The next Fogleman/Shoffner Reunion is scheduled for October 18, 2014


The marker was unveiled at the 2009 Fogleman reunion, see below for details.


A Fogleman and Shoffner Descendants Reunion will be held at

  • Low's Lutheran Church,
  • 2136 Hwy. NC61, Liberty, NC 27298 (near Whitsett in the eastern edge of Guilford County, NC
  • Saturday, October 18, 2014.
  • GPS Coordinates (Low's Lutheran Church): Based on a North Carolina Road Atlas Low's coordinates are 35° 59’ 13.78” N - 79° 33’ 07.71” W.

Read the "Fogleman Reunion Program" located here.

Read information about the Reunion and it's speaker, Dr. Aaron spencer Fogleman here.



The Fogleman Newsletter is a publication for and about Fogleman descendants of George and Catherine (Lau/Low) Fogleman. Below is the most recent versions of the Newsletter.

Fogleman Reunion Newsletter - July 2014 - December, 2014

Fogleman Reunion Newsletter - January - June, 2014


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The Alamance County Genealogical Society has given the Fogleman web site permission to post the article "Fogleman-Shoffner Connections and Roots in German Rediscovered," which appeared in their September 2012 Journal.

Read it here:

Fogleman-Shoffner Connections and roots in Germany Rediscovered


George Vogelmann (Fogleman) (circa 1721-circa March 1785 per his Will ) arrived in America on 5 September 1751 at Pennsylvania. He married Catherine Low during the mid-1753-55's. They had the following children:

  • Peter who married 1) Ann Margaretha (unknown); 2) Katy Shatterly;
  • Anna Margaretha Fogleman who married John. David Gobel;
  • John Fogleman who married Molly Shaddy;
  • George Adam Fogleman who married Catherine "Katy" Shaddy;
  • Elizabeth Fogleman who married Peter Coble;
  • Catherine Fogleman who married John Coble;
  • Eve Fogleman who married John Spoone (Loeffel); and
  • Henry (Heinrich) Fogleman who married Nellie Helena (unknown).
  • Mary Fogleman (b. 23 Dec. 1776, Orange County, NC,d. 22 Apr 1866, Slawson Cemetery, Bennington, Switzerland County, Indiana.) Mary married John Shaddy, Jr. 
Fogleman marker front
Fogleman marker back

At the reunion, we unveiled the historical George & Catherine Fogleman homeplace marker.

Read about the history by clicking on the link below:

History Re: Historical Marker for George & Catherine Fogleman

Helpful information and links
Mr. Spencer's book about German Immigration to this country in the 1700's.
Aaron Spencer Fogleman, Author
Aaron Spencer Fogleman at the reunion in 2001

German Immigration to the US in the 1700's
written by Aaron Spencer Fogleman

Genealogy and NC related Links

Tour Ancestral Locations in Alamance County - Tours including, the homesite of George Fogleman, the Old Brick Church, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Church, Stoner's Graveyard, Pine Hills Cemetery in Burlington, and possibly the Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery can be arranged upon request. To request a tour please contact:

Allen house located at the Alamance Battleground site.
Jerry Whittle at Low's Cemetery standing next to George Fogleman's gravesite.

Allen House
at the Alamance Battleground site.

Graves at Low's Church

Jerry Whittle
at Low's Church graveyard.

Committee contacts - Ask questions or make suggestions about our Reunion by contacting those listed below:
Jerry Whittle
1859 Chandler St.
Elon College, NC 27244
(336) 584-1531

Judie Lewis
3467 Seminole Street
Gotha, FL 34734-4456
(407) 298-3821


Campsite/RV Park
Campsite/RV Park
Comfort Inn
I-85/I-40 Area, Burlington, NC 27216-0519
Comfort Inn
2701 Kirkpatrick Road
Burlington, NC 27215-890
Tel: (336) 584-4447

RV Park in the area:
1256 Longest Acres Rd.
Snow Camp, NC 27349
Tel: (336) 376-8324

KOA - Greensboro
Sharpe Road & Lee Street
Greensboro, NC
Tel: (336) 274-4143
Raleigh/Durham Airport

(Each are approximately 45 minutes from Burlington)
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Reunion name changed and site last updated with changes: March 31, 2015