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Near Stouchsburg in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Livingood (L÷wengut) Family

 
 
Livingood (L÷wengut) Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
1. Livingood (L÷wengut) Family Marker
Inscription.
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 [8] 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. Touch 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
Livingood (L÷wengut) Family Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
2. Livingood (L÷wengut) Family Marker (back)
(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); Charming Forge (approx. 3.7 miles away); Conrad Weiser (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stouchsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Jacob Livingood Genealogy. (Submitted on December 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Livingood (L÷wengut) Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
3. Livingood (L÷wengut) Family Marker
Looking SSE, with Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 762 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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