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 →

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 →

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 →

Patricia Roy Jarrell

My maternal aunt, Patricia Roy Jarrell (early 1960s). The photo was taken in Erlangen, Germany, where my uncle, John, was serving in the U.S. Army. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #roy #roygenealogy #uncle #aunt #usarmy #usarmysoldier #erlangen #erlangen_de #germany #deutschland

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell Funeral Card

Funeral card for my maternal great-grandfather, John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell. He was born in Missouri and was a miner at the Federal Lead Mine in Flat River, Missouri for many years. The family relocated to Detroit, Michigan, USA by 1920, to work in the auto factories. “John Mack” was the father of my grandfather, Vernon... Continue Reading →

Mabel Forshee Jarrell

Mabel Forshee Jarrell (1882-1966 ). She was my maternal great-grandmother. She was an excellent cook and was known for her chicken & dumplings and 7 layer lemon cake. Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #detroit... Continue Reading →

Falkner-Jarrell Family

Four generations photo. Patrick and Mary Ann Falkner family (about 2000). We are surrounding my maternal grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. Grandma was having trouble walking, so we picked up her chair and transported her to the porch, with her laughing all the way. Clockwise from lower left: Mary Ann Jarrell Falkner, Stephanie Rujan Barritt, Berverly... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel Family

Left to right: my maternal grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, with parents, Laura Schermack Blumenstiel (1886-1958) and John William Blumenstiel (1883-1976). The photo was taken in the late 1950s at my grandmother’s house at 18458 Lennane, Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree... Continue Reading →

Vernon Lee Jarrell

Final driver’s license of Vernon Lee Jarrell, World War II veteran and POW. Inducted at Fort Sheridan in 1944, he was a prisoner of war in Germany in 1944-1945. “Vern” was my maternal grandfather and died in 1977. #wwii #wwiihistory #fortsheridan #jarrellgenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #familyarchives #familyarchive #falknerjarrell #usarmy #usarmyinfantry #militarymen #pow #prisonerofwar #normandy #worldwar2 #worldwartwo... Continue Reading →

Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, my maternal grandmother ((1909). She was the daughter 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 #familyhistory #familyhistorian #jarrell #jarrellgenealogy #birthcertificate #birthcertificates #vitalstatistics #1909 #1900s

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