Hagenbuch Beech Grove

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The Haugabook Family: A Lost Line of Hagenbuchs?

Most Hagenbuchs living in the United States can trace their ancestry to Andreas Hagenbuch, who landed with his family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 18, 1737. Andreas, however, was not the only Hagenbuch to...

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Percy Hagenbuch and Family

Several previous articles were dedicated in part or in total to Percy Hagenbuch who was born in 1880 and died in 1967. My great Uncle Perce (older brother to my grandfather, Clarence b. 1889)...

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Andreas Hagenbuch in Court

Piecing together family history is rarely a simple task. The further one goes back through time, the less there is to work from. Memories fade, photographs are lost, and documents are destroyed. Precious little...

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Life on a Hagenbuch Farm, Part 2: Sibling Memories

As this website deals with facts (although sometimes an unprovable family story is included), the adage “write what you know” attributed to Mark Twain is the usual standard. In that vein, I asked my...

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Town of Hagenbuch, Switzerland

Before Andreas Hagenbuch and his family immigrated to America in 1737, they lived in either Grossgartach or Lomersheim in what is now southern Germany. While Andreas was a native German, his ancestors were not....

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Hiram Hagenbuch’s Farm Rediscovered Near Milton, PA

The exact location of Hiram Hagenbuch’s home and farm were recently rediscovered just north of Milton, Pennsylvania. Besides solving a family mystery, their discovery has helped to uncover an important relationship between Hagenbuch cousins....

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Enoch Hagenbuch: Early Family Historian, Part 4

We continue with the fourth and final installment of Enoch Hagenbuch’s history of the Hagenbuch family (Read: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3). In this, Enoch details information about the lives of his...