Anna Neuman Vaupel (1818-1908)

Anna Neuman Vaupel (1818-1908) immigrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. She joined her daughter and son-in-law, Christina Vaupel and Adolph Blumenstiel in relocating from Reichensachsen, Hessen. Anna died in 1908, just before her 90th birthday. She had 3 other children in the USA: John Vaupel, George Vaupel, and Martha Vaupel Mayer. She was the... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel Sisters – Circa 1880

Elizabeth (b. 1877) Helen (b. 1876) Blumenstiel were born in Reichensachsen, Hessen (present day Germany) to Adolph Wilhelm and Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. They were sisters to John William Blumenstiel and paternal aunts to Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. The family immigrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. This photograph is one of the few surviving pre-immigration images... Continue Reading →

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