Blumenstiel Immigration

S.S. Eider. This is the ship on which my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel, and his family immigrated to the USA in 1885. They moved from Reichensachsen, Hessen, Germany to Freeport, Illinois, USA. #genealogy #familyhistory #falknerjarrell #freeportillinois #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familypictures #familyhistory #genealogy #oldphoto #ship #immigration #immigrants #immigrant #reichensachsen #wehretal #hessen #hesse #ellisisland #germany🇩🇪 #germany #ancestors #ancestor... Continue Reading →

Vonnie Chuliner Callaghan?

This may be Vonnie Chuliner Callaghan, my paternal grandmother’s first cousin, in the 1920s. Her mother, Mary Grady Chuliner, was sister to my great grandmother, Julia Grady Carney. At the time, my grandmother’s family lived in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada (present day Thunder Bay). #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #vintagephotography #1920s #oldphoto... Continue Reading →

Julia Grady Carney Headstone

Headstone of Julia Grady Carney, my great-grandmother. Julia immigrated from Widnes, Lancashire, UK to Canada about 1911. The family re-located to Detroit, Michigan, USA in the late 1920s. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Michigan, USA #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #antiquephotograph #family #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy #carney #gradygenealogy #grady #falkner #greatgrandmother #canada... Continue Reading →

John William Falkner Family

John William Falkner and Emma Beach Family (late 1800s). They were my paternal great-great grandparents. My great-grandfather, George Ernest Falkner, Sr. is at far left, with his then-fiancee, Kate Staines, seated in front of him. I have’t found any records showing that George and Kate actually got married. He started a haberdashery that subsequently went... Continue Reading →

Jarrell Brothers

My maternal great-grandfather, John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell (right), was born in Missouri, USA 18 December 1876. He 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. He is pictured with his bother, Jip, likely... Continue Reading →

Falkner Siblings

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 #siblingsđź‘« #siblings #siblingsunday #redfordmi #redfordmichigan #michigan #familyphotography #familyphotos #1960s #brotherandsister

Donald William Blumenstiel

Donald William Blumenstiel and dog. He was the brother of my maternal grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. The family lived in Detroit, Michigan, USA at the time this photo was taken. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #freeportil #brother #dog #oldcar #freeportil #freeportillinois

Falkner Prom Photo

Senior prom photo, late 1950s. My paternal uncle, Ronald Falkner, is at the far right. Taken in Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #genealogyresearch #vintagephoto #findingroots #savefamilyphotos #savefamilymemories #redford #redfordmi #redfordmichigan #michigan #familyphotography #familyphotos #prom #promphotography #1950s #uncle #kodachrome

Falkners Playing Hockey

My grandfather, George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (red hat) and companions playing hockey on a homemade rink on Seminole St., Redford, Michigan, USA in the 1940s. Scanned from a Kodachrome color slide. Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #vintagephotography #genealogyresearch #vintagephoto #findingroots #1940s #redfordmi #redfordmichigan #michigan #familyphotography #familyphotos #kodachrome... Continue Reading →

Schermack Siblings

Schermack great-great aunts/uncle in the early 1880s. They were siblings of my great-grandmother, Laura Schermack Blumenstiel, who was not yet born when the photo was taken. Left to right: Anna K. Schermack, Emma P. Schermack, and Joseph J. Schermack, Jr.. Taken in Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory... Continue Reading →

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