Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer Home

Colorized version of Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer family home, near Freeport, Illinois, USA. The Schauers (seated in the photograph) were my maternal 3x great-grandparents, parents of Amelia Schauer Schermack, my 2x great grandmother. While the colorization isn’t perfect, it adds some interest to this photo, likely from the 1870s. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory... Continue Reading →

Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer

Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer (my 3x great-grandparents), late 19th Century, colorized by My Heritage. The family immigrated from Nürtingen, Baden-Württemberg (present day Germany) to the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA in 1848. They moved to Reading, Pennsylvania, USA, where several children were born, including Amelia Schauer Schermack (b. 1853), my great-great grandmother. The family eventually settled near... Continue Reading →

Oak Street Evangelical Church

Oak Street Evangelical Church in Freeport, Illinois, USA. According to his obituary, my 3x great-grandfather, Gottlieb Schauer, attended this church after he migrated to Illinois in about 1870. He came from Nürtingen, Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. He arrived in Philadelphia in 1848 and stayed for 5 years. He then lived in Reading, Pennsylvania for 15... Continue Reading →

Amelia Schauer Schermack’s Sister

Schauer Sister (Circa 1920). I believe this is a sister of my great-great grandmother, Amelia Schauer Schermack. The same woman appears in other photographs with Amelia. It may be Pauline Schauer Grell, but there is no inscription on the photo. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory... Continue Reading →

Schauer Sisters

Schauer Sisters (Circa 1920). Amelia Schauer Schermack (left), with her dog, Bing, and one of her sisters. Amelia was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA in 1853. Her family migrated west to Freeport, Illinois, USA, where she married Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. in 1875. Following the death of her husband in 1915, she moved to Detroit,... Continue Reading →

Schauer Sisters

Schauer Sisters (Circa 1920). Amelia Schauer Schermack (left), with her dog, Bing, and one of her sisters. Amelia was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA in 1853. Her family migrated west to Freeport, Illinois, USA, where she married Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. in 1875. Following the death of her husband in 1915, she moved to Detroit,... Continue Reading →

Amelia Schauer Schermack

Memorial card for Amelia Schauer Schermack, my great-great grandmother. Amelia was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA in 1853. Her family migrated west to Freeport, Illinois, USA, where she married Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. in 1875. Following the death of her husband in 1915, she moved to Detroit, Michigan, USA, to be near her children. #falknerjarrell... Continue Reading →

Schauer Sisters

Schauer Sisters in Freeport, Illinois, USA. My great-great grandmother, Amelia Schauer Schermack is at far left, with her sisters behind her. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #schermackgenealogy #schauergenealogy #freeportillinois #greatgreatgrandmother #schermack #schauer

Schauer Sisters

Schauer sisters and daughters. Amelia Schauer Schermack (my great-great grandmother) at center, with her sister (Pauline Grell?) at left. Back row, clockwise from left are Anna Schermack, unknown, Alma Schermack Feneley, and Emma Schermack. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #familyhistory #familyhistorian #sisters #sister #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #cousins #schermackgenealogy #schermack #1910s #greatgrandparents #grandparents #greatgreatgrandma... Continue Reading →

Schauer Sisters

Schauer Sisters in Freeport, Illinois, USA. My great-great grandmother, Amelia Schauer Schermack is center row, far right. Her sisters are in the center and back rows, with possible nieces in the front row and far left. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots... Continue Reading →

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