Posted in October 2016

Albert Gaines Gibson, 1900 & 1920 Censuses

Albert Gaines Gibson was the father of Idabel Amanda Gibson who was the mother of Jeanette Williams who was the grandmother of Curt Bright. The 1900 Census of Sullivan County, Tennessee shows that Albert G. Gibson was born in Missouri. The 1920 Census of Richardson County, Nebraska also lists Albert’s place of birth as Missouri. … Continue reading

Bonifaz Kohlbecker and ancestors

Bonifaz Kohlbecker was the father of Aurelia Kohlbecker who was the mother of Carl Theodor Schmidt who was the father of Harold Arthur Schmidt who was the grandfather of Curt Bright. I am confident that the following records are accurate, but I can’t guarantee that these are my actual ancestors. I have not had an … Continue reading

Carl T. Schmidt 1930 Census

Carl T. Schmidt was the father of Harold Arthur Schmidt who was the grandfather of Curt Bright. The 1930 Census shows that Carl T. Schmidt immigrated from Germany at the age of 7, in 1890. Carl’s wife, Tina John (Hartog) Schmidt, immigrated in 1889, at the age of 4. Their children living at the family … Continue reading

Rachel Christine (Miller) McDermed

Rachel Christine Miller (1805-1897) was the mother of Rachel Elizabeth McDermed (1840-1939) who was the mother of Clarence Eugene Bright (1882-1956) who was the father of Vernon Neil Bright (1919-2012) who was the grandfather of Curt Bright. These are photos from the Prairie Union Cemetery near Shubert, Nebraska. Rachel’s husband, James Cornelius McDermed, died in … Continue reading

Caleb Bright 1850 & 1860 Census

Caleb Bright (1800-1864) was the father of Charles Bright (1841-1931) who was the father of Clarence Bright (1882-1956) who was the father of Neil Bright (1919-2012) who was the grandfather of Curtis Bright. The 1850 Census lists Caleb Bright as a farmer born in North Carolina with real estate valued at $4,000. Keziah Bright was … Continue reading