Adolph, Christine, and William Blumenstiel

William Blumenstiel (right) with father and step-mother, Adolph and Christine Blumenstiel (Freeport, Illinois, USA, about 1915). William was brother to my great-grandfather and Adolph was my great-great grandfather. The family immigrated from Reichensachsen, Hesse to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto... Continue Reading →

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel Headstone

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel - Headstone. Adolph Blumenstiel was the paternal grandfather of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and father of John William Blumenstiel. The family immigrated to the USA in 1885 and his first wife, Christina Vaupel, died in 1888. Following Christina's death, Adolph married Christine Dreier Nieman, a widow. Adolph and Christine are buried in the... Continue Reading →

Theodore Roosevelt – Freeport, Illinois, USA (1903)

Theodore Roosevelt - Dedicating monument to Lincoln Douglas Debates Freeport, Illinois, USA. June 3, 1903. Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. was in the welcoming delegation and Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel worked on the monument. #falknerjarrell #schermack #schermackgenealogy #blumenstiel #blumenstielgenealogy #freeportil #freeportillinois #lincolndouglasdebate #abrahamlincoln #abrahamlincon #teddyroosevelt #theodoreroosevelt #roosevelt #illinoishistory #illinois #historicphotos #historicphoto #historicphotography

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel Obituary (1850-1921)

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel Obituary (1850-1921). Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel was the paternal grandfather of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and father of John William Blumenstiel. He was a stone mason and worked for William Ascher, a builder in Freeport, Illinois, USA for many years. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #germany #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #ancestor... Continue Reading →

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel – Locket Watch Fob

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel - locket watch fob and watch chain (19th Century). The locket is engraved with “AWB” and contains photos of Adolph and his second wife, Christine Dreier Blumenstiel. He lived in Freeport, Illinois, USA and was the paternal grandfather of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell And father of John William Blumenstiel. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #freeportillinois #illinois... Continue Reading →

Adolph and Christine Blumenstiel (1903)

Adolph and Christine Blumenstiel (1903) Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel married Christine Nieman Dreier, a widow, following the death of his first wife, Christina Vaupel in 1889. Adolph was a stone mason by trade and is said to have erected the monument to the Lincoln-Douglas Debates in Freeport, Illinois. He was the Father of John William Blumenstiel... Continue Reading →

Adolph Wilhelm and Christine Dreier Blumenstiel, late 19th Century. Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel married Christine Nieman Dreier, a widow, following the death of his first wife, Christina Vaupel in 1889. Adolph was a stone mason by trade and is said to have erected the monument to the Lincoln-Douglas Debates in Freeport, Illinois. He was the Father... Continue Reading →

Anna Neuman Vaupel (1818-1908)

Anna Neuman Vaupel (1818-1908) immigrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. She joined her daughter and son-in-law, Christina Vaupel and Adolph Blumenstiel in relocating from Reichensachsen, Hessen. Anna died in 1908, just before her 90th birthday. She had 3 other children in the USA: John Vaupel, George Vaupel, and Martha Vaupel Mayer. She was the... Continue Reading →

Mary Ann Jarrell Genealogy Chart 07Jan2019

A genealogy chart is a work-in-progress, always changing as new discoveries are made and old information is updated. Below is the current chart for Mary Ann Jarrell, daughter of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and Vernon Lee Jarrell.

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