Jacob Mechling

30 December 1765–7 June 1831 (Age 65)
Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Mechling was born on 30 December 1765, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Theobald Dewalt Mechling Jr., was 34 and his mother, Anna Sabilla Kohler, was 29. He married Anna Maria Otterman in 1782. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1790 and Hopewell Township, Perry, Ohio, United States in 1830. He died on 7 June 1831, in Perry, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Saint Pauls Church Cemetery, Glenford, Perry, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Mechling
1765–1831
Anna Maria Otterman
1766–1842
Marriage: 1782
Esther Mechling
1787–1815
Anna Maria Mechling
1789–1837
Hanna Mechling
1790–1854
Jacob Mechling
1792–1852
Peter Mechling
1794–1831
Frederick Mechling
1796–1864
John Mechling
1798–1849
George Mechling
1800–1891
Elizabeth Mechling
1802–1873
Samuel Mechling
1804–1849
Phoebe Mechling
1808–1823
Sarah Mechling
1811–1868

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1782
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

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

Age 11

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 18

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: diminutive of Mech or spelling variant of Michling, a derivative of Michael .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Meckling, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Jacob Mechling, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Jacob Mecling, "United States Census, 1790"

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