Jacob Landis Dohner

23 April 1759–17 May 1845 (Age 86)
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob Landis

When Jacob Landis Dohner was born on 23 April 1759, in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Maudlin Dohner, was 33 and his mother, Anna Groff Landis, was 24. He married Elizabeth Bassler about 1780, in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 17 May 1845, in his hometown, at the age of 86.

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Jacob Landis Dohner
Elizabeth Bassler
Marriage: about 1780
Anna B. Dohner
Samuel Dohner
Joseph Bossler Dohner
Maria B Dohner
John Bossler Dohner
Barbara Dohner
Christian B. Dohner

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about 1780
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 17

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1783 · A Free America

Age 24

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

German (Döhner):1. patronymic from the personal name Döhn ( see Dohn ). 2. habitational name for someone from Dohna near Pirna, Saxony.

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

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