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Mossberg Early Origins



The surname Mossberg 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.

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Mossberg Spelling Variations


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Mossberg Spelling Variations



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

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Mossberg Early History


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Mossberg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mossberg 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 Mossberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mossberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mossberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the surname Mossberg 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 Mossberg 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:

Mossberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nils M Mossberg, who landed in Schuyler County, Illinois in 1871
  • Hulda Mossberg, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Ida S. Mossberg, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893

Mossberg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank Mossberg, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • Dwoire Mossberg, who landed in America, in 1914
  • Erik Mossberg, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States, in 1918
  • Harry Valentin Mossberg, aged 19, who emigrated to America, in 1921
  • Harry Mossberg, aged 19, who landed in America, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mossberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mossberg (post 1700)



  • Nels M. Mossberg, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Willmar, Minnesota, 1887-88

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Mossberg Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Mossberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mossberg 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 8 January 2016 at 11:11.

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