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Mossman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Mossman family


The surname Mossman was first found in Swabia, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied and enrolled by the princes of the region. Chronicles first mention Rudolph in dem mose of Wuerttemberg in 1269, and Hainrich in dem Mos of Tyrol in 1379. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as their influence grew.

Early History of the Mossman family


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Another 361 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1482, 1534, 1558, 1573, 1574, 1606, 1701, 1715, 1759, 1764, 1765, 1785, and 1818 are included under the topic Early Mossman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mossman Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Moser, Mosier, Moeser, Moesier, Mosser, Mozer and others.

Early Notables of the Mossman family (pre 1700)


Notables with the surname Mossman during this period were Johann Jakob Moser (1701-1785), a German jurist and professor at Tuebingen who was imprisoned from 1759 to 1764 for speaking...
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Migration of the Mossman family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mossman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Mossman, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1799 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Mossman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Mossman, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Branken Moor" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRANKEN MOOR 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840BrankenMoor.htm
  • Robert Mossman, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Camoena" in 1843 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAMOENA 1843. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1843Camoena.gif

Mossman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James D. Mossman, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1863

Contemporary Notables of the name Mossman (post 1700)


  • Dow Mossman (b. 1943), American writer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Karolyn Mossman, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2004 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • H. C. Mossman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1924 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Fred T. Mossman (b. 1878), American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 51st District, 1917-18 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bina Mossman, American Republican politician, Member of Republican National Committee from Hawaii Territory, 1940 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Belle Mossman, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1924 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Mossman (b. 1908), English founder of the Mossman Carriage Collection in Stockwood Park, Luton, Bedfordshire in 1954
  • William Mossman (1793-1851), English sculptor, pupil of Sir Francis Chantrey
  • John G. Mossman (1817-1890), English sculptor, son of William Mossman
  • David James Mossman (1926-1971), British journalist, broadcaster, film-maker, interviewer and former MI6 agent

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRANKEN MOOR 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840BrankenMoor.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAMOENA 1843. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1843Camoena.gif
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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