Jacob Mariah Risinger

15 October 1768–25 March 1827 (Age 58)
Newberry, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Jacob Mariah

When Jacob Mariah Risinger was born on 15 October 1768, in Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina, United States, his father, John George Risinger Sr, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Morgan, was 22. He married Anna Mary Reitlehouver about 1791, in Newberry, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 25 March 1827, in Centreville, Bibb, Alabama, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Centreville, Bibb, Alabama, United States.

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Jacob Mariah Risinger
Anna Mary Reitlehouver
Marriage: about 1791
Hannah Risinger
Hannah Risinger
John Franklin Risinger
Sarah Susannah Risinger
George M Risinger
Mary “Polly” Risinger
James David Risinger
Amos Gilmore Risinger
Jordan Risinger
Elizabeth Risinger
Elizabeth Risinger
Malinda Risinger
Leodicia "Dicy" Caroline Risinger

Spouse and Children

about 1791
Newberry, South Carolina, United States


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John George Risinger Sr


    Margaret Elizabeth Morgan




World Events (8)


Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 8

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 18

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 Swiss and South German: (Alemannic) variant of Reisinger 3.2 perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Reisinger .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Risinger, "Alabama Estate Files, 1830-1976"
  • Jacob Mariah Risinger, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Luginbuel Funeral Home, Jacob Mariah Risinger

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