Filed under The Gilfillan Family

Ulrich Bucher, 1870 U.S. Census

Ulrich Bucher (1816-1899) was the father of Mary Jane Bucher (1848-1915) who was the mother of Emma Helen Buntz (1887-1968) who was the mother of Clyda Colene Gilfillan (1922-2010) who was the grandmother of Curt Bright. Ulrich Bucher married Catharine Smith (1827-1876) on February 26, 1846, in Oregon, Holt County, Missouri. Together they had 22 … Continue reading

John Black Obituary

John Black (1819-1886) was the father of Barbara Ellen Black (1854-1942) who was the mother of Eugene Ray Gilfillan (1891-1973) who was the father of Clyda Colene Gilfillan (1922-2010) who was the grandmother of Curt Bright.

The Gilfillan Tartan

My grandmother was Clyda Gilfillan Schmidt. I have not found any records of the Gilfillan family tartan, and there may not be a Gilfillan tartan. However, the Gilfillans were associated with the clan of Macnab, which does have a tartan. If I ever wear a kilt, I’ll try to wear the Macnad tartan. Curt Bright, … Continue reading

A Letter from Ulrich Bucher, 1865

Ulrich Bucher (1816-1899) was the father of Mary Jane (Bucher) Buntz (1848-1915), who was the mother of Emma Helen (Buntz) Gilfillan (1887-1968), who was the mother of Clyda Colene (Gilfillan) Schmidt (1922-2010), who was the grandmother of Curt Bright. I have added spelling corrections in parentheses. Curt Bright Oregon June 17th , 1865 Dear Brothers and all the family, … Continue reading

Augustus Buntz Family

Augustus Buntz (1806-1907) was the father of August Jacob Buntz (1846-1935), who was the father of Emma Helen Buntz (1887-1968), who was the mother of Clyda Colene Gilfillan (1922-2010), who was Curt Bright’s grandmother. Augustus was married to Jacobina Hiller in Nabern, Wurttemburg, 19 April 1831. They left Nabern 26, Sept 1846. Because of bad weather, … Continue reading

The Gilfillans of Barnet, Vermont

This is an excerpt from “History of Barnet, Vermont, From the Outbreak of the French and Indian War to Present Time” by Frederic Palmer Wells. GILFILLAN             The researches of Hon. John B. Gilfillan among the parish records of Scotland stored in the Public Registry at Edinburgh, show that Thomas Gilfillan and Margaret Dun or Dining, the … 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