Jacob G. Schermack

Newspaper ad for Jacob G. Schermack, who was my 3rd great uncle. He and his family migrated to Brooklyn, New York from Heimbach-Weis, Germany in 1857. Several of the Schermack brothers were tailors, including Jacob and John, my 2x great grandfather. Jacob stayed in Brooklyn, while my ancestor moved to Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel/Schermack Family Christmas

Blumenstiel/Schermack Family Christmas, 1930s. Left to right: Laura Schermack Blumenstiel (my great-grandmother) Beatrice Wallace Blumenstiel, Vernon Jarrell (my maternal grandfather), Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (my maternal grandmother), Walter Holmes, Anna K. Schermack, Alma Schermack Feneley, John William Blumenstiel (my great-grandfather). The couple at far right and three people sitting in front of them are unidentified. #falknerjarrell... Continue Reading →

Alfred R. Schermack

Alfred R. Schermack, practicing golf in front of his parents’ house at 19470 Winston in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was the son of Alfred and Grace Schermack and my grandmother’s first cousin. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #familyarchives #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #detroit #michigan #schermackgenealogy #schermack #golf #vintagegolf #antiquegolf... Continue Reading →

Class Photo 1890

Freeport, Illinois 3rd Ward No. 4 School Class Photo 1890. Emma P. Schermack, my great-grandmother’s sister, attended this class and may be in the first seated row, far right. Note the student on the penny-farthing bike in the back row. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #freeport #freeportil #pennyfarthing #familypictures #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #schoolmemories #classphoto #schoolphoto #schoolphotos... Continue Reading →

Emma P. Schermack and Friend

A favorite old photograph: Emma P. Schermack and friend on a Harley-Davidson, early 20th Century. Taken in Freeport, Illinois, USA. Emma was the sister of my great-grandmother, Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. Auntie Em was always stylish and nicely turned out, so it is fun to see her on a motorcycle in her youth. I would worry... Continue Reading →

Schermack Sisters

Picnic with Schermack Sisters. My great-great aunts, Emma Schermack (third from left) and Alma Schermack Feneley (fourth from left), at a picnic. It appears to be at Freeport, Illinois, USA at Krape Park? The photo is not inscribed, so I am unsure of the group and occasion. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #familyhistory #familyhistorian #sisters #sister... Continue Reading →

Ruth Schermack and Edward Binkelman

Marriage license of my maternal grandmother’s first cousin, Ruth Schermack and Edward Binkelman (1929). Her father was my great-great uncle, Joseph J. Schermack, an inventor of mailing machines, vending machines and other devices. #familyhistory #detroit #schermackgenealogy #schermack #genealogy #falknerjarrell #vending #vendingmachines #josephjschermack #marriagelicense #cousin #ohio #lucascountyohio #toledoohio #ohiomarriage

Schermack Sisters

Picnic with Schermack Sisters. My great-great aunts, Emma Schermack (front, second from left) and Alma Schermack Feneley (third from left), at a picnic. The photo is not inscribed, so I am unsure of the group and occasion. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #familyhistory #familyhistorian #sisters #sister #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #cousins... 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 →

Gottfried Schermack Naturalization Papers

Gottfried Schermack naturalization papers (1864) fom Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was my 3x great-grandfather, who emigrated from Prussia to Brooklyn in 1857. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyresearch #schermackgenealogy #schermack #heimbachweis #neuwied #prussia #immigration #immigrant #ancestors #ancestor #brooklyn #brooklynny #naturalization #citizenship #uscitizenship #usgovernment #1864 #greatgreatgreatgrandfather #3xgreatgrandfather

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