Tagged: beech tree

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Recent Ruminations

When Andrew and I started this site more than four years ago, I wondered if we would have enough information to write an article each week. Little did I realize that as more and...

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Are We Really Beech Trees?

One of the joys of genealogy is discovering something that complicates or even changes our understanding of Hagenbuch family history. During the last few years, this has happened several times. For instance, in June...

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Hagenbuch Coat of Arms

The Hagenbuch family has a unique coat of arms which even now is still used by the town of Hagenbuch in Switzerland. The coat of arms depicts a single beech tree surrounded by a...

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Family We Will Never Forget

The other day I heard something that really struck a chord with me. I was listening to an interview with Kevin Kelly, a prolific writer and co-founder of Wired magazine. At the end of...

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Story of the Buchbaum

Here is the story of the Buchbaum, as told by Dr. Mark O. Hagenbuch at the donation of a European beech tree, April 25, 2008. Long ago, in a place we now call Switzerland,...