Schermack Children Circa Early 1880s

Children of Joseph J. and Amelia Schauer Schermack of Freeport, Illinois, USA. Left to right: Anna, Emma, and Joseph J. Schermack, Jr. They were the maternal aunts and uncle of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. #falknerjarrell #ancestors #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #traceyourroots #genealogia... Continue Reading →

Joseph J. Sr and Amelia Schauer Schermack

Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. married Amelia Schauer in Freeport, Illinois, USA June 20, 1875. He was a tailor and was part of the town delegation that greeted Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 when he dedicated the monument to the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas Debates held in Freeport. They were the maternal grandparents of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. #falknerjarrell #ancestors... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel/Vaupel Hometown – Reichensachsen, Hesse

The Blumenstiel and Vaupel Families came from Reichensachsen, Hesse (present day Germany) to Freeport, Illinois, USA in the 19th Century. The town still exists today, as part of the city of Wehretal. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #freeportillinois #illinois #illinoishistory #familyhistory #genealogy #germany #familyphotos #postcards #hesse

Phillipine Stroehacker Schauer Memorial Card (1821-1895)

Phillipine Stroehacker Schauer was the wife of Gottlieb Schauer of Freeport, Illinois, USA. She migrated from N├╝rtingen, Baden-W├╝rttemberg (present day Germany) to the USA in 1848 and ended up in Freeport, Illinois, USA. Phillipine was the mother of Amelia Schauer Schermack and great-grandmother of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. #familyhistory #genealogy #illinois #illinoishistory #falknerjarrell #schauergenealogy #schermackgenealogy #blumenstielgenealogy... Continue Reading →

Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. Tailor Shop

Tailor shop interior in Freeport, Illinois, USA, circa 1900. Joseph J. Schermack, Sr. is standing at left by the window. He was born on 4 November 1844 in Heimbach, Neuwied, Rheinland, Prussia and arrived in New York City 29 May 1857. He moved to Freeport, Illinois, USA and married Amelia Schauer 20 June 1875. Joseph... Continue Reading →

Adolph Blumenstiel home 88 Addison St, Freeport, Illinois, US

Adolph Blumenstiel home at 88 Addison St, Freeport, Illinois, USAdolph Blumenstiel home at 88 Addison St, Freeport, Illinois, USA (some time before 1915) Standing on the porch are Adolph and his second wife, Christine. Adolph was the Father of John William Blumenstiel and Grandfather of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. #familyhistory #familyphoto #freeportillinois #illinoishistory #genealogy #blumenstiel_genealogy #falknerjarrell

Freeport, Illinois 3rd Ward No. 4 School Class Photo 1890

Freeport, Illinois 3rd Ward No. 4 School Class Photo 1890. Emma Schermack, aunt of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell, attended this class. Note the student on the penny-farthing bike in the back row. #falknerjarrell #schermack_genealogy #freeportillinois #pennyfarthing #familypictures #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogyphoto

Emma P. Schermack and Friend on a Harley-Davidson

Emma P. Schermack and friend on a Harley-Davidson, early 20th Century. Taken in Freeport, Illinois, USA. Emma was the sister of Laura Schermack Blumenstiel and aunt of Dorothy Blumenstiel Jarrell. #familypictures #familyhistory #freeportillinois #genealogy #schermack_genealogy #harleydavidson #harley_davidson #falknerjarrell #ancestors

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