Near Stouchsburg in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Livingood (L÷wengut) Family
The Livingood family came from Switzerland to the Palatinate. Jacob and his father, John Wendell Leibengut embarked for America with the first party of Palatines, May 6, 1709 from London, England. In 1728 Jacob Sr. arrived in the Tulpehocken Valley with the second exodus from Schoharie, New York. Jacob Sr. and Margaretha were killed and scalped by the Indians near Mount Aetna, Berks County, Pa, April  1758.
Jacob Sr., born 1681
Margaretha Sands [his] wife
Jacob Jr., died 1788
Catherine Durr, died 1791
In Holy Matrimony, October 2, 1750
Jacob III, born January 26, 1752
ARW Captain - Continental Army 1781-82
Erected 1985 by the Rev. John G. and Alverta Levengood Family and Friends.
Location. 40° 22.939′ N, 76° 14.831′ W. Marker is near Stouchsburg, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Click for map. Marker is in the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, about 0.1 miles SSE of the intersection of Benjamin Franklin Parkway (U.S. 422) and Hickory Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 Longs Church Lane, Womelsdorf PA 19567, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Regina Leininger (a few steps from this marker); John A. Shulze Caspar Wistar (approx. 0.8 miles away); Marion Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tulpehocken Evangelical and Reformed Church (approx. one mile away); Fort Zeller (approx. 2.9 miles away); Charming Forge (approx. 3.7 miles away); Conrad Weiser (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stouchsburg.
Also see . . . Jacob Livingood Genealogy. (Submitted on December 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
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