Hagenbuch Beech Grove

Hannah (Sechler) Hagenbuch, 1960 2

Grandma Hagenbuch, Scrivener

There is no doubt our readers realize that Andrew and I enjoy writing about our family’s history, along with all of its streets, back alleys, lanes, dirt roads, highways, and byways. In other words,...

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Stuck on Charles W. Hagenbaugh, Part 1

Right now I am stuck on Charles W. Hagenbaugh—not in the romantic sense—but definitely in a genealogical way! I cannot find enough evidence to be certain of where to place him on our Hagenbuch...

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Sherlocking the Kistlers

When Andrew and I put together an article, we look for a story that will have some interest, a historical or cultural relationship to our family, and some photos. With more resources available due...

Jacob and Christina (Hagenbuch) Kistler Gravestone 4

Our Kistler Cousins

A few weeks ago I was thinking of the Kistler family, which married into our Hagenbuch family through the patriarch Andreas Hagenbuch’s (b. 1715) daughter Christina (b. 1759). Christina’s mother was Andreas’ second wife,...

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Does Food Define Heritage?

On New Year’s Day, Linda and I were supposed to have friends of ours over for the traditional Pennsylvania Dutch meal of sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, and pork. However, since it was just to be...

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C. H. Hagenbuch, Druggist, Shenandoah, PA

During the 19th century, a number of Hagenbuchs entered the growing field of medicine and pharmacy. Several of these individuals and their families have been featured in previous articles. For instance, George Miller Hagenbuch...