Jacob Leininger

8 January 1812–27 May 1898 (Age 86)
Menchhoffen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Leininger was born on 8 January 1812, in Menchhoffen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, his father, Johann Jacob Leininger, was 24 and his mother, Anna Margaretha Shultz, was 26. He married Eve Matter on 13 June 1833, in Menchhoffen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1849. He died on 27 May 1898, in German Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Saint James Lutheran Cemetery, Burlington, Fulton, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob Leininger
Eve Matter
Marriage: 13 June 1833
Jacob Leininger
Jacob Zar Leininger
Eva Delilah Leininger
Michael Leininger
Caroline Leininger
Adele Leininger

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Louisiana was the site of the final battles of the War of 1812.
Age 3
Restoration and constitutional monarchy (Louis XVIII, Charles X). Revolution of 1830. Reign of Louis-Philippe. Economic prosperity. Rapid development of industrialization. First railways. First colonies established.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 24
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Leiningen.

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

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Sources (16)

  • Jacob Linniger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Leininger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jacob Leminger, "United States Census, 1860"

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