Blumenstiel Immigration

S.S. Eider. This is the ship on which my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel, and his family immigrated to the USA in 1885. They moved from Reichensachsen, Hessen, Germany to Freeport, Illinois, USA. #genealogy #familyhistory #falknerjarrell #freeportillinois #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familypictures #familyhistory #genealogy #oldphoto #ship #immigration #immigrants #immigrant #reichensachsen #wehretal #hessen #hesse #ellisisland #germany🇩🇪 #germany #ancestors #ancestor... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth and Helen Blumenstiel

Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams (left) and Helen Blumenstiel, were the sisters of my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. They look relatively young in the photo, so I suspect it was taken in Freeport, Illinois. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto #ancestor #antiquephoto #genealogyresearch #familytree #familyhistorian #findyourroots #freeportil #sister #sisters #photobooth... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel Siblings

William Blumenstiel, Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams (left) and Helen Blumenstiel, were the older siblings of my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. They look relatively young in the photo, so I suspect it was taken in Freeport, Illinois. William and Helen would later move to Spokane, Washington, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #knowyouroots #antiquephotograph #family... Continue Reading →

Adolph Blumenstiel Family

Adolph Blumenstiel Family of Freeport, Illinois, USA in the late 19th Century. Blumenstiel siblings at back left are William and Helen, with John William and Elizabeth at front left. Adolph is at center, with daughter Clara between him and second wife, Christine Dreier Blumenstiel. Also pictured are Christine’s children from her first marriage. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel Sisters

My great-great aunts, Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams and Helen Blumenstiel, in Reichensachsen, Hessen, Germany in the late 1870s. They immigated to Freeport , Illinois, USA with their family in 1885. Helen and their brother, William, ultimately settled in Spokane, Washington, USA. Elizabeth remained in Freeport. They were sisters to my great-grandfather, John William Blumenstiel. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory... Continue Reading →

Birthplace of John William Blumenstiel

Birthplace of John William Blumenstiel, my great grandfather, in Reichensachsen, Hessen (present day Germany). The people in the photo owned the house after the Blumenstiel family relocated to Freeport, Illinois, USA in 1885. Reichensachsen is now part of Wehretal, a community in the Werra-Meißner-Kreis in northeastern Hesse, Germany. Wehretal came into being in 1971 and... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel Siblings

Blumenstiel siblings, taken at Cranberry Lake, Commerce Township, Michigan, USA. Back row, left to right: John William Blumenstiel (my great-grandfather) and William Blumenstiel. Front row : Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams and Helen Blumenstiel. William and Helen were visiting from Spokane, Washington, USA and Elizabeth lived in Freeport, Illinois, USA. #falknerjarrell #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams, 16 Years Old

Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams, 16 years old. Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams (1877-1952). She immigated to Freeport , Illinois, USA from Reichensachsen, Hessen with her family in 1885. “Lizzie” 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 #illinois... Continue Reading →

Blumenstiel/Schermack Siblings (early 1940s)

Blumenstiel/Schermack Siblings (early 1940s). The children of Adolph William and Christina Vaupel Blumenstiel reunited in Detroit, Michigan. William and Helen came from Spokane, Washington and Elizabeth from Freeport, Illinois. Left to right: Helen Blumenstiel, Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams, John William Blumenstiel. #falknerjarrell #familyhistory #genealogy #familyphotos #ancestry #history #knowyouroots #genealogyresearch #geneabloggers #familytree #familyhistorian #genealogia #blumenstielgenealogy #blumenstiel #schermackgenealogy... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams (1877-1952)

Elizabeth Blumenstiel Williams (1877-1952). She immigated to Freeport , Illinois, USA from Reichensachsen, Hessen with her family in 1885. “Lizzie” 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 #illinois #illinoishistory #blumenstiel #immigrant #vintagephotography #oldphotos #oldphoto... Continue Reading →

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