John William Blumenstiel and Laura Schermack

Wedding Announcement for my great- grandparents, John William Blumenstiel and Laura Louise Schermack (Freeport Journal Standard, Freeport, Illinois, USA. December 1905). #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #schermack #schermackgenealogy #marriagebanns #newspaperarticle #newspaper #freeportillinois #freeportil #weddingannouncement #marriagelicense

Frank Carney (Circa 1920)

Frank Carney (Circa 1920). He was brother to my paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner and my great-uncle. The photo was likely taken in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada where the family immigrated in 1910-1915 from Widnes, Lancashire, England. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #baseball #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #oldphotograph #savinghistory... Continue Reading →

William Robert “Bill” Moore

William Robert “Bill” Moore (marked with “x”) with C Battery, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (RCHA) unit. He was first husband of My paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner. They married in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada in 1924 and moved to Detroit, Michigan, USA in 1929. Reasons for their break-up are unclear, but she formally divorced him... Continue Reading →

Schermack Sisters

Schermack Sisters. Left to right: Emma, Alma, and Ann. They were my great-great aunts, sisters to my great grandmother, Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. The photo was taken in Detroit, likely in one of their first residences in the city. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #sisters #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory#strongwomen #sisters... Continue Reading →

Halloween or Thanksgiving?

Halloween or Thanksgiving? My siblings and me. Mom often had creative ideas for our Halloween costumes. In this year, my siblings were Pilgrims and I was a cardboard turkey. I remember not being able to move my arms and bumping into things in my cardboard shell. Note my brother’s moustache and goatee. 🎃🎃 #falknerjarrell #ancestors... Continue Reading →

Vonnie and Irene Chuliner (1920s)

Vonnie and Irene Chuliner (1920s). They were first cousins to my paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner. Their mother, Mary Grady Chuliner, was sister to my great grandmother, Julia Grady Carney. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #1920s #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #savinghistory #findingroots #carneygenealogy #carney #chuliner #canada #portarthur #ontario #thunderbay #thunderbayontario #chulinergenealogy... Continue Reading →

Emma Schermack and Amanda Kuhlmeyer

Emma Schermack at left (my great-great aunt) with friend, Amanda Kuhlmeyer in Freeport, Illinois, USA. Aunt Em always had a sense of style. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #strongwomen #sisters #hats #1900s #1890s #1890sfashion #womeninhats #women #womensfashion #womensrights #friends #bestfriends #greatgreataunt #senseofstyle #style #stylishwomen #cdv #cartesdevisite

Regina Vaupel and Berend Anton Janssen

Regina Vaupel and Berend Anton Janssen married in October, 1909. 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. #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #janssen #janssengenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #familyphotography #familyphoto #ancestors #ancestor #freeportillinois #illinois #oldphotos... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel Family at Cranberry Lake

Blumenstiel Family at Cranberry Lake in Commerce Township, Michigan, USA in the early 1940s. Left to right: Helen Blumenstiel (my great-great aunt), my great grandmother, Laura Schermack Blumenstiel, and my great aunts, Beatrice Wallace Blumenstiel (daughter Nancy on lap), and Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #schermackgenealogy #schermack #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogia #genealogist #genealogía #généalogie #genealogical... Continue Reading →

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