Tagged: Andrew Hagenbuch

Irene (Faus) Hagenbuch Scarf 1937 2

First Gifts

As I have mentioned over and over, I remember starting into genealogy as a boy and looking at lists of Hagenbuch names, dates, and places from various sources. Back then, one could buy a...

Mark and Andrew Hagenbuch, Hiram Hagenbuch Gravestone 0

Nine Years On

Each year, when I sit down to write a retrospective on the previous 12 months of Hagenbuch.org, I find myself surprised by the number of fascinating pieces that have been published. Occasionally, I have...

Hagenbuch Family Fairfield Inn 1993 Detail 5

30 Years Past: The Great Family Trip

The other day Andrew reminded me that 30 years ago, the summer of 1993, our family had just returned home from our circular trip through the western portion of the United States. Between June...

Homer & Andrew Hagenbuch 1985 Detail 2

When the Photograph is the Memory

A few months ago, my aunt, Barbara “Barb” (Hagenbuch) Huffman, sent me a photograph that had been taken by my grandmother, Irene “Nana” (Faus) Hagenbuch (b. 1920). The image depicts my grandfather, Homer “Pop”...

Homer S. Hagenbuch 1945 2

How It Begins

The other day my eldest son, William, pointed to a photograph hanging on the wall and asked, “Daddy, what is this picture of?” The photo he was referencing was taken during the summer of...

Hagenbuch Things Flags Pictures Detail 3

Every “Thing” Has a Story!

I have been thinking about this article for a few weeks. It is what I would call an opinion piece or maybe better—ramblings! Lately, due to some less-than-good news about my prostate cancer, I...

Mark and Andrew Hagenbuch, 2002, Detail 8

Eight Years On

I felt somewhat dismayed as I sat down to write this year’s retrospective of Hagenbuch.org. In the previous 12 months, only 300 names have been added to Beechroots, our database of family records. Last...

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Russell Hagenbuch’s Michiganers

Once again, an obituary triggers research into a Hagenbuch clan that has long been known but not updated. Russell Hagenbuch died in April of 2022. When Andrew sent me the information from Russell’s obituary,...