Tagged: Columbia County

Man With Book Painting Detail 1

Painting Portraits of Our Family, Part 2

The primary career of women, like Andreas’ wives, in colonial America was housewife or Hausfrau (that is, running the household) and raising the children. However, Andreas’ daughters and possibly a granddaughter were also likely...

Bucknell University 1870 Detail 5

The Three Children of Mystery Pete

Since Andrew and I have been diligently researching our Hagenbuch family over the past several years, we have nicknamed several of our ancestors. The reason is that there are double, triple, and sometimes even...

Surprise Party Hiram Hagenbuch 1894 Detail 8

The Grandfather They Never Knew

Recently, there have been several articles written about Hiram Hagenbuch (b. 1847, d. 1897). Dying as he did, at age 50 due to typhoid fever, there has been little information to pass on to...