Regina Vaupel and Berend Janssen, Wedding Announcement (1909)

Wedding invitation for marriage of Regina Vaupel and Berend Janssen, 1909. She was the daughter of John Vaupel, my 3x great-uncle. John Vaupel was the brother of my great-great grandmother, Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel. #genealogy #familyhistory #freeportillinois #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #oldphotos #storefront #clothingstore #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #vintageadvertisement #advertisement #illinois #illinoishistory #clothingstore #manclothes #manclothing #gentleman #haberdashery #freeportil #chapiniowa... Continue Reading →

John Vaupel, Clothier. Advertising Placard

John Vaupel, Clothier - Advertising Placard #2. The Vaupel Clothier was located at 108 Galena St. Freeport, Illinois, USA. John Vaupel was the brother of Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel and my great-great uncle. #genealogy #familyhistory #freeportillinois #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #oldphotos #storefront #clothingstore #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #businesscards #businesscard #vintageadvertisement #advertisement #illinois #illinoishistory #clothingstore #manclothes #manclothing #gentleman #haberdashery #advertisingcards... Continue Reading →

John Vaupel, Clothier – Advertising Placard

John Vaupel, Clothier - Advertising Placard. The Vaupel Clothier was located at 108 Galena St. Freeport, Illinois, USA. John Vaupel was the brother of Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel and my great-great uncle. #genealogy #familyhistory #freeportillinois #falknerjarrell #vaupelgenealogy #vaupel #oldphotos #storefront #clothingstore #johnvaupel #johnvaupelclothier #businesscards #businesscard #vintageadvertisement #advertisement #illinois #illinoishistory #clothingstore #manclothes #manclothing #gentleman #haberdashery #advertisingcards #advertisingcard... 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 →

Vaupel Clothier Storefront – Freeport, Illinois, USA

Photo postcard of the Vaupel Clothier storefront on Galena Street in Freeport, Illinois during the 44th Grand Army of the Republic (Civil War Veterans) Encampment. Note the hanging banner shaped like a pair of trousers in the middle of the street labelled "Clothing - John Vaupel". John Vaupel was the brother of Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel... Continue Reading →

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