George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (1911-1982)

My paternal grandfather, George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (1911-1982). He worked at Laurie Bros Market in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA in 1931, when the photo was taken. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #ancestor #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falkner #falknergenealogy #detroit #detroithistory #royaloakmi #grocer #grocerystore #1930s #vintagemen

George Ernest Falkner, Jr.

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. in front of Olympia Arena in Detroit, Michigan, USA. For some reason, it makes me think of bootlegging. I have a letter from his sister admonishing him to “never do that again,” so I wonder what he got up to in the wild days of prohibition. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto... Continue Reading →

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (1911-1982)

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (1911-1982), my paternal grandfather. Taken in the late 1960s in Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #ancestor #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falkner #falknergenealogy #redford #redfordmichigan #redfordmi #michigan #grandfather #vintagemen #swingset #grandparent

Last Postcard from Emma Falkner Alfaro

Postcard from Emma May Falkner Alfaro to her brother, George Ernest “Ernie” Falkner, Jr. (26 January 1934). “Aunt May” was a New York-based dancer in Texas for work. She tragically died of typhoid fever in San Antonio in July, 1934 at the age of 25. This is the last communication we have from her. #falknerjarrell... Continue Reading →

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. with Sons

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (Ernie) with sons, Ronald (left) and Patrick (my father), early 1940s. This Kodachrome slide is over-exposed, but shows my grandfather as a young father. My father’s oversized shirt collar and naive outfit make it quite poignant. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph... Continue Reading →

George Ernest Falkner, Sr. and Family

George Ernest Falkner, Sr. (back left) with son, George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (“Ernie”), and grandsons Patrick (my father, front center) and Ronald. The girl was a neighbor. Taken in front of Falkner House on Seminole St. In Redford, Michigan, USA. Taken in the early 1940s. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos... Continue Reading →

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. and Friends

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (1911-1982) and friends in Put-in-Bay Island, Ohio, USA. In the early 1930s, he worked at Laurie Bros. Market in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA at the time of this photo. He was my paternal grandfather. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #ancestor #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #familyarchives #oldphotograph... Continue Reading →

Patrick Ernest Falkner and George Ernest Falkner, Jr.

Patrick Ernest Falkner and George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (my father and grandfather) with our family dog, Sheek, in the 1970s. Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #father #fathersday #happyfathersday #dog #doggo #fatherandson #redfordmi #twogenerations #grandfather

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (1911-1982)

George Ernest Falkner, Jr. (1911-1982) at right with friend. He worked at Laurie Bros Market in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA in 1931, when the photo was taken. He was the father of Patrick Ernest Falkner. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #ancestor #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots... Continue Reading →

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