Hagenbuch Beech Grove

Ella Jane Hagenbuch on a Farmall tractor, 1976 Detail 1

Hi Jane! I’m Your Cousin Mark!

In 2010, we had to make the difficult decision to have Mom and Dad reside at Elmcroft Assisted Living facility in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Mom had a stroke the year before and could no longer...

Mark and Andrew Hagenbuch, 2002, Detail 4

Eight Years On

I felt somewhat dismayed as I sat down to write this year’s retrospective of Hagenbuch.org. In the previous 12 months, only 300 names have been added to Beechroots, our database of family records. Last...

William L. Hagenbuch Ghost Detail 5

Ghost Stories from Childhood

My eldest son, William, is fascinated with ghosts, and not just because of Halloween. His ghoulish obsession actually began last year when he played with some old Ghostbusters toys, and grew after his great...

John G. and Shirley (Wolfe) Zisch Gravestone Detail 0

Alphabet Soup: Abreu to Zisch

If you have been reading the articles that Andrew and I have written over the past eight years, you know that I often reference my “paper records”, as I call them. I wrote about...

Russell C. Hagenbuch 0

Russell Hagenbuch’s Michiganers

Once again, an obituary triggers research into a Hagenbuch clan that has long been known but not updated. Russell Hagenbuch died in April of 2022. When Andrew sent me the information from Russell’s obituary,...