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Hagen Family

First Generation

The Salem tailor Johann Joachim Hagen (1771-1844) was born in Prussia, and came first to Lititz PA, and then to Salem in April 1814. He married Susanna Lick (1787-1853) in December of that year.

Second Generation

Children of Johann Joachim Hagen and Susanna Lick
Francis Florentin Hagen (1815-1907) m. 1) Clara Cornelia Reichel (1817-1862), 2) Ellen Smyser (?-1872)
Louisa Cynthia Hagen (1817-1884). m. Christian Frederick Sussdorf (1807-1886)
Ernest Julius Hagen (b. & d. 1820)
Augusta Maria Hagen (1824-1895) did not marry
Jeannette Florentina Hagen (ca. 1829-?) m. William O. Reid in 1849

Third Generation

Francis Florentin Hagen became a Moravian minister. He moved from NC to Pennsylvania in 1854, and died at Lititz in 1907.

He was the author of "Morning Star", traditionally sung antiphonally by a child soloist and the congregation at the Christmas Eve Lovefeast, as lighted beeswax candles are distributed to the congregation.

Children of Francis Florentin Hagen and Clara Cornelia Reichel
Susan Frederica Hagen (ca. 1844-?)
John Cornelius Hagen (1846-?)
Francis Benjamin Hagen (ca. 1848-?)
Samuel E. Hagen 1850-?)
Miriam Hagen
Felix Florentin Hagen

Miriam and Felix were born in Pennsylvania between 1854 and 1861.

Children of Francis Florentin Hagen and Ellen Smyser
William Timoleon Hagen
Ernest Smyser Hagen
Harry Rice Hagen (1872-?)


Records of the Moravians in North Carolina, 11 volumes; Publications of the North Carolina Historical Commission

Griffin, Frances, "The Man Who Wrote 'The Morning Star'", Three Forks of Muddy Creek VI, 42-52.

Death Notices from the People's Press (Salem, North Carolina) 1851-1892, An Indexed Abstract, compiled and edited by Robert M. Topkins, Forsyth Co. Genealogical Society, Winston-Salem, 1997

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