Jacob Tinis, father of Philip, was born 1716 in Germany, and died 1750 in Lancaster county, PA.
Jacob is listed on the passenger list for the ship, Friendship, on 12 October 1741.In Rupp's Thirty Thousand Names of Immigrants at the port of Philadelphia from 1727 - 1776 is found the following:
Page 149, 13 October 1741 Palatines imported in the ship "Elizabeth", "Friendship" Alex Thomas, Master from Rotterdam last from Cowes, JACOB DINGES.
From the Pennsylvania Archives, Series 2, Vol. 17, page 216 is the following record:
On "Friendship" from Rotterdam, 12 October 1741 Jacob Dinges and on page 217 - original list is herewith given -
Jacob Tinges - age 25.
John Jacob Tinis is later mentioned with a Phillip Tinnis and a John Tinnis on 15 June 1761:
"Martin Eichholz and Mary Ursula, late Mary Tinnis and widow of Jacob Tinnis deceased to appear and show cause why they should not allow a reasonable sum to John Detwiller, Philip Tinnis and John Tinnis, for the maintenance of John Jacob Tinnis, deceased --".This John Jacob is the youngest child of Jacob Dinges first wife, and stepson of the widow, who had remarried less than 15 months since the death of Jacob,
Lancaster County, PA Will Book B., Volume 1 page 312 - Jacob Tinis (Dingus)
and then follows a copy of the Will for Jacob Tinis of Heidelberg Township, signing his Last Will and Testament in the presence of Adam Taiger alais Taiger George Moss alias Taiger - Lancaster County, F.S. and is signed as Jacob Tinis, date 29th day of May 1760.