Blumenstiel/Vaupel Family

Blumenstiel/Vaupel Family. My great-great aunt and uncle with their maternal aunt (my 3x great aunt). Left to right: William George Blumenstiel, Martha Vaupel Mayer, and Helen Blumenstiel, in Freeport, Illinois, USA (early 20th Century). The Blumenstiel/Vaupel family immigrated from Reichensachsen, Hessen in the 1880s. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos... Continue Reading →

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel Family

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel, my great-great grandfather, with his second wife, Christine Dreier Blumenstiel (second from left) and their daughter, Clara Blumenstiel Campbell (far right). I’m unsure who the woman at the left is, but she might be one of Christine’s daughters from her first marriage. Taken in Freeport, Illinois, USA (early 20th Century). #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy... Continue Reading →

Clara Blumenstiel Campbell

Following up yesterday’s post, here is a photo of my great-great aunt, Clara Blumenstiel Campbell, later in life. She was the half-sister of my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. #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 #halfsister... Continue Reading →

Clara Blumenstiel Campbell

My great-great aunt, Clara Blumenstiel Campbell in Freeport, Illinois, USA. She was the half-sister of my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. #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 #halfsister #sibling

Clara Blumenstiel Campbell

Clara Blumenstiel Campbell (right) and cat. She was the half-sister sister of my great- grandfather, John William Blumenstiel, daughter of Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel and his second wife, Christine Nieman Blumenstiel. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #blumenstiel #freeportil #illinois #greatgreataunt... Continue Reading →

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel and Children

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel (left), my great-great grandfather, with two of his children, William George Blumenstiel, and Clara Blumenstiel Campbell 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

Adolph Wilhelm and Christine Dreier Blumenstiel

Adolph Wilhelm and Christine Dreier Blumenstiel, of Freeport, Illinois, USA (early 20th Century). Adolph married Christine Nieman Dreier, a widow, following the death of his first wife, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, in 1889. Adolph was a stone mason by trade and is said to have erected the monument to the Lincoln-Douglas Debates in Freeport, Illinois. He... Continue Reading →

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel and Children

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel (left), my great-great grandfather, with two of his children, William George Blumenstiel, and Clara Blumenstiel Campbell 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

Vaupel Clothier

Real photo postcard with the Vaupel Clothier sign at the right and center. This block of Galena Street in Freeport, Illinois and the Vaupel store were captured in at least 2 real photo postcards during the 44th Grand Army of the Republic (Civil War Veterans) Encampment in 1910. John Vaupel was my third great uncle,... Continue Reading →

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