I’ve written before about my three times great grandfather Reverend Frederick Waage. However, I recently came across an article written about him by his son which provides more information regarding Rev. Waage’s early life.
It’s surname Saturday. This week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Dr. Charles T. Waage of Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Caius Frederic Sophus Waage (aka Frederick) was born 17 Aug 1797 in Schleswig, Holstein, Denmark.1 He studied at the University of Kiel in Germany and came to the United States in 1819.2 The Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Montgomery County Pennsylvania states about him: Frederick Waage (father) was born in the Dukedom of Holstein, Denmark, […]
Dr. Charles Theodore Waage, son of Rev. Frederick and Angelina (Garber) Waage, was born in Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on 22 Oct 1827 and died in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania on 6 Mar 1921. He married twice, first to Mary Ann Heisler and second to Lydia Eshbach, daughter of Henry and Catherine Lydia (Bobb) Eshbach.
Gravestone photo for Mrs. Angelina (Garber) Waage, wife of Rev. Frederic Waage, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Gravestone image for Reverend Caius Frederic Sophus Waage (17 Aug 1797—23 Aug 1884) at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania