George Ernest Falkner, Jr. with Sons

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (Ernie) with sons, Ronald (left) and Patrick (my father), early 1940s. This Kodachrome slide is over-exposed, but shows my grandfather as a young father. My father’s oversized shirt collar and naive outfit make it quite poignant. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph... Continue Reading →

Earl and Thelma Jarrell

Earl and Thelma Jarrell. Earl was brother to my grandfather, Vernon Lee Jarrell. He was the oldest of my grandfather’s siblings. Christened “Rastus Oakley Jarrell”, he changed his name to the simpler “Earl.” #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory... Continue Reading →

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. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy #carney #grandparents #canada #portarthur #ontario #thunderbay #thunderbayontario #widnes... Continue Reading →

Carney and Chuliner Men

Carney and Chuliner Men. Front row (left to right): Thomas Gilmore Carney, John Francis “Frank” Carney. Back row (left to right): Thomas Chuliner and unidentified. Thomas Chuliner was uncle-by-marriage to the Carneys. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #1920s #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy #carney #chuliner #canada #portarthur #ontario #thunderbay... Continue Reading →

Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada

Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada (Circa 1913). Julia Grady Carney immigrated to Port Arthur from Widnes, Lancashire, England in about 1915. She was accompanied by her children (including my maternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner) and sister, Mary Grady. Port Arthur, located on the northern shore of Lake Superior, is now part of Thunder Bay. #falknerjarrell #ancestors... Continue Reading →

Jarrell/Forshee Cousins

Vernon Lee Jarrell (my maternal grandfather) with first cousin Bessie Haile Calvird (left) and cousin’s wife, Helen Bell Hale (changed from Haile). Vernon and Bessie were related through sisters Mabel Forshee Jarrell and Eliza Forshee Haile of Missouri. Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers... Continue Reading →

Sister St. Edmund (Kathleen Carney) and Niece

My great-aunt, Sister St. Edmund (Kathleen Carney), visited by my father’s first cousin, Lois Carney of Manhattan Beach, California. Taken at Selly Park in Birmingham, Lancashire, England (1960s). #carneygenealogy #falknerjarrell #carney #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #vintagephotography #lancashire #england #convent #nun #sister #catholicnun #catholic #catholicchurch #convent #birmingham #birminghamuk #stpaulsconvent #sellypark #religious #genealogia #genealogie #genealogist #england #cousins #greataunt... Continue Reading →

Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and friend (1920s)

Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (left) and friend (1920s). Dorothy was my maternal grandmother and the daughter of John William and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. The family lived in Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory ##michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #jarrell #jarrellgenealogy #flapperstyle #flappers #flapper #roaring20s #1920s #1920sfashion #fashion #womensapparel

Marvin “Mick” Jarrell (1904-1952)

Marvin “Mick” Jarrell, brother of my maternal grandfather, Vernon Lee Jarrell. Sadly, Both brothers had brief “shotgun” marriages in 1929/1930 and were divorced after the children were born. Mick’s daughter was adopted out and re-connected with my mother, her first cousin, in the 1980s (they are still in touch). Vernon’s son (my mother’s half-brother) was... Continue Reading →

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