Child on Horseback

Child on horseback. This image is from an album belonging to Helen Blumenstiel (my great-great aunt), but there is no inscription. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #genealogia #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #children #child #horse #horses #horsesofinstagram #vintagehorse #antiquehorse #childonhorse #horseback #unidentified #mysteryphoto

Blumenstiel Siblings

Blumenstiel siblings, taken at Cranberry Lake, Commerce Township, Michigan, USA. Back row, left to right: John William Blumenstiel (my great-grandfather) and William Blumenstiel. Front row : Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams and Helen Blumenstiel. William and Helen were visiting from Spokane, Washington, USA and Elizabeth lived in Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry... Continue Reading →

John William Blumenstiel

John William Blumenstiel (1883-1976), my great-grandfather. The photo was taken when he visited St. Petersburg, Florida, USA in 1958. He lived to 92 years of age and I was fortunate to know him when I was a child. At the time, it was less common for people to live into their nineties. #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #falknerjarrell... Continue Reading →

William Blumenstiel

William Blumenstiel and 48 star flag in Chilco, Idaho, USA. He was the brother of my great-grandfather, John Willliam Blumenstiel. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #chilco #chilcoid #flag #usflag #fourthofjuly

Adolph Blumenstiel Family – 1910 Census

Adolph and Christine Blumenstiel Family in the 13th Census (Freeport, Illinois - 1910). Adolph was my great-great grandfather. This is a great example of incorrect data in the census records. The census taker spelled the family name phonetically, as “Bloomanstiel.” Christine was Adolph’s second wife, and they married after they were both widowed. They had... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel Family

Blumenstiel Family, probably taken at their cottage on Cranberry Lake, Commerce Township, Michigan, USA. Left to right: Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (my grandmother), Laura Schermack Blumenstiel, Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes, John William Blumenstiel. Taken in the late 1910s. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch... Continue Reading →

John William Blumenstiel

John William Blumenstiel (1970), my great-grandfather. The photo was taken at John’s 87th birthday party at his home on Grandview St. in Detroit, Michigan, USA. #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #genealogia #detroit #michigan #greatgrandfather #greatgrandparents #1970 #birthday

Helen Blumenstiel

Helen Blumenstiel (left) in the Chilco Mercantile Company (circa 1910s), located in Chilco, Idaho, USA. The owners, Helen and William Blumenstiel, were the brother and sister of my great- grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. They moved from Freeport, Illinois, USA to Idaho, and finally ended up in Spokane, Washington, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos... Continue Reading →

Helen Blumenstiel in Chilco, Idaho, USA

Helen Blumenstiel (right) and friends in Chilco, Idaho, USA. Her dog, Scotty, is at the far right. Helen was the sister of my great- grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. She and her brother, William, moved west from Freeport, Illinois to Chilco, Idaho, and ended up in Spokane, Washington, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry... Continue Reading →

Schermack/Blumenstiel Family

Schermack/Blumenstiel Family (circa 1915). The girl in front (wearing straw hat) is my maternal grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. Her maternal aunts, Emma Schermack (front) and Alma Schermack Feneley, are to the right. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #familyhistory #familyhistorian #sisters #sister #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #cousins #schermackgenealogy #schermack #1910s... Continue Reading →

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