Category: Family

Joan Kathleen Hagenbuch 1944 3

Two Little Girls

It began with two photos. Two little girls dressed in the 1940s fashion—hooded coats, snow pants, and woolen leggings. The girls, Kathleen Hagenbuch and Joan Hagenbuch, were somehow related, and the photos were probably...

Photo Postcard Friends Detail 1908 4

A Box Full of Goodies, Part 2

Readers may notice that Andrew and I attempt to write meaningful articles. It would be easy to scan a few photos or letters, describe them, and leave it at that. Instead, we strive to...

The Columbia County Democrat Headline Detail 2

Family Politics

Like many Americans, politics has been on my mind recently. This led me to wonder: How did our Hagenbuch ancestors participate in the politics of their time? After a bit of digging, I stumbled...

Spirit Photography Detail 1

Seeing Ghosts

Ghost (noun): an apparition of a dead person which is believed to appear or become manifest to the living, typically as a nebulous image. As genealogists, my father and I see a lot of...

Milton High School 1926 Detail 4

Connecting Cousins and Classmates

Genealogical research comes in all types of packages. Wherever information is found about someone, this can become a resource. One of the rarely used resources are school records and yearbooks. Several months ago, my...

Harry E. Hagenbuch Remittance Detail 1

Harry E. Is OK

Andrew and I work in tandem to put articles together. We will share interesting information about a person, place, thing, or idea and then decide who is going to write an article about it....

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Mariah Madden: Nurse and Midwife

The discovery of a quilt that was given as a gift led to the recent article about Mariah Madden, a nurse and midwife who lived in Montour County, Pennsylvania between 1862 and 1949. Knowing...