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Jacob Spittler
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1756
Lebanon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1826
Fincastle
Botetourt County
Virginia, USA

Jacob was born November 27, 1756, and was baptized December 4, 1765 at the Bethel Moravian Church in Lickdale, Pa. He met and married Susanna (Buckwalter) Lane who had 4 children by her first marriage. Shortly after marrying they settled in Berkeley Co., Va (now West Virginia) on a 68 acre farm. In 1792 they moved to Rockingham Co., VA and sold the first farm. On April 22, 1792 they purchased 164 acres on Looney Creek, a branch of the James River 5 miles from Fincastle, Virgina, in Botatourt County. They died at the farm and were laid to rest there; the stones have weathered and are unreadable. Upon Jacob's death, the farm was sold for $12,000 to his oldest son, Joseph, on May 30, 1828, which he then held until 1836 when he moved to Montgomery Co., Ohio.

Jacob and Susanna had seven children:
Joseph, Jacob, Elizabeth, John, Magdalena, Samuel and Anna
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Johannes Spittler (1718 - 1757)
  Elisabeth Meily Spittler Faber (1723 - 1773)
 
 Spouse:
  Susannah Buckwalter Spittler (1760 - 1826)*
 
 Children:
  John Spitler (1785 - 1874)*
  Magdalena Spitler Heck (1787 - 1858)*
  Anna Spittler Whistler (1795 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  Johannes Spittler (1742 - 1820)*
  Anna Catharina Spittler Kapp (1745 - 1824)*
  Catharina Spittler Dieben (1752 - 1823)*
  Jacob Spittler (1756 - 1826)
  Elisabeth Faber (1763 - 1765)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cremated, Other.
Specifically: Spittler Family Farm near Fincastle, Virginia
 
Created by: Paula Casale-Spitler
Record added: Jun 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53155597
 

Requiescat in pace...
- Thomas L Spitler, Jr. & Paula Casale-Spitler
 Added: Jun. 2, 2010
 
 
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