Unidentified Couple – Freeport, Illinois, USA

Here is another unidentified photograph from my Freeport, Illinois, USA based family. Unidentified couple, photograph, 19th Century. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #schauergenealogy #schauer #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #unidentified #unknown #unknowncouple #unidentifiedcouple

William H. Vaupel House

The William H. Vaupel house at 1209 S Benson Blvd, Freeport, Illinois, USA. Will Vaupel was a son of John Vaupel, founder of John Vaupel Clothier in Freeport, Illinois, USA and first cousin to my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. The tree in front of the house is a Beech tree brought from Germany. The William... Continue Reading →

Laura Schermack Blumenstiel

Laura Schermack Blumenstiel (my great-grandmother) around 1905. Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #schermackgenealogy #schermack #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #freeportil #freeportillinois #freeport #familyhistory #familyhistorian #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #1900s #greatgrandma #greatgrandmother #greatgrandparents

Unidentified Child

Here is another unidentified photograph from my Freeport, Illinois, USA based family. Unidentified child, photograph, 19th Century. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #schauergenealogy #schauer #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #unidentified #unknown #unknownchild #unidentifiedchild

Unidentified Photograph

Here is another unidentified photograph from my Freeport, Illinois, USA based family. Unidentified child, photograph, 19th Century. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #schauergenealogy #schauer #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #unidentified #unknown #unknownchild #unidentifiedchild #christening

Charles Feneley

Charles Feneley, husband of my great-aunt, Alma Schermack Feneley. They relocated from Freeport, Illinois, USA to Detroit, Michigan, USA along with her siblings, in the early 1900s. Uncle Charles was a veteran of the Spanish American War. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #feneley #feneleygenealogy #hats #meninhats... Continue Reading →

Charles Feneley and Friend

Charles Feneley (right) and friend. He was the husband of my great-aunt, Alma Schermack Feneley. They relocated from Freeport, Illinois, USA to Detroit, Michigan, USA along with her siblings, in the early 1900s. Uncle Charles was a veteran of the Spanish American War. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #detroit... Continue Reading →

Helen Blumenstiel and Friend

Helen Blumenstiel (left) and Ella Phillip. Helen was the eldest sister of my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. My great-grandfather wrote their names on the photo and that it was taken in 1897. Photo taken in Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree... Continue Reading →

John William Blumenstiel

John William Blumenstiel, circa 1900. He was my maternal great-grandfather and the photo was likely taken in Freeport, Illinois, USA. He lived until 1976, so I was fortunate to know him. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia... Continue Reading →

Arcade Manufacturing – Freeport, Illinois

Arcade Manufacturing, Freeport, Illinois, USA. My great-great uncle, Joseph J. Schermack worked here in the late 19th/early 20th Century. He invented and patented two cork pullers, which were assigned to the company. He had a contentious departure from the company in 1902/3, as he sought to go into business for himself. He would go on... Continue Reading →

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