Agnes Carney Falkner

My paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner (back row, marked with “x”) in the late 1920s/early 1930s. She worked at the Michigan Bell Company as a telephone operator, and I believe this is a photo with her telephone operator colleagues. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph... Continue Reading →

J.W. Falkner and Sons

Newspaper article about J.W. Falkner and Sons employee event. J.W. Falkner and Sons was a 19th/20th Century building company founded by my great-great grandfather, John William Falkner, in Southwark, London, UK. The company was in business for more than a century. The company records are found in the London Metropolitan Archives. #falknerjarrell #jwfalknerandsons #architecture #oldbuilding... Continue Reading →

Helen Blumenstiel in Chilco, Idaho, USA

Helen Blumenstiel (right) and friends in Chilco, Idaho, USA. Her dog, Scotty, is at the far right. Helen was the sister of my great- grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. She and her brother, William, moved west from Freeport, Illinois to Chilco, Idaho, and ended up in Spokane, Washington, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry... Continue Reading →

Schermack-Rueger Marriage License

Marriage license of my maternal grandmother’s first cousin, Margret Schermack and Milton J. Rueger (1937). Her father was my great-great uncle, Joseph J. Schermack, an inventor of mailing machines, vending machines and other devices. #familyhistory #detroit #schermackgenealogy #schermack #genealogy #falknerjarrell #vending #vendingmachines #josephjschermack #marriagelicense #cousin #clarkstonmi #clarkstonmichigan

Terence Patrick Carney

Terence Patrick Carney. He was a brother of my paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner and my great-uncle. The photo was likely taken in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada where the family immigrated in 1910-1915 from Widnes, Lancashire, England. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy... Continue Reading →

Falkner Children

My siblings and me in 1966. Left to right; Michael Falkner, Craig Falkner, Kathleen Falkner. Taken in front of our house on Brady St. in Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #genealogyresearch #vintagephoto #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #1960s #savefamilyphotos #savefamilymemories #siblings👫 #siblings #siblingsunday #redfordmi #redfordmichigan #michigan #triplethreat #familyphotography... Continue Reading →

Patricia Roy Jarrell

My maternal aunt, Patricia Roy Jarrell (early 1960s). The photo was taken in Erlangen, Germany, where my uncle, John, was serving in the U.S. Army. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #roy #roygenealogy #uncle #aunt #usarmy #usarmysoldier #erlangen #erlangen_de #germany #deutschland

Schermack-Richards Marriage Announcement

Alfred H. Schermack (my great-great uncle) and Grace Richards marriage announcement (abt 1909). Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #1900s #schermackgenealogy #schermack #siblings #genealogie #genealogia #genealogist #oldfamilyphotos #greatgreatuncle #greatgreataunt

Amelia Schauer Schermack

Memorial card for Amelia Schauer Schermack, my great-great grandmother. Amelia was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA in 1853. Her family migrated west to Freeport, Illinois, USA, where she married Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. in 1875. Following the death of her husband in 1915, she moved to Detroit, Michigan, USA, to be near her children. #falknerjarrell... Continue Reading →

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell Funeral Card

Funeral card for my maternal great-grandfather, John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell. He was born in Missouri and was a miner at the Federal Lead Mine in Flat River, Missouri for many years. The family relocated to Detroit, Michigan, USA by 1920, to work in the auto factories. “John Mack” was the father of my grandfather, Vernon... Continue Reading →

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