Patrick Falkner (1939-2006)

My father, Patrick Falkner (1939-2006), dancing with a friend in the 1950s. Despite being superimposed over another image, it is a nice image from his teenage years. Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #father #redfordmi #youngmen #teenager #1950s #dancing... Continue Reading →

Schermack and Jarrell Gathering

Schermack and Jarrell Gathering. Left to right (back row): Alma Schermack, Anna Schermack, unknown, unknown, Mabel Forshee Jarrell (my great-grandmother), unknown, unknown, unknown, Vernon Lee Jarrell (my maternal grandfather), Alfred Schermack. Front row: Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (my maternal grandmother), Bessie Haile Calvird, Grace Richards Schermack. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #jarrellgenealogy #schermackgenealogy #blumenstiel #jarrell #schermack #forsheegenealogy #forshee #familyhistory... Continue Reading →

John William Blumenstiel (1883-1976)

John William Blumenstiel (1883-1976), my maternal great-grandfather. Born in 1883 in Reichensachsen, Hessen, his family immigrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. He lived until 1976 (92 years), so I was fortunate to know him. He was one of my childhood heroes. The photo was taken in the back garden of my family’s house in... Continue Reading →

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

Sheek (1960s)

My family’s first puppy, Sheek (1960s). My father found him wandering the streets as a puppy and brought him home. We quickly took him to our hearts. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #oldphotograph #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #father #dog #dogsofinstagram #dogs_of_instagram #familypet #rescuedog #doggo #dogdad... Continue Reading →

Bing Schermack (1920s)

Unidentified woman holding Bing Schermack, a Pekingese (1920s). Bing was the canine child of my 2x great-grandmother, Amelia Schauer Schermack. The woman could be one of Amelia’s sisters or nieces, but I need to do more work to confirm her identity. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #detroit #detroithistory #michigan... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday – Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell

Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell (1920s). Dorothy was my maternal grandmother and the daughter of John William and Laura Schermack Blumenstiel. The family lived in Detroit, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphotos #oldphoto #detroit #detroithistory ##michigan #michiganhistory #familyhistory #familyhistorian #jarrell #jarrellgenealogy #flapperstyle #flappers #flapper #roaring20s #1920s #1920sfashion #fashion #womensapparel #americassweetheart #americassweethearts #grandmother #grandma #maternalgrandmother

Mary Ann “Cookie” Jarrell Falkner

Mary Ann "Cookie" Jarrell Falkner (my mother), late 1950s. Taken in Redford, Michigan, USA. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia #familyarchives #jarrellgenealogy #jarrell #ancestors #lovefamilyhistory #detroit #michigan #falknergenealogy #falkner #mothersday #mother

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! My siblings and me, late 1960s. Left to right: Craig, Mike, and Kathy Falkner. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #family #vintagephotography #genealogyresearch #vintagephoto #savinghistory #findingroots #falknergenealogy #falkner #1960s #savefamilyphotos #savefamilymemories #siblings👫 #siblings #siblingsunday #redfordmi #redfordmichigan #michigan #triplethreat

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