1754.
1.8.1.1.2. Margrethe Wilhelmine, orn 24 December 1739, died 6 September 1808 or 6 April 1809.
1.8.1.1.3. Samuel Georg Ernst von Schmettau, born 11 September 1741, married Henriette Lichtwer. They had issue that remained in Germany.
1.8.1.1.4. Marie Sophie Hedewig, born 2 August 1742, married 1771 P. Strenge.
1.8.1.1.5. Samuel Leopold von Schmettau, born 2 October 1743 at Berlin, died 10 February 1830 at Kiel.
1.8.1.1.6. Gottfried von Schmettau til Rantzau, born 22 October 1744, married Caroline Tugendreich von Beuckling.
1.8.1.1.7. Ludvig Christian von Schmettau, born 14 February 1746.
1.8.1.1.8. Carl Ludvig von Schmettau til Laasau, born 8 September 1747, married 1stly 1778 baroness Friderike Geuder (died 15 February 1784); married 2ndly 22 October 1784 Friderike Philippine von Bentheim. He had issue that remained in Germany.
1.8.1.1.9. Christian Friederich von Schmettau, born 1749, died 1749.
1.8.1.1.10. Dorothea Eleonore, born 5 August 1750 at Berlin, died 20 February 1818 at Horsens, married 12 December 1777 at Christianborg castle church Christian Ludvig Stemann (born 12 December 1730 at Meldorf, died 11 November 1813 at Sorö).
1.8.1.1.11. Auguste Friderike, born 13 June 1753, died 1801, married July 1783 Dr. Henrik Theophilus Christian Hasse.
1.8.1.1.12. Susanne Friderike, born 4 October 1756, married 1777 reichsbaron von Reichenbach.
2. Gottfried von Schmettau til Zschaanitz, born 1599, died 1688, married Marie von Rindfleisch.

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