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Your John Lingg was the son of David and Elizabeth Lingg, and David in turn was a son of Nicholas Lingg 1796 – 1877 and Catharine Etta Breighner 1802 – 1849. Nicholas was born in Grossdietwil, Canton, Luzern, Switzerland and Catharine in Paradise, York, Pennsylvania. They were married in about 1823. Catharine died in 1849 and Nicholas remarried 14 Mar 1854 to one Elisabeth Weaver.
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