Hagman was born in
in 1855.His wife Hannah was born in 1861 He came to the
in 1885 aboard the ship "
" shown here.
wife Hannah in1887 joined Bengt. They had been married in 1882 in
. Two of their children, Josephine and Carrie were born in
. Bengt came to
first and later moved to Clermont. Their first child born in Clermont was Fred
who was born in the Patch in 1889. They next moved to the Hagman farm. The other
children born in Clermont were Lily, Carl, Ebba, Gustav, Oscar, Esther,
Margaret, and Hilda. Two other children, Gerheart and Theodore, born to them
died shortly after birth. Hannah died in 1914.After leaving the farm after
Hannahs death Bengt moved into Clermont. In 1923 he returned to
for a visit aboard the ship "
" shown here.
Fred Hagman married Anna
Anderson and had the following children: Ben, Karl, Esther, Harold, and Bill. Anna
Anderson Hagman had come from
. In fact she went to
in 1951 for a visit.
Ben worked in the oil fields for
a while then went to work for a Beckwith Machine Corporation and moved to
Clarion. He became District manager for the
, and Clarion district for this corporation.
Bill graduated from
and worked as a city planner for years living on the West Coast. He served in
Army during the Korean War. His daughter became a Doctor and lives in
Here is a picture of Harold and Karl Hagman.
Harold was employed as a
foreman for United Natural Gas company and National Fuel Gas for many years. He
retired and lives in Kane with his wife Phyllis. Both of their children are
college graduates and have moved away from home. Eric is a radio sports
announcer for K D V in
and his wife Mary Lou have 2 children named Kevin and Arden. Keith and his wife
Tasha live in Fort Myers in Florida. Keith is an attorney with a law firm there. Harold served in the
Army during World War II.
South Penn Oil Company and
Pennzoil Corporation employed Karl Hagman for many years as Superintendent. He
is retired and lives in Mt Jewett with his wife Dorothy.
served in the
Army during World War II and here is a photo of him in uniform.
the last few years of his life Bengt Hagman lived in a small house called the
(Shanty) next to the home of his son Fred. Fred's house was located across the
road from the Alfieri home and next to Frank Rizzo's house. The house Bengt
lived in was torn down after his death in 1939. Bengt and his wife are buried in
and here is a Photo of the tombstone.