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An Interview with Bob Salomons

Robert Clark Salomons is the son of Nettie Hartog (1891-1943) who was the sister of Tena John Hartog (1888-1975) who was the mother of Harold Arthur Schmidt (1922-2011) who was the grandfather of Curt Bright. On Saturday, Noevember 4, 2017, in Adams, Nebraska, Sandy (Schmidt) Bright and Curt Bright interviewed Bob Salomons and his daughter, Lorie … Continue reading

Aurelia Kohlbecker Schmidt

Aurelia Kohlbecker (1861-????) was the mother of Carl Theodore Schmidt (1884-1969) who was the father of Harold Arthur Schmidt (1922-2011) who was the grandfather of Curt Bright The following is an email exchange between Darlene Schmidt and Gail Ford. Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017, Darlene Schmidt wrote: Dear Gail, We are indeed cousins, if for no … Continue reading

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