Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer Home

Colorized version of Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer family home, near Freeport, Illinois, USA. The Schauers (seated in the photograph) were my maternal 3x great-grandparents, parents of Amelia Schauer Schermack, my 2x great grandmother. While the colorization isn’t perfect, it adds some interest to this photo, likely from the 1870s. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory... Continue Reading →

Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer

Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer (my 3x great-grandparents), late 19th Century, colorized by My Heritage. The family immigrated from Nürtingen, Baden-Württemberg (present day Germany) to the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA in 1848. They moved to Reading, Pennsylvania, USA, where several children were born, including Amelia Schauer Schermack (b. 1853), my great-great grandmother. The family eventually settled near... Continue Reading →

Oak Street Evangelical Church

Oak Street Evangelical Church in Freeport, Illinois, USA. According to his obituary, my 3x great-grandfather, Gottlieb Schauer, attended this church after he migrated to Illinois in about 1870. He came from Nürtingen, Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. He arrived in Philadelphia in 1848 and stayed for 5 years. He then lived in Reading, Pennsylvania for 15... Continue Reading →

Schauer Family – Nürtingen, Baden-Württemberg

The Schauer branch of my maternal grandmother’s family immigrated from Germany to the USA in 1848. Their hometown was Nürtingen, in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, located on the river Neckar. Thanks to Ancestry, I’m finding many German records not available online previously. I would love to follow in my ancestor’s... 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 →

Mary Ann Jarrell Genealogy Chart 07Jan2019

A genealogy chart is a work-in-progress, always changing as new discoveries are made and old information is updated. Below is the current chart for Mary Ann Jarrell, daughter of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell and Vernon Lee Jarrell.

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