was born at Oberacker, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
, on 13 January 1698.2
He was the son of Hans Andreas Dellinger
and Anna Margaretha (?)
. Johann "Jacob" Dellinger was Johann Jacob Dellinger was a citizen and farmer in Oberacker.
Between 1723 and 1733 at Oberacker, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
. He married Maria Barbara Gossner
at Oberacker, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
, on 15 June 1723.2
He emigrated, on 27 August 1733. Point of origin: an unknown place . Johann "Jacob" Dellinger was move between 1734 and 1735; The route that Jacob and his family took from Philadelphia to York Co., then Lancaster Co., is not specifically known. In January of 1734 he is known to have been in Chestnut Hill, a short distance north of Germantown, when his daughter Maria Barbara was baptised on 3 Jan 1734 by Rev. John Casper Stoever, this baptism information comes from "Early Lutheran Baptisms and Marriages in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Records of Rev. John Casper Stoever, 1730-1779."
About the year 1729, when Lancaster County was formed from Chester County, the first white settlements were made within the present limits of York Co. At first the settlements were few and the county for the most part was occupied by Indians. On 27 October 1746 a grant of 50 acres of land was obtained from the Proprietors of Pennsylvania for the use of the Reformed Church Congregation at Kreutz Creek. This is one of the oldest churches west of the Susquehanna River. The early Dellingers were members of the Lutheran Church.
The exact date of Jacob's settlement west of the Susquehanna River, which was Lancaster Country until 1749, is not yet known. The first land record discovered so far is his Warrant for land (first step in obtaining a patent or deed from the Proprietors of the Colony of Pennsylvania, the sons of William Penn) in 1762. Warrant # 52 dated 31 May 1762, Survey D63-231. He may have lived on the site some years before requesting the Warrant, Survey and Patent, because this typically was the case. The Dellinger name first appears in the Canadochly Union Church records in 1755. Lancaster County had been formed in 1729 from Chester County, one of the original three counties of Pennsylvania, that had been formed in 1682. As previously stated, York County was formed from Lancaster County in 1749. The area in which Jacob settled was originally part of Hellam Township, which was formed in 1738, while part of Lancaster County. The area later became Windsor Township in 1758 and remained so until 1838 when Lower Windsor Township was created.
Jacob was shown with his wife to be sponsors for Maria Barbara Hermann on 15 May 1758 at the Canadochly Lutheran Church in Lower Windsor Township, York Co., Pennsylvania in Donna Irish's "Pennsylvania German Marriages" page 296.
Deed transfer, York Co., Deed Book F, p 517: Articles of Agreement were signed between Jacob Dellinger, Sr. and Jacob Delliner, Jr. 12 Feb 1776. Both lived in Windsor Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania. If John Dellinger, son, came back from the Army, he was to be a party to the Agreement. He came back. These articles name payments or benefits to the following heirs of Jacob Dellinger I.
Land Warrant File D, No. 52, York Co., Pennsylvania Archives: A Jacob Dellinger was warranted 100 acres of land from the Penns in Windsor Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania in 1762. A Jacob Dellinger was included in the York Co. tax rolls in 1783 with 100 acres valued at L120. Book: "The Chronicles and Genealogy of the Jacob Dellinger Family of York Co., Pennsylvania", Donald Franklin Billet and Edward Albert Dellinger, 1993. He purchased land on 31 May 1762 at Windsor Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania
. He made a will at York Co., Pennsylvania
, on 12 February 1776. Johann died in 1777 at Lower Windsor Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania
. His body was interred in 1777 at Pennsylvania
. No tombstone has been located for Jacob or his wife, Maria Barbara..