Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes & Donald Blumenstiel

My Blumenstiel/Holmes great-aunts and uncles. Left to right: Walter Holmes, wife Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes, Donald William Blumenstiel, and wife Beatrice Wallace Blumenstiel. The child is John Walter “Jack” Holmes, my mother’s first cousin. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogia #genealogist #genealogía #généalogie #genealogical #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistorian #1930s #1930sfashion #holmes #siblings... Continue Reading →

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

Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and friend (1920s)

Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (left) and friend (1920s). Dorothy was my maternal grandmother and the daughter of John William and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. The family lived in Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory ##michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #jarrell #jarrellgenealogy #flapperstyle #flappers #flapper #roaring20s #1920s #1920sfashion #fashion #womensapparel

Blumenstiel/Jarrell/Holmes Cousins

Blumenstiel/Jarrell/Holmes Cousins, early 1950s. Left to right: Carol Blumenstiel Schutzler, Mary Ann “Cookie” Jarrell Falkner (my mother), Ronald Holmes, John William Jarrell, Nancy Blumenstiel, Dolores Jarrell Roy. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #michigan #familyhistory #familyhistorian #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #sibling #siblings #cousins #cousin #1950s #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #roygenealogy #roy #holmes #holmesgenealogy #falknergenealogy... 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 →

Amelia Schauer Schermack with Grandchildren

Amelia Schauer Schermack (back) with grandchildren (left to right): Donald William Falkner, Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes, and Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (about 1915). #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #sisters #sister #ancestors #ancestor #ancestry #familyphoto #sibling #siblings #schermackgenealogy #schermack #1900s 😍 #children #1920s #genealogie #genealogia #genealogist

Vernon Lee and Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and Children

Vernon Lee and Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and Children (early 1940s). Children, left to right: John William Jarrell, Mary Ann “Cookie” Jarrell Falkner (my mother) and Dolores Jarrell Roy. Taken in front of the house of Alfred and Grace Schermack on Winston St., Detroit, Michigan. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto... Continue Reading →

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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