Martha Vaupel Mayer (1857-1961)

Martha Vaupel Mayer (1857-1961, 103 years). She was the daughter of Christian Vaupel and Anna Elisabetha Neuman. Her sister was Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, the mother of John William Blumenstiel. Martha Vaupel migrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA from Reichensachsen, Hessen with her brother, John Vaupel, in 1880. Martha died in 1961, at the age of 103... Continue Reading →

Martha Vaupel Mayer (1857-1961)

Martha Vaupel Mayer (1857-1961) at left. She was the daughter of Christian Vaupel and Anna Elisabetha Neuman. Her sister was Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, my great-great grandmother. Martha Vaupel migrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA from Reichensachsen, Hessen with her brother, John Vaupel, in 1880. Martha died in 1961, at the age of 103 years. #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy... 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 →

Martha Vaupel Mayer (1857-1961)

Martha Vaupel Mayer (1857-1961) at right. She was the daughter of Christian Vaupel and Anna Elisabetha Neuman. Her sister was Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, my great-great grandmother. Martha Vaupel migrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA from Reichensachsen, Hessen with her brother, John Vaupel, in 1880. Martha died in 1961, at the age of 103 years. #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy... Continue Reading →

Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. (1844-1915)

Tintype photo of my 2x great-grandfather (left), Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. (1844-1915) and unidentified man. A tailor by trade, he was Born in Heimbach, Neuwied, Prussia and immigrated to the USA in 1857. The photo is not in good condition, but I treasure every image I have of 19th century ancestors. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois... 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 →

Regina Vaupel and Berend Janssen, Wedding Announcement (1909)

Wedding invitation for marriage of Regina Vaupel and Berend Janssen, 1909. She was the daughter of John Vaupel, my 3x great-uncle. John Vaupel was the brother of my great-great grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. #genealogy #familyhistory #freeportillinois #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #oldphotos #storefront #clothingstore #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #vintageadvertisement #advertisement #illinois #illinoishistory #clothingstore #manclothes #manclothing #gentleman #haberdashery #freeportil #chapiniowa... Continue Reading →

Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer Family

Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer Family, near Freeport, Illinois, USA. The Schauers were my maternal 3x great-grandparents. Gottlieb is seated at far right and Philippine at center. The woman in back row, second from right is Amelia Schauer Schermack, my great-great-grandmother, surrounded by her siblings. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory... Continue Reading →

Sam and Martha Vaupel Mayer

Martha Vaupel Mayer (1857-1961) and husband, Samuel Mayer (1858-1942). She was the daughter of Christian Vaupel and Anna Elisabetha Neuman and sister of my great-great grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. Martha Vaupel migrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA from Reichensachsen, Hessen with her brother, John Vaupel, in 1880. Martha died in 1961, at the age of 103... Continue Reading →

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