Jacob Hollinger

30 January 1792–17 July 1869 (Age 77)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Hollinger was born on 30 January 1792, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Valentine Hollinger, was 31 and his mother, Anna Maria Meyer, was 24. He married Nancy Swigert about 1826. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Reading Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 July 1869, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bermudian, Latimore Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Hollinger
Catharine Asper
Marriage: about 1839
Harrison Asper Hollinger
Maria Hollinger
Eli Hollinger
Henry Hollinger

Spouse and Children


    Catharine Asper


about 1839


    Harrison Asper Hollinger


    Maria Hollinger


    Eli Hollinger


    Henry Hollinger


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 20

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from places called Holling or Hollingen.2 English, northern Irish, and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English holin ‘holly’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jac Hollinger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Hollinger, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Hollinger in entry for Catharine Hollinger, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

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