Marion Township near Womelsdorf in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Livingood (Löwengut) 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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is January 26, 1752.
Location. 40° 22.939′ N, 76° 14.831′ W. Marker is near Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. It is in Marion Township. Marker is in the Christ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 Longs Church Lane, Womelsdorf PA 19567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Regina Leininger (a few steps from this marker); John A. Shulze (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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); Myerstown (approx. 3 miles away); Meier (Myer) (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Womelsdorf.
Also see . . . Jacob Livingood Genealogy. (Submitted on December 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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