Adolph Wilhelm and Christine Dreier Blumenstiel

Adolph Wilhelm and Christine Dreier Blumenstiel, of Freeport, Illinois, USA (early 20th Century). Adolph married Christine Nieman Dreier, a widow, following the death of his first wife, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, in 1889. Adolph was a stone mason by trade and is said to have erected the monument to the Lincoln-Douglas Debates in Freeport, Illinois. He... Continue Reading →

Children of Vernon and Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell

Children of Vernon and Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell with a neighbor, Early 1940s. Left to right: Bruce (neighbor), Dolores Jarrell Roy, Mary Ann "Cookie" Jarrell Falkner, and John William Jarrell. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #lovehistory... Continue Reading →

Julia Grady Carney

Julia Grady Carney (at right), my great-grandmother, camping in the 1920s. She immigrated from Widnes, Lancashire, UK to Canada about 1911. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy #carney #gradygenealogy #grady #greatgrandmother #canada #portarthur #ontario #thunderbay #thunderbayontario #1920s #camping #openfirecooking

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel and Children

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel (left), my great-great grandfather, with two of his children, William George Blumenstiel, and Clara Blumenstiel Campbell in Freeport, Illinois, USA (early 20th Century). #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #greatgreatgrandfather #1900s #fatherandchildren

Vaupel Clothier

Real photo postcard with the Vaupel Clothier sign at the right and center. This block of Galena Street in Freeport, Illinois and the Vaupel store were captured in at least 2 real photo postcards during the 44th Grand Army of the Republic (Civil War Veterans) Encampment in 1910. John Vaupel was my third great uncle,... Continue Reading →

Norah Mary Carney in Los Angeles

Norah Mary Carney in Los Angeles, 1930s/1940s. She was visiting her brother, Terry Carney, and his family. My father’s first cousin, Lois Carney, who was very young at the time, said Norah was very loud and scared her. Norah was the sister of my grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history... Continue Reading →

Jarrell/Holmes Cousins

Jarrell/Holmes Cousins (early 1940s). Left to right: John (Jack) Holmes, John William Jarrell, Mary Ann "Cookie" Jarrell Falkner, and Dolores Jarrell Roy. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #lovehistory #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #cousins

Agnes Carney Falkner

Agnes Carney Falkner (my paternal grandmother) in the 1930s. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #carneygenealogy #carney #detroit #detroitmichigan #1930s #1930sfashion #grandmother

Wedding of Patrick Ernest Falkner and Mary Ann Jarrell

Wedding of Patrick Ernest Falkner and Mary Ann Jarrell (my parents). Left to right: John William Jarrell, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, Mary Ann Jarrell, Patrick Ernest Falkner, Agnes Carney Falkner, George Ernest Falkner, Jr.. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors... Continue Reading →

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