Category: History

William S. Hagenbuch, Lucy Ann Knepper Hagenbuch, Lucy Ann Jackson 1

William S. Hagenbuch Family

William S. Hagenbuch (b. 1836, d. about 1906) was one the last Hagenbuchs to be raised at the Hagenbuch homestead in Albany Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. His great great grandson, Will Mangold, graciously contributed...

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Inventory of Michael Hagenbuch’s Estate

Michael Hagenbuch died in 1809 in Albany Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. He was born in 1746 and inherited the family homestead from his father, Andreas Hagenbuch (b. 1711, d. 1785). Read more about this...

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Andreas Hagenbuch’s Continental Money

When Andreas Hagenbuch died in 1785, the inventory of his estate was valued at over 1100 pounds or around $200,000 today. This inventory included personal effects, as well as cash and bonds. One item...

Clayton Reuben Hagenbuch, Mary Elizabeth Buttner Hagenbuch 10

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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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...