Posted in January 2012

Timothy Nathaniel Bennet and Clinton County, Ohio

Timothy Nathaniel Bennet (1765-1826) was the father of Keziah Bennet  (1804-1876),  who was the mother of Charles Bright (1841-1931), who was the father of Clarence Eugene Bright (1882-1956), who was the father of Neil Bright (1919-2012), who was my grandfather. This is an excerpt from the book, HISTORY OF CLINTON COUNTY. Timothy Bennet was one of the … Continue reading

Descendents of Heinrich Keller (1502-?)

 Descendants of Heinrich Keller Generation No. 1 1.  HEINRICH1 KELLER was born 1502 in Fehraltorf, Zurich, Switzerland, and died Aft. 1519 in Fehraltorf, Zurich, Switzerland. Child of HEINRICH KELLER is: 2.           i.           ANTHONY2 KELLER, b. Abt. 1519, Ruti, Fehraltorf, Zurich, Switzerland; d. Aft. 1550, Fehraltorf, Zurich, Switzerland. Generation No. 2 2.  ANTHONY2 KELLER (HEINRICH1) was … Continue reading

Ancestors of my Grandmother, Clyda Gilfillan

 Ancestors of Clyda Colene Gilfillan Generation No. 1          1.  Clyda Colene Gilfillan, born March 26, 1922 in Mound City, Holt County,  Missouri; died October 17, 2010 in Lincoln, Nebraska.  She was the daughter of 2. Eugene Ray Gilfillan and 3. Emma Helen Buntz.  She married (1) Harold Arthur Schmidt August 02, 1941 in Troy, … Continue reading

The Ancestors of my Grandfather, Harold Schmidt

Ancestors of Harold Arthur Schmidt Generation No. 1          1.  Harold Arthur Schmidt, born January 11, 1922 in Sterling, Nebraska; died January 20, 2011 in Auburn, Nebraska.  He was the son of 2. Carl Theodore Schmidt and 3. Tena John Hartog.  He married (1) Clyda Colene Gilfillan August 02, 1941 in Troy, Doniphan County, Kansas.  … Continue reading

The Ancestors of my Grandmother, Jeanette Williams

Ancestors of Jeanette Anne Williams Generation No. 1          1.  Jeanette Anne Williams, born June 19, 1921 in Stella, Nebraska (on a nearby farm); died September 19, 1968 in Humboldt, Nebraska.  She was the daughter of 2. William Curtis Lambert Williams and 3. Idabel Amanda Gibson.  She married (1) Vernon Neil Bright September 28, 1939 … Continue reading

The Ancestors of my Grandfather, Neil Bright

Ancestors of Vernon Neil Bright Generation No. 1          1.  Vernon Neil Bright, born May 05, 1919 in Stella, Nebraska; died January 18, 2012 in Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska.  He was the son of 2. Clarence Eugene Bright and 3. Minnie Elsie Timerman.  He married (1) Jeanette Anne Williams September 28, 1939 in Prairie Union … Continue reading