Hagenbuch Beech Grove

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A Hagenbuch Church

We know that our early Hagenbuch ancestors were of the Lutheran persuasion. In fact, our immigrant forefather Andreas Hagenbuch (b. 1711) was versed in the Lutheran pietism of Johann Arndt, as evidenced by his...

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Thoughts on Timothy Hagenbuch’s 1851 Letter

Timothy Hagenbuch’s 1851 letter to his brother, Enoch, is an important piece of history. Besides providing insights into family relationships, the letter reveals reasons why some Hagenbuchs picked up and headed west. When the...

Joseph, Bernice, Teresa, Lisa Hagenbuch 1969 Detail 0

Family News From Past Novembers

The Hagenbuch archives contain a rich collection of family names, photographs, and genealogical articles. As November approaches, let’s explore some of the historic events that occurred during this month in years past. Nov. 1,...

Hagenbuch Family August 2016 0

Two Years On

It’s been two years since my father, Mark Hagenbuch, and I founded Hagenbuch.org. Since then, the site has amassed a collection of over 100 articles containing family stories, genealogy, and culture. Around this time...

Hagenbuch Family Picnic 1937 0

Analysis of 1938 Hagenbuch Reunion Attendance

As written previously in other articles, I believe myself fortunate that I grew up in an extended family which included great aunts, great uncles, my grandparents, first and second cousins of my father, and...

Hagenbuch Reunion Newspaper Clipping 1938 1

50th Hagenbuch Reunion: June 23, 1991

One of the many untapped resources for family research are the news clippings and other information about the Hagenbuch family reunions held in central Pennsylvania. Beginning in 1938, these reunions were attended primarily by...

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Four Weddings, One Dress

Several articles have been written about the importance of passing on things to future generations: photos and letters, names and stories, or toys and clocks. Nevertheless, although a wedding dress may be passed on...