Jacob Steinweg Longenecker

13 January 1787–2 April 1851 (Age 64)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob Steinweg

When Jacob Steinweg Longenecker was born on 13 January 1787, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Langnecker, was 45 and his mother, Catharina Steinweg, was 37. He married Elizabeth Weiss in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 2 April 1851, in his hometown, at the age of 64, and was buried in Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Steinweg Longenecker
Elizabeth Weiss
Jacob Weiss Longenecker
Henry Longanecker

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Pennsylvania, United States


    Jacob Weiss Longenecker


    Henry Longanecker


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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 4

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

Age 17

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Langenecker, a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Langeneck, from Old High German lang ‘long’ + egga ‘corner’.

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

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  • Jacob Longenecker, "Find A Grave Index"

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