Patrick Ernest Falkner, Cowboy

My father, Patrick Ernest Falkner, wearing Roy Rogers/Trigger chaps in the 1940s. Scanned from a Kodachrome color slide. Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #genealogyresearch #vintagephoto #savinghistory #findingroots #children #1940s #savefamilyphotos #savefamilymemories #redfordmi #redfordmichigan #michigan #familyphotography #familyphotos #father #kodachrome #royrogers #trigger #cowboy #chaps

Patrick Falkner on Bicycle

My grandfather, George Ernest Falkner, Jr., supporting my father, Patrick, on an adult bike in the 1940s. I think the bike was my grandfather’s Christmas present. Scanned from a Kodachrome color slide. Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #genealogyresearch #vintagephoto #savinghistory #findingroots #children #1940s #savefamilyphotos #savefamilymemories... Continue Reading →

John William Jarrrell and Alfred Schermack

My uncle, John William Jarrrell, with my great-great uncle, Alfred Schermack, in the 1950s. “Uncle Al” was adored by his grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He loved tending to his garden, where he grew beautiful flowers, fruit, and vegetables. #falknerjarrell #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #detroit #detroitmichigan #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #detroitmi #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory... Continue Reading →

Schermack/Blumenstiel Families

Schermack aunts/uncle with their Blumenstiel nieces (circa 1912/1913). Back row, left to right: Left to right: Anna K. Schermack, Alfred H. Schermack, and Emma P. Schermack. Front row (left to right): Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (my grandmother), and her sister, Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes. Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel Sisters

Blumenstiel Sisters, circa 1915. Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (right, my grandmother) and Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes were the daughters of John William and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. The photo is about 1915 and the family lived in Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #sisters #sisters👭 #siblings #1900s... Continue Reading →

James Crawford Forshee (1837-1926)

James Crawford Forshee (1837-1926) was my great-great grandfather, maternal grandfather of my grandfather, Vernon Lee Jarrell. Born in Monroe, Tennessee, USA he migrated to Missouri, USA in the 1850s. He had moved to Detroit, Michigan, USA by 1920 and died there at 88 years of age. He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery on Woodward Avenue... Continue Reading →

Michael and Craig Falkner

My brother and me in our sandbox (late 1960s). My brother, Michael Falkner is preparing to throw dirt at the photographer, while I am totally innocent, not even thinking of throwing anything. Taken in the backyard of our house in Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography... Continue Reading →

Falkner Siblings

My siblings and me in the early 1970s. Left to right; Michael Falkner, Craig Falkner, Kathleen Falkner Rujan. Taken in Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #genealogyresearch #vintagephoto #savinghistory #findingroots #savefamilyphotos #savefamilymemories #siblings👫 #siblings #siblingsunday #redfordmi #redfordmichigan #michigan #triplethreat #familyphotography #familyphotos #1970s

Dolores Jarrell Roy (1934-2021)

Rest in Peace to my maternal aunt, Dolores Jarrell Roy, who passed away New Year’s Day, 2021. In the first photo, she is in front of the family home on Winston St. In Detroit, Michigan, USA. In the second and third photos, she is joined by her younger siblings, John Jarrell and Mary Ann “Cookie”... Continue Reading →

Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and Children

Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (my maternal grandmother) 80th birthday celebration. Dorothy and children, left to right: John William Jarrell, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, Dolores Jarrell Roy, Mary Ann Jarrell Falkner (my mother). Taken in Farmington, Michigan, USA (1989). #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell... Continue Reading →

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