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 →

Nürtingen: Schauer Family Hometown

Schauer Family hometown: Nürtingen in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, located on the river Neckar. My 3x great-grandparents, Gottlieb and Philippina Schauer, migrated from here to Pennsylvania and then Freeport, Illinois, USA in the 19th Century. #falknerjarrell #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #schauer #schauergenealogy #greatgreatgrandmother #19thcentury #antiquephoto #freeportil... 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 →

Amelia Schauer Schermack (1853-1925)

Amelia Schauer Schermack, my great-great grandmother. Amelia was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA in 1853. Her family migrated west to Freeport, Illinois, USA, where she married Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. in 1875. Following the death of her husband in 1915, she moved to Detroit, Michigan, USA, to be near her children. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois... Continue Reading →

Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer

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

Louise and Fred Balthauser

Louise Balthauser and her son, Fred. She was the sister of Amelia Schauer Schermack, my great-great-grandmother. #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schermack #freeportillinois #illinois #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #oldphoto #oldphotos #illinoishistory #detroit #detroithistory #michigan #michiganhistory #schauer #schauergenealogy #grandmother #greatgrandmother #greatgreatgrandmother #1900s #antiquephoto #oldwoman #freeportil #freeportillinois #pa #19thcentury #usarmy #ww1 #wwi

Schauer Sisters (Circa 1920)

Schauer Sisters (Circa 1920). Amelia Schauer Schermack, with dog, Bing. Amelia (right) was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA in 1853. Her family migrated west to Freeport, Illinois, USA, where she married Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. in 1875. Following the death of her husband in 1915, she moved to Detroit, Michigan, USA, to be near her... Continue Reading →

Children of Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer (Circa 1905)

Children of Gottlieb and Philippine Schauer (circa 1905) - Freeport, Illinois, USA. Amelia Schauer Schermack (1853-1925) stands behind the left shoulder of the center brother. She was the maternal grandmother of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #freeportillinois #familyphotography #falknerjarrell #schermackgenealogy #schauergenealogy #oldphotos #schermack #schauer #oldphoto #oldphotos #oldfamilyphotos #familyphotos #genealogyphoto #genealogyphotos #illinois #brothersandsisters

Schermack Family Photo (Circa 1950s)

Schermack Family photo, circa 1950s. The photo was taken at the home of Alfred and Grace Schermack, 19470 Winston, Detroit, Michigan. Back row, left to right: Alfred Schermack, Will Schauer (cousin), John William Blumenstiel. Front row, left to right: Dora Balthauser (cousin), Laura Schermack Blumenstiel, Grace Schermack, Emma Schermack, Anna Schermack, Alma Schermack Fenely. #familyhistory... Continue Reading →

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