Category: Family

Marge Cockrell, Andrew Hagenbuch, Darren Cockrell 0

Connecting with Our Family

One of the best parts of building this Hagenbuch family website has been connecting with relatives. Sometimes these are individuals I’ve simply lost touch with. Other times, as happened recently, these are people I’ve...

Hiram and Mary Orner Hagenbuch 0

Hiram Hagenbuch Family of Montgomery, PA

Time and time again, genealogists find families living near each other who are descended from the same ancestor, yet seem not to acknowledge each other’s existence or know of their relationships. So it is...

Percy & Gertrude Hagenbuch Family 2

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)...

Barn Entryway Hagenbuch Farm 0

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...

Pennsylvania Mountain View 0

A Day Trip Through Hagenbuch Country

A few weeks ago, I traveled from California to Pennsylvania to visit with family. One of the highlights of the trip was a day spent with my father and website co-author, Mark O. Hagenbuch....

Percy Hagenbuch Sleigh & Horse 0

Get a Horse!

As mentioned in previous articles, family genealogy is more than names and dates. Family stories, whether they are closer to folklore (Hungry Sam) or nearer to fact (One Silver Dollar), add spice to the...

Clarence and Hannah Hagenbuch 1

Clarence and Hannah Hagenbuch Family

Clarence Hagenbuch was the son of Hiram Hagenbuch (b. 1847) and Mary Ann “Lindner” Hagenbuch (b. 1853); he was a great, great, great grandson of Andreas Hagenbuch. His line is: Andreas (b. 1711), Michael...

Hagenbuch Siblings Percy Julia Kathryn Clarence 1

A Boy Becomes a Genealogist

Most of my immediate family have heard the story of how I became interested in Hagenbuch genealogy and subsequently collected thousands of names, dates, and artifacts. One certainly has to be interested in history...