Walter Holmes and Son

Walter Holmes, with son John Walter “Jack” Holmes. Uncle Walt was married to my grandmother’s sister, Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes. The photo was taken at my great-grandparents’ cottage at Cranberry Lake. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #sisters #sister #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #1930s #siblings #fatherandson #baby #commercetownship... Continue Reading →

Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes and Son

Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes, with son John Walter “Jack” Holmes. Aunt Marge was my maternal grandmother’s sister. The photo was taken at my great-grandparents’ cottage at Cranberry Lake. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #sisters #sister #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #1930s #siblings #motherandson #baby #commercetownship #cranberrylakem

Blumenstiel/Jarrell/Holmes Cousins

Blumenstiel/Jarrell/Holmes Cousins, early 1950s. Left to right: Carol Blumenstiel Schutzler, Mary Ann “Cookie” Jarrell Falkner (my mother), Ronald Holmes, John William Jarrell, Nancy Blumenstiel, Dolores Jarrell Roy. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #michigan #familyhistory #familyhistorian #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #sibling #siblings #cousins #cousin #1950s #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #roygenealogy #roy #holmes #holmesgenealogy #falknergenealogy... Continue Reading →

Timothy Holmes – Penny Farthing Bicycle

Timothy Holmes with his penny-farthing bicycle at Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. Tim and his group demonstrate early cycling at many parades and events. There are no brakes and or other safety features on these bicycles. Our grandmothers, Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes and Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, were sisters and he is my second cousin. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel Sisters (1920s)

Blumenstiel Sisters, late 1920s. Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (left) and Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes were the daughters of John William and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. The family lived in Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory ##michigan #michiganhistory #sisters #sisters👭#familyhistory #familyhistorian #jarrell #jarrellgenealogy #flapperstyle #flappers #flapper #roaring20s #1920s #1920sfashion

Ronald Holmes and Mary Ann “Cookie” Jarrell

Cousins - Ronald Holmes and Mary Ann “Cookie” Jarrell Falkner (my mother). Taken in front of the bear fountain at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA (circa 1950s). #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphoto #detroitzoo #ancestor #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #lovehistory... Continue Reading →

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