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Catherine (Roberts) Williams 1885 Census

Catherine (Roberts) Williams (1835-1916) was the mother of Arthur Williams (1866-1937) who was the father of William Curtis Lambert Williams (1892-1945) who was the father of Jeanette Williams (1921-1968) who was the grandmother of Curt Bright. Catherine B. (Roberts) Williams was the head of the household in 1885. Her husband, David A. Williams, died in … Continue reading

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

From Wales to Nebraska by B. David Williams

David and Catherine Williams were the first generation of our Williams to emigrate from Wales to the United States. They were the parents of Arthur Elias Williams (1866-1937) who was the father of William Curtis Lambert Williams (1892-1945) who was the father of Jeanette Anne Williams (1921-1968) who was the grandmother of Curt Bright.  The following is a short 2010 book … Continue reading

William Curtis Lambert

William Curtis “Curt” Lambert (1865-1931) was the brother of Sarah Ellen “Ella” Lambert (1870-1952) who was the mother of William Curtis Lambert “Curt” Williams (1892-1945) who was the father of Jeanette Anne Williams (1921-1968) who was the grandmother of Curt Bright. OMAHA: THE GATE CITY and DOUGLAS COUNTY, NEBRASKA A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement ILLUSTRATED, VOLUME II Chicago: THE S.J. … Continue reading

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 3 years to get … 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