Tagged: Philadelphia

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The Book, Part 2

Below is the continuation of a short story in the historical fiction genre regarding the book Wahres Christentum (True Christianity), which Andreas Hagenbuch (b. 1715) willed to his youngest son, John (b. 1763). Read Part 1...

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The Five Families

Two weeks ago while searching Findagrave.com for information pertaining to my latest article, I came across a Christian Hagenbuch born in Germany in 1818 who is buried in Kansas. Amazed at this newly discovered...

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Andreas Hagenbuch’s Soldier Sons: Part 2

Andreas Hagenbuch acted as an example for his sons by providing military service to early America. Not only did Andreas provide patriotic service during the Revolutionary War, he also had a history of providing...

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Settling in Pennsylvania in 1737

Andreas Hagenbuch and his family landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 18, 1737. They had endured many hardships during their months aboard the Charming Nancy, including poor food, disease, and cramped quarters. However, many...

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Music of Andreas Hagenbuch’s Time

Music can reveal a great deal about people and their culture. This is true whether those people are from the present or the past. Andreas Hagenbuch was born in 1711 in Lomersheim, Germany. He...

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Andreas Sails Aboard the Charming Nancy

1737 is an important year for the Hagenbuch family. It was the year Andreas Hagenbuch, his wife Maria Magdalena, and their two children landed in Philadelphia to begin a new life in the Americas....