Vaupel Siblings?

Vaupel Siblings? Front row, left is Regina Vaupel Janssen. I wonder if the others are Regina’s siblings. She had two brothers, so that would match. However, there were four sisters, so one would be missing. Regina’s father, John Vaupel, founded John Vaupel Clothiers in Freeport, Illinois, USA. Regina and her siblings were first cousins to... Continue Reading →

Regina Vaupel Janssen

Regina Vaupel Janssen, 13 years of age. She was first cousin to my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel, whose mother was Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. Regina’s father, John Vaupel, founded John Vaupel Clothiers in Freeport, Illinois, USA. The caption on the photo was written by my great-grandfather. #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #janssen #janssengenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto... Continue Reading →

Vaupel Clothier

Freeport, Illinois City Directory, about 1900. The lower advertising panel is for the Vaupel Clothier on Galena Street in Freeport, Illinois, USA. John Vaupel was the brother of my great-great grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, and my 3x great-uncle. #genealogy #familyhistory #freeportillinois #freeportil #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #oldphotos #storefront #clothingstore #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #advertising #vintageadvertising #gar... Continue Reading →

Vaupel Clothier – Freeport, Illinois, USA

Real photo postcard of the Vaupel Clothier on Galena Street in Freeport, Illinois during the 44th Grand Army of the Republic (Civil War Veterans) Encampment. You can see the word “Clothier” in white, above the marchers and “Vaupel” is barely visible. John Vaupel was the brother of my great-great grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, and my... Continue Reading →

Martha Vaupel Mayer Descendants

Children and families of Martha Vaupel Mayer of Freeport, Illinois, USA. This was compiled by my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel, and listed his maternal aunt’s family members. Martha was the sister of my 2x great-grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. She died in 1961, at the age of 103, which was uncommon for the time. The Blumenstiel/Vaupel... Continue Reading →

Reichensachsen, Hesse, Germany

Postcard from Blumenstiel/Vaupel hometown - Reichensachsen, Hesse. My Blumenstiel and Vaupel great-great grandparents came from Reichensachsen, Hesse (present day Germany) to Freeport, Illinois, USA in the 19th Century. The town still exists today, as part of the city of Wehretal. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #germany #familyphotos #postcards #hesse #reichensachsen #wehretal

John Vaupel Newspaper Article

1907 Newspaper article about a court case in Sioux City, Iowa, USA. involving John Vaupel, My 3x great-uncle. He owned the Vaupel Clothier located at 108 Galena St. Freeport, Illinois, USA. John Vaupel immigrated to the USA from Reichensachsen, Hessen and opened his shop in 1880. He was the brother of my great-great grandmother, Christina... Continue Reading →

Karl Vaupel Janssen

Karl Vaupel Janssen. He was the son of my great-grandfather’s (John William Blumenstiel) first cousin, Regina Vaupel Janssen. Her father, John Vaupel, founded the Vaupel Clothiers in Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #janssen #janssengenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #familyphotography #familyphoto #ancestors #ancestor #freeportillinois #illinois #oldphotos #oldphoto #antiquephoto #antiquephotograph #firstcousins #cousins #1900s #babybuggy #babyboy... Continue Reading →

Martha Vaupel Mayer and Family

Martha Vaupel Mayer and Sam Mayer with great-grandchildren. Martha was the sister of my 2x great-grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. She died in 1961, at the age of 103, which was uncommon for the time. The Blumenstiel/Vaupel family immigrated from Reichensachsen, Hessen in the 1880s. #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #mayergenealogy #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry... Continue Reading →

Vaupel-Mayer 4 Generations

4 Generations. Martha Vaupel Mayer (seated right) with her daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter. Martha was the sister of my 2x great-grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. She died in 1961, at the age of 103, which was uncommon for the time. The Blumenstiel/Vaupel family immigrated from Reichensachsen, Hessen in the 1880s. #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #mayergenealogy #freeportillinois #illinois... Continue Reading →

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