A Website for Descendants of

John Vibert and Mary Neell

married February 26, 1705/6 in Saybrook Connecticut

                                                                                                                                  printable version

Hi everyone

Well, late again but I guess late is better than never.  As you can see from the list below, there were lots of updates this time, many of them uncovered by my friend and steadfast co-researcher, Barbara.  Thanks, Barbara for keeping me honest and stoking the fires with all sorts of new discoveries.  I could not do this website without you.

One interesting family this time is the Lee family, descended from Harriet Vibbard and her husband Daniel Lee.  They showed up on a death record for their son, William E. Lee, in Pennsylvania and we were able to find Harriet and Daniel in the 1850 census in Cattaraugus County, New York.  This was the first sighting for Harriet who was a daughter of Chester A. Vibbard and Harmony Rust and a granddaughter of Revolutionary War soldier Timothy Vibbard, the first Vib to settle in New York.  I hope that someone will visit the site looking for Harriet and find some helpful documents.

As I always say, I depend on my visitors to help me keep things factual.  So please enjoy the site and keep those comments and corrections coming. I particularly encourage newcomers to point out any errors they find and to provide new information on people you know about who have not yet been identified here.

As always, don't forget that on this site each family is considered to be headed by the Vib-related person, regardless of sex, and all documents for their family will be found on that personís page. If that person is still living, no documents will be available due to the privatization process described below.  Also, you should always check an individual's parents' page - often information about children is stored there as well.

I wish you happy hunting and I encourage you all to stop back from time to time to check out my progress and perhaps to send along some new information.      

Ann Vibert Wuelfing     

Click here for the new Vibsite or read on for more background.

Additional Information About this Site

More Data:

The new site generates pages "on the fly" from a database which contains every person I have data about.  It protects the privacy of living persons by not displaying personal data anyone who has no date of death and was born after 1900.  All persons deemed to be living are shown simply as "Privatized + surname" with no other data available. 

The database itself contains the latest information I have entered into my own FamilyTreeMaker database, updated monthly.  Also, some new information on female branches will soon be available.  These include the ancestry of Dorcas Dix, wife of James Vibert (generation 2), Lovina Wrisley, wife of Timothy Vibert (generation 4), Nancy Loomis, wife of Oliver Vibert (generation 5), Margaret Fallow, wife of Watson Vibert (generation 6), Marjorie R. Monteith, wife of Robert K. Vibert (generation 7) and Eileen M. Hawkes, wife of John Vibert (generation 8).  Unfortunately, I have little information on Mary Neell, wife of John Vibert (generation 1) and Betty (--?--), wife of John Vibert (generation 3) at this time and no information on their ancestry.

More Documents:


In the most recent monthly site update (on February 15, 2015), documents were added for the following families:


