Jacob J. Luther


Personal and Family Information

Jacob was born in 1757 in Strasbourg, France, the son of Christian Luther Sr and Maria Christina Kelp.

He died in SEP 1836 in Clay County, Indiana.

He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Sarah Linton, who he married in ABT 1781 in Frederick Co. MD. Their only known child was Michael (1804-1864).

His second wife was Elizabeth , who he married in 1785 in Frederick, Maryland. Their only known child was Jacob J. (1787-1866).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Jacob J. Luther


Christian Luther Sr


John George Luther Jr


John George Luther Sr


Catharine Dorthea Hoffman


Maria Barbara Naegel


Maria Christina Kelp



Place: Strasbourg, France
DeathSEP 1836
Place: Clay County, Indiana


Note 1

Note found on LDS Family Search Center:

Managed a wagon train that supplied the infantry company his brothers served in during the Revolutionary War.