From: "Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler and
Brown Counties, Illinois 1892", by Biographical Review Publishing
Company, Chicago, Illinois; pages 567-568, a reprinted by Stevens
Publishing Co., Astoria, Ill., 1971, is sold by the Schuyler County
Historical Society, Rushville, Illinois.
Adam L. Hageman was born February 26, 1857, on the farm which he
now owns. Here he grew to manhood, and was educated. His father, Isaac
Hageman, was born in Schuyler county, Pennsylvania, in 1809, of English
and Scotch ancestry. His wife was Susanna Lischy, born in York county,
Pennsylvania, in 1813, of German and Scotch ancestry. They were married
in 1837, in Ohio, and removed to Illinois in 1839. They settled on the
farm where their son now lives in Monroe precinct, Cass county,
Illinois, where both died, the father in 1873 and the mother in 1883.
They had eight children: Jesse, William, Emanuel, Noah, Miller, Adam,
Amanda and Sarah. All the children except Jesse were born on the old
homestead in Monroe precinct. He was born in Ohio. Mrs. Hageman was
raised in the Lutheran faith, but after marriage she joined the
Methodist Episcopal Church with her husband. Both were consistent
members of that church at their death and were respected by all.
Adam bought out the other heirs and now owns the old homestead.
The farm comprises 422 1/2 acres of farming land well adapted to
stock-raising. There are sixty acres of timber on the land. He has
rented the farm for five years. Next year he purposes moving his family
to Virginia to live in comfort and ease. He is a Republican in politics.
He was married to Miss Lizzie Jockisch of Bluff Springs, Cass
county, Illinois, born May 20, 1865, he being thirty years of age. Her
parents were Charles T. and Eleanora (Carls) Jockisch, who were very
early settlers of Bluff Springs. To Mr. and Mrs. Hageman have been born
four children, three of whom are living: Mary Eleanora, Emma Madora,
Effie Cornelia and a son who is yet unnamed. Effie C. is the one not
Mrs. Hageman is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and both she and her husband are worthy people.