John William Jarrell and Duane Roy

John William Jarrell, my maternal uncle, with friend and future brother-in-law, Duane Roy. Redford, Michigan, USA (1950s). #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #roy #levis #bluejeans

Dorothy and Donald Blumenstiel

My grandmother, Dorothy Louise Jarrell, and her brother, Donald William Jarrell (circa 1912). #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #1900s #siblings #jarrell #jarrellgenealogy #familyphotography #1910s #children #sister #brother #grandmother #grandmothers

Norah Mary Carney

Norah Mary Carney, about 1915. She was my great-aunt, sister of my grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner. They emigrated to Canada from Widnes, Lancashire, UK in about 1915. They eventually settled in Detroit, Michigan, USA #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy #carney... Continue Reading →

Alma Schermack and Charles Feneley

Alma Schermack Feneley (front left) in front of husband, Charles Feneley, with friends. Aunt Alma was my great-great aunt, who I knew as an old woman in the 1970s. They relocated from Freeport, Illinois, USA to Detroit, Michigan, USA along with her siblings, in the early 1900s. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos... Continue Reading →

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell (1876-1950)

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell (1876-1950), my paternal great-grandfather with a neighbor. John was born in Missouri, USA 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 Vernon... Continue Reading →

Agnes Carney Falkner and Child

Agnes Carney Falkner (my paternal grandmother) holding baby. The child is probably Veronica “Vonnie” Chuliner, her first cousin. Taken in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada in the early 1920s. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #1920s #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy #carney #chuliner #canada #portarthur #ontario #thunderbay #thunderbayontario #chulinergenealogy #motherandchild #cousins... Continue Reading →

Automatic Banking System – National Prosperity Association

Automatic Banking System - National Prosperity Association (circa 1920s). Joseph J. Schermack (my great-great uncle) invented a savings system which allowed depositors to purchase stamps for small amounts, paste them in books, and receive credit in their bank account once the book was full. A primary target market was schools, to encourage saving by young... Continue Reading →

Carney-Falkner Christmas

My father, Patrick Ernest Falkner, with his maternal grandmother, Julia Grady Carney, and mother, Agnes Carney Falkner (1940s). Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #motherson #carneygenealogy #carney #grandmother #greatgrandmother #redfordmi #grandmotherandgrandson #threegenerations #threegeneration #kodachromeslide #kodachrome

Schauer Family – Nürtingen, Baden-Württemberg

The Schauer branch of my maternal grandmother’s family immigrated from Germany to the USA in 1848. Their hometown was Nürtingen, in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, located on the river Neckar. Thanks to Ancestry, I’m finding many German records not available online previously. I would love to follow in my ancestor’s... Continue Reading →

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