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Early Origins of the Mazer family

The surname Mazer 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 Mazer family

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Mazer Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Mazer family (pre 1700)

Notables with the surname Mazer 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 Mazer family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Moser, who came to Philadelphia in 1727. He was followed by Martin Moser in 1728. Numerous Mosers arrived there in 1732; including Andreas Moser, Jorig Moser, Jost Moser, Leonhard Moser, Tobias Moser, and Michael Moser. Conrad Moser emigrated to Texas in 1852.

Contemporary Notables of the name Mazer (post 1700) +

  • Bill Mazer (1920-2013), born Morris Mazer, an American television and radio personality, inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum (1997)
  • Joseph Mazer, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1936 [1]
  • John Mazer, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from 1st Senatorial District, 1961 [1]
  • John Mazer, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Lyme; Elected 1948 [1]
  • Charles Mazer, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1928 [1]

  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 10) . Retrieved from on Facebook