Jarrell/Holmes Cousins

Jarrell/Holmes Cousins at the Detroit Zoo (1950s). My mother, Mary Ann “Cookie” Jarrell Falkner, with her first cousin, Ronald Holmes. They were the children of sisters Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #falknergenealogy #falkner #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #holmesgenealogy... Continue Reading →

Mary Ann Jarrell and Patrick Ernest Falkner

Mary Ann Jarrell and Patrick Ernest Falkner, my parents (circa 1960). The photo was enhanced using My Heritage’s photo editing tools and their faces are sharper than in the original. Taken in Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots... Continue Reading →

John Beach Baptism

Baptism record of John Beach (1815-1884) in the parish of St. John Horsleydown. He was my 3x great-grandfather. He owned a tannery in Southwark, London, UK in the 19th Century. #falknerjarrell #beach #beachgenealogy #falknergenealogy #falkner #london #familyhistory #familyhistorian #genealogy #genealogyphoto #englishhistory #cityoflondon #familyphoto #london🇬🇧 #londoncityworld #londonphotography #london #southwarklondon #southwark #tannery #tanner #victorian #victorianlondon #georgian #georgianlondon... Continue Reading →

Vernon Lee Jarrell and Craig Falkner

My maternal grandfather, Vernon Lee Jarrell, holding his grandson, Craig Falkner (me) in 1965. Taken in Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #redfordmi #1960s #grandfather #grandfatherandgrandson #grandson #grandpa

Postcard of Reichensachsen, Germany

The Blumenstiel Family came from Reichensachsen, Germany to America in 1885. The town still exists today, as part of the city of Wehretal. The church pictured in the postcard is still central to the city.

Irene Freeman Carney and Lois Carney

Irene Freeman Carney (left) and her daughter, Lois Carney, in the 1960s/1970s. Irene was married to Terence Carney, brother of my Paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner and Lois was my father’s first cousin. I have fond memories of times spent with Lois and her partner, Lillian, when we vosited LA and for the 3 years... Continue Reading →

Michael Falkner and Kathleen Falkner Rujan

My siblings in the early 1960s. Left to right; Michael Falkner and Kathleen Falkner Rujan. Taken in Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #familyhistory #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #genealogyresearch #vintagephoto #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #1960s #savefamilyphotos #savefamilymemories #siblings👫 #siblings #siblingsunday #redfordmi #redfordmichigan #michigan #familyphotography #familyphotos #1960s #brotherandsister

PFC Vernon Lee Jarrell, US Army

World War II medals of PFC Vernon Lee Jarrell, US Army (my maternal grandfather). He went missing in action in France was a prisoner of war in Germany in 1944-1945. #falknerjarrell #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #wwii #wwiihistory #ww2 #ww2history #familyhistory #genealogy #familyarchives #familyarchive #army #usarmy #usarmyinfantry #pow #prisonerofwar #missinginaction #mia #grandfather #grandpa #germany #wounded #woundedinaction #purpleheart #purpleheart💜

Carney/Chuliner Family

Carney/Chuliner Family, Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada (1920s). Left to right: Agnes Carney Falkner (my grandmother), Julia Grady Carney (my great-grandmother), Mary Grady Chuliner (Julia’s sister), and Thomas Chuliner (Mary’s husband). The girls in front are Thomas and Mary’s daughters, Irene Chuliner Callaghan, and Veronica (Vonnie) Chuliner Callaghan. I colorized the photo on My Heritage and... Continue Reading →

Jacob G. Schermack

Newspaper ad for Jacob G. Schermack, who was my 3rd great uncle. He and his family migrated to Brooklyn, New York from Heimbach-Weis, Germany in 1857. Several of the Schermack brothers were tailors, including Jacob and John, my 2x great grandfather. Jacob stayed in Brooklyn, while my ancestor moved to Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy... Continue Reading →

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