Jacob Leidy

10 January 1787–
Franconia Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Leidy was born on 10 January 1787, in Franconia Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Jacob Leidy, was 33 and his mother, Catherine Gonover Or Kumfurt, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Jacob Leidy
1753–1811
Catherine Gonover Or Kumfurt
1757–1836
Carl Ludwig "Charles" Leidy
1778–1818
Henry Leidy
1779–1857
Maria Margaretta Leidy
1780–1820
Maria Catharine Leidy
1780–1870
Jacob Leidy
1782–
Christian Leidy
1784–
George Leidi
1786–
Jacob Leidy
1787–
Catherine Leidy
1788–1872
Conrad Leidy
1788–1875
Philip Leedy
1791–1862
Emanuel Leidy
1794–1832
Francis Mary Leidy
1798–
Veronica Leydy
1799–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1753–1811Male

    Catherine Gonover Or Kumfurt

    Female1757–1836Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

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.
1789

Age 2

George Washington elected first president of 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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Leidig .

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

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