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Hans Jacob Landis

Also Known As: "Hans Jacob B Landis", "Hans Landis"
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Hirzel, Horgen District, Zurich, Switzerland
Death: February 2, 1730 (62)
East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Manheim, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Hans Heinrich Landes and Barbara Landis
Husband of Anna Eby Landis
Father of Barbara Myer (Landis); Heinrich (Henry) Landis 1690; Johannes Landis; Johannes Heinrich “Ephrata John” Landis; Rev. Benjamin Witmer Landis and 2 others
Brother of Jakob 1643 Landis; Jakob 1645 Landis; Catherine Landis 1646; Hans Jakob Landis; Barbara Stocker and 5 others

Occupation: farmer, Immigrant
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About Hans Jacob Landis

Father: Hans Heinrich Landis b: ABT 1620 Mother: Barbara Bueler b: ABT 1620

Marriage 1 Ann Witmer b: NOV 1671 Children John Landis , (i1717) b: 1696 Benjamin Landis , Rev. (i1717) b: 1697 Barbara Landis , (i1717) b: 1705 Anna Landis , (i1717) b: ABT 1708 Henry Landis , Rev. (i1717) b: 1710

ID: I484 Name: Jacob Landis , (i1717) Sex: M Birth: 1667 Death: 1730 Note: TWB LS 1250 in Landis article. Born Canton Zurich, Switzerland. Lived at Steinsfurt on April 3, 1717. Lancaster Co., PA Married Ann Witmer, 1671.11 1725,, ^ Buried Mellinger Mennonite Cem., Lancaster, PA

Landis Family in Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery https://old.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Landis&GSiman=1&GScid=1966280&

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.

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Hans Jacob Landis's Timeline

1667
July 2, 1667
Hirzel, Horgen District, Zurich, Switzerland
1688
October 7, 1688
Age 21
Canton Zurich, Switzerland
1690
1690
Age 22
Schiltach, Baden-Württemberg, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
1695
March 6, 1695
Age 27
Switzerland
1696
March 6, 1696
Age 28
Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
1697
September 2, 1697
Age 30
Zurich, Zurich District, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
1698
1698
Age 30
1707
April 19, 1707
Age 39
Of, Strasburg Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania