John William and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel

John William and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. The photo was taken at their house at 2652 Columbus, Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #sisters #sister #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #schermackgenealogy #schermack #1940s #parents #greatgreatgrandparents #greatgreatgrandmother #greatgreatgrandpa

John William Blumenstiel

John William Blumenstiel (1883-1976), my maternal great-grandfather. Born in 1883 in Reichensachsen, Hessen, his family immigrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. I believe this rather surreal photo of him was taken after he moved to Detroit, in the early 1900s. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor... Continue Reading →

John William Blumenstiel (1883-1976)

John William Blumenstiel (1883-1976), my maternal great-grandfather. Born in 1883 in Reichensachsen, Hessen, his family immigrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. He lived until 1976 (92 years), so I was fortunate to know him. He was one of my childhood heroes. The photo was taken in the back garden of my family‚Äôs house in... 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 →

Stanley House, Falkland Islands.

Stanley House, Falkland Islands. Builder: J.W. Falkner and Sons (1877). Designed by Alfred Robert Pite. All the building materials were shipped from England and assembled on the building site in Stanley, Falkland Islands. J.W. Falkner and Sons was founded by my great-great grandfather, John William Falkner, in Southwark, London, UK. #falknerjarrell #jwfalknerandsons #architecture #oldbuilding #london... Continue Reading →

John William and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel House

John William and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel House, Grandview St, Detroit, Michigan, USA. This was the last home lived in by my maternal great-grandparents. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #schermackgenealogy #schermack #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #detroit #michigan #greatgrandparents #greatgrandparentshouse #bungalow #1950shouse

John William Blumenstiel (driver) and Friends

John William Blumenstiel (driver) and Friends. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #detroit #michigan #blumenstiel #greatgrandfather #oldcar #oldcars #autos #vintagecar

Clara Blumenstiel Campbell and Children

Clara Blumenstiel Campbell and children. She was the half-sister of my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. She lived until 1989, when she was 98 years of age. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #blumenstiel #freeportil #illinois #greatgreataunt #motherandchildren #campbell #cousins... Continue Reading →

John William Blumenstiel (1920s)

John William Blumenstiel (1920s), my maternal great-grandfather. Born in 1883 in Reichensachsen, Hessen, his family immigrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. He lived until 1976 (92 years), so I was fortunate to know him and he was one of my heroes. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto... Continue Reading →

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