Gravestone of Earl O. Jarrell

Gravestone of Earl O. Jarrell. Earl was brother to my grandfather, Vernon Lee Jarrell. He was the oldest of my grandfather’s siblings. Christened “Rastus Oakley Jarrell”, he changed his name to the simpler “Earl.” #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors... Continue Reading →

Adolph Wilhelm and Christine Dreier Blumenstiel

Adolph Wilhelm and Christine Dreier Blumenstiel, of Freeport, Illinois, USA (early 20th Century). Adolph married Christine Nieman Dreier, a widow, following the death of his first wife, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, 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... Continue Reading →

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 →

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