Helen Maxine Jarrell

Helen Maxine Jarrell. She is the daughter of my grandfather’s brother, Marvin Harold “Mick” Jarrell. He married her mother, Marion L. Abbey, in 1929, but abandoned them. Sadly, Helen was put up for adoption. She later located her birth mother and, eventually connected with my mother, her first cousin on her birth father’s side. Around... Continue Reading →

Roy Sisters

Carol Roy Waltz (left) and Debbie Roy Kingsbury, my first cousins (late 1950s). Their parents are my maternal aunt and uncle, Dolores Jarrell and Thomas Roy. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #detroit #michigan #roy #roygenealogy #cousins #cousins💕 #sisters👭 #sisters

Agnes Carney Falkner

My paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner (back row, third from right) in the early 1930s/40s. The photo is unlabelled, and I’m not sure what group this is. She worked at the Michigan Bell Company as a telephone operator, and this could be a photo with her telephone operator colleagues or possibly a church group. #falknerjarrell... Continue Reading →

Schauer Sisters

Schauer Sisters (Circa 1920). Amelia Schauer Schermack (left), with her dog, Bing, and one of her sisters. Amelia was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA in 1853. Her family migrated west to Freeport, Illinois, USA, where she married Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. in 1875. Following the death of her husband in 1915, she moved to Detroit,... Continue Reading →

Emma Schermack (1879-1955)

Memorial card for my great-great aunt, Emma Schermack. She was born in Freeport, Illinois, USA and migrated to Detroit, Michigan, USA, where she worked at the Schermack Company, for her inventor brother, Joseph J. Schermack, Jr.. She never married and maintained a residence in Detroit with her sisters, Anna Schermack and Alma Schermack Feneley. #falknerjarrell... Continue Reading →

Grace Richards Schermack

My great-great aunt, Grace Richards Schermack and child. This may be her daughter, Florence. The photo was taken in about 1910. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #1900s #schermackgenealogy #schermack #siblings #genealogie #genealogia #genealogist #oldfamilyphotosarethebest #greatgreataunt #baby #babygirl

Anna K. Schermack Memorial Card

Memorial card for my great-great aunt, Anna Schermack. She was born in Freeport, Illinois, USA and migrated to Detroit, Michigan, USA, where she worked at the Schermack Company, for her inventor brother, Joseph J. Schermack, Jr.. She never married and maintained a residence in Detroit with her sisters, Emma Schermack and Alma Schermack Feneley. #falknerjarrell... Continue Reading →

Vernon Lee Jarrell Draft Registration

Vernon Lee Jarrell, World War II draft registration. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944-45 and was inducted at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA. He was wounded and captured in France in 1944 and was a prisoner of war in Germany. #falknerjarrell #wwii #wwiihistory #fortsheridan #illinois #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyarchives #familyarchive #usarmy #usarmyinfantry #militarymen... 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

Agnes Carney Falkner

My paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner (back row, marked with “x”) in the late 1920s/early 1930s. She worked at the Michigan Bell Company as a telephone operator, and I believe this is a photo with her telephone operator colleagues. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph... Continue Reading →

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