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Reverend Benjamin Witmer Landis

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Zurich, Zurich District, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Death: 1781 (83-84)
East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Johannes Jacob Landis and Anna Barbara Landis
Husband of Maria Herr Landis and Ursula [Landis] Kopf
Father of Anna Brackbill; Benjamin Weber Landis, II; Abraham Landis; Maria Buchwalter; Jacob Landis and 4 others
Brother of Rev. Heinrich 'Henry' Landis; Johannes Landis; Johannes Heinrich “Ephrata John” Landis; Felix Landis; Barbara Buckwalter-Myer (Landis) and 1 other

Occupation: Preacher, Reverend
Managed by: Private User
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About Reverend Benjamin Witmer Landis

Birth: Sep. 2, 1697 Zürich, Switzerland Death: 1781 Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA

Benjamin married Maria Herr Weber during 1729 in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster Co., PA. She was also born in Zurich, Switzerland and immigrated to America during 1717 at the age of 15.

This mennonite couple had many children some of whom are reported to be named: Benjamin, Maria, Jacob, Henry, Barbara, Ann and Abraham Landis.

Benjamin was not only a farmer but was ordained as the Reverend of the Mellingers Mennonite Church in Lancaster Co., PA.


Family links: Parents: Jacob Landis (1667 - 1730) Anna Witmer Landis (1671 - 1725)


Spouses:

  1. Maria Herr Weber Landis (1695 - 1787)*
  2. Ursula (was Landis) Hunsaker Kopf (1716 - 1768)*

Children:

  1. Benjamin Weber Landis (1730 - 1787)*
  2. Jacob Landis (1738 - 1794)*
  3. Henry Weber Landis (1744 - 1825)*
  4. Anna Landis Weaver (1753 - 1832)*

Siblings:

  1. Johannes Landis (1696 - 1756)*
  2. Benjamin Witmer Landis (1697 - 1781)
  3. Barbara Witmer Landis Buckwalter (1702 - 1782)*

Inscription: Who came from Steinsfurt, Germany, 1717 and were descendants of the 1614 Martyr Hans Landis of Canton Zurich Hirzel, Switzerland


Burial: Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery Lancaster Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA



GEDCOM Note

From "Find a Grave" <b> Benjamin Witmer Landis </b> Birth: Sep. 2, 1697, Zürich, Switzerland Death: 1781, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Benjamin married Maria Herr Weber during 1729 in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster Co., PA. She was also born in Zurich, Switzerland and immigrated to America during 1717 at the age of 15. This mennonite couple had many children some of whom are reported to be named: Benjamin, Maria, Jacob, Henry, Barbara, Ann and Abraham Landis. Benjamin was not only a farmer but was ordained as the Reverend of the Mellingers Mennonite Church in Lancaster Co., PA. Parents: Jacob Landis (1667 - 1730), Anna <i>Witmer</i> Landis (1671 - 1725)

Spouses: Maria Herr <i>Weber</i> Landis (1695 - 1787), Ursula (was Landis) <i>Hunsaker</i> Kopf (1716 - 1768)   Children: Benjamin Weber Landis (1730 - 1787), Maria <i>Landis</i> Buchwalter (1737 - 1804), Jacob Landis (1738 - 1794), Henry Weber Landis (1744 - 1825), Anna <i>Landis</i> Weaver (1753 - 1832)

Siblings: Johannes Landis (1696 - 1756), Benjamin Witmer Landis (1697 - 1781), Barbara Witmer <i>Landis</i> Buchwalter (1705 - 1782)

Inscription: Who came from Steinsfurt, Germany, 1717 and were descendants of the 1614 Martyr Hans Landis of Canton Zurich Hirzel, Switzerland Burial: Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Maintained by: Romaine Stauffer - Originally Created by: Gina - Reardon-Gaddis - Record added: Apr 15, 2009 - Find A Grave Memorial# 35906374



Benjamin married Maria Herr Weber during 1729 in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster Co., PA. She was also born in Zurich, Switzerland and immigrated to America during 1717 at the age of 15.

This mennonite couple had many children some of whom are reported to be named: Benjamin, Maria, Jacob, Henry, Barbara, Ann and Abraham Landis.

Benjamin was not only a farmer but was ordained as the Reverend of the Mellingers Mennonite Church in Lancaster Co., PA.

Information obtained from Jack* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Nov 30 2020, 19:37:01 UTC

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Reverend Benjamin Witmer Landis's Timeline

1697
September 2, 1697
Zurich, Zurich District, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
1717
1717
Age 19
Pennsylvania
1730
January 8, 1730
East Lampeter, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
December 1730
Manheim Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
1734
July 1, 1734
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
1737
1737
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
1738
1738
East Lampeter, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
1740
1740
Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States