Author: Mark Hagenbuch

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On Beech Trees and Dutchiness

For the past year and a half, since Andrew had the idea that our Hagenbuch genealogy should be shared on the Internet through weekly articles, a new awakening has occurred for me. I’ve shared...

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Easter Post Cards from the Past

The sending of Easter post cards became popular in the early 1900s, the main publishers being from Germany. Among some of the family pieces I possess are six Easter post cards from 1908 and...

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Franklin Walter Hagenbuch Family, Montour Co., PA

Several articles have been written about Hiram Hagenbuch and his wife Mary Ann “Lindner” Hagenbuch. Hiram, born 1847, was the son of William Hagenbuch born 1807. Hiram was the great great grandson of Andreas...

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Peter L. Hagenbuch Family of Easton, PA

One of the goals of this website has been realized. More information is being gathered as different Hagenbuch clans across the country become interested in knowing more about their family. Elaine “Hagenbuch” Berry, Dot...

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Family Icons

The word icon is defined as “a thing that is revered.” In past articles many pieces of family history have been written about and described that fit this definition. Photos, books, documents, certificates, and...

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Stories My Father Told Me

As stated in previous articles, family history is more than names and dates. Most interesting can be the family stories that have been passed on from one generation to another. Oral traditions are often...

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The Christmas Putz

Several days ago, my wife Linda and I attended a special showing of nativities at a church near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Over 500 nativity scenes or creches were displayed. Many were traditional and made of...