Jacob B. Landis

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Jacob B. Landis

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Steinsfurt, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
Death: Died in East Lampeter, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Rudolf Heinrich Landis and Christine Henrich Landis
Husband of Anna E. Landis
Father of Heinrich (Henry) Landis; John H. Landis; Barbara Myer; Benjamin Witmer Landis, Rev.; Anna Musser and 4 others
Brother of Hans Heinrich Landis; Christian Landis; Hans Landis; Rudolf LANDIS and John Landis
Half brother of Hans Heinrich Landis

Occupation: farmer, Immigrant
Managed by: Private User
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About Jacob B. Landis

Jacob, a Mennonite farmer, had 200 acres on both sides of what is now know as "The Old Road". This became the center of the Mellinger church activities.

He married Anna Witmer. He was a neighbor of her father.

Birth: 1667, Switzerland Death: 1730 East Lampeter Township Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA

Jacob was a descendant of the 1614 Martyr, Hans Landis of Canton, Zurich, Hirzel, Switzerland. At the time of his birth this part of Steinsfurt, Germany was actually part of Switzerland.

The Mennonite Jacob Landis married Anna Witmer about 1688 in Zurich, Switzerland. Jacob knew her family growing up as he lived on a farm in the neighborhood.

Jacob's family immigrated during 1717 and then in 1722 they bought farm land in Lancaster Co., PA and relocated one last time.

The rest of Anna & Jacob's lives were spent on their farm of 200 acres on both sides of what is now know as "The Old Road".

Their son Benjamin was the first Mennonite preacher in the area and where they lived became the center of the Mellinger church activities.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35906373&ref=wvr -------------------- Jacob was a descendant of the 1614 Martyr, Hans Landis of Canton, Zurich, Hirzel, Switzerland. At the time of his birth this part of Steinsfurt, Germany was actually part of Switzerland.

The Mennonite Jacob Landis married Anna Witmer about 1688 in Zurich, Switzerland. Jacob knew her family growing up as he lived on a farm in the neighborhood.

Jacob's family immigrated during 1717 and then in 1722 they bought farm land in Lancaster Co., PA and relocated one last time.

The rest of Anna & Jacob's lives were spent on their farm of 200 acres on both sides of what is now know as "The Old Road".

Their son Benjamin was the first Mennonite preacher in the area and where they lived became the center of the Mellinger church activities.

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Jacob B. Landis's Timeline

1678
1678
Steinsfurt, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
1688
1688
Age 10
1688
Age 10
Zurich, Switzerland
1690
1690
Age 12
1690
Age 12
Schiltach, Baden-Württemberg, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
1696
March 6, 1696
Age 18
Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
1697
September 2, 1697
Age 19
Zurich, Zurich District, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
1707
1707
Age 29
1710
1710
Age 32
Of, Strasburg Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1730
1730
Age 52
East Lampeter, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States