Mabel Forshee Jarrell (1880-1966)

Mabel Forshee Jarrell (1880-1966). She was my maternal great-grandmother. She was an excellent cook and was known for her chicken & dumplings and 7 layer lemon cake. Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #detroit #michigan... Continue Reading →

Charles Feneley

Charles Feneley, husband of my great-aunt, Alma Schermack Feneley. They relocated from Freeport, Illinois, USA to Detroit, Michigan, USA along with her siblings, in the early 1900s. Uncle Charles was a veteran of the Spanish American War. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #feneley #feneleygenealogy #hats #meninhats... Continue Reading →

Vernon Lee Jarrell and Family Friend

Vernon Lee Jarrell (my maternal grandfather) with family friend (1950s). “Vern” was born in Missouri, the son of John McCreary Jarrell and Mabel Forshee Jarrell. Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #detroit #michigan #family #forshee... Continue Reading →

Winter Scene (1920s)

Found in a Schermack/Blumenstiel Family photo album. I love this Winter scene with the old cars. I’m not sure of the location, but Detroit, Michigan is one possibility. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #lovehistory #schermackgenealogy #blumenstielgenealogy #oldcar #oldcars #1920s

Air Show (1920s)

Air Show (1920s). Found in a Schermack/Blumenstiel Family photo album. It reminds me that my grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, went up in an open-cockpit plane in 1928. She only told her mother about it afterwards. I'm not sure of the location of this photo, but it could be Freeport, Illinois or Detroit, Michigan. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory... Continue Reading →

Schermack Sisters

Schermack Sisters. I am unsure of the group/occasion, but three of my Schermack great-great aunts appear in the photo. They were sisters of my great-grandmother, Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. Back row, left is Anna Schermack, next to Alma Schermack Feneley. In front of Alma is Emma Schermack. As a bonus, my maternal grandmother, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell... Continue Reading →

Agnes Carney Falkner

Agnes Carney Falkner (my paternal grandmother) in the 1920s. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #carneygenealogy #carney #1920s #flapper #flapperstyle #hat #womeninhats #detroit #detroitmichigan #1920sstyle

Alma Schermack Feneley

Alma Schermack Feneley in about 1910 and 1972. She was my great-great aunt, who I knew as an old woman in the 1960s/70s. I don’t remember her personality, but definitely remember our family visiting her at home and in the nursing home where she passed. She relocated from Freeport, Illinois, USA to Detroit, Michigan, USA... Continue Reading →

Agnes Carney Falkner and Friends

My paternal grandmother, Agnes Carney Falkner (center) with friends in the 1920s. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #carneygenealogy #carney #1920s #flapper #flapperstyle #hat #womeninhats #detroit #detroitmichigan #1920sstyle

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