Early Origins of the Moshier family
The surname Moshier 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 Moshier family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moshier research.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 Moshier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Moshier Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Moser, Mosier, Moeser, Moesier, Mosser, Mozer and others.
Early Notables of the Moshier family (pre 1700)
Notables with the surname Moshier 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... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Moshier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Moshier family to the New World and Oceana
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.