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 →

Carney Women

Norah Carney (left), Agnes Carney Falkner (my maternal grandmother), and their mother, Julia Grady Carney, in the 1920s. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #carneygenealogy #carney #falkner #grandparents #canada #portarthur #ontario #thunderbay #thunderbayontario #1920s #flapperstyle

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 →

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 →

Elizabeth Mitchell Falkner (1808-1882)

Elizabeth Mitchell Falkner (1808-1882), my paternal great-great-great grandmother. She was married to William, a builder, decorator, and mortician. Their son, John William, continued the business and built it into J.W. Falkner and Sons, builders located in Southwark, London. #falknerjarrell #jwfalknerandsons #architecture #oldbuilding #london #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #falknergenealogy #englishhistory #cityoflondon #oldphoto #oldphotos #london🇬🇧 #londoncityworld #londonphotography #londonarchitecture... Continue Reading →

“Clovelly” Gardens – John William Falkner House

The back garden of “Clovelly.” This was the last home of my great-great grandparents, John William and Emma Beach Falkner, at 12 Buckleigh Rd, Streatham Common, England, UK. John founded J.W. Falkner and Sons, builders in 19th and 20th Century London. They were the parents of George Ernest Falkner, Sr. #falknergenealogy #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #familypictures #genealogy... Continue Reading →

George Callaghan and Craig Falkner

Cousin George and me. Craig Falkner (left) and George Callaghan at Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada (1968). My family made several driving trips to Campbellton from Redford, Michigan, USA in the 1960s/1970s. We loved visiting our Canadian cousins. We descend from sisters, Julia Grady Carney (Michigan) and Mary Grady Chuliner (Campellton). #falknerjarrell #falknergenealogy #falkner #chulinergenealogy #chuliner... Continue Reading →

William and Elizabeth Mitchell Falkner Gravestone

Gravestone of William and Elizabeth Mitchell Falkner, my 3x great grandparents. William started a building/decorating/undertaker business in the 1800s that his son, John William Falkner (my great-great grandfather), turned into the London building company, J.W. Falkner and Sons. #falknerjarrell #jwfalknerandsons #london #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #falknergenealogy #englishhistory #cityoflondon #familyphoto #london🇬🇧 #londoncityworld #londonphotography #london #falkner #jwfalkner #oldbuildings... Continue Reading →

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 →

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