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Balser Hagelberger

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by R. Sutton 1883
Page 246

Balser Hagelberger, Retired farmer, P.O. Anna.  Mr Hagelberger was born in France April 13, 1827.   He is a son of Philip J. & Julian Hagelberger, who were natives of France (Metz).  In the fall of 1833 they emigrated with their family to America, landing in New York City, remained about six weeks, then they came to Shelby Co. Ohio and settled on 240 acres of land in section 8, Dinsmore Twp. on which they spent the remainder of their days.  Philip J. Hagelberger died in June of 1837, age 54 years.  His companion survived him until Sept. 1847, age 64 years, when her spirt took its flight.  They reared a family of five children; Catharine, Philip, Peter, Julian and Balser.  Peter and Balser are the only ones of the family now living(1883).  Balser subject of this sketch spent his minority days on the farm with his parents.  In October 1854, he married Miss Frederica Fogt, daughter of George and Julian Fogt.  Miss Fogt was born in Baden Germany, March 4, 1834 and came to America with her parents in 1844, and located in Franklin Twp.  Mr. & Mrs. Hagelberger settled on a farm in section 5 of Dinsmore Twp., where they remained and followed farming until January 1882, when they left the farm, moved to Anna, and are now living a retired life.  They 
reared a family of six children ; Julian, George, Jacob, Samuel, William, and Sophia. 

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