Jacob was born in 1705 in Canton Berne, Switzerland, the son of unknown parents.
His wife was Frena Svana Lauck/Leysi, who he married in 1740 in Switzerland. Their only known child was Barbara (c1742-c1802).
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!Source: Ron Prost.
ARRIVED FROM SITZERLAND WITH HIS BROTHER ULRICH-SETTLED IN PENDLETON CO VIR-WV