Patrick Ernest Falkner and Helen Bell Hale

My father, Patrick Ernest Falkner with my Mom’s first cousin (one generation removed), Helen Bell Hale, in Desloge, Missouri, USA. “Aunt Helen” was a lovely person and an avid gardener. My family would visit her in Missouri once a year. Helen was the wife of my maternal grandfather’s (Vernon Lee Jarrell) first cousin, Charles Smith... Continue Reading →

Vernon Lee Jarrell Birth Certificate

Birth certificate for Vernon Lee Jarrell, my maternal grandfather. There was no formal birth certificate from his birth in 1909, so this was generated in 1940, based on his father’s sworn statement. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory... Continue Reading →

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell

My maternal great-grandfather, John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell, at left, with unidentified couple. John was born in Missouri, USA 18 December 1876. He 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... Continue Reading →

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell and Brother

My maternal great-grandfather, John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell, at left, with his brother, “Jip”. He was born in Missouri, USA 18 December 1876. He 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”... Continue Reading →

Ella Haile (left) and Bessie Haile Calvird (1970s)

Ella Haile (left) and her sister, Bessie Haile Calvird (1970s). They were first cousins of my maternal grandfather, Vernon Lee Jarrell. Ella was born blind and loved jewelry. She used to say “my, that is real pretty” when she received something new. My family used to visit the sisters in Desloge, Missouri, USA, where my... Continue Reading →

Dina Lee Chilton, 1950s

Dina Lee Chilton, 1950s. She was my Mother’s second cousin, one generation removed, but were close in age. She was a frequent “partner-in-crime” in our family adventures. Her great-grandmother, Eliza Forshee Haile was sister to mine, Mabel Forshee Jarrell. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots... Continue Reading →

Ansel Marion and Mary Hughes Jarrell Gravestones

Gravestones of Ansel Marion and Mary Hughes Jarrell. They were my 2nd great-grandparents. Buried in the Jarrell Family Cemetery in Sainte Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, USA . Photo and text credit to Craig Kolb on Find-a-Grave (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/92605505/ansel-marion-jarrell) #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia... Continue Reading →

Nancy Bernard Jarrell Gravestone (1807-1884)

Nancy Bernard Jarrell gravestone (1807-1884). She was my 3x great-grandmother. Buried in the Jarrell Family Cemetery in Sainte Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, USA . Photo credit to Craig Kolb on Find-a-Grave (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/92605569/nancy-jane-jarrell). #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory... Continue Reading →

Hiram Jarrell Gravestone (1808-1889)

Hiram Jarrell gravestone (1808-1889). Hiram was the son of Richard Jarrell and Elizabeth Herndon both of Virginia and Tennessee. Hiram married Nancy Jane Bernard 25 December 1827 in Rockingham County, North Carolina and became the father of nine known children. He was my 3x great-grandfather. Buried in the Jarrell Family Cemetery in Sainte Genevieve, Ste.... Continue Reading →

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell (1876-1950)

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell (1876-1950). He was born in Missouri, USA 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 Vernon Lee Jarrell. #familyhistory #familyphoto #genealogy #jarrellgenealogy... Continue Reading →

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