Vaupel Siblings?

Vaupel Siblings? Front row, left is Regina Vaupel Janssen. I wonder if the others are Regina’s siblings. She had two brothers, so that would match. However, there were four sisters, so one would be missing. Regina’s father, John Vaupel, founded John Vaupel Clothiers in Freeport, Illinois, USA. Regina and her siblings were first cousins to... Continue Reading →

Regina Vaupel Janssen

Regina Vaupel Janssen, 13 years of age. She was first cousin to my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel, whose mother was Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. Regina’s father, John Vaupel, founded John Vaupel Clothiers in Freeport, Illinois, USA. The caption on the photo was written by my great-grandfather. #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #janssen #janssengenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto... Continue Reading →

Vaupel Clothier

Freeport, Illinois City Directory, about 1900. The lower advertising panel is for the Vaupel Clothier on Galena Street in Freeport, Illinois, USA. John Vaupel was the brother of my great-great grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, and my 3x great-uncle. #genealogy #familyhistory #freeportillinois #freeportil #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #oldphotos #storefront #clothingstore #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #advertising #vintageadvertising #gar... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Vaupel Clothier – Freeport, Illinois, USA

Real photo postcard of the Vaupel Clothier on Galena Street in Freeport, Illinois during the 44th Grand Army of the Republic (Civil War Veterans) Encampment. You can see the word “Clothier” in white, above the marchers and “Vaupel” is barely visible. John Vaupel was the brother of my great-great grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, and my... Continue Reading →

Schermack-Richards Marriage Announcement

Alfred H. Schermack (my great-great uncle) and Grace Richards marriage announcement (abt 1909). Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #1900s #schermackgenealogy #schermack #siblings #genealogie #genealogia #genealogist #oldfamilyphotos #greatgreatuncle #greatgreataunt

Martha Vaupel Mayer Descendants

Children and families of Martha Vaupel Mayer of Freeport, Illinois, USA. This was compiled by my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel, and listed his maternal aunt’s family members. Martha was the sister of my 2x great-grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. She died in 1961, at the age of 103, which was uncommon for the time. The Blumenstiel/Vaupel... Continue Reading →

Schauer Sisters

Schauer Sisters in Freeport, Illinois, USA. My great-great grandmother, Amelia Schauer Schermack is at far left, with her sisters behind her. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #schermackgenealogy #schauergenealogy #freeportillinois #greatgreatgrandmother #schermack #schauer

John Vaupel Newspaper Article

1907 Newspaper article about a court case in Sioux City, Iowa, USA. involving John Vaupel, My 3x great-uncle. He owned the Vaupel Clothier located at 108 Galena St. Freeport, Illinois, USA. John Vaupel immigrated to the USA from Reichensachsen, Hessen and opened his shop in 1880. He was the brother of my great-great grandmother, Christina... Continue Reading →

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