Johann Jacob Linderman was my fifth great grandfather who emigrated in 1740 from Obermochel, Bayern, Germany to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He DID help build these United States! Yes, he did build this!! JOHANN JACOB LINDERMAN SERVED IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR BETWEEN 1775-1781. HE WAS IN THE COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA ARMY.
“Obermoschel is a town in the district Donnersbergkreis, in Rhineland-Palatinate,Germany. It is part of the Verbandsgemeinde (“collective municipality”) Alsenz-Obermoschel. It is situated 15 km southwest of Bad Kreuznach.”~~Wikipedia