Keeper Bio: Charles M. and Mary Hagelin

Keepers

Date of Service: 1862-1868

1808: Mary Jennings Hagelin is born in England.

1812: Charles M. Hagelin is born in Sweden.

1838: John H. Hagelin is born on September 12th.

1862-1868: Charles M. Hagelin is named Principal Keeper at Cove Point Lighthouse, MD. His beginning salary was $350/year.

1864-1867: John H. Hagelin, son of Keeper Charles Hagelin, is appointed the First Assistant at Cove Point Lighthouse, MD. His salary is $150/year.

1866-1867: Mary Hagelin is appointed the First Assistant at Cove Point Lighthouse, MD. Her salary is $150/year.

1868: Mary Hagelin dies on September 29, 1868, in Calvert County, MD.

1878: Charles M. Hagelin passes away in Maryland.

Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org;The Baltimore Sun, October 3, 1868

 

 

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