Emma Schermack

Tintype image of Emma Schermack (my great-great aunt) in Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #strongwomen #1890s #1880s #greatgreataunt #womensfashion #womensrights #tintype #tintypephotography #tintypes

Schermack and Jarrell Gathering

Schermack and Jarrell Gathering. Left to right (back row): Alma Schermack, Anna Schermack, unknown, unknown, Mabel Forshee Jarrell (my great-grandmother), unknown, unknown, unknown, Vernon Lee Jarrell (my maternal grandfather), Alfred Schermack. Front row: Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (my maternal grandmother), Bessie Haile Calvird, Grace Richards Schermack. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #jarrellgenealogy #schermackgenealogy #blumenstiel #jarrell #schermack #forsheegenealogy #forshee #familyhistory... Continue Reading →

Bing Schermack (1920s)

Unidentified woman holding Bing Schermack, a Pekingese (1920s). Bing was the canine child of my 2x great-grandmother, Amelia Schauer Schermack. The woman could be one of Amelia’s sisters or nieces, but I need to do more work to confirm her identity. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #detroit #detroithistory #michigan... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel/Schermack Family Christmas, 1930s

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 →

Schermack Sisters, 1950s

Schermack Sisters, 1950s. Left to right: Anna K. Schermack, Emma P. Schermack, Alma Schermack Feneley, and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel (my great-grandmother). They were born in Freeport, Illinois, USA and migrated to Detroit, Michigan, USA in the early 1900s. Their brother was an inventor, Joseph J. Schermack, known for his vending and mailing machines. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy... Continue Reading →

Winter Scene (1920s)

Found in a Schermack/Blumenstiel Family photo album. I love this Winter scene with the old cars. I’m not sure of the location, but Detroit, Michigan is one possibility. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #lovehistory #schermackgenealogy #blumenstielgenealogy #oldcar #oldcars #1920s

Air Show (1920s)

Air Show (1920s). Found in a Schermack/Blumenstiel Family photo album. It reminds me that my grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, went up in an open-cockpit plane in 1928. She only told her mother about it afterwards. I'm not sure of the location of this photo, but it could be Freeport, Illinois or Detroit, Michigan. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory... Continue Reading →

Schermack Sisters

Schermack Sisters. I am unsure of the group/occasion, but three of my Schermack great-great aunts appear in the photo. They were sisters of my great-grandmother, Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. Back row, left is Anna Schermack, next to Alma Schermack Feneley. In front of Alma is Emma Schermack. As a bonus, my maternal grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell... Continue Reading →

Alma Schermack Feneley

Alma Schermack Feneley in about 1910 and 1972. She was my great-great aunt, who I knew as an old woman in the 1960s/70s. I don’t remember her personality, but definitely remember our family visiting her at home and in the nursing home where she passed. She relocated from Freeport, Illinois, USA to Detroit, Michigan, USA... Continue Reading →

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