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Mosher Early Origins



The surname Mosher was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been traced from ancient times.

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Mosher Spelling Variations


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Mosher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mouchet, Mouchets, Moucher, Mouchers, Mouchait, Mouchaits, Mouchai, Mouchais, Mouchez, Mouchay, Mouchey, Muchet, Muchets, Mucher, Mouchey, Mouchy, Muchers, Muchait, Muchaits, Muchai, Muchais, Muchez, Muchay, Muchey, de Mouchet, du Mouchet and many more.

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Mosher Early History


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Mosher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mosher research. Another 268 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1431, 1559, 1564, and 1574 are included under the topic Early Mosher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mosher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mosher Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mosher Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mosher Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Peter Mosher, who arrived in Virginia in 1665

Mosher Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • James Mosher, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1761
  • Mr. Lewis Mosher U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Corpl. Nicholas Mosher U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 he served in the Loyal Rangers [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Lewis Mosher U.E., (Mosier, Mosure) who settled in Augusta, Ontario c. 1784 he served in the Loyal Rangers [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mosher (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mosher (post 1700)



  • Eliza Maria Mosher (1846-1928), American physician and educator
  • Lafayette F. Mosher (1824-1894), American politician and judge in Oregon
  • Louis C. Mosher (1840-1958), Second Lieutenant in the United States Army, Medal of Honor recipient
  • Harry Stone Mosher (1915-2001), American chemist and the discoverer of Mosher's acid
  • George B. Mosher, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Albany County 4th District, 1872-73
  • Edwin B. Mosher, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 42nd District, 1926
  • Donald J. Mosher, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1996; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996
  • Chuck Mosher, American politician, Mayor of Bellevue, Washington, 2001
  • Charles Adams Mosher (1906-1984), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948; Member of Ohio State Senate, 1951-60; U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1961-77
  • Charles Mosher (1822-1889), American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1884; Prohibition Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1886
  • ... (Another 26 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Mosher Historic Events


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Mosher Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Ms. Florence Mosher (1891-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mr. Clifford Richard  Mosher (1895-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mr. Wilfred Leonard  Mosher (1899-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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Suggested Readings for the name Mosher


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Suggested Readings for the name Mosher



  • Descendants of Hugh Mosher and Rebecca Maxson through Seven Generations by Mildred Mosher Chamberlain.
  • The Life Saga and Stories of Harvey, Cisler, Gerstenberger, Mosher, and Some Related Lines by Lois Gerstenberger Harvey.

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Citations


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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Mosher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mosher Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 2 October 2016 at 10:27.

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