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 →

Helen Blumenstiel, 19 Years Old

Helen Blumenstiel, 19 years old. She immigated to Freeport, Illinois, USA with her family in 1885. She and brother, William, ultimately settled in Spokane, Washington, USA. Helen was the sister of John William Blumenstel and aunt of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian #genealogia #blumenstielgenealogy #freeportillinois #freeportil... Continue Reading →

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel – Locket Watch Fob

Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel - locket watch fob and watch chain (19th Century). The locket is engraved with “AWB” and contains photos of Adolph and his second wife, Christine Dreier Blumenstiel. He lived in Freeport, Illinois, USA and was the paternal grandfather of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell And father of John William Blumenstiel. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #freeportillinois #illinois... Continue Reading →

Adolph and Christine Blumenstiel (1903)

Adolph and Christine Blumenstiel (1903) Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel married Christine Nieman Dreier, a widow, following the death of his first wife, Christina Vaupel 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 was the Father of John William Blumenstiel... Continue Reading →

Laura Schermack Blumenstiel

Laura Schermack Blumenstiel (1886-1958). Laura Louise Schermack was the daughter of Joseph J., Sr. And Amelia Schauer Schermack. She married John William Blumenstiel in Freeport, Illinois November 28, 1905. They had 3 children: Donald William Blumenstiel, Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, and Margaret Blumenstiel Holmes. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #germany #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots... Continue Reading →

Adolph Wilhelm and Christine Dreier Blumenstiel, late 19th Century. Adolph Wilhelm Blumenstiel married Christine Nieman Dreier, a widow, following the death of his first wife, Christina Vaupel 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 was the Father... Continue Reading →

John William Blumenstiel Circa 1890s

John William Blumenstiel, circa 1890s. Note the mourning pin on his lapel. The woman depicted is his Mother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel, who passed away when he was 5 years old, in 1889. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #germany #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian... Continue Reading →

John Vaupel Clothier in Freeport, Illinois, USA

John Vaupel Clothier in Freeport, Illinois, USA (postcard). John Vaupel was the brother of Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. He immigrated to the USA and started a men's clothing business. Once he was established, other family members joined him. In 1885, his mother, Anna Neuman Vaupel, made the voyage to the New World with his sister and... Continue Reading →

Anna Neuman Vaupel (1818-1908)

Anna Neuman Vaupel (1818-1908) immigrated to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. She joined her daughter and son-in-law, Christina Vaupel and Adolph Blumenstiel in relocating from Reichensachsen, Hessen. Anna died in 1908, just before her 90th birthday. She had 3 other children in the USA: John Vaupel, George Vaupel, and Martha Vaupel Mayer. She was the... Continue Reading →

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