Generation 5
Harriet (Vibbard) Lee
Generation 6
Charles Albert Eugene Vibbert
George Grant Vibbert
Hannah (Vibbert) Silvis Matatall Ralston
Mable M. (Vibbert) (Bundy) (Starr) Cullen
Sherman A. Vibbert
William E. Lee
Generation 7
Catherine Eunice (Vibbert) (Caruso) Pomponio
Cecil E. Vibbert
Charles B. C. Vibbert
Daniel W. Lee
Eugene H. Vibbert
Percie H. (Lee) Crump
Teresa May (Vibbard) Martin
Viola Irene (Vibbert) (Huveldt) Wallace
William Charles Vibbard
William John Vibbert
 William Robert Vibbert
Generation 8
Andrew Joel Vibbert
Annie G. (Vibbert) Eldridge
Bernard E. Swartwood
Elizabeth Ann (Tompkins) (Reynolds) Hopkins
Grace Lomira (Vibbert) Miller
Lena Kay (Vibbert) Webb
Margaret Elaine (Lee) Gane
Phyllis H. (Lee) Stadler
Robert M. Vibbert
Stanley Louis Wood
Generation 9
Geraldine Rae (Miller) (Munn) (Seymour) Lain
Jackie June (Vibbard) (Still) (Maxwell) Moore
Laura Allis (Vibbert) (Ferguson) Gordon
Marvin Vibbert
Menvil Calvin Vibert
Ralph Vibbert
Tracey Lynn (Swartwood) McCumber
William Eugene Vibbard
Generation 10
Barbara Joan (Vibbert) Burton
Billie Jean (Vibbard) (Mitchell) Dixon
Elizabeth Ann (Vibbert) Burton
Fonda F. (Vibbert) (Frazier) Coomer
Gladys L. (Vibbert) Rhinehart
Kelly Gene (Vibbard) Kish
Michael A. Vibbert
Nelda Kay (Vibbert) (Coffey) (Humphrey) Crews
Patricia G. (Vibbert) Rhinehart
Wilma D. (Vibbert) Rhinehart
Generation 11
Felicia Kay Humphrey
Linda Gayle Rhinehart
Almira Ellen (Vibbert) (Tourtellotte) (Parsons) Lucas
Shepard Vibbard
William R. Vibbert
Generation 6
Anna Lenora (Vibbert) Taylor
Eliza Ann (Vibbert) Shores
Ethelinda A (Vibbert) Bidlack
Fanny (Vibbard) Willis
George Grant Vibbert
Giles Ernest Vibbert
Hannah (Vibbert) (Silvis) (Matatall) Ralston
James G. Vibbert
May Cora (Vibbard) Lorom
Sarah H. (Vibbard) Carl
Sherman A. Vibbert
William Merriman Vibbert
William Sheppard Vibbard
Generation 7
Amanda (Shores) Murphy
Charles M. Vibbard
Charles M. Vibbard (son of James)
Edwin Carleton Vibberts
Emerson Vibbert
Ethelinda (Bidlack) (Brainard) Horton
Frederick Douglas Vibbert
Hazel Viola (Vibbert) Swartwood
Ida Frances (Vibbert) Stoneberg
Jessie Irene (Vibbert) (Buterbaugh) (Francis) Ruble
Jonathan Leroy Vibbert
Lucy J. (Vibbert) (Grow) Brewer
Mary Ann (Vibbert) Strope
Rachel Lenora (Vibbert) Wood
Richard Delbert Vibbert
Robert King Vibert
Ruth Oleta (Vibbert) Bundy
William Bidlack
Wlliam John Vibbert
Generation 8
Archie Cleo Vibbard
Audrey Bee (Vibbert) Casteel
Duie Thomas Vibbard
George Henry Murphy
Lemon Clay Vibbert
Mary Olive (Vibbert) Good
Vincent J. Vibbert
William Eugene Vibbard
Generation 9
Dwight Nelson Vibbert
Howard Ray Murphy
Marvin James Vibbert
Mary Alice (Vibbert) Franks
Nettie Iola (Murphy) (Young) Hendershot
Sheila Mary (Casteel) Simpson

More Features:

In addition, the new site design includes full indexing and searching for all names - a major feature that was missing from the old site.  Other features of the site include the ability for each visitor to bookmark persons they return to often, better display of sources and notes, built-in ancestor and descendant charts and improved support of printing.

A popular feature of the old site is also available in the new one but in a slightly different form.  All documents relating to each descendant of John Vibert and Mary Neell can be found displayed in the lower part of their page where they can be opened and downloaded. 

Finally, in addition to providing a Contact Us direct email facility on the new home page, the new site has a great Suggest feature on the Person pages which allows you to email me information about that person.  It automatically generates a subject heading of "Proposed Change: [name of person] and embeds specific information in the body of the message to guide me back to exactly the page you were looking at.

Known problems:

There is still at least one remaining problem with the privatization of individuals who may still be living.  The program that loads the data does not seem to be keeping good track of the order of children in families that contain privatized persons.  Since no actual data is being displayed for these people, it is a minor, though somewhat annoying, problem that I hope you will overlook.  As always though, please let me know if you spot any remaining persons who are not being privatized correctly. 

Another known problem is duplication of facts and notes for certain individuals.  This problem has largely been eliminated but there are still a few duplicated facts and notes I have not yet cleaned up.  Please be patient - these will gradually be eliminated over time.

Finally, some of the menu functions on the new home page are not working yet - there are no entries under Most Wanted and Reports yet, the Cemeteries link is not yet connected to my cemetery pictures and the Dates and Anniversaries link is working, but very slow.  The What's New link is also working but it is not providing any useful information since all the data is considered new by the database. 

If you spot any problems with the site which are not mentioned above, please let me know.

Still available here:

The PDF book version of the Descendants of John Vibert and Mary Neell is still available from this screen as before and will continue to be updated each month until it is moved to the new site.  The photo galleries of cemetery pictures are also available here for now but will not be updated.  Eventually all the pictures will be moved to the new site as well.


Thanks for all of your interest and support over the past seven years.  I hope that the new site will continue to be of use to you all in the future.  For those of you who have contributed material, a special thanks.  For those who have not, please consider doing so.


And now over to the new:

Please note that once you are on the new home page, you will need to search for a name to get started.  You can start by searching for your ancestor and then moving up and down the tree by clicking on the links (as in the old site) or you can start at the top by typing in John Vibert.  I recommend that you click the Bookmark button when you are looking at pages you plan to return to - this will allow you to go directly to those pages in the future without searching.  Enjoy!

Click here for the new Vibsite


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Editor's Corner - April 30, 2015

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