George Mangen, Early Years in Luxembourg

In 1867, Luxembourg became an independent country. It is surrounded by Belgium, Germany, and France. At 998 square miles Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in Europe. Three languages are spoken: Luxembourgish, French, and German. On Wednesday, 25 March 1868, my Great Grandfather, George Mangen was born in Mensdorf(the town), Betzdorf(the commune), Grevenmacher(the canton), … More George Mangen, Early Years in Luxembourg

What was happening in Chicago when Henry Mangen lived there?

My Grandfather, Henry Mangen lived his entire life in Chicago. What significant events occurred in Chicago during that time? I compiled a list of some events and put it in a timeline below.   A few of the highlights include: Reversing the flow of the Chicago River in 1900. It was done by building canal … More What was happening in Chicago when Henry Mangen lived there?