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

Learning to Drive

Child “driving” antique car. From an album of Helen Blumenstiel (my great-great aunt), when she lived in Chilco, Idaho, USA. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #genealogia #blumenstielgenealogy #chilco #chilcoid #chilcoidaho #vintagecars #vintagecar #oldcar #oldcars #antiquecar #antiquecars #greatgreataunt

Blumenstiel Cottage

Blumenstiel cottage on Cranberry Lake in Commerce Township, Michigan, USA. It was owned by my great-grandparents, John William Blumenstiel and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #familyarchives #commercetownship #commercetownshipmi #michigan #blumenstiel #greatgrandfather #reichensachsen #hessen #freeportil #immigrant #cottage #lakecottage

William Blumenstiel and Scotty

William Blumenstiel with Scotty, in Chilco, Idaho, USA. He was the brother of my great- grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. He and his sister, Helen, moved west from Freeport, Illinois to Chilco, Idaho, and ended up in Spokane, Washington, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto... Continue Reading →

Schermack/Blumenstiel Family

Schermack/Blumenstiel Family (circa 1915). The woman in black, center row, is my great-great grandmother, Amelia Schauer Schermack. The children seated in the front row include my grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, at center, with my great-aunt, Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes, to the left, followed by their cousin, Florence Schermack. I can identify various other family members, such... Continue Reading →

John William Blumenstiel and Vernon Lee Jarrell

My maternal great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel (left), and grandfather, Vernon Lee Jarrell, Christmas, 1971. Taken at Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #vintagephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #christmas #fatherinlaw #soninlaw #greatgrandfather #grandfather #redfordmi

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel and Son

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel (left), my great-great grandfather, with two of his son, William George Blumenstiel in Freeport, Illinois, USA (early 20th Century). #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #greatgreatgrandfather #1900s #fatherandchildren

Helen Blumenstiel

Helen Blumenstiel (my great-great aunt), and antique car. Chilco, Idaho, USA. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #genealogia #blumenstielgenealogy #chilco #chilcoid #chilcoidaho #vintagecars #vintagecar #oldcar #oldcars #antiquecar #antiquecars #greatgreataunt

Schermack Sisters

My great-grandmother, Laura Schermack Blumenstiel, at right, with her sister, Alma Schermack Feneley. The child could be my maternal grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #sisters #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #strongwomen #sisters #hats #1900s #womeninhats #women #womensfashion #feneley #hats #aunt #greatgreataunt #feneleygenealogy #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel

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